Event FAQs

Do you require a special food accommodation?

Our event lunch will include options for many dietary needs such as gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan. If you would like to request a kosher meal, have a specific allergy, or require a special menu fill out this FORM as soon as possible.

Event Refund Policy

SCBWI Mid-Atlantic will refund registrations if requested within seven (7) calendar days from the date of purchase. Refund requests will not be issued after this timeframe.

Consultation Refund Policy

There are no refunds for consultations. Payments for consultations go directly to the faculty member. If you are unable to attend a phone or zoom meeting as scheduled, you will still receive your critiquer’s written comments.

Covid Policy for U.S. Events

PARTICIPATION PROMISE: You agree, on behalf of yourself and on behalf of any other person for whom you are obtaining this registration, that you will not attend the Event if, under the CDC's guidelines in effect at the time of the Event, it is recommended that, as of the date of the Event, you stay at home, quarantine and/or isolate (e.g., as a result of your testing positive, developing symptoms, or having a direct exposure to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19). For reference, the CDC's current recommendations are available here: { https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html}. In addition, you acknowledge and agree, on behalf of yourself and on behalf of any other person for whom you are obtaining this registration, that you will perform daily COVID-19 screening each morning of the event by 8:00 a.m. and will be prepared to submit proof of screening if requested to do so by the venue or the organization. All participants to the Event with symptoms of COVID-19 should not enter or participate in the Event. Further, all participants must comply with Safety Policies, health guidance, and signage at the Event, including wearing a high quality mask (for example, an N95, KN95, KF94, or well-fitting surgical mask) while at the Event.

Covid Self-Screening for Event Attendance

DAILY SELF-SCREENING QUESTIONS: (1) Do you have any of these symptoms that are not caused by another condition? Fever or chills; Cough; Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; Fatigue; Muscle or body aches; Headache; Recent loss of taste or smell; Sore throat; Congestion; Nausea or vomiting; Diarrhea. (2) If you are not fully vaccinated, have you been in close contact with anyone with COVID19 in the past 14 days? Close contact is being within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period with a person; or having direct contact with fluids from a person with COVID-19 with or without wearing a mask (i.e., being coughed or sneezed on). (3) Have you had a positive COVID-19 test for active virus in the past 10 days, or are you awaiting results of a COVID-19 test? (4) Within the past 14 days, has a public health or medical professional told you to self-monitor, self-isolate, or self-quarantine because of concerns about COVID-19 infection? ***Participants answering YES to any of these questions will not be permitted access to the Event.

Policy prohibiting recording or distribution of conference materials

Audio taping, videotaping, and/or transmitting or aiding in any of the foregoing of any part of an SCBWI conference or event (including, but not limited to, presentations, individual sessions, and networking events) is prohibited. Additionally, the material in all handouts and presentations is copyrighted and may not be reprinted, blogged, written, orally transmitted, and/or reproduced without written permission of the copyright holder only.