Strange Loop

Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2021


Union Station


St. Louis, MO


Last updated: August 14, 2021

Is Strange Loop 2021 an in-person conference?


Is there an option for virtual attendance?

Yes! Please check out our virtual attendee page.

What COVID precautions will be in effect for Strange Loop 2021?

We will be taking at least the following precautions, more may be added:

We are evaluating additional measures.

We strongly urge all attendees to get fully vaccinated prior to the event to reduce the risk to both themselves and others!

Is vaccination required for attendance?

No, but it is strongly encouraged as the best way to protect yourself and others! Attendees will be asked to show proof of vaccination or a negative test result prior to admittance.

Will masks be required for attendees?

Yes, masks will be required and enforced for all attendees (regardless of vaccination status), unless eating or drinking.

St. Louis City currently has a mask mandate requiring masks in indoor places. We plan to require masks even if that order is rescinded prior to the conference.

Where can I find Covid stats for St. Louis?

Some dashboards with current info:

What should I do if I am sick before or during the conference?

If you have any symptoms before the conference, please DO NOT ATTEND. We will give you a full refund (regardless of our standard fee policies) and access to virtual streaming.

If you start feeling sick during the conference, please stop attending, quarantine in your room, and contact the organizers and/or the hotel.

Will videos be made available after the conference?

Yes, most keynotes and sessions will be posted on the conference YouTube channel. Workshops are not recorded.

Where can I get a Covid test if I am at the conference?

There are Covid testing sites near the conference venue:

24/7 Healthcare
916 Olive St
Can pre-book, but not required

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing
1530 Lafayette Ave
Drive-thru available