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The list of world events cancelled due to coronavirus is getting longer. Fear over the spread of the disease has already disrupted schools and cruise ships. Now, it's coming for your social and professional calendar, too.

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  • I’ve started to hear whispers of more cancelled research summits and conferences, one of which is focused on coronaviruses in general. While safety is key, I worry that the virus itself will impact research in so many areas. These conferences are where researchers get to know each other for key collaborations.

  • Light and Building held every 2 years in Frankfurt in March and attracting 100,000+ visitors globally has been cancelled and ‘rescheduled’ for September this year....this is the lighting industry’s largest trade fair.

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  • Unwarranted fear or an abundance of caution? The result will be the same. For now avoiding crowds in affected areas is the new reality.

    Fortunately we have the technology that will allow researchers to collaborate unfortunately the same technology allows the willfully ignorant and pseudo scientists

    Unwarranted fear or an abundance of caution? The result will be the same. For now avoiding crowds in affected areas is the new reality.

    Fortunately we have the technology that will allow researchers to collaborate unfortunately the same technology allows the willfully ignorant and pseudo scientists to impose on the rest of us.

  • Cisco’s Melbourne conference cancelled due to covid-19