In more unfortunate news, the A’20 AIA Conference on Architecture has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event was scheduled for May 14-16 in Los Angeles. A representative for AIA reached out to registered press and attendees via email to notify them of the postponement.
This is what it said:
DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, AIA HAS MADE THE DIFFICULT DECISION TO POSTPONE THE AIA CONFERENCE ON ARCHITECTURE 2020, MAY 14–16 IN LOS ANGELES.
AS YOU KNOW, AIA HAS BEEN CLOSELY MONITORING DIRECTIVES FROM CITY, COUNTY, AND STATE OFFICIALS, AS WELL AS THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC) AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) THROUGHOUT THIS CRISIS. YOUR HEALTH AND SAFETY ARE PARAMOUNT, AND AIA FEELS COMPELLED TO POSTPONE THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE TO MINIMIZE THE RISK TO ALL CONCERNED.
BY MAKING THIS DECISION IN ADVANCE, WE ALSO HOPE TO MINIMIZE ANY STRESS OR INCONVENIENCE. WE ARE WORKING WITH OUR VENDORS AND PARTNERS TO RESCHEDULE A’20 NOW AND WE WILL SHARE RESCHEDULING INFORMATION WITH YOU SOON.
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING A’20 AND STAY SAFE.
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