Conferences, expos and meetings rescheduled due to Coronavirus outbreak
The following conferences, expos and meetings have been postponed and/or rescheduled due to the coronavirus:
As of March 17, 6 pm, the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo and Latin Auto Parts Expo has rescheduled the joint event from July 14-17 to Nov. 17-20 at the recently opened Amador Convention Center in Panama City. Organizers expect over 400 exhibitors. Contact Linda Bassitt, president of Latin Expo Group, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
As of March 17, 4:10 pm, the International Silicone Conference has been rescheduled from May 13-14 to Nov. 9-10 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, at the Sheraton Suites Cuyahoga Falls. For more information, go to the conference website.
As of March 17, 11:53 am, the Fort Wayne Rubber and Plastics Group has postponed its April 8 meeting at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. A new date is TBD and will be be “available soon.”
As of March 17, 10:47 am, Federal Corp’s factories in Taiwan continue to operate at normal capacity, implementing “stringent safety measures” and “precautionary protocols.” Domestic travel for employees has been suspended.
As of March 16, 4:52pm, Marangoni Tread North America remains operational. Marangoni is following CDC recommendations and will closely monitor and evaluate the situation.
As of March 16, 12:03 pm, NAHAD canceled its upcoming annual convention. More details can be found here.
Late last week, the ACS Rubber Division canceled its Spring Technical Meeting.
As of March 16, 10:48 am, the American Coatings Show and Conference scheduled for March 31 through April 2 was postponed. New dates will be announced soon and organizers are hoping to keep the show at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. For more information, contact, email@example.com.
As of March 16, 10:39 am, Continental A.G. is postponing its 2020 shareholders’ meeting originally scheduled April 30. It plans to keep the meeting in Hanover and a new date will be announced “soon.”
As of March 13, 2:29 pm, the World Adhesive & Sealant Conference set for April 20-22 is postponed. Organizers are hoping to keep the conference at the Hilton Chicago, and will post updates at wac2020.org. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Those who have booked rooms can check corp.hiltonbusinessonline.com for more information.
As of March 13, 11:52 am, the 38th Clemson Global Tire Conference has been canceled. It was scheduled for April 28-38 on Hilton Head Island. The conference may still be held in June. Registered participants may seek immediate refund, have payments held, or have invoices voided.
The Mid-American Trucking Show have canceled the 2020 show scheduled for March 26-28 at the Kentucky Exposition in Louisville. Paid attendee registrations and fees are being moved to the 2021 show, tentatively scheduled for March 25-27, 2021. For questions, please call 800-743-3100.
As of March 13, 11:17 am, the Plastics Industry Association has canceled their lobbying event, and will reschedule at a later date. Parts of the March board meeting scheduled for March 24-26 in Washington will move to a virtual platform at an undetermined date.
As of March 13, 10:49, The Automotive News postponed its annual World Congress originally scheduled for March 24-25 in Detroit, and hopes to sometime in the summer of 2020.
As of March 12, 4:39 pm, Marangoni remains operational in the face of government restrictions. They remain in compliance and will continue operations, arranging for employees to work remotely.
As of March 12, 12:02 pm, the Tire Industry Association is postponing its Lobby Day and Environmental Summit scheduled for May 6-7 in Washington. TIA had planned several events for its 100th anniversary, and will reschedule when the virus subsides. Currently, TIA does not anticipate any impact for the Global Tire Expo/Specialty Equipment Market Association Show to be held in November in Las Vegas.
As of March 12, 10:15 am, the American Chemical Society has canceled their Spring 2020 National Meeting & Expo scheduled for March 22-26 in Philadelphia.