We are in the final preparations for IPWatchdog CON2020, which is scheduled for March 15-18 in Dallas, Texas. We have been receiving inquiries regarding the latest coronavirus (named SARS-CoV-2) and the disease it causes (named “coronavirus disease 2019” abbreviated COVID-19). These questions and concerns are understandable given that many events around the world have been canceled, and several major events inside the United States have been recently canceled as well. Unlike the several other major conferences canceled in the U.S., approximately 98% of those registered for IPWatchdog CON2020 are coming from within the Continental United States. We did have some early registrants from Asia, who were in communication with us as the virus was developing and decided it was unlikely they would be able to attend. We do suspect the virus is responsible for so few international registrations, but with over 300 people expected in Dallas for the event we will proceed as scheduled.
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