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Coronavirus Updates - Feb. 27, 2020

Information about the coronavirus has been leading news cycles across the globe. We are aware that the virus is impacting our member organizations in a variety of ways (students and their families, faculty/staff, programs, admissions, corporate outreach, alumni events, and corporate recruitment efforts). In the midst of this impact, we are providing several opportunities for members to come together to share information and support one another. 

 
 
  • Flash Survey 
    Please complete our brief, one-question flash survey to let us know if your school or company has been impacted in any way. Share positive actions you have taken to support others during this time in the comments section.
  • Virtual Round Table Discussions 
    Please join us for these opportunties to connect with colleagues to share resources and plans for future action.
    March 3, 8 pm ET
    March 4, 10 am ET

European Conference
 
At this time, we are proceeding with the European Conference as planned. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and make additional decisions should the need arise. The following information should assist attendees with making travel plans:
 
  • We are extending the early bird registration deadline to March 13.
  • We are extending the conference cancellation policy to March 13 and waiving the $100 administrative fee for cancellations related to this concern.
  • The hotel has extended the deadline to book a room to March 6. As a reminder, per the hotel's terms and conditions, attendees may cancel hotel rooms up to 15 days prior to the event with no penalty.

Global Conference
 
The Global Conference is proceeding as planned as of now as well.
 
We appreciate your sharing information and reaching out to us with questions and concerns, and we encourage you to continue to do so. We will continue to monitor information from worldwide health organizations and update our members as needed. 
 
We hope all of our members stay safe and healthy!

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