Update March 9, 2020 — ICMC POSTPONED
The health and safety of our conference attendees is always our first concern. With that in mind, we have been evaluating the rapidly developing situation with Covid-19 in the United States. At this point, it will not be possible to hold ICMC at the previously scheduled date. ICMC has been rescheduled to take place August 25-28, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Maryland. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. If you are currently scheduled to participate as an attendee, speaker or sponsor, no action is needed. If you made a hotel reservation at the Hyatt, it will be transferred automatically. We’ll follow up with more information as it becomes available.
Update February 28, 2020
We continue to monitor daily developments with regards to COVID-19. The health and safety of ICMC participants is our top priority. Thus far we have received no cancellations of participation from registrants, speakers, or sponsors due to COVID-19.
Of current ICMC registrants, 71% are from North America, 23% are from Europe, and 6% are from Australasia. Travel restrictions implemented by the U.S. government remain in place. According to the CDC’s latest situation summary, for the general American public, who are unlikely to be exposed to this virus at this time, the immediate health risk from COVID-19 is considered low.
Update February 17, 2020
We’re paying close attention to daily developments with regards to COVID-19 originating out of China. The health and safety of ICMC participants is our top priority. So far we have received no cancellations of participation from registrants, speakers, or sponsors due to COVID-19.
We’re following the guidance of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and we will follow their health and safety measures for the event. We’re encouraging participants to monitor the CDC website for additional information, and review and follow the WHO’s Travel Advice, as well as its recommendations for protecting themselves from an infection.
Of current ICMC registrants, 71% are from North America, 25% are from Europe, and 4% are from Australasia. The travel restrictions implemented by the U.S. Government on January 31, 2020 remain in effect and according to the CDC’s latest situation summary, the health risk from COVID-19 for the general American public is considered low at this time.
Please check back for updated information.