Please know that our thoughts are with those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The health and safety of our members and participants are our first priority. We are closely monitoring any specific travel advisories through official channels, which include the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Department of State.
Before traveling to the conference, we recommend that you stay informed of any information your local health agencies may make available and take reasonable precautions to protect yourself. IEEE continues to closely monitor this dynamic situation and will provide updates with any developments.
The following proactive steps are being taken to maintain a safe and healthy environment at IEEE SmartGridComm 2020:
- We are committed to following regional jurisdiction guidelines and rules in maintaining a safe environment for our attendees. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) guidelines are located here.
- We are working closely with the authorities in Tempe, AZ and surrounding venues hosting official IEEE SmartGridComm 2020 programming to ensure there are sufficient medical processes in place and sanitation products readily available.
- We are supporting individuals who may be unable to travel to Tempe, AZ from affected regions.
- We will continue to provide timely WHO and other relevant updates to registered attendees throughout the conference as needed.
We look forward to welcoming you to the event.