[vcf-midatlantic] VCF East 2020 Virtual Hybrid Show Annoucement
jeffrey at vcfed.org
Thu Aug 6 21:19:39 EDT 2020
Oh. I forgot the most important part, the dates! I was in a rush to let
everyone know and not keep them hanging. The virtual hybrid show will be
October 10 & 11. Most likely it will be similar hours to a live show: 9AM
to 5PM, but we will figure out a schedule soon.
On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 9:02 PM Jeffrey Brace <jeffrey at vcfed.org> wrote:
> I won't bury the lead. I'm sorry to report that due to the uncertainty of
> current pandemic conditions and to promote safety of our attendees, VCF
> East 2020 will not be a live show this year. I know that this will be a
> great disappointment to many. I had hoped that after 4 months conditions
> would have improved to the point that the show could be live.
> The expected limitations of being able to have only 25% capacity indoors
> makes the effort to organize a live show prohibitive. We considered the
> time, effort, money and safety to make a live show. But don't despair, we
> have plans for a virtual hybrid show.
> We can still make the show great despite being a virtual hybrid. VCF West,
> K-Fest and HOPE have shown that a fun show can still be created.
> What do I mean "virtual hybrid"? Our plan is to have a two day event where
> there will be a mixture of pre-recorded videos as well as live
> demonstrations of exhibits. Live attendance at InfoAge will be limited to
> exhibitors and show administrators.
> I see this event as an opportunity to show off exhibitors who normally
> wouldn't be able to make the show due to distance or circumstances .
> I will be sending out more details about our plans as we develop them.
> In the meantime, I will be contacting exhibitors, class instructors and
> speakers to start making videos to send to me.
> I'm hoping to make this show most excellent!
> Jeff Brace
> Vice President & Board Member, VCF East Showrunner
> Vintage Computer Federation
> jeffrey at vcfed.org
> cell: 732-759-1783
Vice President & Board Member, VCF East Showrunner
Vintage Computer Federation
jeffrey at vcfed.org
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