[vcf-midatlantic] VCF East - New Dates Announced!

Dean Notarnicola dean.notarnicola at vcfed.org
Thu Mar 12 17:48:29 EDT 2020


Thanks, Dave!

On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 5:47 PM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

>
>   Thank you.  I know this was a very difficult decision.  We are all
> behind you on this.
>
>                       -Dave
>
> On March 12, 2020 5:14:56 PM Tony Bogan via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > VCF East 2020 Update
> >
> > What a difference 24 hours makes!
> >
> > Since last night's announcement, we have now seen various state
> governments
> > recommend cancelling all large gatherings in light of the "continued
> > outbreak and to aggressively mitigate the spread of the virus." in the
> > words of the Governor of NJ.
> >
> > As such, VCF East 2020 will be POSTPONED (not cancelled) until October
> 10th
> > through 12th, 2020. This is Saturday through Monday, Columbus Day.
> >
> > Over the past week we have been actively working on backup plans for VCF
> > East in the event it had to be postponed, with several different
> > contingencies planned based on different circumstances that might arise.
> > While it is unfortunate that such a circumstance has occurred, the VCF
> > Steering Committee is pleased to inform everyone that we have secured the
> > dates mentioned above, along with the needed space at the Infoage Science
> > and History Museums.
> >
> > Additionally, we have been reaching out to our Keynote Speakers and class
> > proctors to lock in their availability. We have confirmed that Bill
> Mensch,
> > Michael Tomczyk, Bil Herd and David Murray have all confirmed their
> > availability as of today. We will update the website, class schedules,
> etc.
> > over the coming week to reflect the changes in date as well as filling in
> > who can and cannot attend based on the new days of the event.
> >
> > While prep for VCF East has continued in earnest over the past few
> weeks, a
> > potential change of dates has always been on the list of items to deal
> > with. It is unfortunate that the event needed to be rescheduled, but with
> > the cooperation of our members, keynote speakers, exhibitors and
> attendees,
> > along with the great coordination we've had with Infoage, we are
> confident
> > we can help keep people safe and healthy and have a fantastic event,
> just a
> > few months later than originally anticipated.
> >
> > Please stay tuned for more updates as the days and weeks go by, and
> please,
> > stay safe and healthy!
> >
> > VCF Steering Committee
>
>
> --
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA
>
>
>


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