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

David Riley fraveydank at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 23:40:43 EDT 2020

Thanks, all. I know this is a weighty decision, but it sounds like you’ve found a good solution! I’m hoping to make it out then. Keep up the good, hard work, and stay healthy out there.

- Dave

> On Mar 12, 2020, at 17:15, 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

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