The primary WordCamp Asia, which was set to occur later this month, has been canceled. The announcement submit cites the considerations round COVID-19, extra generally often known as “Coronavirus.”
Organizers will refund all tickets bought, and work with lodges to make sure full refunds for anybody who booked. The workforce additionally offered a flight cancellation fee waiver letter group members can use to attempt to get refunds from airways.
Wordfence created a fund for these hurting from the monetary implications for this announcement. The corporate will give out $200 per individual on a primary come first serve foundation. Check out their website to learn more.
Sadly, presently, the workforce received’t be placing on a web-based occasion and can as a substitute deal with serving to members obtain journey refunds. There aren’t concrete plans for subsequent yr’s occasion however it is going to be early 2021. Comply with WordCamp Asia on Twitter for any updates.
This resolution was not taken calmly, and our hearts exit to the organizers. Please ship them assist whereas they work out subsequent steps.