(NANO 2020)

DATE: 08/04/2020

NANO 2020 Cancelled

This is an update on the NANO 2020 Conference. Engineers Australia (EA) and Materials Australia (MA) have been looking into what options are available in regards to NANO proceeding given the current situation in relation to COVID-19.

The outcome of the extensive assessment has been that cancelling the conference is the most appropriate step forward. EA and MA is disappointed in the outcome and did not come to this decision lightly. We understand the potential frustration associated with cancelling the conference at this stage however, it is a global emergency and we are seeing the effects of this across a range of. The health and safety of our staff, members and delegates is our number one priority and we thank you for your understanding.

With the currently uncertain economic conditions caused by COVID-19, EA and MA wants to make it clear that funds paid for participating in NANO 2020 will be returned in full. We will contact our sponsors, exhibitors, and registered delegates separately to process refunds. Please bear with us during this process.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact to the conference secretariat on [email protected]

Stay safe!

Kind Regards,

Jian-Feng Nie

Chair of NANO 2020

Amanda Barnard, Yuri Estrin and Chennupati Jagadish

Co-Chairs of NANO 2020

on behalf of the Organising committee

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