Red Hat is the latest organization that has decided to cancel one of its events due to coronavirus fears, andl Red Hat Summit 2020 will be held online only, without having a face-to-face event.
The event, which would take place on April 28 and 29, will now be held online and according to Red Hat, attendees will receive the same content, including keynotes, question and answer sessions and access to Red Hat experts.
"Like all of us, we have been following the evolution of the coronavirus (COVID-19) including the guidelines of the WHO, CDC and other health authorities. The well-being and health of Red Hat Summit attendees is our priority and as a precautionary measure, we have decided to rebuild Red Hat Summit 2020 as a virtual event and cancel the physical event in San Francisco,”As mentioned by Red Hat.
Those who already had registration for the physical event will have access to the virtual event free of charge, in addition to having two additional options; obtaining a free ticket for the following year or the return charge. Personal emails will be sent to each attendee so they can decide.
Additionally, all hotel reservations made through the event website will be canceled without charge, but people who booked hotels using other services will have to cancel on their own.
All information, including how to register for the event online, will be published in the near future.