Euromnis 2020 is being deferred until next year

Gavin Foster omnislist at dataweaver.com
Thu Mar 4 17:32:46 UTC 2021


Could we make Euromnis 14 days long and hold it in a quarantine hotel?

:-)

> On 4 Mar 2021, at 17:29, Doug Easterbrook <doug at artsman.com> wrote:
> 
> hi Marc.
> 
> Personally, I don’t think it wise for 2021 either ….  2022 is much safer choice - till most people get vaccines who chose to get vaccinated
> 
> Without getting int the politics of why things are happening:
> US might get everybody vaccinated by summer - and normalcy is suggested anywhere from then to Christmas.
> Canada:  My age range is not scheduled till July
> UK is going great on vaccinations, and, as always, to be their own country have come up with a variant they want the rest of us to have
> Rest of Europe is in the ups and downs
> Travel conditions - some countries of places are placing restrictions and quarantines on return that make it prohibitive.
> 
> and….   we are getting older - even you are about to cross a significant line some time this year.
> 
> Much as I’d love to see all our friends, share some great omnis topics and a beer or two…….
> 
> I don’t think it is wise to try to thread the needle this year if you want participants from around the world.         
> 
> 
> 
> Now, I could be wrong….  and it could be that everything goes away in a few months, travel restrictions disappear - but I fear that mankes it too short of a notice to organize and make things happen.
> 
> 
> as always, open to any discussion ..   but thats my feelings at this time.    
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Doug Easterbrook
> Arts Management Systems Ltd.
> mailto:doug at artsman.com
> http://www.artsman.com
> Phone (403) 650-1978
> 
>> On March 4, 2021, at 1:44 AM, Marc De Roover <omnis1 at arcict.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Doug,
>> 
>> Hope all is fine on the Western front.
>> 
>> Here we are gearing up to tackle a possible 3rd wave.
>> 
>> Mortality is lower but hospitalisations are increasing the last 2 weeks.
>> 
>> Start to have problems to recognise myself without a facemark :-H
>> 
>> What are your feelings about EurOmnis 2021 in October ?
>> 
>> Stay Safe !!
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Marc
>> 
>> 
>> On 24 Apr 2020, at 15:57, Doug Easterbrook wrote:
>> 
>>> hi $all
>>> 
>>> Many major events around the world have been deferred or outright cancelled because of Covid-19.   The Tokyo Olympics are a year later.  Calgary Stampede was cancelled for the first time in it 100+ year history.   Burning Man, Glastonbury.   Major events: the list is long.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Even Germany, with admired and acknowledged leadership in world response, has cancelled Oktoberfest.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> The Euromnis Organizing Committee will follow the world example and defer Euromnis from October 2020.  In the previous email to the list, the contingency plan was:
>>> 
>>> — reschedule to April 11, 2021 or April 25, 2021
>>> — keep a long term backup date for Oct 2021
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Accordingly, we’ll contact the hotel, tentatively reschedule for April 2021 and update the euromnis.com <http://euromnis.com/> web site.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Don’t forge:  if your intention is to attend the next conference (regardless when it is held), let us know by registering at euromnis.com.    This helps the planning process - yet we won’t hold you to it.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Be well and stay safe in these current times.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Doug Easterbrook
>>> Arts Management Systems Ltd.
>>> mailto:doug at artsman.com
>>> http://www.artsman.com
>>> Phone (403) 650-1978
>>> 
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