Episode 410: I Have Everything Booked

Manton and Daniel talk about the looming COVID-19 public health threat, and its potential impact on tech conferences including WWDC 2020. They examine some possible outcomes, and imagine the challenge companies such as Apple have in weighing the health and PR risks of putting on a conference in the coming months.

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  • Coronavirus – CDC info page on the COVID-19 emergency.
  • WWDC – Apple’s developer conference page, still pointing to 2019.
  • Mobile World Congress – Home page for the Barcelona conference that is canceled this year.
  • F8 – Facebook’s developer conference, also canceled.
  • WordCamp Asia – Another cancellation.
  • GDC 2020 – Microsoft pulls out of the annual San Francisco conference.
  • Google I/O – Google’s May conference is still a go as of our recording date.

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February 28, 2020 at 2:47 pm.