— NamesCon (@NamesCon) April 30, 2020
It’s probably not going to come as a surprise to anyone, but the NamesCon Europe conference scheduled for August of this year has been postponed due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. I think this is the right decision because people will be apprehensive to travel this Summer, even if they are permitted to do so.
NamesCon organizers are planning to host a virtual event at some point this Summer. In the email announcing the postponement of NamesCon Europe, organizers posted a link to a survey asking for feedback about this virtual conference. I shared my thoughts about a virtual conference already, but since I am probably in the minority on this, I think it would be helpful for others to participate in the survey and help shape the virtual event.
In addition to this update on NamesCon Europe, conference organizers said they are still planning for NamesCon Global 2021.
Here’s the email that was sent by conference organizers this morning, along with a survey link: