SPE Events and COVID-19

Networking is such an important part of SPE, the COVID-19 virus has the potential to affect everything we do.  To date, one major conference and two workshops in Asia Pacific have been postponed.  SPE will continue actively monitoring the situation and potential impacts on future activities.  The health and welfare of our members and attendees is our highest priority, and that will guide any decisions that we make. 

For those who want to learn more about the spread of the virus and protective measures, International SOS provides some excellent resources.

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