IAI 2020 Educational Conference and Member Meeting Cancellation


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Source: Glen Calhoun, IAI Chief Operations Officer

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the International Association for Identification (IAI) Board of Directors has voted to cancel the Orlando Annual IAI Educational Conference scheduled for August 9-14, 2020. This decision is out of an abundance of care, caution, and concern for our members and organization. The IAI has only canceled a conference once before, in 1945, “due to government travel restrictions,” and now we again find ourselves in a similar situation. The IAI has plans to offer some online training courses this year in the fall for our members.

We wish to extend our sincere appreciation to all of you who have worked so hard on the 2020 Orlando Conference. We want to recognize the members, students, science and practice committees, presenters, and workshop providers, without whom we could not provide the quality education program you deserve. Thank you for your participation.

To read the resolution approved by the Board of Directors in consultation with IAI legal counsel, please go to https://theiai.org.

Please plan on attending the 105th Training and Education Conference of the IAI to be held in Nashville, TN, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort on August 1-7, 2021.

Please take care of yourselves, your family, and all those who depend on you.