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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and upcoming FIA events

FIA considers the health and safety of our conference attendees, speakers and staff its highest priority. COVID-19 continues to be a global health concern. Please follow the advice of the relevant local authorities and health care providers regarding travel, self-isolation and health and safety precautions. Visit the World Health Organization (WHO) website for information.  

FIA will closely monitor the situation and provide regular updates here as circumstances develop, and we believe taking prudent steps will help ensure healthy and productive events for our industry. 

FIA is following the recommended practices and guidelines from health agencies and government offices, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and relevant local/regional public health authorities. FIA asks individuals to follow your country’s travel restriction guidelines.

  • have traveled to/from/through countries with widespread outbreaks within 14 days of the event; 
  • have been in close contact with someone who recently traveled to/from countries with widespread outbreaks within 14 days of the event; and 
  • have been in close contact with someone who has a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis. 

FIA has modified its cancellation policy for those individuals who are prohibited from attending due to travel restrictions. For more information regarding cancellation, please contact memberservices@fia.org. 
 

EVENT STATUS 

Below is the status of our planned events. FIA will update this page regularly and advise if additional events are postponed or canceled.  


ASIA-PACIFIC EVENTS


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VIRTUAL 
  • December 1-3 – Asia Derivatives Conference 
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CANCELED 
  • March 2 – FIA Forum: Kuala Lumpur 
  • May 28 – FIA Forum: Sydney  
  • September 10 – FIA Forum: Taipei
Asia-Pacific resources

EUROPEAN EVENTS 


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CANCELED – EU 27 
  • April 2 – FIA Forum: Paris 2020 
  • June 1-3 – IDX: International Derivatives Expo 
European resources

NORTH AMERICAN EVENTS 


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VIRTUAL 
  • October 7-9 – Law & Compliance Division Conference 
  • November 10-12 – Futures & Options Expo 
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CANCELED  
North American resources


STAYING SAFE & HEALTHY AT FIA EVENTS  

“No handshake or hug” policy has been implemented for our events and FIA encourages alternative greetings aimed at minimizing the threat of contagion. 

Hand sanitization stations will be available throughout the conference venues. 

Tissues will be readily available. 

Increased disinfection of high traffic areas. 

Tips for Attendees: 
 

PLEASE DO 
  • If you are sick or are displaying any of the symptoms identified by public health authorities, please stay at home. 
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze. 
  • Immediately dispose of used tissues in trash receptacles. 
  • Wash your hands with soap and water often and for at least 20 seconds; especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. 
  • Use hand sanitizer gel if soap and water are not available. 
  • Use alternative greetings aimed at minimizing the threat of contagion.   
PLEASE AVOID 
  • Shaking hands. 
  • Touching your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean. 

Subject to applicable law, FIA reserves the right to deny admittance to its individual conferences. 

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