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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 and not attend its events if you: 

  • have traveled to/from/through Mainland China, South Korea, Japan, Iran or Italy countries with widespread outbreaks within 14 days of the event; 
  • have been in close contact with someone who recently traveled to/from Mainland China, South Korea, Japan, Iran or Italycountries 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 for the next month. FIA will update this page regularly and advise if additional events are postponed or canceled.  


ASIA-PACIFIC EVENTS


cancelled
CANCELED 
  • March 2 - FIA Forum: Kuala Lumpur 
  • May 28 – FIA Forum: Sydney  
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EUROPEAN EVENTS 


postponed
POSTPONED – EU 27 
  • April 2 – FIA Forum: Paris 2020 
postponed
UNDER REVIEW – UK  
  • June 1-3 – IDX: International Derivatives Expo 
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NORTH AMERICAN EVENTS 


cancelled
CANCELED  
postponed
POSTPONED
  • April 29 – May 1 – L&C: 42 Annual Law & Compliance Division Conference
postponed
UNDRE REVIEW
  • June 22-23 – Commodities Forum: Houston 2020 
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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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