Dear VentureBeat Community,

In mild of the COVID-19 outbreak, we’re carefully monitoring developments and public well being advisories that will impression our upcoming Transform 2020 convention, the main occasion for enterprise and expertise leaders about the best way to implement AI within the enterprise.

At this time, Transform will proceed this July 15-16 in San Francisco, California. But we’ve determined to host Transform 2020 just about as nicely, to offer the identical networking advantages for individuals who need to attend digitally as an alternative of bodily.

For the bodily portion of the occasion, we’ll take all crucial precautions in accordance with advisable CDC pointers — we’ll provide face-masks, sanitizer, and wipes, and also will display screen guests on the door to ensure they haven’t visited high-risk areas within the earlier two weeks, and reserve the precise to show away sure individuals on the door.

We acknowledge that developments are transferring rapidly and that it’s not possible to know precisely the place issues will stand in July.

But because the #1 writer of AI information protection, VentureBeat is dedicated to providing unparalleled on-line content material and networking choices to finest recreate the worth of in-person engagement. We hope this can enable AI innovators and main executives from around the globe to partake in Transform 2020 regardless of ongoing challenges surrounding the outbreak.

Indeed, we count on the digital choices we’re planning might enable much more individuals to take part this 12 months.

As a part of our digital providing, attendees will be capable of view livestreamed and recorded classes, participate in networking classes and digital roundtables, entry our Transform expo companions just about, take part in 1:1 conferences with world-class AI suppliers, and extra. We’re excited to announce extra within the coming days and supply a brand new approach for the AI group to have interaction with VentureBeat and Transform 2020.

Like different occasion organizers, we’re paying shut consideration and might be ready in case suspending or cancelling the bodily portion of Transform 2020 turns into crucial.

The well being and security of our VentureBeat group, attendees, staff, and sponsors stays our prime precedence. We will instantly replace it’s best to the occasion change so you possibly can regulate your plans.

Thank you,

Matt Marshall

Founder & CEO, VentureBeat