I agree, but regardless, Ellen and I are not coming and I have just cancelled our hotel reservation.
I wish you all the very best in getting through this crisis and look forward to seeing you all when things return to normal.
Audio Engineer Emeritus
The Crane School of Music
SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
"Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
"A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
"If you design an audio system based on the premise that nothing is audible,
on that system nothing will be audible."
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Steven Villereal
Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:25 PM
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Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [ARSCLIST] COVID-19 and ARSC 2020 Update
Please cancel. It would be wildly irresponsible not to do so.
If you've not already seen this:
On Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 3:14 PM Nathan Georgitis <[log in to unmask]>
> ---Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and ARSC 2020--- Due to the rapidly
> changing situation, including recommendations against non-essential
> travel and large gatherings issued by the U.S. and Canada, the
> Association for Recorded Sound Collections is considering all options
> in relation to the 2020 annual conference in Montreal, QC May 20-23. A
> final decision will be made no later than mid-April. Meanwhile, ARSC
> is temporarily suspending conference registration and advises
> attendees and presenters to refrain from making non-refundable travel arrangements.
> Nathan Georgitis
> Executive Director
> Association for Recorded Sound Collections
> 1299 University of Oregon
> Eugene, OR 97402-1299
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