Organisers of next month’s Vision China event in Shanghai have confirmed it has been postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
The show, which attracts tens of thousands of visitors and and is key event for machine vision businesses, was scheduled to be held in the city on March 18-20, but organisers have taken the decision in line with government measures to contain the virus.
Organisers confirmed the postponement in a press release:
“Due to the sudden and fierce outbreak of the novel corona virus (2019-nCoV), Shanghai government has initiated a first-level response to major public health emergencies. Strict measures have been implemented by the central and regional governments to prevent and control the outbreak.
“Thank you all for your continuous support and we do hope that you will receive this information in time and you are able to make adjustments accordingly.
“We are following the current situation very closely and are in contact with the official authorities. As soon as a newer state of knowledge emerges we will inform you and assist you for the new schedule.”