Google cancels its biggest developer conference due to Covid-19
The biggest developer conference, Google I/O 2020, scheduled to be held from May 12-14 in California, has been cancelled due to a Covid-19 outbreak in the US. At least 108 people in the country are infected and nine have died.
“Due to concerns around the coronavirus [Covid-19], and in accordance with health guidance from the CDC, WHO, and other health authorities, we have decided to cancel the physical Google I/O event at Shoreline Amphitheatre,” the company stated on its official website for google I/O.
All attendees who have purchased the tickets will receive a full refund by March 13.
Guests who have registered for I/O 2020 will not need to enter next year’s draw and will be automatically granted the option of purchasing an I/O 2021 ticket.