March 13, 2020

2020 Global Summit Cancelled due to Coronavirus Outbreak

We have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak worldwide through updates and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), our Members and Federal governments. We have also been actively following travel advisories and travel restrictions. The health, safety, and well-being of our members, staff, and guests and other stakeholders are of paramount importance.

The ONCE Board believe it is in the best interest of everyone to cancel our Global Summit Meeting scheduled for Munich, June 7-9, 2020. It is our plan to reschedule in the fourth quarter 2020 as we obtain better visibility of the path of this worldwide outbreak.

In lieu of the June 2020 Global Summit, we will hold a virtual interactive meeting for Members only to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, understanding of alternative approaches to the outbreak in different business models and lessons learned to improve performance. The virtual meeting is currently scheduled for June 8th at 1500 CET. More information will be provided as we approach this date.

Those who have paid for your hotel room, should obtain a refund from the hotel. Airline refunds should be request directly with the airline.

Thank you for your understanding, your support and cooperation during this disruption. Stay healthy.