The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has decided to postpone the ET’20 Aluminum Technology Seminar. The decision was made due to the Covid-19 outbreak. “We recently have been informed that a significant number of ET’20 attendees, speakers and exhibitors are prevented from travelling to the Event due to travel bans imposed by their employers and countries,” said AEC, the organizer of the ET’20. In addition, President Donald Trump acted to ban incoming European travellers.
AEC and the ET Steering Committee are now in the process of finding a new date, “ideally for later this year. For those that have already registered for ET’20, reserved exhibit space, or provided a sponsorship, please be aware that those investments will be applied to the rescheduled event,” AEC continued.
“After hearing from the members over the last few days, and watching these unprecedented events unfold at alarming speeds, it simply made no sense to go forward with ET’20 in May of this year. The ET brand is one of the most cherished assets of the Council, and we aim to do everything possible to keep in good standing with the global aluminum extrusion market during these difficult times,” said the President of the AEC, Jeff Henderson. He added, “We ask for all sponsors, presenters, attendees, and exhibitors to be patient with us over the coming days as we reset the schedule and begin focusing on delivery the best ET ever!”