Organizers for the TEAMZ Blockchain Summit have officially announced that they are postponing the event until September 28, due to concerns about the coronavirus. The event is the largest blockchain-related gathering in Japan and was originally scheduled to begin in April.
According to the announcement, the organizers have been monitoring the coronavirus outbreak, which world health officials recently designated a global pandemic:
We are duly concerned about the safety and security of those attending the summit, speakers and sponsors.
TEAMZ has decided to postpone TEAMZ BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT April 22 to September 28 2020.
There was no mention made of any changes to the venue, sponsors, speakers, or media partners. Other media reports have suggested that the conference schedule is expected to proceed as previously planned, with anticipated speakers that include Bitcoin.com chair Roger Ver, billionaire investor Tim Draper, and many other industry luminaries.
The conference is expected to host more than 2,000 visitors, including industry experts, members of academia, blockchain adopters, venture capitalists, and other blockchain industry stakeholders.