To no surprise, COVID lockdowns are again on the rise. As we enter winter, we can expect most situations to continue to take a turn for the worse. Wisely, countries are locking down again. Being ‘In-COVID’ is challenging all of us to work differently. But there are some pleasant surprises hiding behind the ‘Work from Home situation’ we are yet again entering into.
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Five weeks – Eight Countries
With five weeks left till Christmas, it seemed like a good time to reflect and plan for the closing part of the year. While 2020 has developed little as planned, we have been able to stay on track, accelerate our development and roll out a large number of solutions far ahead of any timeline we had coming into the year.
Looking ahead, planning for the remaining five weeks, one thing stood out: international conferences. Considering the state of lockdown, I was surprised to see the number of keynotes and panels remaining on the calendar.
Under normal circumstances, the expectation would have been, ‘join us in person’. Now, looking ahead at the calendar, I realized that I will be having the pleasure and privilege to join top notch event and connect with a global community in places like Singapore, Netherlands, Western Canada, Oslo, Bergen, Mexico, Brazil, Kuwait, US East Coast and US West Coast, without having to fly a mile or struggle through passport control.
Are we awaiting a post-Covid world? You bet.
Do we prefer to meet people face to face? Absolutely.
Are we going to go back to the world pre-COVID, with international travel and conferences? No way.
Selected keynotes, panels and programs for the next five weeks: