During the last week the IAPWS Executive Secretary has contacted each person of the EC (President, Vice President and Heads of IAPWS Member Countries). The consensus of the EC members was unanimous that IAPWS should cancel the 2020 September meeting, because of the corona virus situation worldwide.
Following detailed discussions with the National Committees of Italy and New Zealand there was also unanimous agreement that we should move the Torino meeting to September 2021 (date to be decided) and move the planned New Zealand meeting to August/September 2022
In terms of IAPWS business, there was agreement that the EC should hold a very shortened EC Meeting on Friday 11th September 2020. Currently it is planned that this will be a virtual meeting by some form of video communication and will probably last for between 1 and 2 hours.
At this stage, Italian National Committee plans to hold the IAPWS Annual meeting. To try to meet your and our needs, we decided to open the IAPWS Annual Meeting registration process in a form that does not force you to commit to join the meeting now, so that:
The early registration due date is likely to be postponed.
We will keep the website updated to provide the information you need.
Click here to download IAPWS 2020 brochure.