From what we have for the year, the coronavirus epidemic has forced large event organizers to make really difficult decisions. The first to collapse was the Mobile World Congress, a major phone event on the brink of cancellation that big firms choose not to attend in the face of the current situation.
Many cancellations due to coronavirus
Now it looks like other greats will follow in their footsteps, and that's it Yesterday Facebook announced the cancellation of F8. A conference of developers in charge of this popular network has wanted to cancel its plan this year and confirm its decision to "prioritize the health and safety of its assistants".
At the same time, Microsoft canceled its visit to one of the biggest tech events of the year. Game Developers Conference
Another event that may be affected is COVID-19 and that The World Health Organization is already blocking the next Olympic Games in Japan, scheduled for the following months of July and August. In this case, the International Olympic Committee decided on the event, indicating that if they are forced to change the same dates, they may choose to cancel it directly
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Will Apple cancel the WWDC by 2020?
For now Apple still has time to decide what to do with its developer conference and to check how the virus status appears before the official release dates and dates. Today the event is likely to be canceled, and that is that COVID-19 is creating violence against those of Copertino, but it is still a month before it finally makes a decision, and that is It's usually March when Apple sends out invitations to the event
There is still much to be done right now, just wait and see how this month grows and see how the virus progresses. As we mentioned, Apple can cancel the event if they see it like it, or take it flexibly and distribute it remotely without face-to-face helpers as previously suggested. In the meantime we will have to wait until they indicate whether the WWDC will eventually be saved, otherwise, they will decide what will be the process and map of this year for developers.