It seems like the Bangkok flood crisis has forced Research In Motion to take precautionary measures to ensure our safety. Research In Motion has made the decision to reschedule and relocate BlackBerry DevCon Asia to Singapore instead of Thailand as previously planned.
From the press release:
Important Notice: Due to the current high levels of rain and flooding in Bangkok, Research In Motion® (RIM®) is relocating BlackBerry® DevCon Asia to Singapore. The dates for BlackBerry DevCon Asia remain the same, December 7-8, 2011, but the location has changed to Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore. Additional information on the venue in Singapore will follow soon, please check back for updates.
The decision to relocate BlackBerry DevCon Asia was made following advisories that warn of ongoing dangers related to the serious impact of rain and floods on the local infrastructure in Bangkok.
RIM apologizes to our current registrants for the late notice and inconvenience this may cause to get to the event. In case our registrants cannot attend the event in Singapore, RIM will fully refund any conference registration pass fees.
After the upcoming DevCon Asia in Singapore on 7-8 December 2011, RIM is committed to returning the DevCon Asia conference to Bangkok in the future.
Will you be attending DevCon Asia? Now that it is in my country, I’m actually planning to go!