After cancelling 2020’s present because of the pandemic, PAX Australia is again on for 2021. The organizers have introduced that the occasion will happen on the Melbourne Conference & Exhibition Heart this October 8-10.
As a result of pandemic, this may not be the identical PAX as it’s possible you’ll bear in mind it. The organizers stated they’re taking “all obligatory precautions for public well being,” and this can embrace following nationwide and native well being tips which are in place in October.
Whereas that data continues to be up within the air, PAX Aus will solely promote a “restricted” variety of tickets to the present because of the present capability restrictions in place on the web site. Nonetheless, the organizers stated they’re hopeful that situations proceed to enhance in Melbourne and that they’ll promote extra tickets earlier than the present.
Refunds might be out there for many who purchase a ticket now however can not attend in October as a result of any new well being and security measures that could possibly be carried out by present time.
Melbourne, and the remainder of Australia’s main cities, have completed a stand-out job of their efforts to gradual and cease the unfold of COVID-19. Australia general has had fewer than 30,000 cases and under 1,000 deaths associated to the virus.
Melbourne, the host metropolis of PAX Aus, reported zero new cases on March 10.
PAX Aus is not the primary PAX occasion in 2021 to carry a reside occasion. PAX West is scheduled for September 3-6 in Seattle, and it is going to be adopted up by PAX East which runs June 3-6 in Boston. These exhibits are scheduled to go ahead as reside, in-person occasions, pending any guidelines and laws across the pandemic that may come up.