Intertech cancels OLED conference due to SARS scare

April 15, 2003 – Intertech Corp. postponed its OLEDs Asia 2003 conference due to concerns related to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), according to a company news release.


The Portland, Maine-based conference producer, which specializes in imaging, displays and lighting, said the conference on organic light emitting diodes will be moved to March 2004 with an as-yet determined date and location. It had been scheduled for June 16-18 in Shanghai.


The company decided to delay the conference based on recommendations of international health officials, travel restrictions put in place by speakers and sponsors, and concerns among those who planned to attend, the release said.


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