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DevCon Asia to be Relocated Due to Floods in Bangkok

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In a brief announcement, Research In Motion (RIM) has decided that the BlackBerry DevCon Asia conference scheduled to be held from December 7-8, 2011 in Bangkok is to be cancelled and relocated.  RIM has cited the serious impact of rain and floods in Bangkok and the importance of attendees safety at any BlackBerry event as the principal reasons for the cancellation.

RIM reiterated that it is committed to the developer community in Asia and are now currently evaluating new locations and possible new dates for the conference. RIM apologises to all current registrants for the late notice and inconvenience. Existing registrations will remain active pending confirmation of the location and timing for the DevCon Asia event.

Any questions should be directed to [email protected]


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Due to the current high levels of flooding in Bangkok, Research In Motion (RIM) has decided BlackBerry DevCon Asia will not take place in Bangkok this year.  The decision was made following advisories that warn of ongoing dangers related to the serious impact of rain and floods on the local infrastructure in Bangkok, where the conference was scheduled to take place. The safety of attendees at any BlackBerry event is of utmost importance to RIM.

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RIM is committed to the developer community in Asia and we are currently evaluating new locations and possibly new dates for the conference. Further details will be communicated in the coming days. We regret not being able to hold the conference in Bangkok this year, but we look forward to returning the event to Bangkok in the future.

RIM apologises to all current registrants for the late notice and inconvenience this may have caused, but appreciates their understanding due to the unforeseen circumstances that Bangkok is currently suffering.

Existing registrations will remain active pending confirmation of the location and timing for the DevCon Asia event.

Questions should be directed to [email protected][/spoiler]

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