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IFA 2020 will be taking place as an in-person event in Berlin this fall, conference organizers announced. However, it’ll look very different than previous years due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has seen almost every other major technology conference canceled or moved online this year.
Set to run from September 3rd–5th, it’ll mark the first major conference to take place in the technology industry. “After all the event cancellations during the past months, our industry urgently needs a platform where it can showcase its innovation, so that it can recover and rebound,” commented Jens Heithecker, the executive director of IFA Berlin, noting that digital events could only do so much to replace the “immediacy, hands-on experience…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts