Coronavirus Protocol

The AESC management team has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation for all AESC events and programming. Our top priority is the safety and well-being of our members, staff, partners and relations within our communities. We want to keep you as up-to-date as possible regarding currently scheduled programs and our preparation plans. 

AESC is committed to ensuring our response during this challenging time is responsibly based on facts. We continue to closely review all guidance from global health authorities to implement what is needed for the good of our attendees. We have been following guidelines from the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention here in the US, as well as other multi-national government bodies. 

Following are important resources to monitor and inform us all during the situation: 

AESC recommends getting the facts to help accurately determine your risks so that you can take reasonable precautions. Your healthcare provider, your national public health authority and your employer are all potential sources of accurate information on COVID-19.

To support members in staying informed and being prepared, AESC will continually keep you updated here with resources to monitor the situation and with reasources for leading through times of volatility. 


Safety Provisions Onsite at AESC 

AESC is monitoring closely global and local health authorities to ensure we are well prepared to hold safe and productive programs. We are implementing appropriate measures which include:

  • Public health messaging shared before the event and prominently displayed onsite during the event
  • Strengthened personal hygiene provisions for all participants
  • Rigorous environmental sanitization and increased availability of disinfectants

We know this is a challenging period for us all, and we want to assure you that we are taking every precaution to hold safe meetings. We appreciate that the decision to attend is yours alone and when possible, AESC is reviewing options for remote participation. 

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact

AESC Program Updates

AESC is prepared to respond dynamically to shifting conditions as they occur. Those who have registered for any events that have been canceled or postponed, AESC will reach out to registrants via email for refund and/or transfer information.   

Executive Research Forum - March 12

As this is a small event, the program will proceed and AESC is taking every precaution and implementing appropriate measures to hold a safe meeting. 

AESC Europe and Africa Council Meeting - March 19 

This event will now take place virtually.  

AESC Middle East and APAC Council Meeting - March 25 

This event will now take place virtually.  

Boutique & Independent Firm Forum - April 14

This event is canceled. AESC will host a virtual meeting for business owners of boutique firms on March 31 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm ET. On April 21 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm ET, AESC will host a virtual meeting for AESC Members who are part of boutique and independent firms. For details, contact Brian Glade

Global Conference - April 15

This event in New York is canceled. AESC will hold its Global Conference in London in November 2020. 

Executive Research Workshop - May 14 

This event is canceled.

IN-PERSON: Advanced Certificate in Executive Talent Consulting - June 22 - 26 

The 2020 in-person program is postponed to 2021. The virtual program is scheduled for 2022. Visit for details.

2020 APAC Conference: Hong Kong - September 14  

This event is canceled. AESC is exploring virtual options. Stay tuned.