[D] IJCAI in Macau and EMNLP in Hong Kong
Not sure if anyone is actively following the political situation in Hong Kong, but my understanding is that flights have been cancelled at the airport. Many parts of the city has also been subject to tear gas and there have been reports of police attacks on bystanders on the street near the political protests.
Is the situation affecting the people currently at IJCAI? Many people are flying to Macau via HK.
Also EMNLP will take place in HK in November, not far away. With the tensions between mainland China and Hong Kong escalating, I wonder if organizers have plans to move the conference to another location.