2020 PAN-ASIA ALUMNI REUNION IN TAIPEI
Dear Alumni and Friends,
First and foremost, I want to extend my support to the members of our community who are or have been affected by the COVID-19 virus. The University of Michigan truly is a global institution, and our vast network of alumni around the world is one of our greatest assets.
U-M and the Alumni Association are operating with an abundance of caution in relation to student, staff, and faculty travel to regions where the virus is most prominent. The university has issued U-M travel restrictions for countries that have a CDC Level 3 Travel Warning (Avoid Non-essential Travel – Widespread Community Transmission) to several regions including east Asia. As such, we have decided to be considerate of those traveling from within the region and those that would be coming from Ann Arbor and postpone the Pan-Asia 2020 in Taipei, currently scheduled for Friday, 22-May and Saturday, 23-May.
In the coming weeks and months we will explore options that would allow us to engage with alumni in the region once travel restrictions are lifted. Should anything change, we’ll be sure to notify the alumni community as soon as possible.
We thank you for your understanding and appreciate your continued support of our beloved institution. Please reach out to me or any members of the International Giving and Engagement team if you have questions, comments, or concerns: PanAsiaRSVP@umich.edu.
I look forward to seeing you soon – and in the meantime, stay safe and Go Blue!
President and CEO
Alumni Association of the University of Michigan
About the Pan-Asia Alumni Reunion
Pan-Asia is an annual event open to all U-M alumni, family, and friends. Guests generally attend to connect with each other, renew friendships, and reignite the Michigan spirit while learning how to engage more deeply with U-M. Started by a small group of alumni in Singapore who simply wanted to remain connected to each other, the gathering has turned into a major U-M event that celebrates our alumni and donors in the region.
Past events were held in Singapore (2010 and 2015), Shanghai (2011 and 2017), Seoul (2012 and 2018), Taipei (2013 and 2020), Hong Kong (2014 and 2019), and Tokyo (2016).