This article originally appeared on ABACUS After canceling its Ignite conference in Taipei, Singapore and Shanghai over concerns about the coronavirus epidemic, Microsoft said it’s also canceling the Hong Kong stop. It was scheduled to take place on March 25th and 26th. Microsoft Ignite is an enterprise IT event held annually for developers. This year’s tour had already completed stops in some Asian cities before the end of January, including stops in Beijing, Shenzhen, Tokyo and Seoul. Upcoming events in Mumbai and Bengaluru that are scheduled for early April haven't been canceled. The coronavirus outbreak has led to the cancellation of major international events , including MWC Barcelona , Facebook’s Global Marketing Summit and even fashion weeks. The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which is scheduled to open on July 24, are reportedly also struggling with coming up with a viable plan. Purchase the China AI Report 2020 brought to you by SCMP Research and enjoy a 20% discount (original price US$400). This 60-page all new intelligence report gives you first-hand insights and analysis into the latest industry developments and intelligence about China AI. Get exclusive access to our webinars for continuous learning, and interact with China AI executives in live Q&A. Offer valid until 31 March 2020.