Due to conditions caused by the pandemic, the steering committee of the IMS has postponed the inaugural meeting of the IMS to December 2021. The committee will communicate with members in January 2021 to affirm the new dates for the conference and to update any changes participants wish to make to those papers that have already been accepted.

At that time an additional call for papers will also be circulated for the submission of new abstracts from those members who wish to be considered for inclusion on the 2021 program.