On behalf of the 8th meeting of the Asian Conference on Plant Pathology 2020 (ACPP 2020) organizing committee, it is our great pleasure to invite you to the ACPP 2020, to be held in Tsukuba Science City, Japan, from September 15 to 18, 2020.

We hope that you will be able to attend the ACPP 2020 and invite you to submit a paper for presentation. The meeting promises to be an exciting venue to update you on the most current topics of plant pathology, from molecular to farming. ACPP 2020 has been a forum to foster collaboration among scientists around the world, especially Asia. It is anticipated that over 1,000 participants will attend the conference, providing a unique opportunity to promote scientific collaboration.

The conference will start on Wednesday, September 15, 2020. Please plan to arrive in the Tsukuba International Congress Center the afternoon or evening of Tuesday, September 14, 2020. Welcome reception and dinner will also be held during the conference. Further information for the meeting will be posted on the ACPP 2020 website, which will be opened, soon. Please let us know if you need any further assistance for your travel arrangements and we will look forward to seeing you in Tsukuba, Japan.

Shinya Tsuda
Conference Organizing Committee of the ACPP 2020

Takashi Tsuge
The Phytopathological Society of Japan