AsiaBlight International Meeting in Beijing, China 25-27 October, 2019

3rd AsiaBlight International Meeting
1st Announcement
Beijing, China, 25-27 October 2019

AsiaBlight is an inclusive network of scientists, government officials, companies, farmers, institutes and other stakeholders working towards improving the management of potato Late Blight (Phytophthora infestans) in Asia.The AsiaBlight network started in Nepal in 2014 and now it has a website ( to facilitate communication..

The aims of AsiaBlight’s international meeting is to share information, knowledge and technology, promote collaborations and research among Late Blight stakeholders in Asia. This includes the study of late blight populations and their geographical mapping, pest management strategie, and other topics.

The meeting will focus on 4 themes:

  1. Potato Late Blight in Asia and Beyond
  2. Late Blight Population Dynamics in Asia: Population Biology and Genetics
  3. Plant-Pathogen Interaction and Potato (host) Resistance
  4. LB Integrated Pest Management, Fungicides and Late Blight Decision Support Systems (DSS)

Late Blight experts from more than 15 different countries around the world will join

The conference will have a maximum capacity of 100 attendees.


Head organizer: CIP-China Center for Asia-Pacific (CCCAP)  Co-Organizer: College of Plant Protection, China Agricultural University (CAU)

Scientific Program: 3rd AsiaBlight International Meeting Friendship Hotel, Beijing, China

Registration and registration fees:
Please sent the registration form to: or

Due to restricted number of guests, registration reservations for later payment are not possible. Payments are non-refundable.

  • Participant cost: US$ 115 / person (RMB 800 / person)
  • Student cost: US$ 70 / student (RMB 500 / student)
  • Company representatives: US$ 250 / person (RMB 1750 / person)

Payment: to be made to

Account Number: 322 063 818 467
Swift Code: BKCHCNBJ110

银行账户:322 063 818 467

Attn: when transferring the registration fee, please note your name on bank transfer and e-mail the copy of the transfer for us to identify your payment. If any issues, please contact Amy (Liu Yang) (questions related to payment only).

Payment on site will be in cash only


Beijing Friendship Palace 2nd floor, Conference room 7 and conference room 4, 7 and 8 for group work.
Addr: 1 South Street (Nan Dajie), Zhongguancun(1), Tel: +86-10-68498888  Fax:+86-10-68499168
Name: 北京友谊宾馆敬宾楼-2号楼
Add: 北京海淀区中关村南大街1号
Tel: 010-68498888


Taxi Direction:
Please drive me to Beijing Friendship Hotel building 2, thank you!

Hotel accommodation and transportation
Beijing Friendship Hotel is where the meeting is being held.
Your travel to Beijing and your accommodations are not covered by the conference. We recommend you book your own hotel room at the Friendship International Hotel. If you plan to pay using your visa debit or credit cards, please make sure they are activated to be used in China. Please note that a Guarantee deposit will be hold on your card (for personal extras).


Discounted price for attendees:
Standard rooms (Two beds): US$ 72 (500 RMB ) per night (breakfast not included).
Breakfast: US$ 7 (50 RMB)
This price is guaranteed until October 15th.

To get the discounted room price, please send an e-mail to Christine Shao, providing your name and indicating that you will attend the 2019ABIM – AsiaBlight International Meeting

Christine Shao: 

Once reserved, Christine Shao will send you a confirmation of the hotel reservation.

Spoken/presentation Language:  English
All presentation and talks will be in English
Chinese/English translator will be avalaible. Headphones will be provided at the meeting


Poster maximum size is 100cm (wide) x120cm (tall).


Starting in 2018, the International Potato Center’s (CIP’s) China Center for Asia Pacific (CCCAP) accepted to host and support the AsiaBlight network towards becoming independent and self-sustainable.

We would like to thank all our sponsors for supporting AsiaBlight. If you would like to be a sponsor, please sent an e-mail to: