Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee and the Asian Pacific Weed Science Society (APWSS), I am delighted to invite you to the 24th APWSS Conference that will take place in Bandung, Indonesia on October 22-25, 2013. The Conference theme The role of Weed science in supporting food security by 2020.

During the Conference you will hear from internationally respected speakers who will reflect on recent advances and highlight the challenges to come in our region. To this end, the Program Committee have already started developing an exciting program with invited, contributed and poster papers.

I am confident that with your active participation the Conference will be a landmark event in the long history of the APWSS. I look forward to meeting you during the Conference, and I trust you will take advantage of our magnificent venue in Bandung Indonesia.

Denny Kurniadie
Organising Committee Chair