David Thompson, president of the ‘World Potato Congress Inc’ recently announced that the Chinese district of Yanging, near Peking, has been chosen as the location where the ninth ‘International World Potato Congress’ will be held from the 28th to the 30th of July 2015. It will be the first time that the congress has taken place in the region of Peking. The gathering will take place at the ‘Bejing Badaling International Conference & Exhibition Centre’. Over 900 representatives from all over the world are expected, including growers, researchers, producers, traders, processors etc. who will participate in the conference.