The situation with the Corona virus all over the world is continuing to be troubling. During the winter season many authorities awaits second peak. Last week the Organizing Committee of the 1st International Applied Scientific Conference Medicinal, Aromatic and Edible Plants (MAEPs) and their by-products: Utilization and valorization for a sustainable and circular economy - MAEP&WASTE 2020, based on the recent e-mail survey through the participants, the recommendations of the Management of the University of Food Technologies and the Management Board of the Bulgarian National Association of Essential Oils, Perfumery & Cosmetics, had a meeting in order to discuss the situation. The opinions in general were towards postponing the conference for the next year. In any cases we are determined to realize the conference next year and depending from the situation in a suitable format.