Updated: 2011-08-12 11:16

(China Daily European Weekly)

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Conferences & Meetings: In China

Annual Conference of China Marketing Science, Guangzhou

Developing Marketing Knowledge in Emerging China: Multi-Disciplinary Approaches is the title of this conference, which focuses on the need for researchers to recognize, appreciate and understand the significance of marketing knowledge in China.

Date: Aug 19-22

Venue: Sun Yat-sen University


The Annual Shipping Finance China Summit, Shanghai

Gathering examines how ship owners, shipbuilders and financiers can capitalize on China's growth.

Date: Aug 23

Venue: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel


International Conference on Computer Technology and Science, Dalian

ICCTS will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in computer technology and science.

Date: Aug 26-27

Venue: Dalian Jiaotong University


Beijing International Book Fair 2011, Beijing

For China book printing services companies, publishers, photographers and designers, this fair provides a good chance to learn from overseas competitors.

Date: Aug 31

Venue: China International Exhibition Center


Government Affairs Forum, Beijing

Corporate reputation is vital to the development of multinational corporations in the rapidly developing Asia Pacific markets. This conference is designed for senior corporate communications, public affairs and government relations practitioners and will examine how to develop and implement effective corporate reputation strategies in Asia Pacific.

Date: Sept 1

Venue: The Capital Club


Wireless China Industry Summit, Beijing

An opportunity to explore the most promising wireless solutions available and gain insight into the latest trends and developments.

Venue: Landmark Hotel and Towers

Date: Sept 1-2


Vaccines Asia Summit 2011, Shanghai

The summit focuses on emerging opportunities in Asia for vaccine manufacturing, Asia's stance in global clinical trials and regulatory framework on vaccine production across the Asia Pacific.

Date: Sept 6-7

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Pudong Century Park


China International Clean-Energy Vehicles Industry Exhibition 2011, Beijing

Initiated by the National Energy Administration and enjoying strong support from governmental departments, it is expected to attract more than 400 enterprise exhibitors from the industry in China and around the world.

Date: Oct 11-13

Venue: New China International Exhibition Center



My Chinese Valentine

Local businesses are cashing in on a traditional love story involving a cow herder and a goddess

Outdoor success
Lifting the veil
Allure of mystery

European Edition


Star journalist leaves legacy

Li Xing, China Daily's assistant editor-in-chief and veteran columnist, died of a cerebral hemorrhage on Aug 7 in Washington DC, US.

Sowing the seeds of doubt

The presence in China of multinationals such as Monsanto and Pioneer is sparking controversy

Lifting the veil

Beijing's Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, is steeped in history, dreams and tears, which are perfectly reflected in design.

Ancient plate broken
Selfless actions
Space race