Updated: 2011-09-16 14:13

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China Indexing & ETFs Investment Forum, Shanghai

Forum aims to track latest political and business progress, seek new development model and educate the growing ETFs & Index-based products investors in this booming market.

Date: Oct 12

Venue: Radisson Hotel Pudong Century Park


Partnerships in Clinical Trials Asia, Shanghai

Largest concentration of clinical decision-makers specializing in clinical development, operations and outsourcing to establish benchmarks, standards and next practices in clinical development and commercialization of products in a global marketplace.

Date: Oct 12 - 14

Venue: Grand Hyatt


China International Water Business Summit, Beijing

Summit reviews the past while looking into the opportunities arising from market insights, PPP project practice, financing and investment and technological innovation in waste water treatment, desalination and water reusing.

Date: Oct 13 - 14

Venue: International Convention Center


Controversies in Neurology - Asia Pacific Life Course Related Conditions, Beijing

Forum will emphasize issues related epidemiology, genetics, diagnostics and clinical management, as well as typical complications and distinctive responses to treatments.

Date: Oct 13 - 16

Venue: China World Hotel


International Conference on Civil Engineering and Transportation, Jinan

A key aspect of this conference is the strong mixture of academia and industry.

Date: Oct 14 - 16

Venue: Jinan



How to survive your business meetings in China, Brussels

The key to success in today's globally integrated business environment is the ability to understand your counterpart with a different cultural background correctly. The buzz term is "cultural intelligence". In the workshop, guidance will be given on how to build effective relationships with Chinese people.

Date: Sept 30

Venue: Management Center Europe


Considering investing in Chinese mainland or in Hong Kong: How to do this in a (tax) efficient way, Brussels

Details will be presented on all cross-border tax aspects of direct business on the mainland as well as business through Hong Kong.

Date: Oct 10

Venue: Radisson Blu EU Hotel Brussels


FCPAE Europe Forum, "Open Innovation & Transnational Entrepreneurship" Invitation, Brussels

Aims to present a communication platform for Chinese who are willing to launch their enterprises in Europe and for Europeans who intend to extend their business in China.

Date: Oct 12

Venue: Brussels



Dandelion: The Making of the UK Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo 2010, Beijing

The story of the making of the Seed Cathedral and how it heightened awareness amongst Chinese and the public of the UK's strengths in design, architecture and construction, and how it further positioned the UK as a vibrant, innovative and creative nation and as a nation to do business with.

Date: Sept 25 to Oct 3

Venue: Black House, 751 Design Park


Gloria Campaner, Beijing

Gloria Campaner is considered by critics as one of the most talented young Italian pianists of the new generation. She made her debut as a soloist with the Venetian Symphonia Orchestra at age 12 and has performed across Europe, South America and Asia.

Date: Sept 30

Venue: National Center for the Performing Arts


The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong

This prestigious group will perform Schubert's Symphony no. 7 in E major, D.729; Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn (selection), and Beethoven's Symphony no. 8 in F major, Op.93. The selected Mahler songs are performed by baritone Matthias Goerne.

Date: Oct 9

Venue: Cultural Center Concert Hall



Shugborough - The Complete Working Historic Estate, Milford

Shugborough Estate provides a complete guide to living in the 19th century and contained many Chinese artifacts inside the family art collection. Its interior reflects 300 years of the changing fortunes of the Anson family. Highlights include the State Sitting Room and Bedroom, once occupied by Princess Victoria and her mother the Duchess of Kent.

Date: March - October

Venue: Shugborough Estate


China Garden, Zurich

A gift from its sister city of Kunming, Zurich's traditionally enclosed China Garden boasts pavilions, open galleries and a water palace with terrace. Each first Thursday of the month, botanists can take an hour-long tour with a Chinese garden specialist.

Date: March 26 - Oct 22

Venue: China Garden


Literature Festival, Manchester

The work of Chinese writer Ding Liying has been translated for this year's festival, which is a city-wide celebration of new literature and spoken-word.

Date: Oct 10 - 23

Venue: Manchester


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