Ten Years: Expo 2010 & Me, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Shanghai Century Publishing Group
  • ISBN-10: 1938368134
  • ISBN-13: 9781938368134
  • DDC: 607.345113
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Ten Years: EXPO 2010 & Me by Zhou Hanmin is a collection of speeches, interviews, papers and reports, that reflects Prof. Zhous important contribution to Expo 2010 Shanghai. In this book, Prof. Zhou shares his experiences, lessons, and thoughts over the past decade on the following questions:1) Why host the Expo and how to bid?2) How to prepare Expo 2010 scientifically?3) How to gather the whole world together?4) How to fully utilize Expo 2010 to boost the development of Shanghai?5) How to work towards the goal of “Better City, Better Life” in the future?This book presents an outstanding contributor who viewed his commitment to the World Expo as a means to serve his country as well as an opportunity to learn new organizational and leadership practices and to incorporate new ideas and methods in his own work to make it more effective. But it’s more than that. The book bears witness an arduous journey of China to the World Expo that spans ten years, and another great intellectual legacy left by Chinese people to the world.Published by SCPG Publishing Corporation and distributed by World Scientific for all markets except China.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
1: Bidding for Expo 2010.
2: World Expo in the Eyes of the “Expo Ambassador”.
3: Faith Will Move Mountains: Written on the Eve of Voting Day on Bidding for Expo 2010.
4: World Expo: Our Common Aspiration.
5: Expo Preparation in a Scientific Way.
6: World Expo Calls for Internationalized Professionals.
7: Urban Best Practices Area: A Pilot Project of Expo 2010.
8: Hosting a Successful, Splendid, and Unforgettable Expo to Spread the Human Civilization.
9: A Great Hope of the World: Lecture on the 600-Day-Countdown to Expo 2010.
10: Rule of Law: Legal Issues in the Operation of Expo Park.
11: China Will Reciprocate the World with Glories.
12: The World Gathering Together.
13: Showcase Low-Carbon Economy and Deepen Expo Theme.
14: Speech at the Honor Day Ceremony of the African Union Pavilion.
15: World Expo and Integration of Diverse Cultures.
16: Speech at the National Day Ceremony of the Kenya Pavilion.
17: Speech at the National Day Ceremony of the Saudi Arabia Pavilion.
18: Proposal for Establishing October 31st as “World Urban Day”.
19: The Last but One of the Best: Record on US Participation at Expo 2010.
20: Seeds of Sino-UK Friendship: Record on UK Participation at Expo 2010.
21: Expo 2010: Engine for Shanghai's Development.
22: Expo 2010: An Important Opportunity to Build Shanghai into a Cosmopolitan City.
23: Expo 2010 and the Enhancement of the International Competitiveness of Shanghai.
24: Post-Expo and the Urban Development of Shanghai.
25: Legacies of Expo 2010.
26: Creating an Affluent Society in the 21st Century.
27: Education and Innovation of Expo 2010.
28: To Host a Successful Expo Is to Contribute to the Harmonious World.
29: Expo 2010: A Showcase of Chinese Culture.
30: The Water Tribune: Intellectual Legacies of World Expos.
31: Expo 2010 and the Upgrading of National Soft Power.
32: Urban Revitalization and Cultural Heritage.
33: Expo 2010 and the Innovation of Social Security System.
34: Expo 2010 and Public Diplomacy.