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Author Zhou, Hanmin
Title Ten Years : EXPO 2010 and Me
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2012
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Part I Bidding for Expo 2010 -- 1. World Expo in the Eyes of the "Expo Ambassador" -- The First Story: The World Expo under The Eiffel Tower -- The Second Story: Chinese Knot Fascinated Europe -- The Third Story: To Bring "the World" Home -- 2. Faith Will Move Mountains: Written on the Eve of Voting Dayon Bidding for Expo 2010 -- 3. World Expo: Our Common Aspiration -- I. The World Expo and the BIE -- 1. Overview of the World Expo -- 2. Overview of the BIE -- II. Competition in the Bidding -- 1. Advantages of ROK -- 2. Advantages of Russia -- 3. Advantages of Poland -- 4. Advantages of Mexico -- 5. Advantages of Shanghai -- III. An Arduous Journey to Success -- IV. To Host a Successful, Splendid, and Unforgettable World Expo -- V. The World Expo and Economic and Social Development -- Part II Expo Preparation in a Scientific Way -- 1. World Expo Calls for Internationalized Professionals -- I. The Gap Between Supply and Demand for Expo Professionals -- II. Features of Expo Professionals -- III. Expo HR Strategy -- 2. Urban Best Practices Area: A Pilot Project of Expo 2010 -- I. The Creation of the UBPA -- II. The UBPA Master Plan -- III. The Selection of Cases -- IV. Future Planning for the UBPA -- 3. Hosting a Successful, Splendid, and Unforgettable Expo to Spread the Human Civilization -- Registration -- Planning and Construction -- International Recruitment -- Urban Best Practices Area (UBPA) -- Domestic Recruitment -- Participation of Corporations -- Communication and Promotion -- Marketing -- 4. A Great Hope of the World: Lecture on the 600-Day-Countdown to Expo 2010 -- I. Reflections on the Expo History -- II. The World Chose China, The World Chose Shanghai -- III. Active Participation and Great Anticipation from the International Community -- IV. Challenges in the Preparations for Expo 2010
V. What the Expo Means for the Building of a Harmonious Society -- Q&A -- 5. Rule of Law: Legal Issues in the Operation of Expo Park -- I. "Hosting Expo 2010 by the Rule of Law" is the Consistent and Unchanged Philosophy for the Preparation Work of Expo 2010 -- II. The Features of the Construction of the Rule of Law for Expo 2010 -- III. The New Progress in the Construction of the Rule of Law for Expo 2010 -- IV. The Legal Issues on the Park Management of Expo 2010 -- 6. China Will Reciprocate the World with Glories -- Part III The World Gathering Together -- 1. Showcase Low-Carbon Economy and Deepen Expo Theme -- I. Humankind at Historical Turning Point -- II. Low-Carbon Economy: A New Path Towards Ecological Civilization -- III. Expo 2010 : A Showcase for Low-Carbon Economy -- 2. Speech at the Honor Day Ceremony of the African Union Pavilion -- 3. World Expo and Integration of Diverse Cultures -- 1. Expo 2010 continually brings us a vision for a better world -- 2. Expo 2010 offers us an opportunity to express ourselves -- 4. Speech at the National Day Ceremony of the Kenya Pavilion -- 5. Speech at the National Day Ceremony of the Saudi Arabia Pavilion -- 6. Proposal for Establishing October 31st as "World Urban Day" -- 7. The Last but One of the Best: Record on US Participation at Expo 2010 -- 8. Seeds of Sino-UK Friendship: Record on UK Participation at Expo 2010 -- Part IV Expo 2010: Engine for Shanghai's Development -- 1. Expo 2010: An Important Opportunity to Build Shanghai into a Cosmopolitan City -- I. An Economic Center -- II. A Hub of Service Sector -- III. Headquarters of International Organizations -- IV. A City with Entrepreneurial Activities and Habitable Environment -- V. A City of Immigrants -- VI. An Innovative City -- VII. A City of Media and Information -- VIII. A City of Civilization
2. Expo 2010 and the Enhancement of the International Competitiveness of Shanghai -- I. The Function of The World Expo -- 1. The World Expo reshapes cities -- 2. The World Expo showcases the world -- 3. The World Expo directs the future -- II. The World Has Chosen Shanghai and China -- III. Take the Opportunity of Expo 2010, Enhance the International Competitiveness of Shanghai -- 3. Post-Expo and the Urban Development of Shanghai -- I. Expo 2010 Has Left Invaluable Heritages -- 1. Expo 2010 presented future-leading development ideas -- 2. Expo 2010 revealed and applied the most advanced scientific and technological achievements -- 3. Expo 2010 transferred the advanced idea of urban development and management -- 4. Urban management mode during the big activities -- II. The Urban Development of Shanghai in Post-Expo Period -- Part V Legacies of Expo 2010 -- 1. Creating an Affluent Society in the 21st Century -- I. What Lies Ahead for the 21st Century? -- II. What is an "Affluent Society" in the 21st Century? -- III. To Create an Affluent Society in the 21st Century -- IV. Expo 2010: A Good Step Towards an Affluent Society -- 2. Education and Innovation of Expo 2010 -- I. The Theme of Expo 2010: The Most Important Innovation -- II. Expo Online: A New Way to Reveal the Educational Function -- III. World Expo Museum: A Historical Perspective for Educational Function -- IV. Urban Best Practices Area: An Insight View to the Future -- V. IP Protection: An Institutional Arrangement to Ensure Innovation -- 3. To Host a Successful Expo is to Contribute to the Harmonious World -- I. The World with Great Expectations -- II. To Promote a Harmonious World: A Noble Goal of Expo 2010 -- III. Expo 2010: A Harmonious World in Practice -- 4. Expo 2010:A Showcase of Chinese Culture -- 5. The Water Tribune: Intellectual Legacies of World Expos
I. World Expos: A Cradle to Disseminate Human Civilizations -- II. Water Tribune: A Great Invention of Expo 2008 Zaragoza -- III. From Zaragoza to Shanghai: Intellectual Legacies Towards the Future -- 6. Expo 2010 and the Upgrading of National Soft Power -- 1. Development and utilization of solar energy -- 2. Application of new environment-friendly transport -- 3. Promotion and utilization of energy-saving equipment -- 4. Resource recycling technology applied -- 5. Exhibition of energy-saving eco-building -- 6. Harmless, quantity-reducing, and recycling disposal technology of solid garbage -- 7. RFID technology applied in tickets -- 8. New technology applied in meteorologyy -- 7. Urban Revitalization and Cultural Heritage -- 8. Expo 2010 and the Innovation of Social Security System -- 9. Expo 2010 and Public Diplomacy -- Postscript -- Acknowledgement
Key Features:Being the Chinese Delegate to the Bureau of International Expositions and Deputy Director of the Executive Committee of Expo 2010 Shanghai China, the author is able to share his experiences, lessons and thoughts on the purpose and organization of the ExpoIt is a useful reference for policy makers and city planners pursuing the goal of "Better City, Better Life"It is a valuable guide for organizers of upcoming Expos and international events of similar nature and scale
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Zhou, Hanmin Ten Years: Expo 2010 & Me Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company,c2012 9781938368011
Subject Expo (International Exhibitions Bureau) -- (2010 : -- Shanghai, China);Exhibitions -- China -- Shanghai
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