Distinguished presentations or keynote speeches given by the ICCDS's members
Keynote speech on "Strategic Planning for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Capital Region Development" at the Inaugural Ceremony and Symposium of the Research Institute of Issue of Social Management in Contemporary China, Nankai University, Tianjin.
Invited to speak at seminar on "Prime World Cities and Strategic Planning Issues for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Capital Region Development" at Tianjin Urban Planning & Design Institute, Tianjin.
Invited to speak at seminar on "The Future of Prime World Cities and Strategic Planning Issues for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Capital Region Development" at China Academy of Urban Planning & Design, Beijing. This was especially for officials and planners from Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei Province governments.
Paper Presentation on "The nature of IFC studies and Hong Kong endeavors – Studies for global IFC development and their shifting trend" in Third Global Conference on Economic Geography 2011, organized by Institute of Space & Economy, Seoul National University and the Economic Geographical Society of Korea, in Seoul, South Korea.
Director, Dr. Simon Zhao, was Project Coordinator for the proposal of "Enhancing Hong Kong's Future as a Leading International Financial Centre (IFC)" in the final selection interview of Theme-based Research Scheme – First Round, hosted by Research Grants Committee, Hong Kong.
Paper Presentation on "Producer Services Industries in Hong Kong and Shenzhen: Integration or Territorization" in Workshop on China's Changing Regional Development: Trends, Strategies and Challenges in the 12th Five Year Plan Period, jointly organized by ICCDS, the Department of Politics and Public Administration and Strategic Research Theme on Contemporary China Studies, at the University of Hong Kong.
Public Forum on China's Spatial Strategic Planning and Development in the National 12th Five-year Plan, jointly organized by ICCDS, HKU Strategic Research Theme on Contemporary China Studies, Department of Geography, at the University of Hong Kong. Totaling more than 30 renowned professors and scholars from the Mainland had visited our HKU and presented speeches on the public forum.
Invited Presentation on "Competitions of Global Financial Centres: Determinants and the Rise of Financial Centres in China and Hong Kong" in China Studies Research Seminar Series, organized by the HKU Strategic Research Theme, at the University of Hong Kong.
Invited presentation on "The Prospect and Opportunity of Qianhai Modern Service Industries Cooperation Zone for Hong Kong" in Qianhai Development Forum, jointly organized by the Shenzhen Special Zone Daily and Hong Kong Commercial Daily, in Hong Kong.