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Updated: 2012-04-05 15:06
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Three Key seminars and ten conversations

China-UK forum on Investment in Publishing Industry

Apr 15, 15:00-18:00

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center

The key and largest forum featuring key officials, publishers and experts.

The Great China Wave: Discussions on the China Development Model

Apr 16, 9:30 - 12:30

Hampton Room

The forum will focus on the historical and cultural foundation of the "Chinese way", the social, political and economic systems behind it, China's development path and the impacts of its social system on international geopolitics and ideology.

China and Europe Publishing Forum

Apr 16, 14:30 - 17:15

Conference Center Room 1

Growth, cooperation, and development in international publishing.

Publishing and Film Dialogue

Apr 16, 13:30 - 14:30

Market Focus Pavilion

Conversation between a popular Chinese film director and a British directors on literary adaptation and film creation will touch on Chinese and foreign film creation philosophies and classic films.

Publishing and Economics Dialogue

Apr 17, 9:30 - 10:30

Market Focus Pavilion

Publishing and Contemporary Art Dialogue

Apr 17, 11:00 - 12:00

Market Focus Pavilion

China is seen as the world's most exciting place for the development of contemporary art. Art and culture are interrelated and influence each other. The two speakers are from different cultural and educational backgrounds, they are the epitome of the cultural shock between East and West.

Publishing and Music Dialogue

Apr 17, 12:15 - 13:15

Market Focus Pavilion

The dialogue is between two musicians, Professor Guo Wenjing, the most influential composer in contemporary China and director of the Composition Department, Central Conservatory of Music, and Professor George Benjamin, a renowned British composer, pianist and conductor. They will introduce Chinese and British contemporary musical compositions; touch on the relationship between music dissemination and music publishing.

Publishing and Photography Dialogue

Apr 17, 13:30 - 14:30

Market Focus Pavilion

Publishing and Digitalization Dialogue

Apr 17, 15:00 - 16:00

Market Focus Pavilion

The trend of digitalization is the hot topic of the publishing industry. The dialogue will be about the possibilities and pitfalls of digitalization. The talk will be between China Publishing Group CEO Tan Yue and Reed Elsevier Y.S.Chi.

Publishing and Copyright Dialogue

Apr 17, 16:30 - 17:30

Market Focus Pavilion

The dialogue between Liu Binjie, head of the General Administration of Press and Publication and the National Copyright Administration of China and Francis Gurry, director-general of the World Intellectual Property Organization, on protection and value of copyright in a digital era is highlighting the efforts and achievements China has made in copyright protection in recent years.

Publishing and Creativity Dialogue

Apr 18, 9:30 - 10:30

Market Focus Pavilion

This discussion will cover topics such as the current state of the Chinese design industry. This discussion aims at providing several insights for Chinese designers and publishers as well as for those Westerners who have an interest in the Chinese creative industries.

Publishing and Literature Dialogue

Apr 18, 11:00 - 12:00

Market Focus Pavilion

Both enjoying a long history of literature, China and Britain are homes to classical books and great writers. Mo Yan and Marina Lewycka present.

Publishing and Architecture

Market Focus Pavilion

Featuring Wang Hui.

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