Ten Years: EXPO 2010 & Me by Zhou Hanmin is a collection of speeches, interviews, papers and reports, that reflects Prof. Zhou's 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
Contents:Part I: Bidding for the Expo 2010:World Expo in the Eyes of the “Expo Ambassador”Faith will Move Mountains: Written on the Eve of Voting Day on Bidding for Expo 2010World Expo: Our Common AspirationPart II: Expo Preparation in a Scientific Way:World Expo Calls for Internationalized ProfessionalsUrban Best Practices Area: A Pilot Project of Expo 2010Hosting a Successful, Splendid and Unforgettable Expo, To Spread the Human CivilizationA Great Hope of the World: Lecture on the 600-Day-Countdown to Expo 2010Rule of Law: Legal Issues in the Operation of Expo ParkChina will Reciprocate the World with GloriesPart III: The World Gathering Together:Showcase Low-Carbon Economy and Deepen Expo ThemeSpeech at the Honor Day Ceremony of the African Union PavilionWorld Expo and Integration of Diverse CulturesSpeech at the National Day Ceremony of the Kenya PavilionSpeech at the National Day Ceremony of the Saudi Arabia PavilionProposal for Establishing October 31st as “World Urban Day”The Last but One of the Best: Record on US Participation at Expo 2010Seeds of Sino-UK Friendship: Record on UK Participation at Expo 2010Part IV: Expo 2010: Engine for Shanghai's Development:Expo 2010: An Important Opportunity to Build Shanghai a Cosmopolitan CityExpo 2010 and the Enhancement of the International Competitiveness of ShanghaiPost-Expo and the Urban Development of ShanghaiPart V: Legacies of Expo 2010:Create an Affluent Society in the 21st CenturyEducation and Innovation of Expo 2010To Host a Successful Expo is to Contribute to the Harmonious WorldExpo 2010: A Showcase of Chinese CultureThe Water Tribune: Intellectual Legacies of World ExposExpo 2010 and the Upgrading of National Soft PowerUrban Revitalization and Cultural HeritageExpo 2010 and the Innovation of Social Security SystemExpo 2010 and Public DiplomacyReadership: Researchers, policy-makers, general readers interested in EXPO 2010.