Event Archive

Below are some of CDI's main events from the past years

September 23, 2015

Global Financial Centres Index 18 Launch

Date: Sep 23, 2015
Venue: Shenzhen, China

On September 23, 2015, GFCI 18 created by the Z/Yen Group was launched in CDI, Shenzhen, which is its debut in China. In the report, Shenzhen ranks 23rd, Shanghai, 21st, and Beijing, 29th. CFCI (China Financial Centres Index) 7compiled by CDI was also launched. The Summit themed on RMB internationalization and financial centers development was successfully…

September 18, 2015

China Charity Fair 2015

Date: Sep 18-20, 2015
Venue: Shenzhen, China

To drive Chinese charity development, China Charity Fair 2015 themed on poverty alleviation and boundless love of China was held in Shenzhen from September 18-20, 2015. 2588 organizations from home and abroad participated in the event and charitable resources worth of 12.25 billion yuan were shared, an increase of 141.24% from 5.08 billion yuan last…

September 19, 2014

CDI Co-hosted the Third China Charity Fair

Date: Sep 19-21, 2014
Venue: Shenzhen, China

The Third China Charity Fair (hereinafter referred to as CCF) was held in Shenzhen on September 19th. The three-day CCF attracted 896 exhibitors, including 720 grass-roots charity organizations. The third CCF is co-hosted by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of…

May 15, 2014

The 4th Think Tank Summit

Date: May 15, 2014
Venue: Nanning City, Guangxi, China

The 8th Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Cooperation Forum was held in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China on May 15th, 2014. The forum was themed at Maritime Silk Road of 21st Century with six Parallel Sessions: 1) Maritime Silk Road of 21st century: Strategy, key area and approach; 2) Model innovation of cross-border investment; 3) The…

February 27, 2014

CDI held 25 Anniversary Seminar

Date: Feb 27-28, 2014
Venue: Shenzhen, China

To celebrate the 25th anniversary, CDI has hosted a Seminar themed at International Perspective & Think Tank Innovation with 2 topics: Think tank viewpoint: China and world economic outlook; New approach of think tank development.

Mr. Xiang Huaicheng, Former Minister of Finance, Chairman of CDI gave an opening remark on the development and achievements…

November 05, 2013

CDI Annual Conference Held in Beijing

Date: Nov 5, 2013
Venue: Beijing

CDI Annual Conference was held in Beijing themed at“China’s New Round of Opening-up”. Over 100 representatives from research institutes, universities, NGOs and media have attended the meeting. The topics of the meeting include China’s new chance in a more opened world, pilot reforms in FTA and opening-up of service industry, role of think tanks in the process of…

September 13, 2013

2nd China Charity Fair Held in Shenzhen

Date:Sep 21, 2013

The 2nd China Charity Fair (CCF) was held in Shenzhen from September 21-23. It is the first and most important event in the nonprofit sector of China, hosted by Ministry of Civil Affairs. As the so-organizer of CCF, CDI invited 30 influential organizations from overseas charitable sector to exhibit their best practices in the newly launched International…

December 20, 2012

2012 Hong Kong-Shenzhen Cooperation Forum

Date: Dec 20, 2012
Venue: Hong Kong

60 participants from Hong Kong and Shenzhen attended the forum, giving speeches on education for children from cross-border families, medical service cooperation and service cooperation for the senior citizens.

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November 26, 2012

Seminar on International Low-Carbon City

Date: Nov 26-28, 2012
Venue: Longgang District, Shenzhen

Experts from China and the Netherlands held an in-depth review on Waste to Energy, Water Utilization & Green Building from different perspectives. The Dutch side also shared their experience and identify feasible pathways to implement the Master Plan.

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October 25, 2012

2012 Beijing Annual Meeting

Date:Oct 25, 2012

The forum, under the theme of “Farmers’ Migration to Cities and China's Industrial Upgrading”, focused on how to reform the system favorable to rural farmers’ migration to cities and how to accelerate China’s industrial upgrading, etc.

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September 18, 2012

2012 Forum on Comprehensive Supporting Reform

Date:Sep 18, 2012

The forum focuses on China’s comprehensive supporting reform, including the reform and innovation of the financial industry, social management, and land policies as well as the development and construction of international shipping centers.

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July 12, 2012

The 3rd Think Tank Summit

Date: July 12-13, 2012
Venue: Nanning City, Guangxi, China

The 3rd Think Tank Summit has been expanded globally in 2012, with experts and scholars from China, the U.S, Japan, South Korea, and think tanks in ASEAN countries included. It highlighted Global Rebalancing and Sustainable Regional Cooperation.

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June 18, 2012

2012 International Low Carbon City Review Meeting

Date:June 18-19, 2012
Venue:Shenzhen, China

Shenzhen and The Netherlands are making concerted effort to forge a Sino-Dutch cooperation aiming at developing and realising a low‐carbon city in the Pingdi area of Shenzhen. The two parties have co-hosted the Sino-Dutch low carbon city review meeting in Longgang District, Shenzhen.

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November 26, 2011

Futian Outlook Seminar

Date: Nov 25-26, 2011
Venue: Shenzhen, China

As Shenzhen's center, the Futian District enjoys a sound economy under a growth model based on office buildings, modern service industries and corporate headquarters. After a rapid-growth period, Futian's economy has reached a bottleneck.

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November 11, 2011

2011 Sino-Dutch (Europe) Low Carbon City Seminar

Date:Dec 11-13, 2011
Venue: Shenzhen, China

Sino-Dutch (European) Low-Carbon City Seminar was aimed to take reference from the Netherlands and other EU countries on the research and application of low carbon technologies and expertise, and to explore the scope and scale of Sino-Dutch Low Carbon collaboration.

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May 18, 2011

The 2nd Think Tank Summit

Date: May 18-19, 2011
Venue: Nanning City, China

The theme of the 2nd Think Tank Summit was Regional connection and cross-border cooperation. Pan-beibu Gulf Think Tank Memorandum on Joint Research Mechanism has been signed by 12 think tanks in the region.

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December 10, 2010

The 6th Asia Economic Summit

Date: Dec.10th, 2010
Venue: Shenzhen, China

The 6th Asia Economic Summit 2010 was focused on Green Growth in Asia and Asia’s connectivity in transport, communications and energy sectors in the next 10 years.

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May 28, 2010

The 1st Think Tank Summit

Date:May 28, 2010
Venue: Nanning, Guangxi Autonomous Region of China

The “1st Think Tank Summit of Pan-Beibu Gulf Region” was focusing on cooperation between think tanks in Pan-Beibu Gulf Region and ASEAN countries. The main topics included the upgrading of co-operations among ASEAN and Pan-Beibu Gulf Region, and constructing of dialogue mechanism among think tanks in this region.

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