·Science magazine publishes its special issue on Urbanization Reimagining Cities (Vol. 319. no. 5864) with the article by Mr. Dannis Normile, Science Tokyo News Bureau Chief, China's Living Laboratory in Urbanization, including his interview with China Planning Network, Ministry of Construction of China, Tsinghua University and Tongji University. (Feb. 2008) (View the full article)


·Prof. Lawrence J. Vale, Head of Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT, is honored as the Permanent Advisor to China Planning Network (CPN) for his continuous support to CPN. The official laureation will be held in July 2008 during the 2008 "CPN China Week". (Feb 2008)


·China Planning Network (CPN) approaches John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) of US Department of Transportation (DOT) for a long-term collaboration on China¡¯s urban transportation research and development. (Feb. 2008)


·China Planning Network (CPN) initiates the China Urban Travel Evaluation and Ranking System, which aims to develop the largest scale public-participating social survey on China¡¯s urban travel and publishes CPN Whitepaper: State of China¡¯s Urban Transportation, in collaboration with China Central Television (CCTV). (Jan. 2008)


·China Planning Network (CPN) announces the overall start of ¡°2008 "CPN China Week"¡±, including CPN 2nd Urban Transportation Congress, CPN 1st Urban Housing Congress, and CPN Urbanization Roundtable (Dec. 2007)


·CPN assists Science magazine for its special issue on urbanization Reimagining Cities (Vol. 319. no. 5864). Its Tokyo Bureau chief Mr. Dennis Normile visits Beijing and Shanghai for his survey on China¡¯s urbanization process. (Oct. 2007)


·Ms. Maria Blair, Associate Vice President of Rockefeller Foundation, meets Vice Minister Mr. QIU Baoxing of Ministry of Construction in China with CPN Commissioners GUO Ming and ZHAO Jinhua. (Aug. 2007)


·CPN Academic Advisory Committee visits Tsinghua University and dialogues with Vice President CHEN Jining from Tsinghua University. (Aug. 2007)


·Vice President ZHAO Zhongxian from China Association of Science and Technology (CAST), Fellow of Chinese Academy of Sciences, gives opening remarks at CPN 1st China Urban Transportation Congress. (Aug. 2007) (Video)


·Vice Minister QIU Baoxing from China¡¯s Ministry of Construction gives a keynote speech at CPN 1st China Urban Transportation Congress ¡°Prospect of China Urban Transportation¡± (Aug 2007) (PPT)


·Tsinghua University Chancellor Prof. YUAN Si is invited by CPN to host the CPN-Tsinghua Roundtable on Beijing¡¯s Urban Transportation and Olympic Games with sixteen world transportation experts. (Aug.2007)


·Vice President FENG Zuoku from the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, gives welcome remarks at CPN Urban Transportation Congress. (Aug. 2007) (Video)


 ·Prof. Adele Santos, Dean, School of Architecture and Planning, MIT, gives welcome remarks at CPN Urban Transportation Congress. (Aug. 2007) (Video)


·Chief Engineer WANG Tiehong from China¡¯s Ministry of Construction gives opening remarks at CPN Urban Transportation Congress (Aug. 2007) (Video)


·International Association of Public Transportation (UITP) Vice President Dr. Sung Jick Eum, gives welcome remarks at CPN Urban Transportation Congress. (Aug. 2007) (Video)


·Prof. Mickey Lauria, President, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), gives welcome remarks at CPN 1st China Urban Transportation Congress. (Aug. 2007) (Video)


·Transportation Research Board (TRB) Chair of Executive Committee, Prof. Michael D. Meyer gives keynote speech "Challenges Facing Transportation Planning: Lessons Learned from the United States" at CPN 1st China Urban Transportation Congress. (Aug. 2007) (Video)


·Ms. Pamela L. Boswell, Vice President of the American Public Transportation Association, gives welcome remarks at CPN 1st China Urban Transportation Congress. (Aug. 2008) (Video)


·President of the World Conference on Transport Research Society, Prof. Werner Rothengatter, Head of the Institute of Economic Policy Research, University of Karlsruhe gives keynote speech Climate Change and the Challenges for Urban Transport in the Developing World at CPN 1st China Urban Transportation Congress. (Aug. 2007) (PPT)


·Chief Planner, Beijing Urban Planning Committee, Mr. SHI Weiliang is invited by CPN to the CPN-Tsinghua Roundtable to speak on how to coordinate Beijing¡¯s Land use Planning and Transportation Planning. (Aug. 2007)


·Director-General Mr. WANG Qingyun, from National Development and Reform Commission, gives a closing remark at the CPN 1st China Urban Transportation Congress, titled ¡°The National Strategy of China¡¯s Urban Transportation Strategy¡± (Aug. 2007) (Video)


·China Planning Network Executive Commissioners ZHAO Jinhua and GUO Zhan are awarded the Outstanding Contribution to the Intellectual Life of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning Honorable Mention. (Nov. 2006)


·Vice Premier of China State Council Mr. ZENG Peiyan sent a letter of congratulations to the CPN 3rd Annual Conference in Beijing. (June 2006) (Full Article)


·MIT President Prof. Susan Hockfield sent a letter of congratulations to CPN: "Through the efforts of the China Planning Network, MIT and the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, continue to lead the world to bring the advanced knowledge on urban planning and development to bear on China's urbanization challenges". (June 2006) (Full Article)


·President of University of Tokyo, Prof. Hiroshi Komiyama, sent a letter of congratulations to the CPN 3rd Annual Conference in Beijing. (June 2006) (Full Article)

·Vice Chairman of the National People's Congress of China¡¯s Mr. JIANG Zhenhua gives keynote speech to the CPN 3rd Annual Conference (June 2006) (Full Article)

 

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