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18 Apr 2012 - 18 Apr 2012

Amsterdam | China expert meeting on architecture and design

A China Expert Meeting on Architecture and Design is organised by SICA in Amsterdam on 18 April, looking at cultural cooperation with China and invites relevant partners and professsionals to attend.
Following the successful expert meeting on performing arts, SICA is organising another expert meeting on cultural cooperation with China. This time, the focus will be on the opportunities in China in the field of architecture and urban planning. SICA invites relevant partners and professionals who are active in China to share their knowledge and experience in these fields. After the presentations we kindly invite you to take part in the discussions with the speakers and work on your network during a dinner. Programme After a short introduction on cultural exchange between the Netherlands and China by Monique Knapen, programme manager China at SICA, Huang Weiwen will deliver the key note speech. Huang Weiwen is deputy chief urban planning of the Shenzhen municipality, senior advisor of the Hongkong/Shenzhen biennale of urbanism and architecture and director of the Shenzhen City Design Center. He will present his work and talk about the developments in Shenzhen in general. Our other guest speakers are Ole Bouman, director of Netherlands Architecture Institute, Linda Vlassenrood, programme director at International New Town Institute, Janwillem Schrofer, chairman of the board of the Chinese European Art Center and Christine de Baan, Programme Director Dutch Design Fashion Architecture. Registration is required - see website.