Chinese mega-conference broadcasts online to over a million viewers

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Chinese mega-conference broadcasts online to over a million viewers

The Shenyang New World EXPO in China (EXPO) successfully hosted the 2018 Chinese Conference on Oncology, one of the largest international conferences ever to be held in northeast China.

The show was broadcast online to 1.08 million viewers, involving 210 media outlets. It featured 77 parallel sessions holding academic forums with 923 renowned scholars and oncology specialists across the world.

The event ran from 18-19 August, and delegate attendance on the opening day exceeded 18,000. The event made use of the venue’s 24,000sqm of exhibition space and 4,000 sqm of meeting space.

EXPO general manager Dian Chen said: “This extraordinary mega-conference was a real challenge due to the attendance and technical details. Its success is a credit again to the tremendous commitment of our EXPO staff and the superb cooperation received from our government bureaus.

“We have shown again how valuable EXPO can be to the community in hosting such events, which will only add significantly to the positive economic impact of the city and Liaoning Province.”

The conference also included parallel sessions to discuss new ideas, new techniques and new methods for treating cancer. Topics covered included radiotherapy, chemotherapy, anti-cancer drugs, minimally invasive surgery, and more.

Stuart Wood is a news reporter across the Mash Media editorial portfolio. He writes for CMW alongside sister publications Conference News, Exhibition News, Access All Areas and Exhibition World.