"Patent information and innovation-driven development strategy" is the headline of this year's PIAC, an annual IP conference hosted by SIPO and organised by the Intellectual Property Publishing House (IPPH). The conference will take place on 12 and 13 September 2013 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, China.
PIAC includes plenary sessions, round-tables, a forum and an exhibition of patent information products and services. Since its launch in 2010, PIAC has received 3600 participants, 88 guest speakers and 117 exhibitors in total. The event is the first international patent information conference of such scale in China and is designed to build an international communication and co-operation platform.
A preliminary programme along with information on the venue and registration is available on the English conference website.