On Sept. 18, 2020, the 8th China Charity Exhibition was grandly opened at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. As one of important events on this Charity Exhibition, “China Charity Forum 2020” was held on the same day in Narcissus Hall, this Forum was sponsored by China Charity Federation and co-organized Shenzhen Charity Federation along with Shenzhen Charity Exhibition Development Center. This Forum took Major Disasters and Charitable Organizations as the theme, aiming at explore the proper actions and practical mechanisms charitable organizations in response to major disasters. Gong Puguang, vice chairman of the Social Construction Committee of the National People's Congress and President of the China Charity Federation, Zheng Gongcheng, member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, President of China Society of Social Security and chairman of the expert committee of the China Charity Federation, Bian Zhiwei, Secretary General of China Charity Federation, He Haitao, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Shenzhen Municipal People’s Congress, Yao Xinyao, former chairman of the Shenzhen Municipal Committee of the Chinese people's Political Consultative Conference and President of Shenzhen Charity Association, Shenzhen Jiang Yong, vice chairman of the Social Construction Committee of the Standing Committee of the Municipal People's Congress, and Chen Wenqing, deputy director of the Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Civil Affairs, attended the forum.
Several experts and scholars attended and delivered keynote speeches at the forum, including Wang Zhenyao, President of Shenzhen International Public Welfare College and President of China Public Welfare Research Institute of Beijing Normal University; Xie Qiong, Director and Professor of Livelihood Security Research Center of Beijing Normal University; Wu Jie, Director of Tianjin Student Mental Health Education Development Center and Vice Minister of Psychology Department of Tianjin Normal University; Tang Min, Counsellor of the State Council and vice president of Youcheng Entrepreneur Poverty Alleviation Foundation.
The Forum consists of three parts: leader's speech, keynote speech and round table dialogue. Liu Wei, vice president of China Charity Federation, presided over the speeches delivered by leaders as well keynote speeches delivered by experts and scholars; Fang Tao, member of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC Shenzhen Municipal Committee and executive vice president of Shenzhen Charity Federation, presided over the part of the round table dialogue.