China [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] The Chinese government announced a new annual all-renewable energy conference to take place October 24-27, 2006, in Beijing. The conference chairman is Shi Dinghuan, also president of the Chinese Renewable Energy Industry Association. The European co-chairman is Wolfgang Palz of the World Council for Renewable Energy, and the U.S. co-chairman is Michael Eckhart of the American Council On Renewable Energy. The lead organizer is Qin Haiyan of the Chinese Wind Energy Association. Dan Arvizu, Director of NREL, is a vice-chairman of the event. Many Chinese, U.S. and European agencies and non-governmental organizations will support the technical conference and trade show exhibition.