The Communication and Information Committee meeting was held on May 2, 2012 in the Bureau International des Exposition in Paris.
The meeting reviewed the progress report of the World Expo Museum and the BIE Training Center and Multimedia Exhibition Gallery, as well as the communication actions in 2012.
The World Expo Museum, which will open in 2015 in Shanghai China, has launched an international tender for the design of the museum. The jury will pick a winner among 11 bidding architecture firms in mid-may.
In 2012, the BIE travelling Expo, EXPO x EXPOS, has been to Astana, Kazakhstan for three months from January. A new version of travelling Expo has been made in collaborate with the organizers of World Expo Museum and be exhibited during the Yeosu Expo.
The written, audio and visual contents from the current exhibition have been modernized in the new one.
Also, the committee was informed that two candidates of Expo 2017, Astana of Kazakhstan and Liege of Belgium, would organize symposiums to discuss their themes in June and September.