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http://www.weforum.org/ What lies ahead for the global economy in 2017? - Laurence D. Fink, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock, USA - Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom - Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan - Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC - Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance of Germany Chaired by - Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times, United Kingdom
http://www.weforum.org/ With Asia attracting half of global fintech investment, what trends are driving this global next-generation financial system? - David Craig, President, Financial and Risk, Thomson Reuters, United Kingdom - Francisco González, Group Executive Chairman, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), Spain - Eric Jing, Chief Executive Officer, Ant Financial Services Group, People's Republic of China - Dan Schulman, Chief Executive Officer, PayPal, USA - Cecilia Skingsley, Deputy Governor, Swedish Central Bank (Sveriges Riksbank), Sweden Moderated by - Henry Blodget, Chief Executive Officer and Editor-in-Chief, Business Insider, USA
http://www.weforum.org/ 29.01.2009 Gaza: The Case for Middle East Peace The uncertainty and complexity surrounding the crisis in Gaza have captured the attention of the world. What needs to be done to prevent the Middle East peace process from slipping away yet again? Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General, United Nations, New York Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey Amre Moussa, Secretary-General, League of Arab States, Cairo Shimon Peres, President of Israel Chaired by David Ignatius, Associate Editor and Columnist, The Washington Post, USA
http://www.weforum.org/ What are the top issues on the global economic agenda and how will they be addressed in the year ahead? On the agenda: - Rising income inequality and declining productivity - Divergence in monetary policies among major economies - Build-up of sovereign and corporate debt Speakers: · Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting of India. · Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan. · Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC. · George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer and First Secretary of State of the United Kingdom. · Tidjane Thiam, Chief Executive Officer, Credit Suisse, Switzerland. Chaired by Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial....
http://www.weforum.org/ The Co-chairs will share their expectations for the Annual Meeting and offer their perspective on the theme of Responsive and Responsible Leadership. - Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Chief Executive Officer, Save the Children International - Brian T. Moynihan, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America Corporation - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Documentary Film-maker, SOC Films - Frans van Houten, President and Chief Executive Officer, Royal Philips - Meg Whitman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Moderated by - Adrian Monck, Head of Public Engagement and Foundations, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum
Every year since 1971 the world's elite have gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. What started as a small conference about management has ballooned into a famously exclusive gathering of business people, academics, and government officials. The stated goals of the non-profit World Economic Forum are noble: the conference is organized around the principle that business leaders should work with leaders of government to address the world's problems. But for many, the problem with Davos is rooted in exactly that premise. Critics point out that it’s big corporations, and their wealthy CEOs, that have lobbied for years against higher taxation of corporate profits and better regulation. While some of the world's wealthiest have become advocates against ...
http://www.weforum.org/ The World Economic Forum launched the multi-year Digital Transformation of Industries Project in 2015 in partnership with Accenture. The project looks at how digital technologies like machine learning, cloud computing, and the internet of things are changing existing industries and creating entirely new ones. It makes recommendations to incumbents on how they can thrive in the new digital environment. There are now hundreds of startups attacking traditional markets as a result of the democratization of technology, increased access to funds and a rising entrepreneurial culture. Start-ups are achieving scale far quicker than analogue companies ever did. Average Fortune 500 companies took 20 years to reach a market cap of $1 billion, Google managed it in eight years,...
http://www.weforum.org/ What trends and uncertainties are shaping the future of financial services? Transformations to be addressed: - Digitization and new business models. - Regulatory requirements and new client needs. - Data privacy and systemic connectedness. Speakers: -John Cryan, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Bank, Germany. -James P. Gorman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Morgan Stanley, USA. -Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC. -Dan Schulman, Chief Executive Officer, PayPal, USA. -Tom de Swaan, Chairman of the Board and Group Chief Executive Officer ad Interim, Zurich Insurance Group, Switzerland. Moderated by Gillian R. Tett, Managing Editor, US, Financial Times, USA.
The Pre-Annual Meeting Press Conference will outline the official programme and participants at this year’s Annual Meeting in Davos Opening remarks by: · Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman Panel: · Emma Benameur, Head of Programme Design · Philipp Rösler, Head of the Centre for Regional Strategies · Cheryl Martin, Head of Partners Engagement · Saadia Zahidi, Head of Employment and Gender Initiatives Moderated by: · Adrian Monck, Head of Public Engagement and Foundations GBP TV - The World's First TV Channel dedicated to Entrepreneurs
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What is needed from the public and private sectors to ensure that the Fourth Industrial Revolution benefits all of humanity? - Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries, India - Mary Barra, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company, USA - Marc R. Benioff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce, USA; Young Global Leader Alumnus - Shu Yinbiao, Chairman, State Grid Corporation of China, People's Republic of China - Vishal Sikka, Chief Executive Officer, Infosys, USA Chaired by - Ngaire Woods, Dean, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
http://www.weforum.org/ How close are technologies to simulating or overtaking human intelligence and what are the implications for industry and society? Speakers: -Matthew Grob, Executive Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer, Qualcomm, USA. -Andrew Moore, Dean, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA. -Stuart Russell, Professor of Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, USA. -Ya-Qin Zhang, President, Baidu.com, People's Republic of China. Moderated by Connyoung Jennifer Moon, Chief Anchor and Editor-in-Chief, Arirang TV & Radio, Republic of Korea.
http://www.weforum.org/ According to UNHCR and IOM, persecution, conflict and poverty have forced a record unprecedented one million people to flee to Europe in 2015. With over 60 million people displaced across the globe, we are faced with an unprecedented crisis. Governments and international organizations will cannot meet this challenge without the private sector, which is increasingly ready to play a more prominent role. At the same time, we also need to expand safe channels for regular migration, labour mobility, and greater resettlement and education opportunities. What are we to expect in the coming year? IOM, with its 162 member states and over 480 offices around the world, is a significant and experienced organization to tackle these challenges in partnership with government, hu...
http://www.weforum.org/ As business opportunities for artificial intelligence multiply, how can industry leaders design the principles and technical standards into their products that benefit society as a whole? - Ron Gutman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, HealthTap, USA - Joichi Ito, Director, Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA - Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation, USA - Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM Corporation, USA Moderated by - Robert F. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Vista Equity Partners, USA
http://www.weforum.org/ The Afghan Women's Orchestra "Zohra" is the first all woman orchestra in the country after decades of war and civil strife. Meet the founder and the two conductors to understand what learning an instrument means for a girl in today's Kabul and how art can provide hope for a war-torn country. · Zarifa Adiba, Conductor, Zohra Orchestra, Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM), Afghanistan · Nico Daswani, Programme Lead, Arts and Culture, World Economic Forum · Negin Khpolwak, Conductor, Zohra Orchestra, Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM), Afghanistan · Ahmad Sarmast, Founder, Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM), Afghanistan Moderator · Georg Schmitt, Media Lead, Corporate Affairs and Foundations, World Economic Forum
http://www.weforum.org/ Deep debate is ongoing about which banking model will be the most resilient in the face of greater uncertainty. What is the right global strategy when operating across different regions and regulatory environments? This session was developed in partnership with CNBC. - Mary Callahan Erdoes, Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co., USA - Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer, UBS, Switzerland - António Horta-Osório, Chief Executive, Lloyds Banking Group, United Kingdom - Andrey L. Kostin, President and Chairman, VTB Bank Management Board, VTB Bank, Russian Federation - Brian T. Moynihan, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America Corporation, USA; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 Mo...
http://www.weforum.org/ Closing Africa's energy gap could boost economic growth by 30% by 2040. What business and policy innovations hold the greatest potential for accelerating energy provision? This session was developed in partnership with CNBC Africa. - Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Abidjan - Aliko Dangote, President and Chief Executive, Dangote Industries, Nigeria - Rachel Kyte, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Chief Executive Officer, United Nations - Sustainable Energy for All, Vienna - Cyril M. Ramaphosa, Deputy President of South Africa Moderated by - Bronwyn Nielsen, Editor-in-Chief and Executive Director, CNBC Africa, South Africa
http://www.weforum.org/ How is the internet of things transforming the global marketplace? On the agenda: - Designing smart consumer products - Partnering to create inter-connected business models Speakers: · Michael Gregoire, Chief Executive Officer, CA Technologies, USA. · T. K. Kurien, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board, Wipro, India. · Michael McNamara, Chief Executive Officer, Flex, USA. · Andreas Raptopoulos, Chief Executive Officer, Matternet, USA. Moderated by Robert F. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Vista Equity Partners, USA.