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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/ 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
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 Humankind is at the threshold of transformation driven by the confluence of emerging technologies. How will the Fourth Industrial Revolution transform industries and societies? This session was developed in partnership with The New York Times. Zachary Bookman, Chief Executive Officer, OpenGov, USA Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda Anand Mahindra, Chairman and Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra, India Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation, USA Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, Facebook, USA Moderated by: Andrew R. Sorkin, Columnist, New York Times, USA
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/ 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 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/ A conversation with Alibaba founder Jack Ma on the future of online trade and globalization - Jack Ma, Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group, People's Republic of China; Young Global Leader Alumnus Interviewed by - Andrew R. Sorkin, Editor-at-Large; Columnist, New York Times, USA; Young Global Leader Alumnus
http://www.weforum.org/ 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 Moderated by: · Adrian Monck, Head of Public Engagement and Foundations
http://www.weforum.org/ The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, H.E. Ranil Wickremesinghe, will be joined by his Finance Minister Malik Samarawickrama to brief media on his participation in the Annual Meeting 2017. - Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister, Office of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka - Malik Samarawickrama, Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade, Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade Moderated by - Georg Schmitt, Media Lead, Corporate Affairs and Foundations, World Economic Forum
http://www.weforum.org/ 25.01.2008 Faith is playing an increasingly influential role in this century's political, economic and social landscape, while intercultural divides are diverting valuable resources away from addressing the pressing global issues of today. Are the religious mores of faith-based societies an impediment to, or an asset to, social progress, political order and economic development? What prospects exist for collaboration between the West and the Islamic world on fulfilling the economic agenda of the Makkah Declaration of the Organization of the Islamic Conference? Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahdi Hadavi, Founder and President, Porch of Wisdom Cultural Institution, Islamic Republic of Iran David A. Harris, Executive Director, American Jewish C...
http://www.weforum.org/ The UN Sustainable Development Goals present an ambitious agenda. It requires substantial increases in available capital in order to deliver that agenda. Especially emerging markets face a funding shortfall to fund long-term assets that carry high risks for private capital markets. This press conference explores new ways to financing. Speakers: -Bertrand Badre, Chief Financial Officer, World Bank Group; Managing Director, World Bank, Washington DC; Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Development. -Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade of Canada; Young Global Leader Alumnus. -Donald Kaberuka **, Hauser Leader-in-Residence, Harvard University, USA; President, African Development Bank (2005-2015); Global Agenda Council on Africa. Moderated by Georg Sch...
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 29.01.2006 Religious leaders from different faiths illustrate the value of ancient wisdom in life today and share their thoughts on the importance of tolerance and understanding in today's complex world. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, Founder and Chairman, Cordoba Initiative, USA Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch, Turkey Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin, Ireland Matthieu Ricard, Co-Director, Shechen Monastery (Tibetan Buddhism), Nepal David Rosen, President, International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Relations, USA Jaggi Vasudev, Sadhguru and Founder, Isha Foundation, India Master of Ceremonies Lord Carey of Clifton, Former Archbishop of Canterbury, United Kingdom; Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum
http://www.weforum.org/ Learn first-hand about Nigeria’s Recovery and Growth Plan as well as policy measures the government has put in place towards improving investment climate, ensuring security of lives and investments and driving growth through social inclusiveness. - Yemi Osinbajo, Vice-President of Nigeria, Office of the Vice-President of Nigeria Moderated by - Georg Schmitt, Media Lead, Corporate Affairs and Foundations, 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/ 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/ The President of Colombia and Nobel Peace Laureate, H.E. Juan Manuel Santos, will brief media on the latest developments in the Colombian peace process. - Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia, Office of the President of Colombia Moderated by - Georg Schmitt, Media Lead, Corporate Affairs and Foundations, World Economic Forum
Bill Gates appeared at an event in Davos, Switzerland to discuss the real possibility of a deadly epidemic, and the steps we can take to detect and prevent one. Gates was in Davos to promote a new global health security initiative – The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations or CEPI. -------------------------------------------------- Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0n Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ -------------------------------------------------- Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you all you need to know about the big world around you. The BI Video team focuses on technology, strategy and science with an emphasis on unique storytelling and data t...