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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/ 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/ 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/ 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
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...
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/ Fundamental shifts in the world of work are eroding traditional social safety nets. Could a universal basic income be the solution? - Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer, NITI Aayog, India - Neelie Kroes, Non-Executive Member of the Board, Open Data Institute, United Kingdom - Michael Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Harvard University, USA - Guy Standing, Research Professor in Development Studies, University of London, United Kingdom Moderated by - Tamzin Booth, Business Editor, The Economist, United Kingdom
The World Economic Forum opening ceremony got under way in davos on Monday, with Executive Director Klaus Schwab welcoming thousands of delegates. The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters remains the foremost creative force for engaging the world's top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year. For over four decades, the World Economic Forum's mission - improving the state of the world - has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting programme. Chinese President Xi Jinping is the first Chinese leader to attend the forum. He's heading a delegation of 80 prominent Chinese businessmen.
http://www.weforum.org/ The 2017 Crystal Award honours artists whose important contributions are improving the state of the world and who best represent the “spirit of Davos”. With - Shakira Mebarak, UNICEF Global Ambassador; Founder, Pies Descalzos Foundation, Colombia - Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violinist, Germany - Forest Whitaker, Social Activist and Sustainable Development Goals Advocate, Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative, USA Chaired by - Hilde Schwab, Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, Switzerland
Chinese President Xi Jinping is on a mission... to convince world leaders that he is a champion of globalisation. here in Switzerland... that involves eating cheese fondue with Swiss officials and business executives. He's A KEY SPEAKER AS the World Economic Forum GETS UNDERWAY in Davos. SOT Philipp Roesler, WEF Council member"This is the first time a Chinese President has been here at the World Economic Forum // We understand this as a very positive signal. The Chinese president is here to discuss the world economy and to make the case for having a global economy."Xi is the first Chinese leader to address the World Economic Forum. In the wake of Donald Trump's election in the US... and Britain's vote to leave the EU... he wants to send a key message : China is committed to free trade and ...
http://www.weforum.org/ Saudi Arabia’s reform plans aim to transform the country’s economy and society and move away from its oil dependency. How can this vision be achieved by 2030? - Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia - Laurence D. Fink, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock, USA - Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance of Saudi Arabia - Andrew N. Liveris, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Dow Chemical Company, USA - Majid Al-Qassabi, Minister of Commerce and Investment of Saudi Arabia Moderated by - Philipp Rösler, Head, Regional and Government Engagement, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum