Advertise Here
Icon

Directory

IconActuaries
IconAdministration Outsourcing
IconAsset Managers
IconAssociations & Institutes
IconAuditors
IconBanking
IconBBBEE Consulting and Verification Agencies
IconBusiness Chambers
IconBusiness Process Management
IconBusiness Process Outsourcing
IconCompliance
IconConsumer Protection
IconCorporate Governance
IconCredit Bureaus
IconCurrencies
IconDebit Order Collection Facilities
IconEducation and Training
IconFAIS
IconHuman Resources
IconInformation Technology and Software Partners
IconInvestment Consulting
IconInvestment Fund Managers
IconLegal
IconLISPs
IconListed Equities
IconOmbud
IconParticipation Bond Managers
IconPolicy Administration
IconPolicy Trading
IconProperty Unit Trusts (PUTS)
IconPublications
IconRegulatory Authorities
IconStock Exchange
IconSurveys and Research
IconTraining Courses & Workshops
IconUnit Trust Fund Managers
IconWellness Programs
Image
  Subscribe To »

World Economic Forum Announces Record Participation for Summer Davos

Published

2018

Fri

31

Aug

  • More than 2,000 leaders from government, business, science and civil society will participate in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2018
  • Record number of participants from 111 countries
  • For more information about the meeting, please visit: http://wef.ch/amnc18
  • Follow the conversation using #AMNC18

Geneva, Switzerland: More than 2,000 leaders from government, business, science and civil society will join the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, taking place on 18-20 September 2018. 111 countries will be represented.
 
Whereas the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, taking place in Davos at the beginning of the year, emphasises the geopolitical, economic and social agenda, its sister meeting in China brings together the key decision-makers related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
 
Now in its 12th year, the main objective of Summer Davos is to create a global community to ensure that emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and the internet of things are used to benefit society and that they remain human-centred. This requires global collaborative efforts to define the necessary principles of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the standards to ensure global interoperability.
 
The meeting will be strongly outcome-oriented and different from traditional conferences. In addition to the opening plenary and over 20 high-level panel discussions, the programme will feature over 100 working sessions aimed at engaging every participant in specific issues and policies related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
 
The Annual Meeting of the New Champions will be a showcase for China’s rapid achievements in scientific and technological development. It will also provide an opportunity for international leaders and their Chinese colleagues to discuss issues of global importance.
 
“The World Economic Forum is celebrating 40 years of close cooperation with the People’s Republic of China. I am proud that we can celebrate this special year with a meeting that brings together leaders at the highest level from government, business and other sectors of society to advance global cooperation, particularly in the field of technology and science,” said Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum. 

 
Source: World Economic Forum
 
« Back to previous page Print this page » |
 

Breaking News »

FSCA releases Guidance Notice on retirement funds sustainability of investments and assets

On 14 June 2019, the FSCA released a guidance notice on the sustainability of investments and assets in the context of a retirement fund’s investment policy statement. This notice is to provide guidance to ...
Read More »

  

Guidance note on requirements for Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

Guidance note on requirements for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has released a guidance note on regarding the compliance with the continuous professional ...
Read More »

  

Associated Compliance Newsletter 070 - May 2019

May 2019 - Associated Compliance Newsletter From AC CPD June 2019 to May 2020 Just when you thought it was safe to take your foot of the CPD pedal, and for some that pedal was flat to the ...
Read More »

  

South Africa, China lift ties to a new level

South Africa and China have entered into several agreements that will enable economic growth and educational opportunities, the Presidency said on Monday. One agreement signed during the state visit by President ...
Read More »

 

More News »

Image

Healthcare »

Image

Life »

Image

Retirement »

Image

Short-term »

Advertise Here

Have Your Say »

Is insurance a priority for South African millennial's


|Results »
Image
Image
Image
Image
Advertise Here

From The Glossary »

Icon

Convertible Loan Stock:

It is a bond that may be converted into something else on specified terms, usually into shares in the same company.
More Definitions »

 

Advertise

 

eZine

 

Contact IG

 

Media Pack

 

RSS Feeds

By using this website you agree to the Terms of Use.
Copyright © Insurance Gateway (Pty) Ltd 2004 - 2019. All Rights Reserved.