Friday, April 29, 2016

Connyoung Jennifer Moon - The State of Artificial Intelligence

How close are technologies to simulating or overtaking human intelligence and what are the implications for industry and society? 
  • 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,, People's Republic of China
Moderated by Connyoung Jennifer Moon, Chief Anchor and Editor-in-Chief, Arirang TV & Radio, Republic of Korea

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Ali Velshi - The Promise [Threat] of Progress

While technology enters its next golden age, the percentage of adults working or looking for work is the lowest in almost 40 years in countries such as the United States. Is the Fourth Industrial Revolution failing the middle class? 
  • Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
  • Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva
  • Vishal Sikka, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Infosys, USA
  • Arne Sorenson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International, USA
  • Laura D'Andrea Tyson, Professor and Director, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Moderated by Ali Velshi, Anchor, Al Jazeera America, USA

Monday, April 25, 2016

Klaus Schwab - Hoping for Prosperity | Reflections on Flight to Europe

Joachim Gauck, President of the Federal Republic of Germany
Chaired by Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

Friday, April 15, 2016

Oliver Cann - Diversity Barriers in Emerging Markets

Learn in depth about the leadership and personnel challenges of multinational corporations confronted by discriminatory norms and laws against the LGBT community in emerging economies. 
  • Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak, Global Vice-Chair, Public Policy, EY, USA
  • Shamina Singh, Executive Director, MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth, MasterCard, USA 
Moderated by Oliver Cann, Head of Media Content, World Economic Forum

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Georg Schmitt - Health as a Global Challenge

By 2050, the world’s population will have risen to 9.7 billion, with 2 billion over the age of 60. The world is ill-equipped to respond to this. The global health system will have to undergo major transformation to ensure the environment where people live fosters healthier and longer lives as well as health security across borders.
The Global Challenge on Health provides expertise, networks, and unique opportunities for public and private sector collaborations towards delivering on the health needs for 9.7 billion people. 
  • Arnaud Bernaert, Head of Global Health and Healthcare Industries, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum
  • Frans van Houten, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Royal Philips, Netherlands
  • Omar Ishrak, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Medtronic, USA
  • Arif M. Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive, The Abraaj Group, United Arab Emirates
  • Mark Suzman, President, Global Policy, Advocacy and Country Programmes, Bill & Melinda Gates. Foundation, USA; Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Development
Moderated by Georg Schmitt, Lead, Corporate Affairs and Foundations, World Economic Forum

Monday, April 11, 2016

Maria Bartiromo - Preventing Future Shocks

From monetary tightening to rattled bond markets, what are the trends and transformations reshaping financial markets in 2016? 
  • Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Renault-Nissan Alliance, France
  • Paul Singer, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Elliott Management, USA
  • Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer, WPP, United Kingdom
  • Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC 
Moderated by Maria Bartiromo, Anchor and Global Markets Editor, Fox Business Network, USA

Friday, April 1, 2016

Rich Lesser - Digital Transformation of Industries

What big bets are companies making in the digital transformation of their business models and organizational structures?
On the agenda:
  • Defining digital transformation
  • Making the right investment decisions
  • Designing a digital culture
  • Marc R. Benioff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce, USA
  • Klaus Kleinfeld, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Alcoa, USA
  • Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Schneider Electric, France
  • Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kaiser Permanente, USA
  • Meg Whitman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA 
Moderated by Rich Lesser, Global Chief Executive Officer and President, Boston Consulting Group, USA