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World Economic Forum: Davos 2016 – The New Energy Equation

In a world characterized by increasing uncertainty about the future demand and supply of energy, how are economies navigating new barriers and opportunities? On the agenda: – Future oil prices and demand – Changing energy and climate policies – Digital and renewable energy innovation Speakers: ·Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. ·Kirill Dmitriev, …

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World Economic Forum: Davos 2016 – The Future of Growth: Technology-Driven, Human-Centred

What systemic changes are required to ensure that technology can serve humanity to its fullest potential? Speakers: -Marc R. Benioff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce, USA. -Erik Brynjolfsson, Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, MIT – Sloan School of Management, USA. -Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Brussels. -Maurice Lévy, …

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World Economic Forum: Davos 2016 – Global Science Outlook

What are the top issues on the global science agenda and how will they be addressed in the year ahead? On the agenda: – Incentivizing science for societal impact – Role of business in science – Public trust and reliability of research findings. Speakers: -Elizabeth Blackburn, Professor, University of California, San Francisco, USA. -Suzanne Fortier, …

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World Economic Forum: Davos 2016 – Priorities for the United States in 2016

From battling violent extremism to fighting climate change, is the United States in a position to take the lead? Speakers: -Christopher Coons, Senator from Delaware (Democrat), USA. -Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University, USA. -Michael Froman, US Trade Representative. -Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader and Congressman from California (Republican), 23rd District, USA. …

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