World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017

17 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Session reports

The 47th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting will be held on 17-20 January 2017, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

WEF annual meetings aim to engage world leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional, and industry agendas at the beginning of each year. The development of the meetings’ programme is driven by WEF’s mission – improving the state of the world. In this context, the 47th meeting aims to rededicate leaders from all walks of life to achieve common goals and drive new initiatives. ‘Responsive and Responsible Leadership’ is the theme driving the design of the programme, initiatives and projects of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017, which will be attended by leaders from across business, government, international organisations, academia, and civil society.

The future of the digital economy will be one of the topics discussed at WEF 2017, with a focus on aspects related to: digital transformation of industries, cybersecurity of the industrial Internet of things, and trus-based partnerships and collaboration. Other issues to be discussed include: the fourth industrial revolution and its implications, advancing the Sustainable Development Agenda, artificial intelligence, terrorism in the digital age, cyberwar, fighting cybercrime, shaping national digital strategies, and privacy and data protection. 

For more information, visit the event webpage.