Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2012

Tianjin, People’s Republic of China 11-13 September
Creating the Future Economy

The Annual Meeting of the New Champions is the foremost global business gathering in Asia. After five years, it is widely known as the Summer Davos – reflecting the “spirit of Davos” that for more than four decades has meant openness, collegiality and frank, yet friendly, exchange among leaders from business, government, academia, civil society and media.


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  • Rajeev Bhargava, Director and Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, University of Delhi, India
  • Liu Shengjun, Executive Deputy Director, CEIBS Lujiazui Institute of International Finance, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), People's Republic of China; Global Agenda Council on Informed Societies
  • Dov Seidman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, LRN, USA
  • Rintaro Tamaki, Deputy Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation...
Date posted: October 2, 2012

The Power of Networks

What bold ideas in the science of networks will reshape our lives?

  • Creating digital maps of relationships 
  • Using network science to enable organizations 
  • Applying complexity science to economics 
Date posted: September 26, 2012

Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2012 Creating the Future Economy

The Summer Davos has become synonymous with all the good things that make the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos such an extraordinary event: an unrivalled spirit of collegiality; intense engagement with issues and ideas; and a collective will to work together for a better future. At the same time, the Annual Meeting of the New Champions – after six years in China – has its own particular character, building on the dynamism, entrepreneurialism and environment of hope of its host country. This year’s Meeting in Tianjin was bolstered by the full and generously provided support of...

Date posted: September 24, 2012