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World Economic Forum Events Calendar 2014

Yann Zopf, Associate Director, Media Relations, Tel.: +41 22 869 36 18; E-mail:

Geneva, Switzerland, 10 December 2013 – The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014, taking place in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland on 22-25 January, will convene under the theme “The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business”. 

The Co-Chairs of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014 are:

  • Aliko Dangote, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group, Nigeria
  • Kris Gopalakrishnan, President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII); Vice-Chairman, Infosys, India
  • Jiang Jianqing, Chairman of the Board, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, People's Republic of China
  • Joseph Jimenez, Chief Executive Officer, Novartis, Switzerland
  • Christophe de Margerie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Total, France
  • Marissa Mayer, Chief Executive Officer, Yahoo!, USA; Young Global Leader
  • Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation, USA

For your planning purposes, please find below a list of the events, reports and initiatives that the Forum will be launching in January and more throughout the year: 

Date2014 activitiesEvent/report launch

16 January

Global Risks 2014Report Launch & Event: London

19 January

Risk and Responsibility in a Hyperconnected WorldReport Launch
21 JanuarySafeguarding Aviation & Travel Value Chains Against CorruptionReport Launch
21 JanuaryPrinciples for a Creative Digital EconomyReport launch
24 JanuaryCircular EconomyReport launch
24 JanuaryFinancial InclusionReport launch
22-26 JanuaryWorld Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014Event: Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
22-24 JanuaryOpen Forum at the Annual Meeting 2014Event: Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
11 MarchYoung Global Leaders Class of 2014Launch of new class
1 AprilGlobal Enabling Trade Report 2014Report launch
1-3 AprilWorld Economic Forum on Latin America 2014Event: Panama City, Panama
23 AprilGlobal Information Technology Report 2014Report launch
25 AprilConnected WorldReport launch
29 AprilNew Vision on Delivering Digital Infrastructure Europe 2020Report launch
7-9 MayWorld Economic Forum on Africa 2014Event: Abuja, Nigeria
21-23 MayWorld Economic Forum on East Asia 2014Event: Manila, Philippines
26 AugustTechnology Pioneers NominationsReport launch
1 SeptemberGlobal Competitiveness Report 2014Report launch
10-12 SeptemberAnnual Meeting of the New Champions 2014Event: Tianjin, People’s Republic of China
28-30 SeptemberWorld Economic Forum on Europe, MENA and Eurasia 2014Event: Istanbul, Turkey
1 OctoberHuman Capital IndexReport launch
9-10 OctoberWorld Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of the South Caucasus & Central AsiaEvent: Baku, Azerbaijan
28 OctoberGlobal Gender Gap Report 2014Report launch
09-11 NovemberSummit on the Global Agenda 2014Event: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
4-6 NovemberWorld Economic Forum on India 2014Event: New Delhi, India

Please note that some activities might be subject to change. We therefore encourage you to check our website for updates.

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