Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2012

Public Sessions

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9:00am

Creative Agents of Change

How is the concept of cultural entrepreneurship driving social change?

  • Creating new platforms for performing arts
  • Incorporating arts into corporate culture
  • Integrating marginalized communities as co-creators 

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9:00am

Exploring New Frontiers of Growth

What is driving new models of growth in frontier and emerging markets?

  • Intensifying South-South economic activity
  • Fostering frugal innovation models
  • Redefining the developmental state

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9:00am

Forum Debate: Demystifying Asia's Entrepreneurs

Are Asia's entrepreneurs different from Western entrepreneurs? 

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10:30am

Smart Art

How is technology redefining arts and culture?

  • Blending art and science 
  • Visualizing complex data 
  • Redefining audience interaction

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10:30am

European Crisis, Global Impact

What is the impact of the European crisis on the global economy? 

  • EU-emerging market trade and investment
  • Role of the euro in the international monetary system 

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12:00pm

Strategic Shifts: The Future of Information Technologies

What major trends, new models and emerging technologies are transforming the information technologies industry landscape?

  • Safety and security challenges
  • Potential of open innovation models
  • Impact of emerging Asian globalizers

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12:00pm

Strategic Shifts: The Future of Finance

What major trends, new models and emerging technologies are transforming the financial industry landscape?

  • Implications of the Eurozone crisis
  • Industry restructuring and consolidation
  • Emerging technologies in personal finance 

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12:00pm

Strategic Shifts: The Future of Consumption

What major trends, new models and emerging technologies are transforming the consumer industry landscape in Asia?

  • Shifting consumer and market dynamics
  • Innovating sustainable value chains
  • Increasing consumer engagement 

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12:00pm

Strategic Shifts: The Future of Energy

What major trends, new models and emerging technologies are transforming the energy industry landscape?

  • Implications of resource discoveries and new technologies
  • Energy independence and interdependence after Fukushima
  • Impact of economic slowdown and market dynamics
  • New models for energy access 

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2:00pm

Solutions for a Food-Secure World

How can solutions be scaled effectively to achieve food security globally?

  • Identifying key trade-offs and barriers to scale
  • Sharing best practices and success factors
  • Catalysing innovation and technology

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2:00pm

The 7 Billion Challenge

What innovations are needed to meet the basic needs of a growing population?

  • Aligning science and technology with societal needs 
  • Designing new developmental models 
  • Rethinking global cooperation and partnerships 

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3:30pm

Championing Competitiveness

What is driving the success of competitiveness champions across the globe?

  • Investing in talent development and mobility 
  • Harnessing innovation and technology
  • Strengthening public institutions 

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3:30pm

Strategic Shifts: The Future of Transportation

What major trends, new models and emerging technologies are transforming the transportation industry landscape?

  • Emerging transportation and distribution models 
  • Disruptive potential of information technologies 
  • International harmonization of standards 

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3:30pm

State of the Arts

What new and exciting trends and developments are emerging from the arts across Asia? Dimensions to be addressed:

  • Enhancing new artistic platforms
  • Analysing originality and imitation
  • Reflecting on power shifts 

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3:30pm

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 

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3:30pm

Strategic Shifts: The Future of Human Capital

What major trends, new models and emerging technologies are transforming the human capital landscape?

  • Employee productivity trends 
  • Closing corporate gender gaps 
  • Social media and cloud potential

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