The Future of Education

How are new education models preparing us for a fast-paced world?

  • Mobilizing information technology
  • Increasing interdisciplinary approaches
  • Redefining the value proposition of universities

Discussion Leaders

  • Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2007-2010) and UN Special Envoy for Global Education, United Kingdom
  • Mark Kamlet, Provost, Executive Vice-President and Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Shantanu Prakash, Chairman and Managing Director, Educomp Solutions, India; Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals
  • Tan Chorh-Chuan, President, National University of Singapore, Singapore; Global Agenda Council on the Future of Universities
  • Tang Qian, Assistant Director-General, Education, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris



  • Nadia Mahmud, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Jolkona Foundation, USA; Global Shaper
  • Ryo Umezawa, Director, J-Seed Ventures, Japan; Global Shaper


Moderated by

  • Yoshito Hori, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, GLOBIS Corporation; President, GLOBIS University; Managing Partner, GLOBIS Capital Partners, Japan; Global Agenda Council on New Models of Leadership



  • Rick Aubry, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, New Foundry Ventures, USA; Social Entrepreneur