Video: The 7 Billion Challenge

Dimensions to be addressed:
- Aligning science and technology with societal needs
- Designing new developmental models
- Rethinking global cooperation and partnerships
Simultaneous interpretation in English, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese

This session is on the record and webcast live.

  • Seth F. Berkley **, Chief Executive Officer, GAVI Alliance, Switzerland
  • Shirley Ann Jackson **, President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), USA; World Economic Forum USA Foundation Board Member
  • Luis A. Moreno **, President, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC; World Economic Forum Foundation Board Member; Global Agenda Council on Latin America
  • Ben J. Verwaayen **, Chief Executive Officer, Alcatel-Lucent, France; World Economic Forum Foundation Board Member
  • Wang Boming **, Editor-in-Chief, Caijing Magazine, People's Republic of China; Global Agenda Council on China

Moderated by

  • Marietta DiChristina **, Editor-in-Chief, Scientific American, USA


  • Richard Jefferson **, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cambia, Australia; Social Entrepreneur