A selection of the top photographs taken during the opening day of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016 in Tianjin, China.

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman World Economic Forum at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016
Image: World Economic Forum / Jakob Polacsek
Participants discover mind control at one of the robotics displays
Participants discover mind control at one of the robotics displays
Image: World Economic Forum / Sikarin Thanachaiary
Well-dressed and well-spoken: this robot can have conversations and answer questions
Image: World Economic Forum/Greg Beadle
A virtual reality display at AMNC16
Lessons on calligraphy at AMNC16
Image: World Economic Forum/Greg Beadle
Participants listen in on a session that asked - what is fuelling the explosion of high-growth enterprises across Asia?
Image: World Economic Forum/Sikarin Thanachaiary
What megatrends will drive investments in emerging markets?
Image: World Economic Forum/Sikarin Thanachaiary
Nergis Mavalvala, Professor of Astrophysics Massachusetts Institute of Technology talks about the discovery of gravitational waves
Image: World Economic Forum/Jakob Polacsek
The robotics display at AMNC16
Image: World Economic Forum/Greg Beadle
Robobees at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016
Image: World Economic Forum/Greg Beadle
A musician plays a traditional instrument at the conference centre in Tianjin
Image: World Economic Forum/Jakob Polacsek
Participants try on virtual reality headsets
Image: World Economic Forum/Greg Beadle