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Future of the Connected World

We have an exciting calendar of events planned for 2020-21, including global showcase events, bespoke workshops and global summits.

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10 December 2020

Future of the Connected World: Global Showcase
This will be the first of our series of Connected World events celebrating the launch of the report, and will combine the latest in futures thinking with a global showcase of world leading initiatives. It will focus on how our partners are building trust into the IoT ecosystem to create a better and more connected world.

25 - 29 January 2021

The Davos Agenda
The Davos Agenda is a pioneering mobilization of global leaders to shape the principles, policies and partnerships needed in this challenging new context. It is essential for leaders from all walks of life to work together virtually for a more inclusive, cohesive and sustainable future as soon as possible in 2021.

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February 2021

The Future of Real Estate: Taskforce on Digital Transformation
This newly formed Taskforce aims to increase education of the opportunities and challenges of using digital technologies, including IoT, in the development, management and renovation of real estate.

3 March 2021

Future of the Connected World: Global Showcase
The second of our connected world series, combining the latest in futures thinking with a global showcase of world-leading initiatives. It will focus on how our partners are building resilience into the IoT ecosystem to create a better and more connected world.

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April 2021

World Economic Forum: Global Technology Governance Summit
This summit, to be held in Japan and virtually, will convene key stakeholders from industry, government, technology, civil society, and academia to drive cross-sector action on the most pressing technology challenges of our time.

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May 2021

Trustworthy IoT Taskforce: Labels and trustmarks workshop
This Coalition aims to increase public understanding and awareness of connected devices and build a more transparent and trustworthy system. This workshop will bring together international best practice in trustmarks and labels with device manufacturers and retailers.

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9 June 2021

Future of the Connected World: Global Showcase
The third of our connected world series, combining the latest in futures thinking with a global showcase of world-leading initiatives. It will focus on how our partners are building equity into the IoT ecosystem to create a better and more connected world.

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11 August 2021

Future of the Connected World: Global Showcase
The fourth of our connected world series, combining the latest in futures thinking with a global showcase of world-leading initiatives. It will focus on how our partners are building sustainability into the IoT ecosystem to create a better and more connected world.

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13 October 2021

Future of the Connected World: Global Showcase
The fifth of our connected world series, combining the latest in futures thinking with a global showcase of world-leading initiatives. It will focus on how our partners are building collaboration into the IoT ecosystem to create a better and more connected world.

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December 2021

Connected World: One Year On
This event will celebrate one year of progress on the global action plan for a more connected world, and identify gaps or changes to adapt the plan for 2022 and beyond.

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