World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

20—23 January 2016 Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Davos

Last update: 23 Jan 15:06 UTC

Highlights of day 4:

07:17 UTC

The Future of Growth: Technology-Driven, Human-Centred

Our first session this morning (starting in an hour, at 9.15am CET) looks at what we need to do to ensure that technology serves humanity to its fullest potential.

It's central to the theme of this year's Davos - Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Click here if you need a refresher.

08:30 UTC

Live Facebook chat: Solar Impulse

We have another live Facebook chat underway - this time with André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard of Solar Impulse, who are attempting to fly around the world using only the energy of the sun.

08:39 UTC

The Future of Growth: Technology-Driven, Human-Centred

This session is underway - watch in the video player above. Here are some of the key quotes so far:

09:13 UTC

The Future of Growth: Technology-Driven, Human-Centred

Some more from this wide-ranging session:

09:17 UTC

The Global Economic Outlook

The Chinese economy is bound to be high on the agenda of this upcoming session following a bumpy start to the year on the country's stock market.

The world's second-biggest economy grew by 6.9% last year - the slowest rate in 25 years.


What does it mean for the global economy? Find out in 15 minutes.

09:29 UTC

The Global Economic Outlook

And one more useful piece of background for this session - the IMF's latest growth projections:

09:34 UTC

The Global Economic Outlook

This session is just starting now - watch in the video player above.

10:00 UTC

The Global Economic Outlook

The key points from the first half of this session:

10:35 UTC

The Global Economic Outlook

More from this session:

10:48 UTC

Japan's Future Economy

This session is just beginning - watch it live in the video player, and follow our live tweets @Davos on Twitter.

11:06 UTC

Leadership lessons from Davos 2016

What can some of the most influential people in the world teach us about leadership?

Read the full article
11:40 UTC

Global Science Outlook

What are the top issues on the global science agenda? This session - starting in 20 minutes - looks at what 2016 has in store for science.

Source: Pew

12:02 UTC

Global Science Outlook

Watch this session in the video player above - and follow live tweets @Davos on Twitter.

12:50 UTC

Japan's Future Economy

From the session:

13:27 UTC

Staying Human

"As emerging technologies open up new prospects for enhancing health and productivity, how can we ensure that our humanity and humanness are not lost?"

This is the final Davos session for this year, and explores the key issues surrounding the theme of our Annual Meeting - Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

It starts in 20 minutes and is chaired by our Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab - here's his blog on the subject: Will the Fourth Industrial Revolution have a human heart?

13:50 UTC

Staying Human

This session is just starting now - watch in the video player above, and follow live tweets @Davos on Twitter.

14:16 UTC

Staying Human

The panelists have been discussing the CRISPR gene editing technique during this session - read more about it here.

14:25 UTC

Staying Human

From the session:

14:55 UTC

Closing Performance

Our Annual Meeting in Davos is drawing to a close with a powerful musical and visual performance by cellist and composer Zoe Keating. Watch in the video player above.

15:06 UTC

Goodbye from Davos

And that brings us to the end of our 2016 Annual Meeting, thanks for following our live blog.

While Davos is our main meeting, we work on our mission to improve the state of the world all year round. Learn more about the World Economic Forum, and like us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to stay up-to-date with our projects.

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Goodbye from Davos.

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