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Special Meeting 2024: Is Education Ready for AI?

With the education industry at a pivotal point of transformation driven by AI and innovative teaching methodologies, new education hotspots are emerging to address the growing and diversified education needs of the global economy. How can governments and businesses future-proof their education systems and leverage AI and other technologies? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Speakers: Rudayna Abdo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Thaki Mina Al-Oraibi, Editor-in-Chief, The National Laura Frigenti, Chief Executive Officer, Global Partnership for Education Jack Azagury, Group Chief Executive, Strategy and Consulting, Accenture Gaspard Twagirayezu, Minister of Education, Rwanda Deemah Al Yahya, Secretary-General, Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO)

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Special Meeting 2024: Is Education Ready for AI?

 • 44 minutes

With the education industry at a pivotal point of transformation driven by AI and innovative teaching methodologies, new education hotspots are emerging to address the growing and diversified education needs of the global economy. How can governments and businesses future-proof their education systems and leverage AI and other technologies? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Speakers: Rudayna Abdo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Thaki Mina Al-Oraibi, Editor-in-Chief, The National Laura Frigenti, Chief Executive Officer, Global Partnership for Education Jack Azagury, Group Chief Executive, Strategy and Consulting, Accenture Gaspard Twagirayezu, Minister of Education, Rwanda Deemah Al Yahya, Secretary-General, Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO)

 • 44 minutes

With the education industry at a pivotal point of transformation driven by AI and innovative teaching methodologies, new education hotspots are emerging to address the growing and diversified education needs of the global economy. How can governments and businesses future-proof their education systems and leverage AI and other technologies? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Speakers: Rudayna Abdo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Thaki Mina Al-Oraibi, Editor-in-Chief, The National Laura Frigenti, Chief Executive Officer, Global Partnership for Education Jack Azagury, Group Chief Executive, Strategy and Consulting, Accenture Gaspard Twagirayezu, Minister of Education, Rwanda Deemah Al Yahya, Secretary-General, Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO)

Special Meeting 2024: Bridging the Health Gap

 • 53 minutes

Since 1990, global efforts have successfully halved child mortality. Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, however, has been insufficient, with climate change and preventable diseases jeopardizing decades of advancement and millions of lives. How can we strengthen the global health architecture to eradicate disease and make essential health innovations accessible to all? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Speakers: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO) Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Prime Minister, Pakistan Keir Simmons, Chief International Correspondent, NBC News ​Fahad bin Abdurrahman Al-Jalajel​ ​Fahad bin Abdurrahman Al-Jalajel​, Minister of Health, Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Anita Zaidi, President, Gender Equality, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Abdullah Al Rabeeah, Supervisor General, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre

 • 53 minutes

Since 1990, global efforts have successfully halved child mortality. Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, however, has been insufficient, with climate change and preventable diseases jeopardizing decades of advancement and millions of lives. How can we strengthen the global health architecture to eradicate disease and make essential health innovations accessible to all? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Speakers: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO) Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Prime Minister, Pakistan Keir Simmons, Chief International Correspondent, NBC News ​Fahad bin Abdurrahman Al-Jalajel​ ​Fahad bin Abdurrahman Al-Jalajel​, Minister of Health, Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Anita Zaidi, President, Gender Equality, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Abdullah Al Rabeeah, Supervisor General, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre

Special Meeting 2024: The Role of New Nuclear

 • 44 minutes

Nuclear energy is part of the solution to meeting the growing demand for green power, with innovations from small modulator reactors to fusion providing opportunities beyond existing power plants. What is the enabling environment needed to support the commercial viability of new nuclear solutions? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 29 April, 2024. Speakers: Shunichi Miyanaga, Chairman of the Board, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Rafaela Guedes, Senior Fellow, Brazilian Centre for International Relations (CEBRI) Kirsty Gogan, Founding Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer, TerraPraxis Kam Ghaffarian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Axiom Space, Inc. Cosmin Ghita, Chief Executive Officer, Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica SA

 • 44 minutes

Nuclear energy is part of the solution to meeting the growing demand for green power, with innovations from small modulator reactors to fusion providing opportunities beyond existing power plants. What is the enabling environment needed to support the commercial viability of new nuclear solutions? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 29 April, 2024. Speakers: Shunichi Miyanaga, Chairman of the Board, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Rafaela Guedes, Senior Fellow, Brazilian Centre for International Relations (CEBRI) Kirsty Gogan, Founding Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer, TerraPraxis Kam Ghaffarian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Axiom Space, Inc. Cosmin Ghita, Chief Executive Officer, Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica SA

Special Meeting 2024: AI Powered Industries

 • 46 minutes

AI-powered models, which are rapidly developing in capacity and scale, are expected to disrupt companies' operating and business models. What are the near-term use cases and long-term moonshot opportunities for AI to fundamentally reshape industrial ecosystems? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 29 April, 2024. Speakers: Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Editor, Global Energy and Climate Innovation, The Economist Simon Freakley, Chief Executive Officer, AlixPartners Robert Falck, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Einride AB Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman, Schneider Electric SE Cheryl Cui, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bota Biosciences Abdulla Adel Fakhro, Minister of Industry and Commerce, Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Bahrain

 • 46 minutes

AI-powered models, which are rapidly developing in capacity and scale, are expected to disrupt companies' operating and business models. What are the near-term use cases and long-term moonshot opportunities for AI to fundamentally reshape industrial ecosystems? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 29 April, 2024. Speakers: Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Editor, Global Energy and Climate Innovation, The Economist Simon Freakley, Chief Executive Officer, AlixPartners Robert Falck, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Einride AB Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman, Schneider Electric SE Cheryl Cui, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bota Biosciences Abdulla Adel Fakhro, Minister of Industry and Commerce, Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Bahrain

Special Meeting 2024: AI, Productivity, Work: Can We Have it All?

 • 45 minutes

While AI has the potential to augment the capabilities of workers by automating tasks, concerns persist regarding technological unemployment and the concentration of productivity gains. As AI develops further, what are the trade-offs leaders will need to manage? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Speakers: Tiit Riisalo, Minister of Economic Affairs and Information Technology, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Information Technology of Estonia Thomas L. Friedman, Columnist, Foreign Affairs, The New York Times Paula Ingabire, Minister of Information Communication Technology and Innovation, Ministry of Information Communication Technology and Innovation of Rwanda Øyvind Eriksen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aker ASA Hiroaki Kitano, Executive Deputy President; Chief Technical Officer; Chief Executive Officer, Sony Research, Sony Group Corporation Abdullah AlSwaha, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Saudi Arabia

 • 45 minutes

While AI has the potential to augment the capabilities of workers by automating tasks, concerns persist regarding technological unemployment and the concentration of productivity gains. As AI develops further, what are the trade-offs leaders will need to manage? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Speakers: Tiit Riisalo, Minister of Economic Affairs and Information Technology, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Information Technology of Estonia Thomas L. Friedman, Columnist, Foreign Affairs, The New York Times Paula Ingabire, Minister of Information Communication Technology and Innovation, Ministry of Information Communication Technology and Innovation of Rwanda Øyvind Eriksen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aker ASA Hiroaki Kitano, Executive Deputy President; Chief Technical Officer; Chief Executive Officer, Sony Research, Sony Group Corporation Abdullah AlSwaha, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Saudi Arabia

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