World Economic Forum Activities in 2016

08 Jan 2016

Yann Zopf, Head of Media Operations & Events, Public Engagement, Tel.: +41 22 869 3618; Email:

Geneva, Switzerland, 8 January 2016 – The 46th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, will take place on 20-23 January under the theme “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. For more information about the programme, read the meeting overview.

Registration for the Annual Meeting 2016 is closed. A press conference will be held on 13 January at the Forum’s headquarters in Cologny-Geneva, where highlights of the programme and a list of key participants, including top public figures, will be released.

For your planning purposes, please find below a list of World Economic Forum events, reports and initiatives occurring throughout 2016:

14 January: Global Risks Report 2016 – Report launch with event in London
18 January: The Future of Jobs – Report launch
20-23 January: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016 – Meeting, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
20-22 January: Open Forum 2016 – Meeting, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
16 March: Young Global Leaders Class of 2016 – Launch new class
30 March: Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 – Launch new class
11-13 May: World Economic Forum on Africa – Meeting, Kigali, Rwanda
1-2 June: World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2016 – Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
16-17 June: World Economic Forum on Latin America – Medellin, Colombia
26-28 June: Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016 – Meeting,Tianjin, People’s Republic of China
27 June: Technology Pioneers 2016 – Launch new class
28 June: Human Capital Report 2016 – Report launch
August: Global Shapers Annual Curators Meeting 2016 – Launch new class
28 September: Global Competitiveness Report 2016 – Report launch
5-6 October: National Strategy Day on India – Meeting, New Delhi, India
16 October: World Economic Forum Moscow – Meeting, Moscow, Russia
18-22 October: World Economic Forum at the World Forum on Sports and Culture – Meeting, Tokyo, Japan
4 November: Global Gender Gap Report 2016 – Report launch

Please note that some activities are subject to change. We therefore encourage you to check our website for updates.

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