World Economic Forum Activities in 2017

19 Dec 2016

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

Geneva, Switzerland, 19 December 2016 – The 47th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, will take place on 17-20 January under the theme “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”. For more information about the programme, read the meeting overview.

Registration for the Annual Meeting 2017 is now closed. Programme highlights and a list of key participants, including top-level public figures, will be released at a press conference to be held on 10 January at Forum headquarters in Cologny-Geneva.

For your planning purposes, please find below a list of World Economic Forum events and reports scheduled for 2017:

· 11 January, Global Risks Report 2017, Report launch with event in London, UK

· 16 January, Inclusive Growth and Development Report, Report launch

· 17-20 January, World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017, Meeting – Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

· 17-20 January Open Forum, Meeting – Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

· 15 March, Young Global Leaders Class of 2017, Launch new class

· 29 March, Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2017, Launch new class

· 5 April, Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, Report launch

· 2-5 April, Annual Meeting of Young Global Leaders, Meeting - Buenos Aires, Argentina

· 5-7 April, World Economic Forum on Latin America, Meeting - Buenos Aires, Argentina

· 3-5 May, World Economic Forum on Africa, Meeting – Durban, South Africa

· 10-12 May, World Economic Forum on ASEAN, Meeting – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

· 19-21 May, World Economic Forum on the Middle East, Meeting – Dead Sea, Jordan

· 27-29 June, Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2017, Meeting – Dalian, People's Republic of China

· 6 June, Human Capital Report 2017, Report launch

· 27 September, Global Competitiveness Report 2017, Report launch

· 4-6 October, India Economic Summit, Meeting – New Delhi, India

· 12-13 November, World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils 2017, Meeting – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

· November, Global Gender Gap Report 2017, 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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