World Economic Forum Activities in 2018

18 Dec 2017

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

Geneva, Switzerland 18 December 2017 – The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland will take place on 23-26 January 2018 under the theme “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World”. For more information about the programme, read the meeting overview.

Registration for the Annual Meeting is now closed. Programme highlights and a list of key participants, including top-level public figures, will be released at a press conference on 16 January at 14.00 CET, and will be livestreamed on the Forum’s homepage

Please find below for your planning purposes a list of Forum events and reports scheduled for 2018:

· 16 January: Pre-Annual Meeting Press Briefing, Beijing, Geneva, New York

· 17 January: Global Risks Report 2018, Report launch with event in London, UK

· 23-26 January: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018 and Open Forum 2018, Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

· 13-15 March: World Economic Forum on Latin America 2018, Meeting in São Paulo, Brazil

· March (date tbc): Young Global Leaders Class of 2018, Launch of new class

· 28 March: Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2018, Announcement

· April(date tbc): Energy Transition Report 2018, Report launch

· 6 June: The Future of Jobs Report 2018, Report launch

· June (date tbc): Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2018, Meeting in Tianjin, People's Republic of China

· 31 August – 3 September: Global Shapers Annual Curators Meeting 2018, Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland

· 11-13 September: World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018, Meeting in Viet Nam

· 23-25 September: Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2018, Meeting in New York, USA

· 7-10 October: Annual Meeting of Young Global Leaders 2018, Meeting in San Francisco, USA

· 17 October: Global Competitiveness Report 2018, Report launch

· 7 November: Global Information Technology Report 2018, Report launch

· 11-12 November: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils 2018, Meeting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

· 17th December: Global Gender Gap Report 2018, Report launch

· 22-25 January 2019: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019, Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

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