Science and Technology Leaders of Tomorrow Gather at Inaugural Summit: Media Sign-up is Now Open

10 Nov 2020

Aylin Elci, Public Engagement, World Economic Forum,, +41 75 404 10 95

  • Media sign-up is now open to the World Economic Forum’s Pioneers of Change Summit, taking place online on 16-20 November
  • Leaders from around the world, including young scientists and members of civil society, will be joining the summit, which will showcase innovative and timely solutions to longstanding challenges
  • Key topics discussed include: digital business, sustainable production, infrastructure, health, new work models, financial innovation and frontier technologies
  • More information about the meeting is available here and members of the media wishing to participate are welcome to sign up at

Geneva, Switzerland, 10 November 2020 – The World Economic Forum’s inaugural Pioneers of Change Summit will take place online on 16-20 November. The summit brings together more than 750 leaders from government, business and civil society from more than 90 countries. The summit takes place at a time when there is a rare, but narrow, window of opportunity to reflect, reimagine and reset the world.

Those who sign up as reporting press will have exclusive access to all sessions, be invited to connect with chief executive officers from innovative companies and be shown the Strategic Intelligence platform, the Forum’s knowledge hub. Following sign-up, media personnel will receive personalized login details.

The summit’s sessions will focus on seven thematic areas including digital business models, sustainable production, urban infrastructure, health, new work models, financial innovation and frontier technologies.

Other key sessions include:

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