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The 2019 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting takes place under the theme,“Globalisation 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.
The meeting brings together the heads and members of more than 100 governments, top executives of global companies, leaders of international organisations and relevant non-governmental organisations, the most prominent cultural, societal and thought leaders, among others.They come together at the beginning of each year to define priorities and shape global, industry and regional agendas.
The world is entering a Fourth Industrial Revolution shaped by advanced technologies that combine to create innovations at a speed and scale unparalleled in human history, and these transformations are changing how individuals, governments and companies relate to one another and the world at large.The world is fast approaching a new phase of global cooperation: Globalisation 4.0.
The programme in Davos for 2019 will aim to foster systems leadership and global stewardship while recognising the actuality of a more complex, multi-conceptual world.
The meeting takes place from 22–25 January 2019 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.