Tag «Fourth Industrial Revolution»

Time has Come to Seize the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s Opportunities for Development

New York, 25 September 2018 – The Fourth Industrial Revolution’s opportunities to foster development are immense but countries need to work to seize them, leaders from government, business and civil society said at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit in New York. “Education is the main pillar, the powerhouse of any nation,” Enrique …

Report: Cities Need to Be “Agile” to Capture Opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Agility is key for cities to harness new opportunities and address new challenges created by rapidly changing technology, says new World Economic Forum white paper The white paper proposes metrics to capture the agility of cities in eight areas: buildings, land, energy, mobility, IT, security, education and governance Examples from around the world, gathered by …

ASEAN Leaders Hail Transformative Tech Potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The global economy is being transformed by new technology and these transformations hold great promise for ASEAN, its economic dynamism and largely young population, 11,000 of whom enter the workforce each day Increasing automation and the rise of new technologies such as artificial intelligence and self-driving cars necessitate a focus on education, reskilling and equitable …

Japan to Take Lead in Fourth Industrial Revolution, Opens Emerging Technology Policy Centre in Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan, 2 July 2018 – The World Economic Forum, the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation, today opened the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Japan alongside inaugural partners Hitachi, Horiba, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, Salesforce, Sompo Holdings and Suntory Holdings. The Tokyo-based centre will bring together leading businesses, start-ups, civil society, academia and international organizations …

Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies Are Transforming Healthcare

Technology and medicine are ‘colliding’ – and the world is getting healthier Patients empowered to manage their own healthcare The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is taking place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World For more information, www.weforum.org Davos, Switzerland, 24 January 2018 …

Without Regional Collaboration, South-East Asia Will Struggle in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Technological and regulatory challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution must be addressed at the regional level The World Economic Forum and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today launched a new report, ASEAN 4.0: What Does the Fourth Industrial Revolution Mean for Regional Economic Integration? The report highlights the transformative impact of new technologies on the …

Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils Ends with Pledge to Put People at the Heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Meeting closes with the UAE announcement of a new Centre for Future Readiness – supported by “future ambassadors” and global protocols on artificial intelligence and the Fourth Industrial Revolution Global protocols and adaptive regulations can address risks posed by rapidly accelerating technology and place humans at the heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution Institutions need …

With Stakeholder Collaboration, Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Drive Greater Equality

New technologies, if applied appropriately, could be the key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals There is a risk of a divide between those with access to cutting-edge technologies and those without it For more information about the Sustainable Development Impact Summit, visit http://wef.ch/SDI17 Follow the conversation using #wefimpact New York City, USA, 18 September 2017 – …