Fourth Industrial Revolution Archive

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, Davos, Switzerland, 24 January 2018

Fourth Industrial Revolution Creating Crisis Of Trust – More Regulation Inevitable

The pace of technological change is accelerating convenience but undermining trust Automation of work and data is fuelling populist mistrust of technology and fears about jobs and privacy Unless tech CEOs put values and trust at the core of their companies, more regulation is inevitable The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is taking place

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

New Coalition to Tackle Multi-Billion Dollar Risks of Fourth Industrial Revolution

Drones, driverless cars and other innovations will place a burden of hundreds of billions of dollars of uninsured risk on societies, warn some of the world’s largest insurers, reinsurers and brokers To assess and take charge of these risks, the insurance industry is teaming up with technology companies and senior government representatives in a World

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 Follow the conversation using #wefimpact New York City, USA, 18 September 2017 –

Premier Li: China Is Promoting Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is affecting every aspect of our lives and disrupting business models across the world, including in China The 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions opens in Dalian, with a keynote address by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Pursuing strategies for inclusive growth will help limit the negative effects of the Fourth