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Overview

in business, government, academia and international organizations come together at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters to shape the global, regional and industry agendas and address pressing global challenges.

At this year’s meeting Accenture will participate in a range of activities with a particular focus on the Annual Meeting’s theme: Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We will join the debate in a range of public sessions and bring viewers thought provoking conversations and content, including daily live broadcasts from Davos.

World Economic Forum's Digital Transformation of Industries initiative, developed in collaboration with Accenture, is a multi-year project examining the opportunities and challenges that digitalization is creating for business and society.

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Events & Broadcasts

EVENTS


Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The Circulars Awards offers recognition to individuals and organizations from commerce and civil society across the globe that have made a notable contribution to driving circular economy principles.

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BROADCASTS


Wednesday, January 20, 2016 – 4:00pm CET

The debate on the impact of artificial intelligence on the workforce and economy continues to take place on the world’s stage. The panelists representing business, academia and emerging technology will discuss their views on whether people and machines are working together, or against one another, and what this means for business.

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Thursday, January 21, 2016 – 4:00pm CET

What does creating a digital workforce mean for leaders? How do they take employees along with them, create the right culture and addresses issues of trust and confidence in intelligent machines? How will leaders of tomorrow differ from leaders of today?

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Friday, January 22, 2016 - 5:00pm CET

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) panel at Davos this year will focus on the quickly changing international landscape of corporate LGBT issues. While the new status quo among multinationals includes same sex benefits, employee resource groups, training and mentoring, the evolving state of LGBT issues points to new terrain beyond traditional corporate and geographic borders. Our panel will discuss ways of being more “out there” as a leader personally and the next frontier of LGBT workforce issues.

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Platform economy

Thursday, 21 January, 3:00pm CET

Digital platforms are “systems that entities can build on, that are open and not proprietary.” A successful platform is one that increases innovation by empowering individuals to create content, build businesses, and foster new ideas that will transform markets and society. Watch this panel to learn how the emergence of digital platforms can create a launch pad for innovation that benefits all.

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MEET THE DELEGATES

The delegation brings the best of Accenture to Davos and to tell the story of Digital Transformation.

Pierre Nanterme

Pierre Nanterme
Chairman & CEO
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Sander Vant Noordende

Sander van ’t Noordende
Group Chief Executive — Products
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Richard Lumb

Richard Lumb
Group Chief Executive – Financial Services
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Julie Sweet

Julie Sweet
Chief Executive Officer – North America
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Mark Knickrehm

Mark Knickrehm
Group Chief Executive — Accenture Strategy
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Paul Daugherty

Paul Daugherty
Chief Technology Officer
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Peter Lacy

Peter Lacy
Managing Director – Accenture Strategy, Sustainability Services
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Bruno Berthon

Bruno Berthon
Managing Director – Accenture Strategy, Digital Strategy
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Chikatomo Hodo

Chikatomo Hodo
Chairman – Japan

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Frank Riemensperger

Frank Riemensperger
Senior Managing Director – Austria, Switzerland, Germany

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Thomas D. Meyer

Thomas Meyer
Managing Director – Switzerland and Managing Director – Insurance, Europe, Africa and Latin America

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Louise James

Louise James
Managing Director – Accenture Development Partnerships

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Jessica Long

Jessica Long
Managing Director – Accenture Strategy, Sustainability Services

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Ellyn Shook

Ellyn Shook
Chief Leadership & Human Resources Officer
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Roxanne Taylor

Roxanne Taylor
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
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