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Davos 2017: News and insights from Thomson Reuters

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We've got you covered at the 47th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Jan 17 - 20, 2017.

Close to 3,000 leaders from business, government, academia, NGOs, science and the media, from over 140 countries, will attend this year. Experts and leaders from Thomson Reuters will be on site in Davos, Switzerland to help shape the conversation around this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) theme Responsive and Responsible Leadership.

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Screenshot of Reuters Davos siteGet all the insight and ideas you’d expect from our Reuters editorial team including breaking news from top-level politicians, policy-makers and business people at Davos. Reuters will deliver exclusive news that moves both markets and minds through numerous interviews and background briefings with decision-makers from the cabinet to the boardroom.

With this year’s meeting taking place against a backdrop of rising geopolitical uncertainty, our reporters will focus on the implications of the growing backlash against globalization, liberal values and “elites”. Access breaking news and insights into how policymakers and companies will respond to the changing world order following the election of Donald Trump in the United States and Britain’s vote to leave the EU.

Breakingviews columnists will share insights gleaned from government, corporate executives, and shareholders gathered in the mountain resort.

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Thomson Reuters Eikon Davos app

We will also be landing snappy views on stocks and foreign exchange for financial professionals via Buzz on Thomson Reuters Eikon. The newly launched Davos App in Eikon offers you a unique vantage point for all of the latest developments coming out of this year’s World Economic Forum.

Check out our video highlights and the Reuters liveblog for a running narrative of the event. All of these are available on our Davos microsite. View our WEF 2017 guide to Reuters coverage.

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News, insights and interviews with world leaders will be distributed on Reuters Facebook Live, Twitter and Snapchat “ReutersDavos”. Follow all the great coverage of events on the ground by going to @Reuters_Davos, @reuters, @thomsonreuters, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+. Follow the official #WEF tag.

Video and TV

Davos Today brought to you by ReutersIn its 11th year, catch Davos Today (streamed live on the Reuters Davos Live Blog) the official television program of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, produced by the Reuters TV team. Each morning from 7:00 to 8:00 am we will be hosting world leaders, policymakers, CEOs and influential thinkers in our state-of-the-art TV studio built in the Davos town library. Reuters TV will also provide insightful coverage that’s relevant to you, in any duration.

Reuters Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler and Editor-at-Large Axel Threlfall will interview a raft of names including UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Colombian finance minister Mauricio Cardenas, President of the Red Cross and the Secretary-General of the Council of Women World Leaders. Get breaking news and analysis of the key themes, including the Trump transition, Brexit negotiations, the crisis in Syria and the escalation of terrorism. Davos Today will also provide a flavor of the gossip and ‘behind the scenes’ action taking place in the mountain town.

Let’s see who’s leading the conversation…

Thomson Reuters CEO Jim SmithPresident & CEO Jim Smith leads conversations with industry and policy leaders on the future of the digital economy and the WEF’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative.
David CraigPresident of Financial and Risk David Craig joins a panel on the global fintech revolution [Live stream Jan. 19, 16:30 – 17:30 pm CET]. What trends are driving the truly global next generation financial system?
Monique VillaThomson Reuters Foundation CEO Monique Villa hosts a panel discussion on how global industry leaders are taking real steps to eradicate forced labour from their supply chains.
Rob CoxEditor of Reuters Breakingviews Rob Cox moderates a group of global technology leaders for an executive briefing on how blockchain and related technologies are changing the world.
Stephen AdlerPresident and Editor in Chief of Reuters Steve Adler joins a panel on digital wildfires [Live stream Jan. 19, 10:00 am CET]. With misinformation travelling faster than facts, how can we navigate today’s info channels?
Reuters Global News Editor Alessandra GalloniReuters Global News Editor Alessandra Galloni moderates a roundtable on fostering competitiveness in Europe where the euro zone recovery remains fragile.
David CraigPresident of Financial & Risk David Craig leads a discussion on disruptive innovation in Financial Services in the face of technology innovation and new fintech entrants challenging established operating models.
Stephen AdlerPresident and Editor in Chief of Reuters Steve Adler leads the discussion on how the proliferation of digital media has created an overflow of information and expert sources. How can we build trust in a post-truth age?
Carmel CrimminsReuters Financial Services Editor Carmel Crimmins moderates a discussion on financial regulation [Live stream Jan. 20, 11 – 11:30 am CET]. Has regulation future-proofed our financial system or prompted riskier actions?
Elizabeth PiperReuters UK Chief Political Correspondent Elizabeth Piper moderates a panel on strengthening Europe’s neighbors. How can a successful EU neighborhood policy mitigate sources of tension at its southern and eastern borders?


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