Follow the World Economic Forum 2012


The annual World Economic Forum is set to open in the Swiss ski resort town of Davos today, Wednesday 25th od January.

Some 2,600 decision-makers from about 100 countries and hundreds of companies are expected to participate in the five-day event.

The theme of this year is: The great transformation: Shaping new models.

Participants include heads of state from about 40 countries, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano.

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, World Bank chief Robert Zoellick and US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner are among key financial figures to attend.

They are expected to focus the discussions on the future of capitalism and set the global economic agenda for the next year.

How to Follow the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012

More than 10 World Economic Forum platforms to follow the Annual Meeting 2012 and its 2,600 participants are available – watch and engage at

With more than one-quarter of all participants at this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting active on Twitter, new media is the strongest platform to follow all the news, views and daily happenings in Davos live online.

The World Economic Forum is streaming, publishing and sharing from more than 10 digital platforms, including a Facebook Live studio broadcast from the Social Media Corner. Featuring interviews with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi Naidoo and World Bank President Robert Zoellick, the Davos Live Facebook conversations will be streamed on the World Economic Forum’s Facebook page.


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