Davos 2019 - The Future of Science and Technology in Society

by: World Economic Forum     Published on: 09 February 2019

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Public confidence in the scientific community is higher than other groups, and yet public trust in technology companies has eroded, according to US-based studies by the Pew Research Center. How are changing perceptions about science and technology reshaping politics, business and public policy?Speakers:· Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences of the United Arab Emirates.· Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, European Commission, Brussels.· Brian Schmidt, Vice-Chancellor, Australian National University, Australia.· Lars Rebien Sorensen, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Novo Nordisk Foundation, Denmark.· Ulrich Spiesshofer, President and Chief Executive Officer, ABB, Switzerland.Moderated by:· Magdalena Skipper, Editor-in-Chief, Nature, Nature Research, USA.