Wednesday, June 29 2022

The World Economic Forum (WEF) returns for its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, May 22-26.

“Under the theme ‘Working Together, Restoring Trust’, the 2022 Annual Meeting will be the first global in-person leadership event since the start of the pandemic,” the WEF said in a statement posted on its website.



The meeting will give world leaders the opportunity to take stock of the state of the world and shape partnerships and policies for the crucial period ahead, the WEF said. Due to the appearance of the Omicron variant, the WEF has postponed its 2022 annual meeting, originally scheduled for January 17-21.

The theme of GEF Annual Meeting 2022 will be “Working Together, Restoring Trust,” the Geneva-based organization said.

Topics on the agenda will include the following:

  • Pandemic recovery
  • Fight against climate change
  • Building a better future for work
  • Accelerating Stakeholder Capitalism
  • Harness the technologies of the fourth industrial revolution

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will attend the event along with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, his Karnataka counterpart Basavaraj S Bommai as well as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy.

The welcome reception will be held on May 22, Sunday.

It will be followed by several events over the course of four days. CHECK THE FULL LIST OF EVENTS HERE

India at WEF 2022, Davos

May 23, Monday

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will participate in the Future-Proofed Health Systems event

Salil S ParekhCEO and Managing Director of Infosys, will participate in the event Accelerating the Reskilling Revolution

Hardeep Singh PuriMinister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs will participate in an event on Energy Outlook: Overcoming the Crisis

Thierry DelaporteCEO and MD, Wipro will participate in A Generation of Progress Lost: Achieving Gender Equality

Aaditya ThackerayMinister of Cabinet for Tourism, Environment and Climate Change and Protocol of Maharashtra to Attend Briefing on Forum Initiative – Global Partnership for Plastic Action Event and Embracing Climate Event Adapt Action

Samir SaranPresident of the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), India, will participate in the event on Russia: What Next?

Chander Prakash GurnaniMD and CEO, Tech Mahindra, to attend Global Cybersecurity Outlook Event

KT Rama RaoMinister of Information Technology, Industries, Municipal Government and Urban Development of Telangana to participate in the event on AI in the Streets: Managing Trust in the Public Square

Sheela Pateldirector of the Society for the Promotion of Regional Resource Centers will participate in the event on the return of nature to cities

Amitabh Kant, Managing Director, NITI Aayog, will participate in the Strategic Insights Event: The Future of Global Operations

Shobana KamineniExecutive Vice President, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, to Participate in Building a Global Competency Framework Event

Ashraf PatelCo-Founder, Pravah and ComMutiny – The Youth Collective and Pranshu Singhal, Founder and Director, Karo Sambhav will participate in the event on Transformation through Trust

May 24, Tuesday

Strategic Perspectives on India the following people will be present

  • Sanjiv BajajPresident and Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv, India
  • Piyush Goyalminister of trade and industry
  • Hardeep Singh PuriMinister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

Roshni Nadar Malhotrapresident of HCL Technologies, will participate in the event on accelerating business investment in nature

Nikhil Kamatco-founder, Zerodha, will participate in the event on Shaping the Future of Investing

Deepak BaglaMD and CEO, Invest India, to attend event on unlocking new investment and services markets

Rhea Mazumdar SinghalCEO of Ecoware Solutions, will participate in the event on building local economies ready for the future

Rajan AnandanMD, Sequoia Capital to Attend South Asia Strategic Outlook Event

Shobana KamineniExecutive Vice President, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise to Participate in Unlocking Capital at Scale for Digital Inclusion Event

May 25, Wednesday

Sunil Bharti Mittalpresident of Bharti Enterprises, will participate in the event on the advancement of digital cooperation

Kumar M. BirlaChairman of Aditya Birla Group, will participate in the event on Balancing Globalization and Resilience in Times of Crisis

Nivedha RMCEO of Trashcon, will participate in the Game Changer for Circular Innovation and Innovation for SDGs: Responsible Waste Disposal event

Sumant SinhaCEO of ReNew Power, will participate in the Clean Energy Superpowers event

Pawan Munjal, Hero Group Chief Executive Officer to Participate in New Energy Economy: Learning from Today’s Challenges Event

Piyush Goyal, Minister of Trade and Industry, will participate in the event on trade: what now?

Anish ShahMD and CEO, Mahindra Group, to participate in Staying on Track for Climate Action themed event

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