28 June 2018

What does trust mean in times of disruptive technology?

 

 

The pace and style of innovation today is unprecedented. New technologies (artificial intelligence, big data, robots, blockchain, quantum computing, biotech, etc.) are starting to transform society on a global scale. If we are to manage positively the impact of the extreme changes that will result from these disruptive technologies, we need to build trust and be trustworthy.

The Opening Ceremony sets the tone for the whole Caux Forum 2018, which through events, dialogues and training programmes, will address extremes of all kinds. The Forum will provide a unique opportunity to discuss, share and discover global issues in a multicultural and diverse setting. It will offer inspiration for each person to take action by standing against extremes, promoting dialogue and fostering respectwhilst working for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world, one step at a time.

 

Speakers

Laurent Wehrli (Switzerland) - Mayor of Montreux

Antoine Jaulmes (France) - President of Initiatives of Change Switzerland

Christine Beerli (Switzerland) - Council Member of Initiatives of Change Switzerland

Béla Hatvany (United Kingdom) - Visionary, Entreprenteur and Inventor

Yves Daccord (Switzerland) - Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Susanne Marell (Germany) - Former Chief Executive Officer at Edelman.ergo Germany

 

Musicians

Michèle Bächthold-Goetze (Switzerland) - Mezzosoprano

Sonia Hauser (Switzerland) - Pianist

 



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