The Economist is known for its thought provoking predictions and challenges to conventional thinking. These are given special focus in our annual The World In... publication, now in its 36th year. Tom Standage, Editor of The World In 2021, will present his compilation of predictions for 2021, and explore some of the world's most pressing issues for the year ahead.
Following the discussion with Tom, we will be joined by three exciting thinkers who will give you their predictions for the year ahead. We will get a perspective on technology and innovation in emerging markets from Joy Ajlouny, one of the leading entrepreneurs in the Middle East; Chief Investment Officer Steen Jakobsen will give his predictions for financial markets and share what he is thinking on asset allocation for 2021; while cultural anthropologist Philip McKenzie will tell us the key uncertainties he is watching in the arena of culture and society, and what we can be doing an individuals to thrive in 2021. A futurist extravaganza you won't want to miss!
Join us to hear Tom's unique global perspective on the upcoming year, across the spheres of business, finance and economics, technology, sport, media, arts, culture and beyond, and share your own views and questions with other C-suite executives from around the world.
Jhb 11am | Dubai 1pm | Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore 5pm | Tokyo, Seoul 6pm