This event will take place on December 2-4, 2020. Society has reached a crossroads, and we’re facing some critical decisions. Join world leaders, policymakers, activists and innovators online as they sketch out the future we want to see, and discuss the best way to get there. This is the world’s fastest-growing technology event and it will bring together top decision-makers from the tech industry, including founders, CEOs and leading innovators. More than 100,000 attendees, 800 speakers, 2,000 journalists, 2,500 startups, from 150 countries will come together. at this event organised by the people behind RISE and Collision. Subjects include:
The way we view our health has changed forever. How can we build a stronger global health system after the Covid-19 pandemic? What lessons can we take from this experience to make sure we’re ready for the next crisis? Doctors, scientists, politicians and data experts will gather at Web Summit to plan the way forward.
Politics and government
We’ll need strong leadership to overcome this decade’s biggest challenges and set the tone for future generations. The mould of the ideal leader is changing rapidly, and there’s a resounding global cry for something different. Leading politicians, political scientists and sociologists will come together to discuss the changing status quo.
We need drastic action – and fast. The impact Covid-19 has had on humanity is just a preview of the devastation climate change will wreak. How can we use technology – arguably our greatest asset – to tackle our greatest challenge? And will world leaders take the necessary steps before it’s too late? Hear from activists, scientists, energy experts and more at Web Summit this December.
Is the classroom a thing of the past? The global pandemic has forced us to be more creative about how and where we learn. Will advancements in edtech democratise learning, or widen the divide? Leaders in the field will explore our changing outlook on education, and how the next generation will learn.
Partial Speakers List
EVP: A Europe Fit for the Digital Age
Government of Portugal
A Starting Point
Dr Jane Goodall, DBE
the Jane Goodall Institute
House of Representatives
Actress and Neuroscientist
Sad Clown Productions
Executive Vice President for An Economy that Works for People
Academic and activist
US Federal Election Commission
Make My Money Matter
Peace and Human Rights Activist
Journalists for Human Rights
European Commissioner for Health
Professor of Africana Studies
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Vice President for Values and Transparency
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