World Economic Forum [to 12 November 2016]

World Economic Forum [to 12 November 2016]
https://agenda.weforum.org/news/

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News 12 Nov 2016
Forward Thinking: 700 Global Experts Converge on Dubai to Shape a New Global Future
:: World Economic Forum brings together over 700 world-leading experts in Dubai for its first-ever Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils
:: Purpose of the meeting is to develop ideas and strategies to prepare the world for the Fourth Industrial Revolution; topics include smart cities, robotics and the future of mobility
:: The meeting is co-chaired by Mohammad Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future of the United Arab Emirates

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News 12 Nov 2016
Artificial Intelligence, Robotics Top List of Technologies in Need of Better Governance
:: While technology holds great promise of improving quality of life and addressing global challenges, action is needed to put in place governance that enables them to achieve their full potential
:: A new survey by the World Economic Forum feeding into its Global Risks research finds artificial intelligence and robotics to be the emerging technology most in need of better governance, followed by biotechnologies and energy capture, storage and transmission.