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UZH Researcher Ning Wang at WEF’s "Summer Davos" Meeting in China

Ning Wang, ethicist and political scientist at UZH's Digital Society Initiative, has participated in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) “14th Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2023” in China.

Leading Ethical Tech Discussion at WEF Summit

The WEF assembly brought together more than 1,500 global leaders, innovators, and academics to discuss urgent geopolitical and geo-economic issues in Tianjin, China. In the event, held under the theme "Entrepreneurship: The Driving Force of the Global Economy," Ning Wang led a Hub Session focusing on the subject of "Ethical Dilemmas of Emerging Technologies”.

Ning Wang's active engagement during the "Summer Davos" event also led to her contribution to a WEF article centered on global economic decoupling and de-risking. As an appointed member of the WEF Global Future Council on the Future of Technology Policy (2023-2024), Ning Wang's work spans diverse disciplines, propelling innovative solutions to worldwide challenges.

Pioneering Insight and Innovation: WEF's Global Future Councils

WEF’s Global Future Councils (GFC) are an invitation-only network, acting as a hub for interdisciplinary ideas. The Global Council on the Future of Technology Policy aligns with the need to responsibly navigate rapid technological advancements. The Council strives to foster innovative thinking, promoting strategies that address global challenges and pave the way for a sustainable and inclusive future for all.

Anne Nuria Boekhout

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WEF Article on The Risks of Global Economic Decoupling

More about WEF Article on The Risks of Global Economic Decoupling

Read the WEF article "Economic Decoupling?" to learn why experts like Ning Wang warn about its effects on trade, technology, and talent. 

Ning Wang's Impactful Journey

More about Ning Wang's Impactful Journey

Explore Ning Wang’s story in the UZH News article "Tango and Ethics," highlighting her impactful contributions at UZH and beyond.