The Age of Great Transformation: Roads to a sustainable future
This year’s Kyunghyang Forum was highlighted by the Right Honorable Tony Blair, former Minister of the UK, he was joined by Song Min-soon, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Korea after his opening address.
Then the forum featured three keynote addresses:
– Jason Schenker, Chairman of The Future Institute
– Jared DIamond, Professor of UCLA, Author of bestselling books, Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997) as well as Collapse (2005)
– Fareed Zakaria, world-renown political commentator and host of Fareed Zakaria GPS for CNN Worldwide
The afternoon session featured:
– Daniel Susskind, a Fellow in Economics and Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Ethics in AI at Oxford University, author of A World Without Work
– Nick Srnicek, a lecturer in Digital Economy at King’s College London, author of Platform Capitalism
– Daniel Waldenström, Professor at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics
– Guy Standing, Professorial Research Associate at SOAS University of London, founder member and honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network
The forum was a place to share thoughts and insights on how to deal with scars left behind the pandemic amidst such great changes taking place and seek to find the best way forward by viewing these changes from a multitude of angles.
More details of the forum can be found at Kyunghyang Forum