Scott Institute researcher and CMU faculty member Inês Azevedo has been selected to attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions. Each year, the World Economic Forum selects 40 extraordinary scientists under the age of 40 to participate alongside business and political leaders in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in China.
These scientists are selected from all regions of the world and from a wide range of disciplines to bring value to the Meeting by contributing their scientific perspective and delivering the most up-to-date trends from various fields of science.
The Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014 will take place on 10-12 September in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China. The eighth Annual Meeting of the New Champions, the foremost global gathering on innovation, entrepreneurship, science and technology, will address this challenge under the theme “Creating Value through Innovation”. It will gather 1,500 industry leaders, chief executives of top-ranked multinationals, heads of state/government and ministers, as well as leaders from media, academia and civil society to explore the influence of new business models, industries and technologies in the context of sustainable and inclusive growth.