Misk Global Forum 2017: Participation of Bill Gates, Skype and LinkedIn Founders, and Global Entrepreneurs

 The Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz “Misk” Foundation organizes the second session of Misk Global Forum under the theme of “Meeting the Challenge of Change” in November 15-17, 2017 in Riyadh. Many distinguished entrepreneurs and business leaders around the world are participating in the Forum, including Bill Gates, the Co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Jonas Kjellberg, the Co-creator of Skype, and Allen Blue, the Co-founder of LinkedIn. The Forum also welcomes leaders from the world’s leading tech companies, such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, GE, and Intel.

Speakers of Misk Global Forum also include Matteo Renzi, Former Prime Minister of Italy, Sal Khan, Founder & CEO of Khan Academy, Adam Aron, CEO and President of AMC Entertainment, and Yosuke Matsuda, President & Representative Director of Square Enix Holdings Co.

Shaima Hamidaddin, Misk Global Forum Program Lead, commented, “Our main goal is to empower youth. In this year’s session, we focused on selecting a critical and significant topic to influence youth and help them meet the current challenge of change, so they can achieve their objectives in the future. In addition to hosting an elite group of speakers, the Forum also offers a unique opportunity for young leaders, inventors, and creators to interact with renowned global leaders and inventors. Throughout the interactive sessions, youth from all over the world can discover, experience and experiment new concepts and insights to meet the challenge of change.”

The Forum’s program includes diverse sessions covering four main aspects: living, learning, working and contributing. The Forum presents an in-depth look into a range of important topics, including the impact of artificial intelligence on jobs in the future, how to empower youth to develop and execute new creative projects, means to reserve our environment, fostering learning for life, women empowerment, new ways of contributing, and a thorough look into space industry.

Provided by academic experts from the most influential institutions such as MIT, workshops are also offered for the Forum’s attendees to gain new skills and deep knowledge in youth development. To find out more about Misk Global Forum, please visit http://miskglobalforum.com

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