CMU is stimulating ideas at the World Economic Forum and shaping global, regional and industry agendas.

CMU is one of only 25 universities in the world, 12 in the U.S., that have been invited to join the Global University Leaders Forum (GULF). Business members of the Forum include the top 1,000 companies from around the world that drive the economy forward and collaborate on shaping global, regional and industry agendas.

Davos 2016 – Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

CMU Faculty Play Prominent Role at Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum took place on January 20-23, with more than 2,500 business and government leaders as well as international organizations, academia, civil society, the arts and media in attendance. 

This year's theme was "Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution." Discussions during the forum addressed questions including: How is technology changing our lives and that of future generations?  How is it reshaping the economic, social, ecological and cultural contexts in which we live?

A group of CMU faculty, led by President Subra Suresh, were featured on the global stage leading various discussions throughout the event.  Learn more

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Staying Human

Staying Human: Henry T. Greely, Justine Cassell
Justine Cassell, Professor and Associate Dean, Technology Strategy and Impact, School of Computer Science

Earth Time Lapse: The Race for Resources

The Race for Resources: Randy Sargent
Randy Sargent, Senior Systems Scientist

The Promise and Peril of Omnipresent Sensors: The Carnegie Mellon University IdeasLab

Omnipresent Sensors
Anthony Rowe, Associate Professor of Engineering, (sitting, left to right) Chris Harrison, Assistant Professor of Human Computer Interaction, Amy Ogan, Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, Lorrie Cranor, Professor of Computer Science and of Engineering and Public Policy

The State of Artificial Intelligence

The State of Artificial Intelligence: Andrew Moore gestures
Andrew Moore, Dean, School of Computer Science

Global Science Outlook

Global Science Outlook: Fortier, Suresh, Blackburn, Moedas
Subra Suresh, President of Carnegie Mellon University