Global Competitiveness Forum

John Chambers Cisco2010
Top world figures due at GCF 2010

Global Competitiveness Forum

Lee Kuan Yew
Global Competitiveness Forum

Under the patronage of
HM King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz

Please be sure to visit the OFFICIAL GCF WEBSITE  http://gcf.org.sa/

Organized by SAGIA

Also visit the National Competitiveness Center http://www.saudincc.org.sa

For the third year, The GCF is the definitive global platform for constructive dialogue on core competitiveness issues, including human resources development, international trade, knowledge based industries, FDI, the environment and sustainability, innovation, globalization, and the micro- and macroeconomic consequences of becoming globally competitive.

In 2009 we discussed on issues  such as:
-   How can competitiveness address the needs
     of society?
-  What is the role of innovation in competitiveness?
-  Are we sufficiently accommodating and enabling             
    the diversity of human resource potential?
-  Is collaboration implied in competition?
-  Are we maximizing the value of our natural
-  Is global competition the new economic driving
-  What really is prosperity, and can the earth sustain
    global “prosperity”?
-  Are efficiency and responsibility mutually exclusive?
-  How can competitiveness come across within our
-  What is the future of oil?
-  What are the risk facing the global economy?
2009 theme is “Responsible Competitiveness”, and over one hundred of the world’s most distinguished leaders, including global Chairmen, CEOs, and Presidents of the world’s largest and most profitable companies to the leaders of some of the world’s most valuable NGOs, have already confirmed their participation. These include Mary Robinson, 7th President of Ireland; Mahathir Mohamad, the 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia; Shinzo Abe, Former Prime Minster of Japan; Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO Nissan Motor Company; Paolo Coehlo, Renowned Author; Michael Phelps, Olympic Gold Medalist; Timothy Shriver, Chairman of the Special Olympics; Johann Koss, President and CEO, Right to Play; Thomas Enders, President and CEO, Airbus; Nandan Nilekani, Executive Co-Chairman, Infosys; Mohammed Al-Mady, Vice Chairman and CEO, SABIC and 90+ more.

Information about the Global Competitiveness Forum

Looking back

Global Competitiveness Forum 2009 Agenda

Global Competitiveness Forum 2009 Schedule Day 1

Global Competitiveness Forum 2009 Schedule Day 2

Global Competitiveness Forum 2009 Schedule Day 3

Global Competitiveness Forum Program Speakers





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