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Why This Year’s World Economic Forum Matters

Some of the world's top minds are meeting in Davos this month

The World Economic Forum, an annual summit bringing together the top minds in business, policy, media and more, is being held this year from Jan. 20-23. The event is often referenced simply as “Davos,” after the Swiss mountain resort where it’s held.

This year’s summit will focus on “The Fourth Industrial Revolution,” what the WEF calls “a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres.”

For more on this year’s World Economic Forum, watch the video above.

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