World Economic Forum 2008

Amidst the economic turmoil on the markets and talk of global recession – leaders from all walks of life will be gathering in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum 2008 annual meeting.

The theme this year is The Power of Collaborative Innovation and they have attempted to harness the Internet, social networking sites and web 2.0 technologies to enhance the debate.

The Davos Conversation website brings together content from a range of sites, including discussion from the blogosphere via Technorati, photos from Flickr and even coverage of the conference from within Second Life.

The World Economic Forum have been collaborating with YouTube to gather video comments from around the globe to put to contributors to the various themed sessions in Davos, in the form of The Davos Question.

… and you can also follow the sessions via the World Economic Forum YouTube channel or see the latest reports from the BBC News World Economic Forum 2008 blog.

Intute: Social Sciences features more resources on the World Economic Forum.