Wednesday December 13th, 08:00 – 10:00 MYT (GMT+8)

Kuala Lumpur
The World Ahead 2024

As we enter into 2024, we are delighted to invite EICN members to join us for the 38th edition of The World Ahead; The Economist’s future-gazing annual publication that is edited by Tom Standage, deputy editor of The Economist.

The World Ahead 2024 will consider the continuing geopolitical shifts caused by: the war in Ukraine; the new cold war between America and China; growing competition over the rules and resources that underpin the green-energy transition; and the consequences for countries, companies and citizens around the world as they grapple with economic uncertainty and rapid technological change. As countries accounting for more than half the world’s population go to the polls, what will influence voters?

Join us on 13th Dec as we present Tom Standage’s ten trends that will shape 2024. This event will be exclusively for members of the EICN in Kuala Lumpur.

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Sumana Rajarethnam

Director, South-East Asia, Economist Intelligence Corporate Network


08:00 – 08:30 Doors open and registration

08:30 – 09:30 Presentation and panel discussion

09:30 – 10:00 Q&A

Event details


Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur
2 Jalan Stesen Sentral,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Meeting room details will be shared upon successfull registration


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