CO2 levels in the city of Davos fall on average up to 30% during the Annual Meeting, thanks to controls on vehicle emissions and the use of electric transport.
In January 2002, the Annual Meeting was held in New York as a gesture of solidarity after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It is the only time the meeting has been held outside Switzerland.
, leading discussions with French, German and Swiss academics in an annual summer school, the Davoser Hochschulkurse. In 1928 he gave a lecture on relativity, and began by telling his audience: “This enterprise is admirably suited to establish relations between...
Davos is the highest city in Europe – 1,560 metres (5,100 feet) above sea level. The dry air and high altitude made it a refuge for tuberculosis sufferers in the 19C, and led to Davos developing as a sanatorium, and centre for medical conferences.
, with 444 participants. It lasted for a whole fortnight. This year’s meeting, the 44th, runs from 22 January to 25 January, and over 2,500 people will be taking part.
Back then, it was known as European Management Symposium, it lasted two weeks, and the world looked very different. image credits: https://flic.kr/p/23HSAPL