From 10-12 September 2009, 60 Young Scientists from around the world participated in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2009 ('Summer Davos'), in Dalian, China. The World Economic Forum and the InterAcademy Panel on International Issues (IAP) selected the participants.
Two members of the Young Academy of teh KNAW participated. The meeting focussed on 'Relaunching Growth'. Young Scientists will be joined by the wider World Economic Forum s community of business entrepreneurs, investors and technologists in workshops aimed at developing educational systems that foster innovation and creating the necessary multistakeholder partnerships to promote excellence in scientific research.
For more information and the complete press release, please see the website of the World Economic Forum.