Reuters gathers global leaders across industries for virtual summit

International news organization Reuters will convene the most influential world leaders in a conference that will discuss and reimagine solutions to the challenges the new year brings. The virtual summit titled “Reuters Next: Rethink, Rebuild, Recover (A New Vision for a Better Tomorrow” is scheduled for Jan. 11-14.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, European Central Bank president Christiane Lagarde, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of World Wide Web and CTO, Inrupt, are among the distinguished speakers.

Register here.

The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic brought different types of adjustments not only in businesses but in daily lives as well.

“After the extraordinary upheavals of 2020, we will come together to look ahead at opportunities for change and growth, as well as how to deal with the rifts and problems that our world and our societies face,” Re

Over four days in January, “Reuters Next” will deliver agenda-setting discussion around the theme of “Rethink, Rebuild, Recover; A New Vision For A Better Tomorrow.”

The virtual summit will examine topics such as global trade, climate change and sustainability, the fallout from the US election and the impact of Brexit, new work models, press freedom, and economic recovery following the pandemic through a blend of fireside chats, presentations, panel discussions, and networking.

Led and programmed by newsroom editors, Reuters Next draws on the strength of the world’s biggest news provider — with 2,500 journalists in 200 locations — and its unrivaled ability to provide professionals with both business and general news from every part of the world.

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The summit follows the launch of Reuters Professional, a new, unified offer of global news coverage, commentary, and industry-leading events to help professionals make smart decisions.

“Reuters Next will bring leaders from around the world together in January to discuss how we build a better world,” said Josh London, head of Reuters Marketing and Reuters Professional. “Reuters has a unique, global presence and plays an essential role in providing trusted intelligence for professionals. I am thrilled that we can take that commitment to a new level through a hugely ambitious conference that we hope will set the global agenda for 2021.”

Reuters Next is produced by Reuters Events and powered by Reuters award-winning newsroom. Reuters Events was created in October 2020 after Thomson Reuters acquired FC Business Intelligence. It delivers high-end conferences and exhibitions to diverse sectors including energy, insurance, pharmaceuticals, transportation, travel, strategy, and technology. Its offerings help senior business professionals stay at the forefront of change through insight sharing and networking with peers.

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