My most uplifting moment in 2017 was watching freshly elected French President Emanuel Macron walk across the courtyard of the Louvre to the sound of Beethoven’s Ode to Joy, the official anthem of the European Union.
In a Europe confronted with populism, nationalism and Euroscepticism, what role does culture and communications play?
The European Commission has taken a people-centric approach to collaborative knowledge sharing, in the process breaking silos, facilitating the flow of information, reducing contradictions and increasing synergies.
When the success of Trump and Brexit took the experts by surprise, did it a) destroy the credibility of polls; b) prove journalists’ unreliability in reporting the findings of polls; or c) all of the above?
When you think of a conference, what image springs to mind? Is it a gently dozing audience in a large, airless room, watching presentation after presentation?
The philosophy of Aristotle, born exactly 2,400 years ago in northern Greece and founder of the first research university, the Lyceum, offers the perfect basis for a rational, secular, progressive public and private morality in the 21st-century.
In his own words, Tom Blackwell (pictured above) has invested his career in the Russian market.
Artificial intelligence will transform every aspect of our civilization, according to Jürgen Schmidhuber, whose deep learning artificial neural networks are widely used by the world’s most valuable public companies.
At the 2016 European Communication Summit, a special panel discussed lessons learned – or not, as the case may be – from the Brexit vote. The following are edited highlights from the wide-ranging, sometimes heated, discussion.