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Will Trump in Davos be the elephant in the china shop?

By Don Tapscott

Last year I described him as “the elephant not in the room.” This year he’s more likely to be the elephant in the china shop.

The World Economic Forum starts in Davos on Monday – and there’s a star attraction, or distraction, in U.S. President Donald Trump. On the agenda of the Monday-to-Friday event: more than 400 sessions, with Mr. Trump scheduled to speak on Friday. On the minds of organizers: collaboration.

“We need collaborative efforts,” forum founder and executive chairman Klaus Schwab said last week. “There is today a real danger of a collapse of our global systems. … It is in our hands to change the state of the world.”

Read the full article in The Globe and Mail

Don Tapscott is the CEO of the Tapscott Group, and the chancellor of Trent University.

 

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