Hyperconnectivity, creativity and collapse

World Economic Forum, Davos, 2012. Oxford University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Andrew Hamilton, and the Director of the Oxford Martin School, Professor Ian Goldin, as part of a delegation of Oxford academics who participated in an ‘IdeasLab’ asking, “In today’s hyperconnected world, what collaborative models are emerging to solve global issues?”

The ideas under discussion at this year’s IdeasLab were:

Hyperconnectivity, creativity and collapse, led by Professor Ian Goldin
Pandemics – more connection, more risk?, led by Professor Angela McLean, Co-Director, Institute for Emerging Infections
Supply Chain – building resilience, mitigating risk, led by Felix Reed-Tsochas, Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Complexity
Data deluge and citizen science, led by Chris Lintott, Co-Director, Programme on Computational Cosmology
Governance for a complex world, led by Ngaire Woods, Dean, Blavatnik School of Government