Prominent German engineer and economist Klaus Martin Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum in Davos, is visiting Lithuania this week.
Klaus Martin Schwab
© Reuters / Scanpix

His agenda in Vilnius for Thursday includes a meeting with President Dalia Grybauskaitė and presentation of his monograph The Fourth Industrial Revolution at the Economic Forum of the Year 2017. On Friday, he will receive regalia of the honorary doctor of the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU).

He has been granted the title for promotion of economic know-how and advanced concepts, as well as social entrepreneurship, support to young businesses and his contribution to the development of the concept of the fourth industrial revolution, KTU said.

Founded by Schwab in 1971, the World Economic Forum has been a driver for reconciliation efforts in different parts of the world, acting as a catalyst of numerous collaborations and international initiatives.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
Įvertink šį straipnį
Norėdami tobulėti, suteikiame jums galimybę įvertinti skaitomą DELFI turinį.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(0 žmonių įvertino)
0
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

Lithuanians love sushi – last year they bought twice as much as a year before that

As foreign cuisine grows more popular in Lithuania, some of those dishes are becoming an irreplaceable...

Tallinn and Helsinki are joining together. When Vilnius and Kaunas will follow?

The distance between Tallinn and Helsinki is the same as from Vilnius to Kaunas. Estonians and Finns...

Kaunas FEZ launches an innovative service: forklift sharing point

At the beginning of March, innovative forklift-sharing service will be launched in the territory of...

Internet entrepreneurs misleading the authorities

The State Tax Inspectorate (hereinafter referred to as the STI) hereby informs that the operational...

Threat to Lithuanian business: shortage of qualified workforce

More than one third of Lithuanian entrepreneurs are not only exposed to the shortage of qualified...