Wish you were in Davos but didn’t get an invite? Do the next best thing: participate online. The Forum is using familiar social media tools to make its proceedings more open and help the public engage with attendees. The Forum wants to shake its elitist reputation and be seen as the prime and most open forum for global discussions.
You might even end up being invited to a future Forum function. Shawn Ahmed, a 29-year-old video blogger based in Richmond Hill, Ont., was chosen last week as the winner of the 2011 Davos Debates held online and is now here at the meeting.
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