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18:30 - 19:30 7 March 2017

The World in 2017


G04 Gavin de Beer LT | Anatomy Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: 0
Ticketing: Open

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Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor, The Economist, Since 2003, Daniel is also Editor of The Economist's annual publication, "The World in..." which focuses on the year ahead. His book on long-term trends, ‘Megachange: The World in 2050’ was published in 2012, and its successor, ‘Megatech: Technology in 2050’, followed in 2017. Daniel joined The Economist in 1983 to write about Soviet and East European affairs. As the newspaper's Europe Editor from 1986 to 1992 he covered the great European upheavals, from the collapse of communism to the signing of the Maastricht treaty. After a stint as Britain Editor he moved to the United States as Washington Bureau Chief, covering the first Clinton term. In 1997 he moved back to London as Editorial Director of the Economist Intelligence Unit. From 200

Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor of the Economist, will give a guided tour of the trends, triumphs and travails that will shape the year ahead.


Monica Barbone
+44 (0) 2031089289 | m.barbone@ucl.ac.uk


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