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Eurasia Group's 2020 GZERO Summit Previews Challenges and Opportunities of a Post-Covid World
TOKYO, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

-- Newly virtual event will address geopolitical issues and feature insights 
from Prime Minister of Japan Suga Yoshihide, Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, 
and many other leaders. 

A deadly pandemic has accelerated extensive cultural, technological, and 
political changes and has made 2020 a year unlike any other. It also adds 
urgency and relevance to Eurasia Group's GZERO Summit, an annual gathering of 
business and political leaders that explores the preeminent issues shaping a 
world in flux. For the first time ever, the 2020 GZERO Summit will be held 
virtually, from 8 to 10 December (EST) and 9 to 11 December (JST).

The top forum for high-level discourse about risks and opportunities shaping 
the geopolitical landscape, the 2020 GZERO Summit will feature many prominent 
speakers. Prime Minister of Japan Suga Yoshihide will deliver welcoming 
remarks. Panel speakers include former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, 
former Google CEO and Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, Gates Foundation Policy 
& Advocacy President Gargee Ghosh, SONY CEO Yoshida Kenichiro, PwC 
International Chairman Bob Moritz, and Eurasia Group and GZERO Media President 
Ian Bremmer. Dozens of other influential leaders and executives are expected to 
speak and take part in the event's key forums, which you can read more about at

This year's summit will kick off with Bremmer's much-anticipated "State of the 
World" address, which will air live at 19:00 (JST) on Tuesday, 8 December, and 
be viewable globally at Additional speeches and discussions 
will be held by video conference and take place from Tuesday, 8 December 
through Thursday, 10 December (EST), and from Wednesday, 9 December through 
Friday, 11 December (JST). For a complete agenda, list of speakers and a 
schedule of events, please visit

This year's summit will feature panel discussions on four main themes:

 - The Fight Against Covid-19 
 - The Geopolitics of a Post-Covid World 
 - The Acceleration of Changes in Geo-Technology 
 - The Momentum Toward a Sustainable Economy

The 2020 edition of the GZERO Summit is supported by several notable 
organizations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Keidanren – Japan 
Business Federation( 
), Pfizer( 
), Suntory( 
),  PwC Japan Group( 
), and Yomiuri Newspaper( 

This will be Eurasia Group's fourth GZERO Summit, and it builds on the success 
of a 2019 conference in Tokyo that welcomed more than 550 participants, 
including nearly 50 top Japanese CEOs and a range of speakers from various 
countries and international organizations.

About Eurasia Group

Eurasia Group is the world's leading global political risk research and 
consulting firm. By providing information and insight on how political 
developments move markets, we help clients anticipate and respond to 
instability and opportunities everywhere they invest or do business. Our 
expertise includes developed and developing countries in every region of the 
world, specific economic sectors, and the business and investment playing 
fields of the future. With our best-in-class advisory and consulting offerings 
and GZERO Media, the Eurasia Group umbrella provides the marketplace with a 
complete political risk solution. Headquartered in New York, we have offices in 
Washington DC, London, San Francisco, Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Singapore, and 
Tokyo, as well as on-the-ground experts and resources in more than a hundred 
countries. "Politics first" grounds our work: Politics is the lens through 
which we view the world, and we are committed to analysis that is free of 
political bias and the influence of private interests.

CONTACT: Gregory Roth, Director of Communications, Eurasia Group / GZERO Media,

SOURCE: Eurasia Group