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The 46th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, runs this year from Jan. 20 to 23. With hundreds of sessions and countless networking opportunities, the event is attended by the world's most influential business, political and cultural leaders. Bloomberg photographers are inside the “bubble”, documenting the comings and goings at the global jamboree.

* Davos brings the stars and the CEOs together. Film star Leonardo DiCaprio (left), World Economic Forum Chairperson and Co-Founder Hilda Schwab, WEF Chairman Klaus Schwab and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden attend a plenary session ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

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This year's theme is the "Fourth Industrial Revolution." Robots, artificial intelligence and virtual reality are on the agenda. Here, an attendee watches 'Collisions', a 15 minute film by artist Lynette Wallworth, on a Samsung Gear VR headset.

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra attends a news conference. Barra is one the meeting’s three female co-Chairs.

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Attendees inside the Congress Center ahead of the World Economic Forum.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

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From left to right, New York Times journalist Andrew Sorkin, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, Anand Mahindra, chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and OpenGov Inc. CEO Zac Bookman take part in a panel session during the World Economic Forum in Davos, on Jan. 20, 2016.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

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An attendee works on his laptop inside the Congress Center.

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Hilda Schwab, chairperson and co-founder of the World Economic Forum speaks during a plenary session.

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Marks & Spencer CEO Marc Bolland center, between sessions.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

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The bar area inside the Congress Center.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

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VTB Bank CEO Andrey Kostin, center, makes a call between sessions.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

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Attendees take a selfie inside the Congress Center.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

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SAP CEO Bill McDermott during a panel session on cancer research, treatment and data science. The panel discussed opportunities to advance the pace of progress in the fight against cancer.

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

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Speakers conduct an early morning panel session at the Congress Center in Davos.

Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

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