MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Big names from the worlds of economics, media and science are coming to South Florida to discuss the future of innovation and investment in the Americas.
Harvard economist Lawrence Summers, Huffington Post Media Group president and editor in chief Arianna Huffington and chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall are among the speakers at the 2013 Continuity Forum in Miami Beach.
The two-day event begins Wednesday and also features Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and David Axelrod, former senior President Barack Obama adviser.
The nonprofit Americas Business Council is organizing the event. National Geographic, the Knight Foundation and Univision are among the sponsors. The council's goal is to increase investment and philanthropy throughout the hemisphere by bringing journalists, business and political leaders together with innovators from around the region.