Global South Summit in Nashville

Global South Summit in Nashville to focus on food, health, prosperity issues

The second annual Global South Summit will convene in Nashville on Nov. 11-12, bringing about 400 business executives, industry experts, scientists and students together to “build a road map for solving some of the biggest challenges facing our planet in food, health and economic prosperity,” according to the sponsors.

Among key guests for the event at the Music City Center will be CNN host and Time Magazine Editor-at-Large Fareed Zakaria and xPrize Foundation founder Peter Diamandis. They will be joined by a group of “cross-sector experts in food, health and prosperity” who are “working on issues critical to our world’s future: How will we feed our growing population? How will we ensure health for all citizens? How will we prosper and create expanding opportunity for all?” according to the CumberlandCenter, a university-business alliance, and its lead institutional partner, the Cambridge Mindful Living Foundation.