The first Latin America Innovation Summit will be held in Santiago, Chile on July 30-31, 2013. World-leading innovation and domain experts will gather to generate a new, actionable innovation agenda for Latin America. The Summit aims to build on Latin America’s growing recognition as a global economic player, and to support innovation leaders to achieve the region’s desired future in the global innovation ecosystem. Organized by the Institute for Large Scale Innovation and the government of Chile, participants will come from all over Latin America representing government, the private sector, civil society and academic institutions. Speakers include President Sebastián Piñera of Chile, Latin America innovation thought leader and author Raúl Rivera, the Canadian government’s Chair of Science, Technology and Innovation Howard Alper, and John Kao, Chairman of the Institute for Large Scale Innovation. For more details, visit cumbreinnovacion.com.