The Aspen Seminar on Leadership, Values, and Good Society

September 12, 2015 - September 18, 2015
Aspen, CO
This premier roundtable challenges leaders in every field to think more critically and deeply.
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 5:00am to Friday, September 18, 2015 - 12:00pm
Aspen
This premier roundtable challenges leaders in every field to think more critically and deeply.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 12:00pm
Aspen
The Pahara-Aspen Fellowship seeks to strengthen and sustain diverse, high-potential leaders who are reimagining public education. Using a time-tested method of text-based dialogue, the program provides participants the opportunity to reflect on the values and tensions involved in effective and enlightened leadership across the public, nonprofit and private sectors. Read More
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 4:30pm to Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 11:00am
Aspen Ascend

*This event is by invitation only.

The Ascend 2Gen Policymakers Institute will bring together an invitation-only group of about 25 local, state, and federal policymakers to share knowledge and advance strategies for creating a cycle of opportunity for children and their parents. 

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 4:30pm to Friday, October 9, 2015 - 11:00am
Aspen Ascend

*This event is by invitation only.

The Aspen ThinkXChange, a national forum on two-generation solutions, will be held October 7-9, 2015, at the Aspen Institue Meadows Conference Center located in Aspen Colorado. This year, we will take our two-generation conversations to new depths with a focus on interactive and small group sessions to really proble the challenges and opportunities in the field. 

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 1:00pm
Aspen
This four-day seminar incorporates the discussion and analysis of excerpts from the Great Books with the practice of applicable leadership and problem solving skills. The method of Socratic dialogue and the emphasis of discussion and debate allow the course to delve into the core of human values of our culture, the origins of American democracy, and what it means to pursue Aristotle’s concept of "the good life". Read More
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Aspen
After a successful inaugural year, this program will continue as a forum for community members to gain insight into specific issues facing our society today, and to provide an opportunity to discuss the underlying values and ideas that we hold as individuals and a society as a whole. Read More
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Aspen
After a successful inaugural year, this four-week program will continue as a forum for community members to gain insight into specific issues facing our society today, and to provide an opportunity to discuss the underlying values and ideas that we hold as individuals and a society as a whole. Read More
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
Aspen
The Pahara-Aspen Fellowship seeks to strengthen and sustain diverse, high-potential leaders who are reimagining public education. Using a time-tested method of text-based dialogue, the program provides participants the opportunity to reflect on the values and tensions involved in effective and enlightened leadership across the public, nonprofit and private sectors. Read More
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Aspen
After a successful inaugural year, this four-week program will continue as a forum for community members to gain insight into specific issues facing our society today, and to provide an opportunity to discuss the underlying values and ideas that we hold as individuals and a society as a whole. Read More
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Aspen
After a successful inaugural year, this four-week program will continue as a forum for community members to gain insight into specific issues facing our society today, and to provide an opportunity to discuss the underlying values and ideas that we hold as individuals and a society as a whole. Read More
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 12:00pm
Aspen
Fellows from across the Aspen Global Leadership Network, all of whom will have attended both The Challenge of Leadership Seminar as well as The Aspen Seminar, attend the Leading in an Era of Globalization seminar. In the former, Fellows were asked to reflect on the attributes of “effective, enlightened leadership”; in the latter, on the concept of the Good Society. In this seminar, they will explore the challenges placed at their feet as leaders in a period of increasing interconnectedness. Read More
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 5:00pm to Friday, March 18, 2016 - 12:00pm
Aspen
This seminar is a unique opportunity to step away from the demands of the present and reflect with other leaders in moderated, text-based Socratic dialogue on the concept of a good and just society: What is it? How does it become a reality? What is our role in making it happen? The settings in Aspen, Colorado and on Maryland's Eastern Shore are ideal for rejuvenation of the mind, body, and spirit of participants who emerge personally renewed and professionally focused.
Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 5:00pm to Friday, April 8, 2016 - 12:00pm
Aspen
This seminar is a unique opportunity to step away from the demands of the present and reflect with other leaders in moderated, text-based Socratic dialogue on the concept of a good and just society: What is it? How does it become a reality? What is our role in making it happen? The settings in Aspen, Colorado and on Maryland's Eastern Shore are ideal for rejuvenation of the mind, body, and spirit of participants who emerge personally renewed and professionally focused.
Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Aspen

*This event is by invitation only.

Aspen Institute Board of Trustees Annual Summer Board Meeting

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 5:00pm
Aspen
The Henry Crown Fellowship Program, established in 1997, seeks to develop the next generation of community-spirited leaders, providing them with the tools necessary to meet the challenges of business and civic leadership in the 21st century. The program is a unique mix of seminars designed to broaden the perspectives of the participants and hone their skills in values-centered leadership. It honors the memory of Chicago industrialist Henry Crown (1896-1990), whose legendary career was marked by a lifelong commitment to honor, integrity, industry and philanthropy. Read More