Society of Fellows Two-Day Symposium: The Great Cases, Controversies, Trends, & Personalities at the US Supreme Court

July 7, 2015 - July 9, 2015
Aspen, CO
Moderated by Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center and professor at George Washington University Law School, and Tom Goldstein, founder and publisher of SCOTUSblog and partner at Goldstein & Russell, P.C., this two day symposium will feature a discussion examining recent Supreme Court decisions and personal judicial insights with two highly acclaimed legal experts.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - Thursday, July 9, 2015
Aspen
Moderated by Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center and professor at George Washington University Law School, and Tom Goldstein, founder and publisher of SCOTUSblog and partner at Goldstein & Russell, P.C., this two day symposium will feature a discussion examining recent Supreme Court decisions and personal judicial insights with two highly acclaimed legal experts.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aspen
This event will feature Dr. Eric Smith, professor at the Earth-Life Science Institute in Tokyo and the Santa Fe Institute. Read More
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aspen
Featuring plaintiff’s attorney Steve Susman, alternative dispute resolution expert Kenneth Feinberg, and antitrust and commercial litigator Bert Rein. Moderated by Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center. Read More
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Aspen

*This event is by invitation only.

In conjunction with the Justice and Society Program

Featuring Dr. John Martin, director of the Immigration and the State Court Initiative, in conversation with Meryl Chertoff, executive director of the Aspen Institute Justice and Society Program, for an examination of how the courts, law enforcement, and social service agencies are managing the influx of trafficked US laborers and child victims over the southern US border.

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 6:00pm to Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
Aspen
The Aspen Institute Socrates Program invites you to join us in Aspen, Colorado, for an exciting weekend of learning and summer activities over the July 4th weekend, July 10-13, 2015. Choose one of five expert-moderated seminars available! Read More
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Aspen
This dinner benefits the Socrates Program for Emerging Leaders. The evening will honor Jeffrey Rosen and feature a conversation between Reid Hoffman and Walter Isaacson on "Platforms and Networks for Social Impact." The dinner is co-chaired by Laura and Gary Lauder and Mona Williams and Scott Sillers, and will be held in the Doerr-Hosier Center from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Read More
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Aspen

*This event is by invitation only. This event is open to SOF Vanguard Chapter members only.

Featuring Adam Grant, author of the bestseller Give and Take, who will shatter assumptions about what it takes to arrive at the top in the business world and will discuss the notion that achieving success is becoming increasingly dependent on how we interact with others.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Aspen

*This event is by invitation only.

This event is at capacity. We will keep a waitlist. Please contact the SOF Hotline at sof@aspeninstitute.org or (970) 544-7980 for more information. 

Featuring Steven Johnson, best-selling author of "How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World."

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Aspen
Evan Williams, CEO of Medium.com and co-founder and former chairman and CEO of Twitter, will be featured in conversation with Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson. Read More
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 5:00pm to Friday, July 17, 2015 - 5:00pm
Aspen Initiative on Financial Security
The Financial Security Summit is the flagship convening of Aspen IFS. The working theme for this year’s Financial Security Summit is “Reimagining Financial Security: Managing Risk and Building Wealth in an Era of Inequality.” Read More
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 6:30pm to Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 12:00pm
Aspen Energy and Environment Program

The 2015 Energy Policy Forum,  "Leaning Into the Energy System of the Future," will be  co-chaired by Susan Tierney, Managing Principal, Analysis Group, and Clint Vince, Energy Sector Chair, Dentons.  The format relies heavily on dialogue among experts with varied experience and perspectives.

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
Aspen

*This event is by invitation only.

Led by Ellen Susman, director of Art in Embassies. This half-day program will explore how visual arts can help to communicate a nation’s values and create dialogue to better facilitate cultural diplomacy. Featuring three panels with artists and ambassadors, including Patrick Gaspard, US ambassador to South Africa.

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aspen
Featuring Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Recreation Equipment, Inc. (REI). Jewell will discuss her work in the conservation of public lands and the importance of building a connection between America’s youth and the great outdoors. Read More
Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 6:30pm to Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:00pm
Aspen Energy and Environment Program

This 6th year of the Forum will build on our cutting edge discussions from previous forums where we anticipated many of the dynamic changes occurring today in the clean energy sector, including electricity market realignment, business model and financial innovation, customer empowerment, the integration of information and energy technologies, and the impacts of foss

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Aspen

*This event is by invitation only.

 This event is at capacity. We will keep a waitlist. Please contact the SOF Hotline at sof@aspeninstitute.org or (970) 544-7980 for more information. 

Featuring Kimberly Dozier, counterterrorism expert and contributor to The Daily Beast and CNN, and Catherine Herridge, chief intelligence correspondent for Fox News.

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Aspen Aspen Institute Arts Program
Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group of kids that live in a village that is next to one of South America’s largest landfills. This unlikely orchestra plays music from instruments made entirely out of garbage. Founded by Favio Chávez, the orchestra was catapulted into the global spotlight when their story went viral, taking them from their home into arenas and sold-out concerts. And when a natural disaster devastated their community, the orchestra provided a source of hope for the town. The film, which follows Chávez, his colleagues, and the young members of his orchestra, is a testament to the transformative power of music and the resilience of the human spirit. Read More
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aspen
Republican governors gather to discuss their forward-looking solutions to the issues of health care, the economy, immigration and other areas that are pressing in their states. Read More
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:00pm to Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 7:00pm
Aspen Homeland Security Program

The Aspen Security Forum (ASF) is an annual summer gathering of top-level present and former government officials from all relevant national security agencies; industry leaders; leading thinkers; nationally noted print and broadcast journalists; and concerned citizens.

For more information, please visit www.aspensecurityforum.org.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aspen
FBI Director Jim Comey will assess the diverse range of threats to the U.S. homeland and share his strategy for countering them. Read More
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 10:00am to Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 4:00pm
Aspen Aspen Words

Join artist Tim Fielder on an adventure into the art of the graphic novel. Students will learn how to create sequential art for the purpose of cartoon publication — exploring script writing, panel to panel layout, breakdowns, lettering, illustration, and coloring. The class will culminate in a showcase in the form of a webcomics portal!

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