Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
The Aspen Institute's 23rd Annual Summer Celebration will feature a conversation with the evening's Public Service Awardees, Howard and Sheri Schultz, moderated by the Institute's President and CEO, Walter Isaacson, in the Greenwald Pavilion at 5:00 pm. This will be followed by a reception and benefit dinner from 6:30-9:00 pm in the Doerr-Hosier Center at the Aspen Meadows Resort. Read More
Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 8:00am to Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Communications and Society Program

*This event is by invitation only.

The Internet, social media and modern technology have irreversibly changed journalism. Though most only identify the Internet as the executioner of classic print news, 21st century media has also opened up many new realms of possibility of freedom of expression and therefore freedom of the press. This Dialogue addresses these possibilities and the implications for the future of journalism.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - Friday, August 12, 2016
Energy and Environment Program
This forum, focused on domestic U.S. nuclear energy, will provide an impartial venue for innovators, energy providers, and policy makers to analyze in-depth the challenges facing the industry and develop new ideas to maximize its potential and effectiveness in the future. Read More
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 5:00pm
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
Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 8:00am to Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 12:00pm
Communications and Society Program
Key decision makers from the telecommunications and information industries, user and consumer groups, academics, non-profit leaders, and representatives from federal, state and local government address issues of communications regulation, competition and public policy. Expert participants from diverse disciplines and viewpoints exchange valuable insights and develop innovative recommendations to address the technological, competitive and social issues that are transforming the rapidly changing communications marketplace. Read More
Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 5:00pm to Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:00pm
For almost 60 years, this premier roundtable has challenged leaders in every field to think more critically and deeply. 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. Read More
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 5:00pm to Friday, September 16, 2016 - 12:00pm
For almost 60 years, this premier roundtable has challenged leaders in every field to think more critically and deeply. 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. Read More

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