Hurst Lecture Series: This We'll Defend -- The Army's Role in Defending the Nation Against Today's Security and Fiscal Challenges

July 23, 2014
Aspen, CO
Featuring US Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno. Gen. Odierno has also served as the Commander of United States Joint Forces Command, Commanding General of the United States Forces – Iraq and as Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where he was the primary military advisor to Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice.
July 23, 2014
Aspen, CO
Featuring US Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno. Gen. Odierno has also served as the Commander of United States Joint Forces Command, Commanding General of the United States Forces – Iraq and as Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where he was the primary military advisor to Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice. Read More
July 24, 2014
Washington, DC
Economic Opportunities Program

This is a closed event with the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), a nonprofit that works at all levels within the higher education, public, and private sectors to make it easier for people to get the education and training they need.

July 24, 2014
Aspen, CO

The McCloskey Speaker Series presents a unique and diverse roster of distinguished speakers. The series is made possible by a generous donation from the McCloskey Family Charitable Foundation.

July 28, 2014 - July 31, 2014
Queenstown, MD

Discover what's next in life and work through the Aspen Life Reimagined Seminars. Visit http://www.aspeninstitute.org/seminars/LifeReimagined to learn more. 

July 28, 2014 - August 1, 2014
Aspen, CO
Aspen Writers' Foundation
Join us on an exhilarating ride as we combine whitewater rafting and adventure writing into a summer camp like no other! Read More
July 28, 2014
Aspen, CO
Aspen Institute Arts Program
3D printing is changing the world — from printing guns and human organs to dismantling the world’s industrial infrastructure by enabling home manufacturing. It’s “the next Industrial Revolution.” For the first time in history, the stories of the human beings building an industry have been filmed. The result: this absorbing award winner, which follows the people racing to bring 3D printing to our desktops and into our lives. For the winners, there are fortunes — and history — to be made. Read More
July 29, 2014 - August 1, 2014
Aspen, CO
This event is by invitation only. For over 60 years, the Aspen Institute has convened the world’s leaders to pause and reflect on the critical issues of our time. We invite these leaders to do more than just reflect. We invite them to move “from thought to action” at the Aspen Action Forum. Read More
August 2, 2014
Aspen, CO
Democratic governors will discuss how their priorities are making a difference and the challenges that lie ahead. This event will be moderated by Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson. Read More
August 3, 2014 - August 6, 2014
Aspen , CO, United States
Communications and Society Program

Dialogue on Diplomacy and Technology

The overall goal of the Communications and Society Program is to promote integrated, thoughtful, values-based decision making in the fields of communications, media, and information policy.
August 3, 2014
Aspen, CO
Dinner and dancing in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Society of Fellows. Read More
August 4, 2014 - August 7, 2014
Aspen, CO
Moderated by Ambassador William Miller, Senior Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and former United States Ambassador to Ukraine (1993-1998). Read More
August 4, 2014
Aspen, CO
Communications and Society Program

Generously underwritten by the Hurst Family Foundation, the Hurst Lecture Series features conversations with renowned and inspiring leaders for public audiences in Aspen.

August 4, 2014
Aspen, CO
Aspen Institute Arts Program
As soon as allegations of human rights abuse arise, members of Human Rights Watch’s Emergency Team hit the ground to witness and document the truth. Risking their lives, these international investigators jump into some of the world’s fiercest theaters of war. Shot over two and a half years, this Sundance award winner follows four seasoned watchdogs into the bullets and, fascinatingly, back to their homes. Read More
August 5, 2014
Aspen, CO
Alice Walton, Chairwoman, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, in conversation with Carrie Walton Penner, education reform advocate. Read More
August 5, 2014 - August 7, 2014
Aspen, CO

*This event is by-invitation only.

Annual meeting of the Aspen Philanthropy Group. 

August 6, 2014
Aspen, CO
Featuring Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation. The Ford Foundation is the second largest philanthropy in the United States with over $11 billion in assets and $500 million in annual giving. The foundation is based in the United States and operates worldwide, with ten offices in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Central and South America. Read More
August 7, 2014 - August 9, 2014
Aspen, CO

Annual Summer Board Meeting of the Aspen Institute Board of Trustees.

August 7, 2014
Aspen , CO
Aspen Global Health and Development

Featuring the Right Honorable Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UN Development Group and Former Prime Minister of New Zealand

Cocktail Reception - 7:00 PM

Dinner and Lecture - 7:30 PM

The Aspen Institute Madeleine K. Albright Global Development Lecture recognizes an exceptional individual whose vision has provided breakthrough thinking to tackle the challenges of global development.

August 8, 2014
Aspen, CO
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and former Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright will sit in conversation with former US Ambassador Nicholas Burns, professor at the Harvard Kennedy School. Read More
August 9, 2014
Aspen, CO
The 21st Annual Summer Celebration will honor Doris Kearns Goodwin and Richard N. Goodwin with Public Leadership Awards. The Dinner Chairs are Joan Fabry and Michael Klein. Read More

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