Featuring: Simon Henderson, Director, Gulf and Energy Policy Program, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy Amos J. Hochstein, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy, Bureau of Energy Affairs, U.S. Department of State Malek Takieddine, Partner, Al Jad Legal Services, Lebanon
Moderated by: Michael Ratner, Specialist in Energy Policy, Congressional Research Service
Together with Art in Embassies and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, a conversation and reception will take place to celebrate the Art in Embassies 50th Anniversary and their honorees, Cai Guo-Qiang, Jeff Koons, Shahzia Sikander, Kiki Smith and Carrie Mae Weems. The conversation will be moderated by Glenn Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art. Read More
A conversation between Danny Meyer, award-winning restaurateur and Aspen president Walter Isaacson about civic leadership.
Danny Meyer is the CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, which includes Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, Blue Smoke, Jazz Standard, Shake Shack, The Modern, Cafe 2 and Terrace 5 (at the Museum of Modern Art), Maialino, Untitled (at the Whitney Museum of American Art), North End Grill, Union Square Events and Hospitality Quotient. An active national leader in the fight against hunger, Danny has long served on the boards of Share Our Strength and City Harvest. He is equally active in civic affairs, having served as the Co-Chair of the Union Square Partnership and on the executive committees of NYC & Co and the Madison Square Park Conservancy.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Program begins at 7:00 p.m.