Dialogue on The Crisis with Russia

November 21, 2014
Washington, DC

Aspen Strategy Group

A discussion featuring: Stephen J. Hadley, Principal, RiceHadleyGates LLC and Former National Security Advisor; Strobe Talbott, President, The Brookings Institution and Former Deputy Secretary of State; and Angela Stent, Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, Georgetown University.
November 21, 2014
Washington, DC
Aspen Strategy Group
A discussion featuring: Stephen J. Hadley, Principal, RiceHadleyGates LLC and Former National Security Advisor; Strobe Talbott, President, The Brookings Institution and Former Deputy Secretary of State; and Angela Stent, Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, Georgetown University. Read More
November 20, 2014 - November 22, 2014
Ronda (Málaga), Spain

Aspen Institute España will hold its fourth international seminar within the framework of the "Aspen Mediterranean Initiative" (AMI), a forum for dialogue and cooperation among young leaders from countries along both shores of the Mediterranean.

The seminar will be chaired by Mr. Randall Kempner, Executive Director of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE).

November 20, 2014
Queenstown, MD

This event is by invitation only.

Dr. Gail Wilensky, Senior Fellow, Project Hope and former Head of Medicare/Medicaid  in conversation about the changing face of US health care — the Affordable Care Act, specialty drugs, and more.

November 20, 2014
Queenstown, MD
Dr. Wilensky will discuss a broad range of issues regarding the U.S. health care system including the Affordable Care Act, infectious diseases, the emergence of high cost specialty drugs, the rising cost of health care, and the unavailability of quality medical care in many parts of rural America. Read More
November 20, 2014
Washington D.C., DC, United States
The Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series will feature Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, discussing her latest book “The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong” (PublicAffairs). Read More
November 20, 2014 - November 22, 2014
Cordoba , Spain

 Aspen Mediterranean Initiative in Spain

November 19, 2014
Aspen, CO, United States
This four-week series is designed as a forum for community members to gain insight into specific issues facing our society today, as well as research viable solutions to these issues. 
The topics to be covered are Surveillance; Alternative College Funding; Electoral Redistricting; and Designer Babies. Read More
November 19, 2014
Washington, DC
Center for Native American Youth
Native American youth are often overlooked in the national dialogue and continue to be misrepresented by negative, race-based stereotypes. In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, the Center for Native American Youth’s public event will highlight perspectives on racial equity from experts in Indian Country — including Native young people themselves — to inspire policymakers, foundations, and other advocates to make Native youth a priority. Read More
November 19, 2014
Washington, DC
Aspen Institute Arts Program
Known for emphasizing collaboration, innovation, and community engagement, Rutter will talk to Arts Program Director, Damian Woetzel, about how she intends to focus her experiences and enthusiasm toward a bright future for the Kennedy Center. Read More
November 19, 2014 - November 21, 2014
Aspen, CO, United States
Energy and Environment Program

It is beyond debate that food insecurity in the United States results in obesity and poor nutrition, contributing to increased public healthcare costs. However, the question remains of whether programs and policies to improve access to healthful food can also serve to reduce or alleviate total U.S. healthcare cost. Through the Aspen Institute Dialogue on U.S.

November 18, 2014
New York, NY
Aspen Institute Arts Program
Following up from the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival, the Aspen Institute Arts Program continues examining how the lives of at-risk youth and incarcerated citizens are made better through the practice of drama. Read More
November 18, 2014
Washington D.C., DC, United States
Education and Society Program
To truly realize the instructional rigor and educational promise of the Common Core, open and honest conversations about implementation’s successes and struggles are needed. To help facilitate these discussions, the Aspen Institute and Achieve are releasing two tools designed to help school-level staff and state leaders gauge implementation of the Common Core and to provide a framework for assessing progress. Please join us for an opportunity to hear directly from state and district leaders of Common Core implementation and learn about new tools and resources designed to support the important work of Common Core implementation. Read More
November 17, 2014
Aspen, CO, United States
Marking the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, this seminar series will use the Bard as a lens through which to frame the Enlightenment ideas and ideals that shape the American Democratic Experiment. Following the structure of “Athens to Aspen”, the curriculum will comprise three, three-month thematic modules, each drawing upon: texts from the European Enlightenment, a Shakespeare play, and text about American politics and culture. Read More
November 17, 2014
Washington, DC
Health, Medicine and Society Program
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, is director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), our nation’s health protection agency. Since 2009, he has worked to control health threats from infectious diseases, respond to emergencies, and battle the leading causes of death in our nation and around the world. Read More
November 15, 2014 - November 21, 2014
Aspen, CO, United States

For almost 60 years, this premier roundtable has challenged leaders in every field to think more critically and deeply. The 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?

November 15, 2014 - November 21, 2014
Aspen, CO
For almost 60 years, this premier roundtable has challenged leaders in every field to think more critically and deeply. The 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 the mind, body, and spirit of participants who emerge personally renewed and professionally refocused. Read More
November 14, 2014
New York, NY

*This event is by invitation only. 

Featuring Michael Zantovsky, author of "Havel: A Life." As one of Vaclav Havel’s closest friends and as his political ally, press secretary, and advisor, Michael Zantovsky was a rare witness to this extraordinary life. With unprecedented access to private correspondence, documents, and interviews, Zantovsky presents a powerful, engaging, and revelatory account of a giant among men.

November 14, 2014 - November 15, 2014
New York, NY
A discussion on how technology is changing the way we do business. Read More
November 13, 2014
New York, NY
The Annual Awards Dinner will be chaired by Mrs. Mercedes T. Bass. Lynda Resnick, co-owner and vice-chairman of Roll International Corporation, will be honored with the Corporate Leadership Award. Reed Hastings, Founder of Netflix, Inc., will be honored with the Henry Crown Leadership Award. Read More
November 13, 2014 - November 14, 2014
New York, NY

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

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