North American Carbon Price Roundtable

May 24, 2016 - May 25, 2016
Washington, DC

Energy and Environment Program

This new forum will bring together a select group of government officials, corporate executives, and policy experts from Canada, Mexico, and the United States to discuss how the three countries can integrate climate change policy and move toward a common carbon price for the North American continent.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 9:00am to Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
Energy and Environment Program
This new forum will bring together a select group of government officials, corporate executives, and policy experts from Canada, Mexico, and the United States to discuss how the three countries can integrate climate change policy and move toward a common carbon price for the North American continent. Read More
Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 8:30am - 3:00pm
Youth & Engagement
President and CEO of the National Constitution Center Jeff Rosen will lead a discussion on privacy rights for high school students from the Philadelphia region. Read More
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The first event in a series of intimate, high-level dinners will convene at the Aspen Institute, in partnership with IBM, to on artificial intelligence and its policy implications. Read More
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for an SF Vanguard Chapter Discussion Reception with Christine Carter, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeleyand author of The Sweet Spot and Raising Happiness on cutting edge brain science and harnessing the power of the unconscious mind. Read More
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:00pm to Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 12:00pm

Changing How We Change: Major Trends Shaping the Future of Technology, Education, Business and Society

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 6:30pm to Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 12:00pm
Energy and Environment Program

The Aspen-Nicholas Water Forum is an annual, collaborative initiative between the Aspen Institute and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, gathering ~50 thought leaders to discuss domestic water challenge

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
The Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series features Diane Rehm, Host of "The Diane Rehm Show" on WAMU 88.5 FM American University Radio, on her recent memoir "On My Own" (Alfred A. Knopf). The discussion will be co-moderated by Aspen Institute Executive Vice President Elliot Gerson and Dr. Jessica Herzstein. Read More
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aspen Words
Writer in Residence Sunil Yapa will read and discuss his novel, Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, one of the most talked-about debuts of 2016. Free Event Read More
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Economic Opportunities Program
As we plan for the next generation of this program, we invite you to join us for “Celebrate Skills for America’s Future,” a look back on five years of achievements in demonstrating how businesses can successfully partner with community colleges to meet their workforce needs and help working people connect to economic opportunities. This event will include several moderated panel discussions to take stock of job-driven workforce developments and showcase future trends in workforce development. The discussions will be followed by a reception. Read More
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sports and Society Program
It’s been a year since the release of the seminal Aspen Institute report, Sport for All, Play for Life: A Playbook to Get Every Kid in the Game, and many organizations have taken action consistent with its eight strategies for the eight sectors that touch the lives of children. At the 2016 Project Play Summit on May 17 at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center in Washington DC, meet leaders of these efforts and discover new opportunities to build healthy communities through sport. Read More
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

This seminar explores several vectors of the human journey in search of meaning. The curriculum comprises three, three-month thematic modules: The Journey Inwards, The Journey Outwards, The Journey Upwards. These modules will be anchored by plays and sonnets from William Shakespeare while additionally drawing upon texts from the ancient to the contemporary—companions helping us navigate the choppy waters of our own values and beliefs.

Dates and Times: Monday nights from 6:30–9:00 p.m. October 19, November 16, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 14, April 18, May 16, June 13.

Fee: $225 includes all sessions, reading materials and refreshments. 

Athens to Aspen is now full. 

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 5:00pm to Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
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.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
Join the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs and Emory University’s Social Enterprise @ Goizueta for an in-depth presentation on the recent findings from the first annual Global Accelerator Learning Initiative (GALI) report. Read More
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us on Wednesday, May 11 from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Walt Disney Family Musuem for a riveting discussion with Penny Pritzker, US Secretary of Commerce on "Transforming the Department of Commerce into the Department of Business for the Global 21st Century. This event is at capacity. Read More
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
William "Bro" Adams, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities, discussing "The Humanities: A Strategic Imperative for America." Read More
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
Ascend
The Bernard van Leer Foundation and Ascend will partner on a global convening on breaking the cycle of poverty through economic support for parents and early childhood services for their children. Convening on breaking the cycle of poverty with an emphasis on economic stability and early childhood development as gateways to programs, policies, and partnerships that support children and parents together. Read More
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 7:00pm to Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 12:00pm

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Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The series "Conversations with Great Leaders in Memory of Preston Robert Tisch" — underwritten by the children of the late Bob Tisch, a businessman and philanthropist — highlights great leadership in action through interviews with key leaders from all sectors of civic life. The program will feature an exploration of the Syrian refugee crisis with David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee and Professor Michael W. Doyle, the Director of the Global Policy Initiative at Columbia University. Read More
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series will feature Garry Kasparov, Chess Grandmaster and Russian pro-democracy leader, on his recent book "Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped" (PublicAffairs Books). Read More
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 8:00am to Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 12:00pm
The Africa Leadership Initiative captures the energy, talent, and resolve of an emerging generation of leaders in Africa and engages them in confronting the foremost challenges of their countries. Founded in 2001 by four Henry Crown Fellows, it is a collaborative venture of the Institute, the Databank Foundation (Ghana), Infotech Investments (Tanzania), LEAP Africa (Nigeria), and the Letsema Foundation (South Africa). The initiative currently has three distinct programs in West Africa, East Africa, and South Africa. Read More

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