August 5, 2014 - August 7, 2014
Aspen, CO

*This event is by-invitation only.

Annual meeting of the Aspen Philanthropy Group. 

August 5, 2014
Aspen, CO
Don Bacigalupi, President of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, in conversation with Carrie Walton Penner, education reform advocate. Read More
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 4, 2014
Aspen, CO
Communications and Society Program

In collaboration with the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program

Hurst Lecture Series: Reforming American Public Diplomacy -- A Conversation with Richard Stengel, Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Followed by a distinguished panel. Richard Stengel will speak on his plans for the future of American public diplomacy followed by a panel discussion featuring former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; Dina Powell, President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation; and Alec Ross, former Senior Advisor for Innovation to Sec. Clinton; The panel will be moderated by Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute.

August 4, 2014 - August 7, 2014
Aspen, CO
Moderators: Ambassador William Miller, Senior Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center and former United States Ambassador to Ukraine (1993-1998). Denis Poltavets, Medical Doctor, Psychiatrist, Civil Society Development Expert, Resident of Kiev, Ukraine. Read More
August 3, 2014
Aspen, CO
Dinner and dancing in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Society of Fellows. 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 2, 2014
Aspen, CO
Democratic governors will discuss how their priorities are making a difference and the challenges that lie ahead. Featured special guests include: Gov. Mark Dayton of Minnesota , Gov. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri, Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland, and Gov. Peter Shumlin of Vermont. This event will be moderated by Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson. 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
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 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 - 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 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 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 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 23, 2014 - July 26, 2014
Aspen, CO, United States
Homeland Security Program
Save the date for the 2014 Aspen Security Forum. The Forum is an annual summer gathering of top-level present and former government officials from all relevant national security agencies; industry leaders; leading thinkers; nationally noted print and broadcast journalists; and concerned citizens. For more information, please visit www.aspensecurityforum.org Read More
July 22, 2014
Aspen, CO
Aspen Institute Arts Program
Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq, known to all as “Tanny,” may have been the most transcendent. She was the inspiration and then the wife of choreography genius, George Balanchine. She also sparked the imagination of Jerome Robbins, who created his famous version of "Afternoon of a Faun" for her. Then, in 1954, at age 27 and at the height of her fame, she was struck down by polio. Read More
July 22, 2014
Aspen, CO
Understand both sides of the looming battle over implementing “Common Core State Standards” in almost every public school in the U.S. Co-moderated by Paul Pastorek and Nancy Pelz-Paget. Read More
July 21, 2014
Aspen, CO
Nancy Pelz-Paget, Co-Director, Education and Society Program, The Aspen Institute. *This event is open to Society of Fellows members only. Read More
July 21, 2014
Aspen, CO
Justice and Society Program

The Aspen Institute Justice and Society Program Presents Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

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