Communications and Society Program

New Report

Making the Invisible Visible

Redesigning Business Processes for Exponential Organizations

April 27, 2016

New Report

Skirting Bottlenecks

Network Evolution, Digital Inclusion and Data Security

March 25, 2016

New Report

The City as Platform

How Digital Networks are Changing Urban Life and Governance

March 3, 2016

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. Follow us on Twitter @aspencs.

Charlie Firestone

Charlie Firestone
Executive Director

Charlie Firestone joined C&S as executive director in 1989. Since then, the program has focused on the implications of communications and information technologies for leadership; the impact of new technologies on democratic, economic and social institutions; and the development of new communications policy models and options for the public interest. Read more»

 


Upcoming C&S Events


 

Aspen Institute Roundtable on Institutional Innovation 
Topic: Operating Models for Exponential Times
July 13 -15, 2016
Aspen, Colorado
By Invitation Only

Aspen Institute Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence
August 1-4, 2016
Aspen, Colorado
By Invitation Only

Aspen Institute Dialogue on the Future of Journalism
August 7-9, 2016
Aspen, Colorado
By Invitation Only

30th Annual Aspen Institute Conference on Communications Policy 
August 14-17, 2016
Aspen, Colorado
By Invitation Only