Around the Institute

How to Follow Along with the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival

June 21, 2018  • Arica Van Boxtel

The 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival, in which some 450 presenters and 3,000 attendees from all over the world visit Aspen, Colorado to discuss the most pressing ideas and issues of our time, will take place from June 21 to June 30. Spotlight Health kicks off the Festival with three days focused on the politics and policy behind health, science, and medicine. If you can’t make it to Aspen, here’s how you can watch sessions and engage with the Festival from afar.

To watch (and join) the many conversations going on over these 10 days, you can engage with the Festival on any of the platforms below.

Facebook: Watch conversations and engage with speakers on Facebook Live throughout the Festival with comments, likes, and shares. Follow the Aspen Ideas Facebook page and tune in throughout the Festival for thought-provoking and inspiring discussions.

Twitter: Follow @AspenIdeas on Twitter for live updates from panel discussions, Facebook Live conversations, Reddit AMAs, and more. Join and engage in the discussion using #SpotlightHealth and #AspenIdeas.

Instagram: Follow @AspenInstitute to see photos taken around the scenic Aspen Meadows campus and share your own images using #AspenIdeas and #SpotlightHealth. Some of our guests will be taking over the Instagram account to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the Festival.

Reddit: Ask speakers anything during the Festival — look for notifications of AMAs on Twitter at @AspenIdeas.

LinkedIn: Follow along and join the conversation on the Aspen Ideas Festival LinkedIn Storyline using the event hashtag (#AspenIdeas).

YouTube: Subscribe to our channel to see videos of panel discussions as they are posted each day. You can see highlights from key discussions, full sessions, interviews, and more.

In addition to everything above, you can check out the Aspen Institute blog and the Aspen Ideas Festival blog for more in-depth accounts of events, discussions, and interviews throughout the Festival. The Atlantic will also showcase on-the-ground coverage throughout, providing reporting and analysis along with photography and videos. All of these sources will be updated regularly with new information, so check back often to get the latest news on all things happening at the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival.