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WATCH LIVE: 5 Events from the Aspen Action Forum You Won’t Want to Miss

July 27, 2015  • Katherine Grygo, Guest Blogger

Aspen Institute Trustee and former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright at the 2014 Action Forum. (Photo Credit: Daniel Bayer)

Note: Watch all of the livestreamed events on the Action Forum website.

The 2015 Aspen Action Forum will be full of powerful discussions on quality leadership and how leaders can best respond in times of crisis. The Forum convenes hundreds of thought leaders and influential — and international — Fellows from the Aspen Global Leadership Network with other leaders from the Institute and its partners for five days of seminars.

While the seminars are closed to the public, certain conversations between Fellows working in similar fields, as well as those with high-profile figures such as Aspen Institute Trustee and former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and New York Times Op-Ed columnist and bestselling author David Brooks, will be livestreamed each day. 

Scroll down for our top five Forum discussions that you won’t want to miss. Mark your calendars so that you can watch these events as they happen on the Forum’s livestream page, and share your comments on Twitter by using the hashtag #AspenAction

Note: The times listed are in Mountain Time.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

12:00-1:30PM MDT

The 2015 Aspen Action Forum Opening Lunch: A panel discussion with Fellows from the Aspen Global Leadership Network who collaborated on the birth and growth of the B Corp movement.

6:45-7:45PM MDT

Leading in Crisis: Liberty Fellows respond to Charleston shooting: Liberty Fellows from South Carolina will discuss how they are collaborating to implement change and address South Carolina’s barriers to equality in the aftermath of this heart-wrenching tragedy.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 

5:30-6:30PM MDT

Announcement of The 2015 John P. McNulty Prize Laureates: The John P. McNulty Prize Laureates reflect on their experiences founding and leading high impact organizations that are addressing the toughest challenges in the their communities and the world at large.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

1:00-2:30PM MDT

Lunch & Featured Keynotes: Keynote address by Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson and Aspen Institute Trustee and Vice Chairman of The Wonderful Company Lynda Resnick. Resnick will share her action pledge about her work to change the paradigm of health and wellness in the California Central Valley. 

Friday, July 31, 2015 

12:30-2:00PM MDT

Closing Lunch & Keynote by David Brooks: Keynote address by New York Times Op-Ed columnist and bestselling author David Brooks.