Around the Institute

Watch Live: 5 Events from the Aspen Action Forum You Won’t Want to Miss

July 25, 2014

If last year’s Aspen Action Forum is any indication, this year’s event will be full of powerful discussions on leadership and how to be disruptive in your field. 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 Carlyle Group Co-founder and Co-CEO David Rubenstein, 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 by tweeting us at @AspenAction. 

Note: The times listed are in Mountain Time.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

12:30-1:30PM MDT

Aspen Action Forum Opening Lunch: Keynote address by Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

4:15-5:45PM MDT

The Leadership in Action Series:

  • Walter Isaacson In conversation with Stewart Resnick, co-founder, Roll Global
  • Disruptive Leadership in History: Remarks by David Rubenstein
  • Remarks by Michael Sandel, author and professor, Harvard University

6:30-8:00PM MDT

Announcement of The 2014 John P. McNulty Prize Laureates: The John P. McNulty Prize celebrates the boldness and impact Aspen Global Leadership Fellows are bringing to the toughest challenges in their communities and the world-at-large.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

2:30-3:30PM MDT

In Conversation with Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright: An interview with Fellows from the Aspen Global Leadership Network

Friday, August 1, 2014

12:45-2:00PM MDT

Closing Lunch – Disruption: A Look to the Future: Panel moderated by New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas with featured speakers: