Inspired by The Atlantic’s enduring partnership with the Aspen Institute and Aspen Ideas Festival, the fifth-annual Washington Ideas Forum gathers an audience of 600 people, including government officials, top business executives, global thought leaders, academics, and celebrities. It is the place to hear – and meet – the most prominent thinkers of our time. This year’s Forum will take place November 13-14 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
For those unable to attend in person, the event will be live streamed at http://events.theatlantic.com/washington-ideas-forum/2013/. Full coverage will also be available on TheAtlantic.com. Follow the conversation online via @Atlantic_LIVE, @AspenInstitute, and @Newseum and by using #IdeasForum.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
America Gets Her Trade Groove Back
Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative
10:00 a.m.: Anne-Marie Slaughter, President of the New America Foundation and author of “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” interviewed by Dee Dee Myers, former White House Press Secretary and author of “Why Women Should Rule the World.”
10:50 a.m.: Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, interviewed by Steven Rattner, Economic Analyst at MSNBC’s Morning Joe and Contributing Writer at The New York Times
1:25 p.m.: Welcome remarks by David Bradley, Chairman of Atlantic Media
1:30 p.m.: Susan Rice, National Security Advisor, interviewed by Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute
2:50 p.m.: Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of The Cook Political Report and columnist for National Journal, and Chuck Todd, Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News and host of MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown, interviewed by John Harwood, Chief Washingon Correspondent at CNBC
4:30 p.m.: Andrew McAfee, principal research scientist for the Center for Digital Business at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, on robotics and the future of technology
5:35 p.m.: Ezekiel Emanuel, Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, interviewed by Eugene Robinson, columnist for The Washington Post and MSNBC contributor
Thursday, November 14, 2013
8:30 a.m.: Welcome remarks by Jim Duff, President of the Newseum
9:00 a.m.: Senator John McCain (R-AZ), interviewed by James Bennet, Editor-in-Chief of The Atlantic
11:50 a.m.: Frank Luntz, President Luntz Global, and Michael Steele, Former Chairman, Republican National Committe and Political Analyst at MSNBC, interviewed by Molly Ball, Politics Writer at The Atlantic
12:20 p.m.: Karl Rove, former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush, and Stanley Greenberg, CEO of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, interviewed by Ronald Brownstein, Editorial Director of Atlantic Media
12:45 p.m.: Program concludes
Inspired by The Atlantic’s enduring partnership with the Aspen Institute and Aspen Ideas Festival, the fifth-annual Washington Ideas Forum gathers an audience of 600 people, including government officials, top business executives, global thought leaders, academics, and celebrities. It is the place to hear – and meet – the most prominent thinkers of our time.