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First Movers Summit 2017

The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program hosted the fourth First Movers Summit just outside of Chicago, IL on October 19-22, 2017. This weekend event brought together First Mover Fellows from all nine classes and other invited experts in the field of social intrapreneurship.


  • Connect – Build bonds across classes of Fellows and with other experts in social intrapreneurship.
  • Collaborate – Explore how Fellows working on similar challenges (e.g. renewable energy, food security, financial inclusion) can share insights and collaborate for greater impact.
  • Learn – Reinforce skills acquired in First Movers seminars.
  • Inspire – Discover new possibilities for business success.
  • Envision – Think deeply about the future of your career, your industry, and the world.


Event information
Thu Oct 19, 2017 - Sun Oct 22, 2017
Hyatt Lodge
Oak Brook, IL