Aspen Security Forum Begins Today; Watch Live & Follow Online

November 3, 2021

Jake Sullivan & Adam Schiff join lineup alongside Mark Milley, Condoleezza Rice, Ng Eng Hen, Alejandro Mayorkas, & Kathleen Sebelius

Contact: Jon Purves
Senior Media Relations Manager
The Aspen Institute

Washington, DC, November 3, 2021 – The 2021 Aspen Security Forum begins at 9:00am ET on Wednesday, November 3rd and continues until 5:20pm ET on Thursday November 4. Produced in partnership with NBC News, the Forum is taking place for the first time ever in Washington, D.C., at the InterContinental – Wharf. Global leaders, U.S. government officials, business executives, distinguished journalists, and more are gather to address critical questions about national security and foreign policy

For those not attending in-person, all public programming from the Forum will be broadcast via livestream through the Aspen Security Forum YouTube page  The full agenda and speaker list is available at:

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Recently announced speaker additions include National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in conversation with Stephen Hadley, former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff interviewed by Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent for NBC News and Host of ‘Andrea Mitchell Reports’ on MSNBC.  Topics to be addressed include, global supply chain challenges, U.S.-China relations, climate change and national security, the future of special operations forces, global economic recovery and vaccination efforts, the Transatlantic alliance, homeland security, democracy – at home and abroad –, and much more.

Anchors and correspondents from NBC News, the exclusive media partner of the 2021 Aspen Security Forum, will participate in marquee one-on-one and panel conversations. Participating journalists include Lester Holt, Anchor and Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News; Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent for NBC News and Host of ‘Andrea Mitchell Reports’ on MSNBC; and Courtney Kube, NBC News Correspondent.

For Press & TV Networks: Please credit the Aspen Security Forum in your coverage. We are no longer able to issue additional in-person press credentials, and we invite you to follow the Forum livestream online. For networks interested in broadcasting programming from the Forum, please contact Jon Purves: for authorization.

The Aspen Security Forum has in previous years taken place each summer in Aspen, Colorado. This event, which is being held with robust COVID-19 safety protocols in place, marks the first in-person Forum since 2019, with the event convening virtually over the summers of 2020 and 2021. The 2022 Forum will move back to Aspen on July 19 – 22.

The Forum is generously supported by Mastercard, McKinsey & Company, Microsoft, MITRE, Raytheon Technologies, The Rockefeller Foundation, American Airlines, Capgemini, Healthcare Distribution Alliance, Intel, PhRMA, Rebellion Defense, and WhatsApp.


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