The Aspen Security Forum Releases 2018 Agenda

June 14, 2018

Washington, DC, June 14, 2018 – The world’s leading experts will discuss the most critical questions about national and homeland security at the ninth annual Aspen Security Forum, presented by the Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Program. The Forum will take place July 18-21, 2018 in Aspen, CO. The full agenda is available now at

Featured speakers include: Kirstjen Nielsen, United States Secretary of Homeland Security, Daniel Coats, Director of National Intelligence, Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney General, United States Department of Justice, and Christopher Wray, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Anchors, reporters, and analysts from NBC News and MSNBC, the official media partner of the 2018 Aspen Security Forum, will drive discussion throughout the week. Conversations will address North Korea, the threat of nuclear war, China’s global influence, multinational alliances, such as NATO and the EU, great power conflict, cyber security, and more.

All sessions will be streamed live at available to view after at Join the conversation on social media at #AspenSecurity. Follow the Security Forum on Twitter @AspenSecurity.

Sponsors for the 2018 Aspen Security Forum are Amazon Web Services, American Airlines, Battelle, Deloitte, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, MITRE, and Symantec.

Editor’s Note: A limited number of press passes are still available. Please apply for credentials at

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit


Contact: John Hogan, Program Manager | Homeland Security Program
202-736-2327 |

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