Festival Updates

Jul 23, 2014
In an impactful session titled Will Violence Be Our Legacy?, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says it’s up to us to change the culture of violence. Following is a transcript of the 3-minute clip above.“Violence is like a virus. It spreads. It spreads from the streets of Central City in New Orleans to the South Side of Chicago to a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, to Newtown, Connecticut, to the Navy Shipyard in Washington, D.C., and then perhaps it is at your doorstep or at your...
Jul 10, 2014
BlabDroids interviewed attendees and staff, including Walter Isaacson, at the Aspen Ideas Festival, and asked a series of fun and provacative questions. Watch and see if you think robots and people can be friends.
Jul 03, 2014
Need To Know Now!The Privacy and Moral Panic session with Stewart Baker scheduled for 10:20am today took place yesterday instead of today.Don't miss Making Our Own Stories: The Evolution of Games, Storytelling, and Entertainment with Quartz Editor-in-Chief Kevin Delaney and entertainment executive Strauss Zelnick at the Koch Building's Booz Allen Hamilton Room from 10:20am to 11:20am. Take Note Bits and Bites! Come to the Pepsico Cafe to enjoy eats, drinks, and fun until 12pm. See...
Jul 02, 2014
Need To Know Now!In Conversation with Israel’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ron Prosor at 10:20am has been CANCELLED. Mr. Prosor will no longer be able to attend the Festival.How Stories Can Change Society will be at the Doerr-Hosier Center’s McNulty Room at 10:20am.Former NSA General Counsel Stewart Baker will speak on Privacy and Moral Panic in the Greenwald Pavillion at 1:20pm.Everyone Has a Story: Mind-Blowing Technologies that Bring Narratives to Life at 1:20pm has...
Jul 01, 2014
Need To Know Now!When Disruption Works has moved to 10:20am at the Doerr-Hosier Center, McNulty Room.Steven Rattner will moderate Who Will Participate in a Global Economy at 1:20pm in the Doerr-Hosier Center’s Kaufman Room.Arianna Huffington has been added to the panel Deep Dive: A Hopeful Vision for America’s Economic Future at 4pm in the Doerr-Hosier Center’s McNulty Room.The Aspen Ideas Stand-Up Review gets more comedians! Ted Olson, Oladosu Adebowale Olutosin, Shabnam...
Jun 30, 2014
Need To Know Now! Could We Make Even the Worst Jobs, Great Jobs? with MIT professor Zeynop Ton will be in the Koch Building, Lauder Room at 12pm. 10 for 10! Don't miss your chance to purchase a collection of art featuring the work and quotes of luminaries who've come to the Aspen Ideas Festival throughout the last decade. "Ideas in a Box," is a celebratory retrospective including prints by Chuck Close, Frank Gehry, and Isa Catto, among others, coupled with quotes by Yo-Yo Ma,...
Jun 29, 2014
Need To Know Now! NEWS FLASH! Aaron Sorkin will no longer be able to attend the Festival. Stay tuned for replacement programming at Belly Up this evening. New Session! Superpedestrian Founder Assaf Biderman discusses The Copenhagen Wheel: How Design and Robotics Come Together at the Koch Building’s Lauder Room, at 12pm. Civic Engagement, for Good (formerly at 1:20pm) will now be at 10:20am in the Doerr-Hosier Center, McNulty Room. Learning for a New...
Jun 28, 2014
Need To Know Now! New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has been added to the panel Imagining 2024: Urban America. At Greenwald Pavilion, 2:40pm. ZeroDivide President and CEO Tessie Guillermo and Aspen Institute Vice President and Ascend Executive Director Anne Mosle will join Michele Norris’ The Race Card Project: Say What? session tonight at 7:30p at Belly Up. Take Note Bits and Bites! Come to the Pepsico Cafe at the Mayer Courtyard to enjoy eats, drinks, and fun from 8...
Jun 27, 2014
Need To Know Now! 10 for 10! Don't miss your chance to purchase a collection of art featuring the work and quotes of luminaries who've come to the Aspen Ideas Festival throughout the last decade. "Ideas in a Box," is a celebratory retrospective including prints by Chuck Close, Frank Gehry, and Isa Catto, among others, coupled with quotes by Yo-Yo Ma, Jessye Norman, and David Brooks, to name a few. Available at the Ticket Gallery and the Bookstore. Take Note Get Started...
Jun 26, 2014
Need To Know Now! Conscious Global Leadership founder Tara Sheahan joins the Future of Wellness: Con - necting Mind, Body, and Spirit with Poonacha Machaiah, Rod Stryker, and Gina Murdock. At the Hotel Jerome, 12pm-1pm Come hear the Vitality Institute Executive Director Derek Yach with Esther Dyson, Howard Koh, David Reese, and Julie Rovner on the panel Getting Ahead of the Curve: The Case for Prevention. Today: At the Paepcke Auditorium, 2:40pm-3:40pm Gain Health Agriculture...

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