Daily Update, June 24, 2018

DON'T MISS:

The Aspen Ideas Festival kicks off at 5:00 pm with our opening session Where Do Ideas Come From? featuring a conversation between Institute CEO Dan Porterfield and Atlantic Media’s David Bradley in the Greenwald Pavilion. Then join us for a reception in the Doerr-Hosier Center at 6:30 pm.

GET TO KNOW OUR SPEAKERS:

Before she started fighting human trafficking, Undaunted speaker Agnes Igoye escaped the terror of the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda. Learn more about Agnes and other Aspen Ideas Festival speakers by visiting aspenideas.org/blog. Don’t forget to join and engage in the online discussion using #AspenIdeas.

NEED EVENING PLANS?

Catch a movie in Paepcke Auditorium. Tonight’s featured film is Anote’s Ark, a story about the island nation of Kiribati where the people and culture are threatened by climate change. The 7:30 pm screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Matthieu Rytz.

Can art bring us closer to our collective values? Find out at Town Hall: The Role of Free Speech and Creative Expression in Democracy in the McNulty Room at 8:00 pm.

Learn more about the future of the #MeToo movement at The Atlantic After Hours: Where Does #MeToo Go from Here at 9:00 pm at the Limelight Hotel.

HUNGRY FOR MORE THAN IDEAS?

  • Find a healthy treat or beverage at the General Mills Market in the Mayer Courtyard.

  • Try the Devil Sauce at the Let’s Be Frank hot dog carts found on both sides of campus.

  • Enjoy lunch at one of the fine restaurants in downtown Aspen. Shuttles depart from the Walter Isaacson Center and stop at multiple hotels.