DAILY UPDATE, JUNE 27, 2018

BREAKING NEWS:

J.D. Vance cannot join On the Road with the Rise of the Rest at 9:10 am in Greenwald Pavilion. Janine Benyus cannot attend Abundance by Design: Lessons from Nature at 10:20 am in the Lauder Room. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Meet the Author: Book Signings and Conversation will now take place on the Paepcke Lawn from 12:30 – 1:30 pm.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION!

This year’s signature event, the Afternoon of Conversation, starts at 3:00 pm in the Benedict Music Tent. Featured speakers include former Secretary of State John Kerry, Katie Couric, and Jose Antonio Vargas. You will also enjoy live performances by Broadway actors. 

DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT

Take a walk underneath a full moon. Festival 1 and 2 attendees can enjoy light refreshments on a stroll from the Walter Isaacson Center to the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies. The Full Moonrise Walk begins at 8:30 pm.

DON’T MISS:

  • How can we ensure that the places we live are smarter, greener, and more accessible? Find out at Audi of America Presents: How Do We Embrace Technology to Make Cities Better? at 10:20 am in the Koch Tent

  • Look into the future at Southern Company Presents: Tech-Smart Cities— A New World on the Horizon in the Kaufman Room at 10:20

  • Join David Brooks for lunch in the St. Regis Hotel Ballroom for With Honor: Can Veterans Help Bridge Our Political Divides? at 12:00 pm.

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

  • The Big Idea Picnic will take place around the Benedict Music Tent at 12:40 pm. Arrive early and connect with fellow attendees! Both Festival 1 and 2 passholders are welcome.