UPDATE, July 2
Need to Know Now!
A new session has been added: "Greece's Debt Crisis: The New Source of Global Market Contagion?" featuring Nicholas Burns, director of the Institute's Aspen Strategy Group and professor of diplomacy and international relations at Harvard University, former US Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers, Gillian Tett, US managing editor of the Financial Times, and Arianna Huffington, chair, president, and editor in chief of the Huffington Post Media Group. This session will take place in the Greenwald Pavilion, 9:00-10:00am. It will replace "Israel's Democratic Future," an interview between Israeli politician Yitzhak Herzog and Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson. That session has been canceled.
Now at 8:00-8:50am in the McNulty Room of the Doerr-Hosier Center, US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will speak with Steve Clemons, the Washington editor at large of The Atlantic, about "Beyond Traffic: The Future of Transportation."
The 1:15-2:45pm Deep Dive "How Big of a Threat is Terrorism to World Order?" has been moved to the Greenwald Pavilion. This session will feature Raney Aronson-Rath, executive producer for PBS, Brookings Institution Fellow Shadi Hamid, Dalia Mogahed, the director of research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, Maajid Nawaz, co-founder and chairman of Quilliam, Farah Pandith, adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, retired US Army General David Petraeus, and Graeme Wood, a contributing editor at The Atlantic and lecturer at Yale. The session will be moderated by John Dickerson, political director at CBS News, and Jeffrey Goldberg, national correspondent for The Atlantic.
Another 1:15-2:45pm Deep Dive "Is The Internet Taking Us Where We Want to Go?" featuring Peter Hirshberg, chairman of The Re:imagine Group, Andrew Keen, author and founder of FutureCast, James P. Steyer, founder and CEO of Common Sense Media, Leon Wieseltier, the Isaiah Berlin Senior Fellow in Culture and Policy at the Brookings Institution and a contributing editor and critic at The Atlantic, and moderated by Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher of the MIT Technology Review, has been moved to the McNulty Room at the Doerr-Hosier Center.
The session "How Can Technology Address Neglected Societal Problems?" has been moved from 8:00am to 3:00pm in the Lauder Room in the Koch Building. This session will feature Gideon Grinstein, president and founder of the Reut Institute, Kentaro Toyama, associate professor at the University of Michigan, Seth Siegel, co-founder of Sixpoint Partners, and Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher of the MIT Technology Review.
In the 5:15-6:15pm session in the McNulty Room of the Doerr-Hosier Center, "Challenges to Democracy," Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, will replace Tom Friedman.
The session "Will Technology Save Us?" featuring Richard Pascale has been moved from 3:00pm to 8:00-8:50am in the Paepcke Auditorium.
The 4:10-5:00pm session "(Mis)Imagining the Future" featuring Daniel Gilbert and Gideon Lichfield will be held in the Booz Allen Hamilton Room in the Koch Building.
A new session has been added: at 7:00pm in the Buckminster Fuller Dome, "Interactive Tours of the Observable Universe" will be offered.
And at 9:15pm in the McNulty Room in the Doerr-Hosier Center, Jon Batiste, the bandleader of "The Late Show" and artistic director at large of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, and Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson will hold a "Jazz Jam." This event is for attendees only. Members of the public will not be allowed to participate.
Lastly, to see a directory of our Underwriters and their guests, please visit http://www.aspenideas.org/sites/default/files/2015-UW-Directory.pdf.
Upcoming Book Signings
JULY 2, 4:10 TO 5:00PM
Come to the Bookstore and Café, brought to you by Explore Booksellers.
Andrew Keen, Susan Greenfield, Robert D. Putnam, and Charles Duhigg, authors of The Internet Is Not The Answer, Mind Change, Our Kids, and The Power of Habit.
And be sure to stop by the Bookstore for answers to the brain teasers posted around campus.
Come to the Bookstore Patio or the Ideas Pavilion to take part in the Fresh Juice Tasting by True Nature Kitchen.
Take a spin in Toyota's Mirai, a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that only emits water vapor. Drive today starting at 9:00 AM.
See the Toyota concierges at the north and south sides of campus for more information.
Visit the "Life Well Lived" exhibit by US Trust, located near the Marble Garden Tent. Fill your water bottle with fruit-infused water and enjoy the oxygen bar.
And visit The Atlantic tent, between the Ideas Pavilion and the Koch Building for a 12:00-1:00pm Luncheon Roundtable, "Challenges in Higher Education."