UPDATE, June 28, 2015

Aspen Ideas Festival June 28 Update
Need to Know!  

Originally scheduled for Monday, "The Path Forward," a conversation between US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson, has been rescheduled for TODAY at 2:00-3:00pm in the Greenwald Pavilion. They will discuss international trade and how Secretary Pritzker's private sector experience helps her align the efforts of the government and the private sector to create growth, increase entrepreneurship, improve workforce training, and keep America competitive in the 21st century. 

Don't Miss

Photographer JR's Inside Out Project Comes to Aspen. Please visit the Aspen Mountain Gondola Plaza today from 10:00am-2:00pm, and again from 5:00pm-8:00pm, to take part in the Inside Out Project.
The Inside Out Photobooth truck will make a portrait of each participant and print it as a 3' x4' poster to be immediately pasted on the grounds of the Gondola Plaza. All the posters and faces pasted up together become the single image, creating a collective project where EVERYONE becomes the art that will symbolize a simple idea: "Connecting Our Humanity."
Take a spin in Toyota's Mirai hydrogen fuel cell or i-ROAD urban electric vehicle today, starting at 11:30am. See the Toyota concierges at the north and south sides of campus for more information.
Stop by the Genworth Exhibit, located in the Stranahan Room in the Koch Building, to learn more about the R70i Aging Suit.
Visit the Mount Sinai Health Concourse, located in the tent next to the Koch Building, to sign up for a complimentary skincare screening.
And 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.


Make sure to attend "Stronger Together: Expanding Worker Voice to Expand Economic Opportunity" in the McNulty Room in the Doerr-Hosier Center, 8:00-9:00pm. This session will feature US Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez being interviewed by Kai Ryssdal, host of American Public Media's "Marketplace." 
Or check out "Oceans as Parks" in the Hotel Jerome, 8:30-9:30pm. This session will discuss the wonders found underwater, their future, and how we can experience them without disturbing their delicate balance. The session will feature National Geographic Explorer Sylvia Earle, former NOAA Director Jane Lubchenco, and New York Times journalist and blogger Andrew Revkin.


Monday's 12:00-1:00pm session, "How I Learned about Capitalism from J.S. Bach and a Penniless Swami," with President of the American Enterprise Institute and bestselling author Arthur C. Brooks, will be moved from Paepcke Auditorium to the McNulty Room in the Doerr-Hosier Center.
Monday's 3:00-4:00pm session, "Antigone Redux," will be moved from the Ideas Pavilion to the Marble Garden Tent.