Festival Updates

Apr 05, 2012
First, we'd like to give you a 1-minute taste of greatness from a past Aspen Ideas Festival! Jessye Norman spoke about the transcendence of art in our lives.Hear what some of the most interesting thinkers and leaders from around the world had to say from the stages of the Aspen Ideas Festival!  These short, audio excerpts culled from our archive are now available in podcast form. Some inspiring, some provocative, some funny — you won’t want to miss the Aspen Minute....
Mar 20, 2012
ASPEN IDEAS BLOCK PARTY RFP Introduction On Sunday, July 1, the Aspen Ideas Festival is hosting the first ever, all access, free community event. This will be a daylong event where leading global thinkers will discuss the most pressing issues of our time with local innovators, leaders, businesses, and community members.THAT’S YOU! We, a team from the Roaring Fork Leadership program, are looking for the best “Local Ideas” from the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond to...
Mar 02, 2012
Each year, we gather an incredible array of thinkers and leaders from around the globe to discuss pressing issues spanning a range of topics. We're told time and again that what makes Aspen Ideas superlative is the dialogue that happens in sessions and on our campus over the week of the Festival. Here are three big questions we'll address:1. Is China better at Capitalism than we are?2. With seven billion mouths to feed, can we revolutionize food production?3. We are cautiously...
Nov 17, 2011
Apply Now! The Bezos Scholars Program @ the Aspen Institute, an inspired collaboration between the Bezos Family Foundation and the Aspen Institute, was founded in 2005. The program brings together 12 of the country’s top high school juniors to meet one another and engage in seminars and informal meetings with the international leaders, acclaimed thinkers and creative artists who participate in the annual Aspen Ideas Festival.The Bezos Scholars Program @ the Aspen Institute will...
Oct 31, 2011
The 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival will take place June 27 - July 3.Registration opens to the Society of Fellows at 9 AM MST on October 31. If you are an SOF member, please check your email for the registration link.Registration for the and general public opens 9 AM MST on November 7. • Overview of 2012 Festival• Festival TracksPlease subscribe to our newsletter to receive an alert when registration opens. 
Sep 07, 2011
The 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival will take place June 27 - July 3.Registration will open to the Society of Fellows on October 31, and to the general public on November 7.As always, we will announce the 2012 speakers when we have the complete lineup. To see the range of speakers we gather for Aspen Ideas, view past years here.The daily Festival schedule is announced just prior to the event. To get an idea of how the days take shape throughout the week, you can view the previous Festival schedule...

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