Presented by the Aspen Institute in partnership with The Atlantic, the Aspen Ideas Festival is the nation's premier, public gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines to present and discuss the ideas and issues that both shape our lives and challenge our times.
|SPOTLIGHT HEALTH||FESTIVAL 1||FESTIVAL 2|
June 21-24, 2018
|June 24-27, 2018||June 27-30, 2018|
Passes go on sale for the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival and Spotlight Health in November. General registration opens at 9am MT on November 15 (Society of Fellows can register November 8).
A Public Conference
Anyone may purchase a pass to attend; the Aspen Ideas Festival is open to all. The Aspen Ideas Festival takes place on the Aspen Institute's Aspen Meadows campus and in venues throughout the city of Aspen, Colorado.
The Aspen Institute’s campus in Aspen, Colorado
1000 N. Third Street
Aspen, Colorado 81611
The Festival is divided into three segments, each with its own stand-alone pass.
In our enthusiasm to accommodate the demand for Festival passes, we offer attendees the opportunity to register for only Festival 1 or Festival 2.
Spotlight Health Pass June 21 - 24 $2,000
Festival 1 Pass June 24 - 27 $3,600
Festival 2 Pass June 27 - 30 $3,600
Spotlight Health + Festival 1 pass $5,400
Spotlight Health + Festival 2 pass $5,400
Society of Fellows Passes
SOF Spotlight Health Pass June 21 - 24 $1,800
SOF Festival 1 pass June 24-27 $3,300
SOF Festival 2 pass June 27-30 $3,300
SOF Spotlight Health + Festival 1 pass $4,900
SOF Spotlight Health + Festival 2 pass $4,900
Patron Pass* June 21-30 $10,500
To attend both Festival 1 and Festival 2, individuals must be members of the Society of Fellows at the President’s level or above purchase a partially tax-deductible Patron Pass. A Patron Pass provides attendance to the entire ten days of the Festival, June 21–30. Patrons play an immeasurable role at the Festival, as their generosity supports the convening of 300 individually selected scholars.
Please contact Megan Bentzin firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-544-7994 for more information about the Society of Fellows.
Students, ages 18 - 22, attending with a registered family member, may purchase a discounted pass to Festival 1 or Festival 2. The Spotlight Health pass is available at a discount, as a stand-alone pass, or in combination with a Festival 1 or Festival 2 pass. A student registering for Spotlight Health in combination with a Festival 1 or Festival 2 pass will receive an additional $100 discount off the combined prices.
Student Spotlight Health Pass June 21 - 24 $1,000
Student Festival 1 Pass June 24 - 27 $1,800
Student Festival 2 Pass June 27 - 30 $1,800
Student Spotlight Health + Festival 1 pass $2,700
Student Spotlight Health + Festival 2 pass $2,700
Attendee Information Guide: What to expect when you attend the Ideas Festival
2018 Program Tracks
View and listen to programming from 2017