This Year's Program Guide Is Digital-Only

Announcing the digital-only program guide! It has the same great preview content as in years past, but it's a much greener alternative. The program guide includes Festival track descriptions, film overviews, presenter bios, information about underwriters, and more. View below on our website, download to your tablet, or print* at home. Hard copies will not be available at Registration.

"Fascinating Experts" to Speak at 2016 Ideas Festival

May 05, 2016

More than 300 groundbreaking thinkers and leaders will be onstage at the 12th annual Aspen Ideas Festival this summer. The list of presenters was released Monday. Notable speakers include Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Yuri Milner, founder of DST Global, and Laura Bush, former US First Lady.

Behind the Scenes in the Secret Cuba Negotiations

Ben Rhodes is the assistant to the president and deputy national security advisor for strategic communications and speech writing. He spoke at Aspen Ideas 2015.

Enough to Go Around: The Ethics of Agriculture

Diane Regas, exective director of Environmental Defense Fund, speaks at the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival.

Zika and Neglected Infectious Diseases

Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaks at the Aspen Ideas Festival about the agency's frontline public health officers who respond to emergencies, like Zika virus.

SPOTLIGHT HEALTH OFFERS MD, RN, & MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS CME/CE CREDITS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After attending Spotlight Health, clinicians should be able to:
  • Discuss major initiatives of the molecular biological revolution currently underway such as CRISPR and bioprinting, and their implications to public health (e.g., cancer, Alzheimer’s disease).
  • Assess the impact digital technology is having on the infrastructure of health care delivery and specifically how the decentralization of health data creates new roles and institutions.

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