Not Your Ordinary Health Conference
With its unsurpassed rich and creative programming, Aspen Ideas: Health is THE health gathering not to be missed. Our global community of over 1,000 attendees – including healthcare and public health practitioners, researchers, business leaders, policymakers, advocates, artists, and journalists – gathers each summer on the Aspen Institute’s awe-inspiring Colorado campus to elevate and accelerate bold approaches to better health for all.
As the opening segment of the renowned Aspen Ideas Festival, the 3-day event is designed to engage you in challenging conversations, introduce you to extraordinary innovations, and guide you on deep dives into the transformations that lie ahead. The unique format encourages interactivity among attendees and speakers in formal and informal settings. Lectures, panel discussions, and interviews fill the schedule, and morning yoga, nature hikes, and cultural offerings enrich this one-of-a-kind learning experience.
Get a feel for the Aspen Ideas: Health experience:
Join the Conversation in 2023
The 10th annual Aspen Ideas: Health event will take place from June 21-24, 2023 – and we hope you'll join us.
Registration is now open! General admission Health passes are $2200 and include:
- Access to 60+ unique content sessions in venues that celebrate the natural landscape
- Enriching activities, such as yoga, guided nature walks, and art tours
- Opportunities to network with fellow attendees, speakers, and staff
- Breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and an opening reception
- A special Aspen Ideas bag
- Travel concierge support to assist you in exploring your lodging options
Student and Group (3+ people) rates are also available. Please reach out to us at email@example.com to inquire about these special pass rates.
Programming & Speakers
Aspen Ideas: Health is known for bringing together an exceptional mix of visionary thinkers and innovative doers across a range of disciplines and viewpoints. Together, we explore big ideas and discuss actionable solutions to today's biggest challenges in health, medicine, and science. From sun up to sun down, attendees are able to choose from an array of sessions and activities, including main stage conversations, book talks and signings, film screenings, morning yoga, guided nature walks, networking receptions, and so much more!
Program Tracks: Our 2023 programming will be designed around seven timely and intriguing themes, including Power of Design, Science of Tomorrow, The Healing Economy, Planet Health, How to Thrive, Spotlight on Women's Health, and The Senses. Learn more about these tracks.
Speakers: Each year, over 150 inspiring leaders take the stage at Aspen Ideas: Health. The 2023 Health speaker line-up will be announced in early May, with some additional speaker confirmations and announcements happening right up until the event. Explore past speakers who have shared their big ideas at Aspen Ideas: Health!
If you are interested in recommending a speaker for the upcoming event, please complete our speaker nomination form by March 17.
Agenda: The final 2023 Health agenda will be released in mid-June. Take a look at our 2022 agenda for a sense of the types of topics covered and how the days are structured.
Planning Your Trip to Aspen
Hotels in Aspen book quickly, so we encourage attendees to make their reservations early to secure a space that best meets their needs. See our lodging list for some options, as well as contact information for local travel specialists who are available to assist you, if needed. Reservations should be booked directly with the property of your choosing.
Partnership with NBCUniversal News Group
NBCUniversal News Group returns as our media partner for Aspen Ideas: Health 2023. We look forward to collaborating with NBCUniversal’s team to create engaging and informative content featuring NBC's top talent, share “Aspen Ideas” with new audiences across a range of NBCUniversal platforms from NBC Nightly News to Noticias Telemundo, and promote the kinds of ideas that address and inspire our collective future.