Afternoon of Conversation

The Afternoon of Conversation is the Aspen Ideas Festival's signature event and hosts an audience of 2,000 in the Benedict Music Tent. Big thinkers and doers will engage serious ideas about their work, our world, and the future. (Doors at 1:30 PM. All backpacks, purses, and bags will be subject to a bag check.)

Festival: 2017

Watch and Listen: World

What is the prospect for conflict resolution and peace in Southern Africa, and the region's role toward trouble spots... See more
In 2008, Israel will commemorate its 60th year as an independent state. Has the Israel of today fulfilled most of its... See more
How do we ensure continued development and deployment of life-enhancing technologies while keeping rogue elements -... See more
Peter D. Feaver discusses US Leadership in Global Affairs with Andrea Mitchell. See more
A century ago, the long wave of European immigration to the United States crested with the arrival of some 25 million... See more
Substantial shifts in population across the industrialized and non-industrialized World will have profound impacts on... See more

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