Afternoon of Conversation


There’s nothing better than a substantive, engaged debate with somebody with whom you disagree.

Elizabeth Cheney Former U.S. Representative (R-WY)

Afternoon of Conversation


The Afternoon of Conversation is the Aspen Ideas Festival's pinnacle programming moment. Over 2,000 people gather in the Benedict Music Tent, an open-air venue with acoustics that mimic an amphitheater, to hear from global leaders, community change-makers, journalists, politicians, and more. Doors open at 2 p.m.

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