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Sep 06, 2016, 04:02 ET The Cambridge Cyber Summit Presented By The Aspen Institute, CNBC, And MIT To Be Held On October 5 On MIT Campus

The Aspen Institute, CNBC, and MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) today announced a historic partnership which will...


Aug 16, 2016, 04:02 ET Planting Seeds of Change, Prominent Leaders Meet in Los Angeles to Identify Ways to Increase Access to Opportunity for Latino Americans

With race relations, discrimination and the economic wellbeing of diverse populations driving the national discussion heading toward the November...


Aug 08, 2016, 12:00 ET Doscientos prominentes líderes se reunirán en Los Angeles, el 16 de agosto, en una cumbre para identificar formas para aumentar el acceso a las oportunidades para los estadounidenses latinos

Con foco en el diálogo independiente sobre la creciente brecha de oportunidades en Estados Unidos, más de 200 de los más importantes dirigentes,...


Aug 08, 2016, 12:00 ET Two Hundred Prominent Leaders will meet in Los Angeles, August 16, for a Summit to Identify Actionable Ways to Increase Access to Opportunity for Latino Americans

Dedicated to nonpartisan dialogue about the widening opportunity gap in the United States, more than 200 of the most important policy makers, thought ...


Jul 28, 2016, 06:01 ET Members of the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group Issue Statement on DNC Hack

31 members of the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group, a bipartisan group of homeland security and counterterrorism experts, have issued a...


Jul 27, 2016, 09:00 ET The Aspen Institute today named the inaugural class of its Finance Leaders Fellowship

The Aspen Institute today named the inaugural class of its Finance Leaders Fellowship — 22 finance leaders who will participate in a two-year...


Jul 26, 2016, 09:17 ET CIA Director John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, and More to Headline the 2016 Aspen Security Forum

CIA Director John Brennan, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco, ...


Jul 21, 2016, 09:05 ET 2016 McNulty Prize Laureates Announced

The Aspen Institute and Trustee Anne Welsh McNulty announced the ninth annual group of John P. McNulty Prize Laureates, four extraordinary leaders...


Jul 19, 2016, 10:50 ET The Aspen Institute Announces the Resnick Aspen Action Forum July 19 - 22, 2016

The Aspen Institute is pleased to announce the inaugural Resnick Aspen Action Forum. Over 350 participants, including Aspen Global Leadership Network ...


Jul 12, 2016, 09:04 ET Second Cohort of Health Care Innovators Selected for Aspen Institute Fellowship

The Aspen Institute today named the second class of its Health Innovators Fellowship—21 health care leaders who will participate in a two-year...


Jul 01, 2016, 09:43 ET The Aspen Institute announces 2016 class of Braddock Scholars

The Aspen Institute today announced its 2016 class of Braddock Scholars. The Braddock Scholars program is designed to support members of the Aspen...


Jun 25, 2016, 12:38 ET IMF Managing Director Lagarde to speak on Brexit

WHAT: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde will address the global economic impact of the Brexit tomorrow at the Aspen...


Jun 24, 2016, 10:15 ET Capitol Hill Event Highlights Successes of the 10-Year-Old Pension Protection Act and the Continuing Challenges in Achieving Retirement Security for all Americans

Marking the 10th anniversary of the passage of the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA), widely considered the most important retirement legislation...


Jun 23, 2016, 09:05 ET Aspen Institute Innovation Lab Recognizes Business Leaders As 2016 First Mover Fellows

The Aspen Institute First Movers Fellowship Program today announced its 2016 class of Fellows who are working within companies to help solve the...


Jun 22, 2016, 03:58 ET The Aspen Security Forum Releases 2016 Agenda

More than 80 leading experts will discuss the most critical questions about national and homeland security at the seventh annual Aspen Security...


Jun 22, 2016, 02:08 ET Vice President Biden, Governor Romney, Secretary Kerry, Speaker Gingrich, Attorney General Lynch, HHS Secretary Burwell, Caitlyn Jenner And More Headline the 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival

Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Former Governor Mitt Romney, Former Speaker of the House...


Jun 20, 2016, 12:52 ET Grades Released on the State of Play for Youth Sports in America

Today, the Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program released a new report, State of Play: 2016, an annual snapshot of how well stakeholders are...


Jun 20, 2016, 11:47 ET Aspen Institute to Host Capitol Hill Event Marking 10th Anniversary of Pension Protection Act

Leaders in Congress will convene on Capitol Hill with business, research, and nonprofit experts for debate and dialogue on the future of federal...


Jun 20, 2016, 10:44 ET The Aspen Institute Launches New Website

Today the Aspen Institute announced the launch of its new, flagship website. The brand new design was created with a diverse audience in mind and...


Jun 08, 2016, 09:45 ET Ricardo Salinas Scholarship Fund Expands Latino Participation in Aspen Institute Events and Programs

The Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program and Ricardo Salinas, president and founder of Mexico-based Grupo Salinas and Aspen Institute Trustee, ...


Jun 07, 2016, 02:12 ET Renée Fleming and Theaster Gates Named 2016 Harman-Eisner Artists in Residence at Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute Arts Program is pleased to announce that soprano and musical ambassador Renée Fleming and artist and activist Theaster Gates will ...


May 16, 2016, 09:25 ET Aspen Institute Launches Intense Investigations Into Emerging Threats To The Financial Security Of American Families

The Aspen Institute today launched an ambitious, first-of-its-kind project to shine light on economic forces that severely impact the financial...


May 10, 2016, 04:07 ET First Lady Michelle Obama and Craig Robinson to Keynote Summit on Increasing Access to Sports for All Children

The 2016 Project Play Summit is the nation's premier gathering of thought leaders at the intersection of youth, sport, and health. The day-long event ...


May 06, 2016, 10:05 ET Solutions Focused On Light Pollution, Peace Building + Community Integration, and Financial Literacy Win the Aspen Challenge: Chicago

Three groups of inspiring students from Roberto Clemente Community Academy, Roald Amundsen High School and Lindblom Math & Science Academy of Chicago ...


May 05, 2016, 12:24 ET World Leaders in Politics, Business, Science, the Arts, and More to Speak during 2016 Aspen Ideas Festival

More than 300 groundbreaking thinkers and leaders will gather at the 12th annual Aspen Ideas Festival to discuss today's most pressing issues. This...