Aspen Ideas Festival, June 20-29, 2019
Thinking minds working to change the world
The Aspen Ideas Festival brings together scholars, philosophers, entrepreneurs, world leaders, and other important personalities to discuss ideas and issues that shape the world around us. Sponsored by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, the annual event is sure to inspire provocative thinking and action from around the world.
The mission of the Aspen Ideas Festival is to bring together critically minded leaders in business, politics, sciences, humanities, philanthropy, and the arts to share ideas, raise questions and inspire thought. More than 350 presenters, 200 sessions, and more than 3,000 attendees make the journey to Aspen for the annual festival, which began in 2005.
2019 Program Tracks
Festival 1 (June 23-26)
Hope Made Visible: Innovation by Design
Pushing the Limits of Human Performance
Festival 2 (June 26-29)
American Reckoning, American Renewal
Defining Economic Progress
Next World Order
The Art of the Story
In Search of Meaning
Redefining Conservatism in America
Coming to Grips with Climate Change
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