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WATCH: Richard Branson Shares The Stories, Secrets That Made Virgin

The Aspen Institute | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact

TIME: 3:15pm-4:15pm EST The 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival will close with a wrap-up of the week’s most dynamic sessions and a surprise speaker in con...

WATCH: Space Travel: Are You Virgin Galactic's Next Passenger?

The Aspen Institute | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact

TIME: 12:20pm-1:20pm EST Virgin Galactic is the world’s first commercial spaceline. How did this project first see the light of day? On Tuesday, ...

WATCH: The Rule Of Law On The Move: Challenges And Disasters

The Aspen Institute | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact

TIME: 11:00am-12:00pm EST On Tuesday, July 2, Harvard law professor Noah Feldman interviews Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on the latest sess...

WATCH: Can We Get Past Politics To Reform Immigration?

The Aspen Institute | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact

TIME: 11:00am-12:0pm EST This panel, including Booz Allen Hamilton Senior Vice President Admiral Thad Allen, American Conservative Union Chairman A...

WATCH: The New Frontiers Of Design

The Aspen Institute | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact

TIME: 2:00pm-3:00pm EST Design has branched out in new directions, galvanizing young practitioners, sparking novel business models, and attracting ...

WATCH: Can We Afford Our Health?

The Aspen Institute | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact

TIME: 7:00pm-8:00pm EST How do we bend the cost curve and provide top health care at the same time? On Monday, July 1, Booz Allen Hamilton Vice Pre...

WATCH: Matter Of Debate: Should Pot Be Legal?

The Aspen Institute | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact

TIME: 12:20pm-1:20pm EST Recent elections in the states of Washington and Colorado have legalized marijuana, catalyzing the national debate regardi...

WATCH: What Do The Markets Tell Us About Our Economy?

The Aspen Institute | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact

TIME: 12:20pm-1:20pm EST The Dow reaches an all-time high, yet the economy is still considered fragile. Consumer confidence is rising, yet unemploy...

WATCH: In Conversation With Jacob J. Lew, U.S. Secretary Of The Treasury

Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact

TIME: 7:30pm-8:30pm EST On Sunday, June 30, The New York Times Washington Bureau Chief David Leonhardt speaks in conversation with U.S. Treasury Se...

WATCH: Will Massively Open Online Courses Transform The Way We Learn?

Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact

TIME: 4:40p-5:40p EST The “MOOC” is perceived as a major disruptive force in teaching, clearly one that the education world is talking about as...

Gay Marriage In America: What Does The Supreme Court Decision Mean?

Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact

TIME: 6:15p-8:15p EST Just days after the Supreme Court threw out the appeal attempting to reinstate California’s ban on same-sex marriage, Prop ...

A Seismic Shift In Our Schools: College Prep, Career Readiness, And The Common Core Revolution

Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact

TIME: 2:00pm-3:00pm EST The world is changing and the American education system hasn’t kept pace. Experts from across the ideological spectrum ag...

WATCH: 'Nest': Controlling Your World And Saving Ours

Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact

TIME: 2:00pm-3:00pm EST Tony Fadell is perhaps best known for his work at Apple, where he created iPod and iPhone hardware. Today, he is building N...

WATCH: What's Holding Back Medical Progress?

Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact

TIME: 11:20am-12:20pm EST Why are rapidly evolving scientific discoveries not being translated into treatments for the country’s most pressing me...

WATCH: Democracy In The Middle East: Islamists, Liberals, And The Battle For The Heart Of The Arab Revolutions

Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact

TIME: 11:00am-12:00pm EST On Sunday, June 30, a panel including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Egyptian-American journalist Mona Elt...

WATCH: Afternoon Of Conversation

The Aspen Institute | Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact

TIME: 4:00pm-7:00pm EST On June 29, several of the most dynamic speakers from the Aspen Ideas Festival will speak about some of the world’s most ...

WATCH: Kickstarter And The Economics Of Creativity

The Aspen Institute | Posted 08.29.2013 | Impact

TIME: 2:00pm-3:00pm EST Kickstarter is on pace to disseminate triple the amount of money the National Endowment for the Arts distributes in grants ...

WATCH: What Do TV Shows Tell US About Ourselves

The Aspen Institute | Posted 08.29.2013 | Impact

TIME: 1:00pm-2:00pm EST How much can we learn about our society through our TV shows? Can they break the social barrier, or even help catalyze soci...

WATCH: A City As Startup: Zappos And Downtown Project

The Aspen Institute | Posted 08.29.2013 | Impact

TIME: 1:00pm-2:00pm EST On Saturday June 29, The New York Times' David Brooks talks with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh about the $350 million project he's ...

WATCH: What Do We Need To Do To Build American Jobs?

The Aspen Institute | Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact

TIME: 4:40pm-5:40pm EST With worker productivity gains on par with economic growth, the prospects for dramatic, or even optimistic growth in employ...

WATCH: Are We Safe?

The Aspen Institute | Posted 06.29.2013 | Impact

TIME: 7:00pm-8:00pm EST On Friday, June 28, former US Director of National Intelligence and current Booz Allen Hamilton Vice President Mike McConne...

WATCH: The Digital Deluge: Will Traditional TV Companies Sink Or Swim?

Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact

11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST Traditional providers of TV programming now must compete in an ever-expanding, decentralized, multi-platform universe. How ...

WATCH: Al Jazeera's Big US Play

The Aspen Institute | Posted 06.28.2013 | Impact

TIME: 10:00am-10:50am EST Al Jazeera, one of the world's biggest media companies, is launching a new cable channel in the US. On Friday, June 28, A...

WATCH: 'Marketplace' Presents: The Consumer Arms Race

Posted 06.28.2013 | Impact

TIME: 10:00p-11:00p EST On Thursday, June 27, from 10:00pm to 11:00pm EST, get a taste of radio's irreverent and insightful coverage of money, busi...

WATCH: Unlocking The Potential Of Small Business In America

Posted 06.27.2013 | Impact

TIME: 7:00p-8:00p EST Showcasing the power of innovative public-private partnerships, Aspen Institute President Walter Isaacson moderates a panel d...