July 28 - 31, 2015

Video from The Aspen Action Forum

Video from live-streamed sessions in the 2014 event available below.
 

ASPEN ACTION FORUM WRAP-UP 2014

TUESDAY, JULY 29

12:00 - 1:30 PM MDT
Welcome Lunch
Keynote: Walter Isaacson, President & CEO, The Aspen Institute

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30

4:15 - 5:45 PM MDT
The Leadership in Action Series
The Leadership in Action Series offers an opportunity to take a deep dive with leaders at the Aspen Action Forum on what we might learn about leaders and leadership, from leaders of today and the past. Featured discussions:
  • Walter Isaacson in conversation with Stewart Resnick, Chairman, Roll Global
  • Disruptive Leadership in History: Remarks by David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group
  • Remarks by Michael Sandel, Author and Professor, Harvard University

 

6:30 - 8:00 PM MDT
Dinner & The Announcement of The 2014 John P. McNulty Prize Laureates
The John P. McNulty Prize celebrates the boldness and impact Aspen Global Leadership Fellows are bringing to the toughest challenges in their communities and the world-at-large.


Thursday, July 31

12:45 - 2:15 PM MDT
Lunch: Understanding Our Collective Impact
Keynote: Stace Lindsay, Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Aspen Global Leadership Network

 

2:30 - 3:30 PM MDT
In Conversation with Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
An interview with Fellows from the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
Participants include: Madeleine Albright, Former US Secretary of State; Hildegard Vasquez, Co-Founder and Head Architect, Hache Uve; Ramez Shehadi, Vice-President and Partner, Booz Allen Hamilton; Desmond Shum, President, Aeropolis Group; and Heather Sonn, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Gamiro Investment Group.

4:15 - 5:45 PM MDT
The Leadership in Action Series
Featured Discussions:

  • Be Disruptive: The Life & Legacy of Nelson Mandela featuring Action Forum participants who were part of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. Participants include: Leslie Massdorp, Former President of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, South Africa; Ferial Haffajee, Editor-in-chief, City Press; Thabo Makgoba, Angelican Archbishop South Africa; Suzanne Malveaux, Anchor, CNN.
  • Be Disruptive: Business featuring Action Forum participants who are disruptors in their business industries. Participants include: Anousheh Ansari, Co-founder and Chairman, Prodea Systems; Calvin Chin, Co-Founder, Transist Impact Labs; Adam Lowry, Founder, Method Products; Skip Battle, senior moderator, The Aspen Institute.
  • Be Disruptive: Politics of Change featuring Action Forum Participants who are disruptors in politics. Participants include: LaToya Cantrell, Councilmember, City of New Orleans; Fernando Espuelas, Radio Host, Univision Radio Network; Anthony Foxx, U.S. Secretary of Transportation; Anand Girdharadas, Columnist, The New York Times.


Friday, August 1

12:45 - 2:00 PM MDT
Disruption: A Look to the Future
Panel moderated by Anand Giridharadas, Columnist, The New York Times


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