Aspen Ideas Festival 2014

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Sam Kass

Sam Kass Talks About Let’s Move! and First Lady Michelle Obama

September 29, 2015 with

Cooking for the First Family, what the commander-in-chief’s favorite food is & working with First Lady Michelle Obama on ‘Let’s Move’

The Future of Education Lies in Innovation

The Future of Education Lies in Innovation

May 7, 2015 with

Vicki Phillips, Director of Education at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, on how innovation can impact education for both children and teachers

Esther Dyson: Not Investing in Your Health is Like Renting a House

Esther Dyson: Not Investing in Your Health is Like Renting a House

April 5, 2015 with

This tech investor/philanthropist discusses investing in health care vs. one’s health

Did the World Underestimate the Militant Group ISIS?

Did the World Underestimate the Militant Group ISIS?

August 12, 2014 with

Steve Clemons, Washington editor at large for the Atlantic, talks about what it will take to isolate ISIS and keep similar terror groups from taking hold

Tackling the Complexity of the Brain

Tackling the Complexity of the Brain

July 25, 2014 with

The Aspen Brain Lab, featuring Deepak Chopra, will feature a human experiment to study how the brain can be manipulated to delay Alzheimer’s disease and aging

What Does It Take to Become A Genius?

What Does It Take to Become A Genius?

July 25, 2014 with

Neuropsychologist Rex Jung talks about the difference between being a genius and a near-genius, and how to best cultivate one’s potential

Michael Oren: What It Meant to Give Up His American Citizenship

Michael Oren: What It Meant to Give Up His American Citizenship

July 9, 2014 with

Former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren talks about his connection to Israel, his dedication to the American-Israeli alliance, and giving up his American citizenship.

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Who Gets the Liver?

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Who Gets the Liver?

July 8, 2014 with

Thousands of people are awaiting vital organ transplants, but there’s a serious shortage of life-saving organs. So who gets priority?

Richard Haass: American Foreign Policy Is Suffering

Richard Haass: American Foreign Policy Is Suffering

July 8, 2014 with

Former diplomat and current president of the Council on Foreign Relations on how the U.S. can improve its position in the world

How Has The American Dream Evolved?

How Has The American Dream Evolved?

July 4, 2014 with

Markle Foundation President talks about the American Dream, how it has evolved, and the root reason why it may seem unattainable for some

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