genConnect.com Connects Community to Speakers at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival
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Aspen, Colorado – July 5, 2010 – IDEAS. They are the most powerful currency on earth. genConnect.com, the premier website connecting experts to visitors across generations, will be live on the campus of the Aspen Institute, this week from July 5 through July 11. The site will be filming exclusive one-on-one video interviews with many of the brightest and most interesting speakers at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute. Logon to see the power of ideas on display.
In addition to producing insightful and thought provoking video clips, genConnect.com will be providing real-time snapshots of the goings-on at the Festival with updates on their website genconnect.com, as well as the Twitter (@genconnected) and Facebook platforms.
“The genConnect team is honored and excited to be a part of the Aspen Ideas Festival,” said genConnect.com founder Nancy Spears. “Our goal is to disseminate the immense wisdom and knowledge delivered by the brilliant speakers at the festival and to support the Institute in its quest to educate and motivate the world.” She continued, “We look forward to the community of genConnect .com visitors coming to the site to watch, comment and participate in this special event.”
The Aspen Ideas Festival features over 200 speakers from around the globe who will exchange concepts and ideas on topics as diverse as Global Health, Living Digitally in the Modern World, The Power of ‘Play’, and Going Green in America. Festival speakers include Twitter Founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams, Microsoft Founder Bill Gates, Author Thomas L. Friedman and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.
genConnect.com will produce short-form interview content with a number of the speakers at the Festival including Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Sir Ken Robinson on “Ideas in Education, Finding Your Passion”, Tiffany Shlain, the founder of the Webby Awards and NBC host Maria Bartiromo, amongst many others.
genConnect Producer Kelly J. Hayes says that the Festival provides a great opportunity for speakers to connect with the world through the genConnect portal. “The energy and excitement crackles at the Aspen Ideas Festival and our unique short-form videos give users a chance to not only learn from these world-class experts but capture their passion as well with the click of a mouse.”
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