GENERAL

 

When is the 2024 Action Forum? ⬇️

Events will begin on July 23 and conclude on July 26, 2024.

Where is the 2024 Action Forum? ⬇️

Most events will take place at the Aspen Meadows Resort in Aspen, Colorado. Most participants stay in downtown Aspen (about 15 minute walk or 5 minute drive from the Aspen Meadows Resort).  

When does registration open? ⬇️

Registration opens on April 2, 2024. Add the date to your calendar. Please reach out to Charlotte Lewis (charlotte.lewis@aspeninstitute.org) if you have any questions. 

How do I register? ⬇️

Registration will open on April 2, 2024. Please reach out to Charlotte Lewis (charlotte.lewis@aspeninstitute.org) if you have any questions. 

Where do I find the current agenda? ⬇️

The agenda, speakers, and other exciting details will be announced on a rolling basis. Take a look at last year's agenda for a glimpse at 2023 programming.

When will I receive my seminar readings? ⬇️

You will receive your seminar readings in early July via email. We will have printed copies available onsite as well. 

 

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

 

Can my spouse participate in the Action Forum? ⬇️

Yes! Partners and spouses are welcome to join you at the Action Forum. You can add your partner in the 'Family Registration' section of your registration form. 

Can my kid(s) participate in the Action Forum? ⬇️

Yes! The global young leaders are an essential part of the Action Forum experience. You can add your kid(s) in the 'Family Registration' section of your registration form.

What is the agenda for the Youth Action Forum? ⬇️

The agenda, speakers, and sessions will be announced soon. Youth participants will engage in classic text based dialogue sessions with global youth around their age, learn through creative workshop sessions, and explore with outdoor excursions in Aspen. 

Are there any opportunities for my younger kid(s) under 10? ⬇️

While the Youth Action Forum is for kids 10-18, the Aspen Chamber of Commerce publishes a list of Kids Camps in the Aspen area for younger children. You can check out the list for this summer on their website in Spring 2024. 

 
 

FLIGHTS AND LODGING

 

When should I arrive? ⬇️

We recommend arriving anytime on Monday, July 22 or the morning of Tuesday, July 23.   

When should I depart? ⬇️

The Action Forum will conclude around mid-day on Friday July 26. We suggest departing anytime after 2pm. 

What is the closest airport? ⬇️

The closest airport is Aspen Pitkin Airport (ASE) which is located about 10 minutes from downtown Aspen. Some participants choose to drive from Denver International Airport (DEN) which is located about 4 hours from Aspen. 

How do I get from Denver to Aspen? ⬇️

The drive from Denver to Aspen is about 4 hours. There are rental car providers out of the Denver International Airport and some participants will choose to book a scheduled shuttle service between Denver and Aspen. 

How do I get between my hotel and the Aspen Meadows campus? ⬇️

An event shuttle will run between the Aspen Meadows Resort and downtown in the mornings and evenings of the program. Most hotels are located within a short walk (about 15 minutes) if you prefer to walk. You will receive the shuttle schedule at registration. Please note, the event shuttle does not run to Snowmass. If you make a reservation outside of Aspen, please consider booking a rental car or taking the free public bus. 

Where should I stay in Aspen? ⬇️

Most participants will choose to book a rental homes with other attendees or stay at a local hotel in downtown Aspen. If you are looking for a cost effective lodging option, prices can be lower in Snowmass which is located about 20 minutes from Aspen. More information on rates and lodging option can be found here. 

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

 

What health and safety precautions will be in place at the event?

The health and safety of participants and event staff is our highest priority. For more information about our standard event protocols, please refer to the Aspen Institute's Health & Safety Advisory.

 
 

OTHER

 

What is the dress code? ⬇️

Dress code for the Action Forum is “Aspen Casual” – attire can range from jeans, boots, and a rugged button-up shirt to khakis, loafers, and a sport coat. We recommend packing layers as Aspen can be very cold in the morning/evening and hot during the day. If you plan to participate in the hike, bring sneakers or hiking boots. 

How do I update my bio? ⬇️

You can update your information on your profile on the AGLN website once you log-in. If you have never logged-in to the AGLN Website or App, or if you have forgotten your password, use this link and enter the email we normally use to contact you to reset your password. If you are still having issues logging in, reach out to Sandia Taban at sandia.taban@aspeninstitute.org.

What if I need a visa to enter the country?  ⬇️

Due to the global pandemic and travel backlogs, please allow ample time to apply for a visa. Please refer to the US State Department website to determine eligibility and process. If you need a visa letter written for you, reach out to Charlotte Lewis at Charlotte.Lewis@aspeninstitute.org    

 
 

2024 RESNICK ASPEN ACTION FORUM PARTNERS

ENDOWED FUNDING PROVIDED BY

THE RESNICK FAMILY FOUNDATION

 

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BY

SKOLL FOUNDATION

THE JOHN P. AND ANNE WELSH MCNULTY FOUNDATION

MARGOT AND TOM PRITZKER

MASTERCARD CENTER FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH

GILLIAN AND ROBERT STEEL

DANNY KAYE AND SYLVIA FINE KAYE FOUNDATION

NAKASONE JAPANESE SCHOLARSHIP FUND 

THE TESSLER FAMILY

SOCIETY OF FELLOWS/TRUSTEE LEADERSHIP FUND

DAVID T. MCLAUGHLIN LEADERSHIP FUND 

ASPEN INSTITUTE GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

JIM AND ELAINE MCDADE SCHOLARSHIP FUND