The Aspen Institute alongside the National Geography have convened the fourth annual Aspen environmental Forum at the Aspen Meadows in Aspen Colorado from May 30 to June 3 2011. the main focus of the Forum is to foster a meeting of the minds between thought leaders and concerned average citizens from the various walks of life that allows for disagreements without the invective. this years Forum is being led by the Institute’s Energy and Environment Programmes.
The Forum boast a wide cross section of speakers and participants from all over the US and Internationals community. the list range from Joel Achenbach from the Washington Post, Ambassador Jan Eliasson-Former President Unnited Nations General Asembly and Former Minister for Foreign Affairs Sweden,Phumzile Mlambo NGcuka Former Deputy President of South Africa along with Orain Edwards of JSTAR and Roli Mahajan of Advocates for Youth Int’l Year of the Youth Journalist.
The sessions will range from Steward vs Dominion, 9 Billion at Mid-Century: then What?, Megaslums to Middle Class, coping with the calamity: The Art of Looking Ahead and finally Sustainability 2050: Youth Leaders Speak.