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Welcome to the Aspen Ideas Festival
Once a year the town of Aspen becomes a staging ground for wide-ranging dialogue on some of the world's most interesting and pressing issues. This year's Aspen Ideas Festival will cover politics, the arts, sports, science, technology and foreign policy.
Questions that will be posed and debated include: "What is America's future military role in the world?" "Can we be energy independent?" "Can we solve the debt crisis?"
All together, 300 leaders and luminaries will come together to exchange "ideas that matter" as part of the Aspen Institute's mission to foster values-based leadership in a neutral balanced venue.
Notable attendees this year include Mike Mullen, Ehud Barak, Richard Daley and David Brooks.
As an underwriter of the Aspen Ideas Festival, U.S. Trust is focusing on the theme of "What IS a legacy WORTH?" Is it more than money? What values and beliefs make up a legacy?
This blog will provide first-hand reporting on panels that illuminate the theme of legacy, dealing with topics such as women philanthropists, sports legacies, innovative investing, and U.S.-China relations.
Look here over the next seven days for perspectives from some of today's innovative leaders including Stanley McChrystal, Thomas Friedman and Valerie Jarrett among many others.