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Communications & Society

Dialogue on Public Libraries

Task Force on Learning and the Internet

Roundtable on Information Technology (InfoTech)

Forum on Communications and Society (FOCAS)

Task Force on Learning and the Internet

The Aspen Task Force on Learning and the Internet, with support and guidance from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, is a group of 20 innovative and respected minds in technology, public policy, education, business, privacy and safety.

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Roundtable on Information Technology (InfoTech)

The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Information Technology (InfoTech) is an annual seminar that examines the implications of emerging information technologies on societies, governments, communities and individuals, and the new leadership roles that are required.

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Dialogue on Diplomacy and Technology

Roundtable on Institutional Innovation

Conference on Communications Policy

Roundtable on Spectrum Policy

Dialogue on Diplomacy and Technology

The Aspen Institute Dialogue on Diplomacy and Technology (ADDTech) convenes leaders from the sometimes disparate worlds of diplomacy and technology to address how new technological tools can be used better for public or citizen diplomacy around the world.

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Roundtable on Institutional Innovation

The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Institutional Innovation is an annual Roundtable that convenes senior executives to address (and where appropriate reframe) their approaches to institutional performance through innovation.

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Conference on Communications Policy

The Aspen Institute Conference on Communications Policy is an annual Roundtable that addresses issues of telecommunications regulation, competition, and public policy.

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Roundtable on Spectrum Policy

The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Spectrum Policy (AIRS) is an annual Roundtable that gathers Federal Government regulators, academic and technical experts, industry representatives, and public interest groups to examine spectrum policy in the face of an evolving telecommunications world.

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Forum on the Freedom to Communicate

International Digital Economy Accords Project (IDEA)

Symposium on the State of Race in America

Community Dialogue on Healing the Racial Divide

Symposium on the State of Race in America

The Aspen Institute Symposium on the State of Race in America explores new attitudes, opportunities, and challenges for and about people of color in 21st century America. The annual event is presented by the Communications and Society Program in association with Comcast Corporation.

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Community Dialogue on Healing the Racial Divide

The Aspen Institute Community Dialogue on Healing the Racial Divide gathered in St. Louis, MO, in the aftermath of conflicts in nearby Ferguson to talk about the relationship between local communities and the police, methods to close the achievement gap between white and black students, and the role of new media...

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Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence

Dialogue on the Future of Journalism

Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy