The Aspen Security Forum, an annual three-day conference in Aspen, CO presented by the Aspen Strategy Group, has provided a non-partisan public venue for global leaders to discuss the key national security issues of the day for the past ten years. 

We are continuing our vital discussions online throughout the year. Join us as we explore the most pressing foreign policy and national security issues of the day facing the United States and its allies.

The 2021 Aspen Security Forum is scheduled to take place from August 3-6. We will make an announcement about the Forum, including registration information and event format, in the coming months. Please revisit this website or subscribe to the Weekly Leaf to stay up to date on the 2021 Aspen Security Forum.



Upcoming Events

A Live Conversation with Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank

Please join us as we host President of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde, in conversation with Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of the Carlyle Group, David Rubenstein

April 28, 2021
10:00 - 11:00 AM ET
The Biden Administration's First 100 Days in Review

This event will examine President Biden’s efforts to modernize the U.S. military for the conflicts of tomorrow, address its biggest foreign policy challenges including China and Russia, craft a foreign policy for the middle class, and much more.

April 30, 2021
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET
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The coronavirus pandemic and the global economic crisis are perhaps the greatest challenges to the U.S. since the Second World War.

Nicholas Burns, Executive Director, the Aspen Strategy Group


Past Discussions

The Aspen Security Forum hosts discussions with key current and former government officials, leading experts, and business visionaries throughout the year. View our latest conversations below.


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