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.


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Perfect Tools, Perfect Weapons: The Rise and Future of Digital Technologies

Rapid technological advancements and the proliferation of affordable digital devices have created enormous opportunity for communities worldwide. But it has also created unprecedented risk, as governments and malicious actors seek to exploit vulnerabilities created by tools intended to connect, inform, and improve the lives of billions around the globe. In this two-hour event, the Aspen Strategy Group will examine critical questions around the world’s past, present, and future relationship with technology

October 23, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 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


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