Aspen U Speaker Series

Aspen U returns for another season of thought-provoking conversations about the environment and our role in shaping it. Enjoy talks from environmental thought-leaders all season long at the Limelight Hotel. All events start at 6 pm, doors open at 5:30 for cocktails. No reservations required.

Holy Cross CEO Bryan Hannegan on Utilities and the Future | Wednesday, February 21 | 6 pm | The Limelight Hotel | Complimentary

With nearly 20 years of experience in and around the electricity industry, Dr. Hannegan brings a unique combination of technical knowledge, policy and government background, and management experience. Prior to being named HCE’s CEO, Dr. Hannegan led multiple research and development teams at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Electric Power Research Institute,and alsoco-founded the U.S. Department of Energy’s Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium.

Brian Dunbar on Healthy, Regenerative Communities | Wednesday, March 21 | 6 pm | The Limelight Hotel | Complimentary

Brian Dunbar is Executive Director of the Institute for the Built Environment (IBE) and Professor Emeritus at Colorado State University. Professor Dunbar holds two degrees in architecture from the University of Michigan and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Professor Dunbar has taught Interior Design, Construction Management, and Sustainability courses at Colorado State and created the graduate emphasis in sustainable building, professional certification courses in green building, and sustainable design and construction courses offered in Costa Rica and on the island of St. John, USVI.



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Jean-Georges and Cedric Vongerichten Guest Chef Dinner
World-renowned chef and restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten and his son, Cedric, will take over element 47 for a one night only, four-course dinner. Jean-Georges operates a myriad of four- and five-star restaurants worldwide, and Cedric helms the kitchen at Perry St in New York City.
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Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
We'd be honored to earn your vote in Travel + Leisure's World Best Awards. Vote for the greatest islands, cities, hotels, cruise lines, airports, and more. Voting is open until March 5. Please visit to vote.
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Chair 9 Apres-Ski Bar
Your reward for putting in a hard day on the mountain. Drop-in for beer, wine, cocktails and bar fare from 3 pm - 9 pm, and enjoy DJs daily from 4 pm - 7 pm and football on big game days.

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