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2010 Schedule

The Given Institute


 

The Given Institute has been host to numerous national and international conferences over the past 30 years.
In addition to conference hosting, the Given Institute also presents Public Lecture Series, Seminars, Fairs, and Workshops throughout the year. The presentations are presented for learning pleasure as an opportunity for local citizens to interact 1-on-1 with the outstanding visiting faculty.

 

January 18PUBLIC PROGRAM

Given Institute Public Lecture Series

“Psychology of Aids”
Glenn Treisman, M.D., Ph.D., Director, AIDS Psychiatry Program,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

January 25 - WCR, LLC Mediation

January 26Aspen Writers’ Foundation

January 28 - PUBLIC PROGRAM

Given Institute Public Lecture Series

 “Impossible Dreams: Everest and Eradicating World Blindness”
Geoff Tabin, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology,
University of Utah School of Medicine
Director of the Himalayan Cataract Project

February 2 - Aesculap Workshop

February 2PUBLIC PROGRAM

Given Institute Public Lecture Series

"Spinal Surgery: Leading Edge Solutions”
Rudolf Beisse, M.D., Associate Director and Head Trauma Surgeon
Trauma Center - Murnau, Germany

February 4Aspen Writers’ Foundation

February 5 - Roaring Fork Leadership

February 12PUBLIC PROGRAM

Given Institute Public Lecture Series

“Breaking News: Updates from the CO Department of Health”
Ned Calonge, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Medical Officer, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

February 24 - Aspen Public Radio Public Lecture

February 25Aspen Writers’ Foundation

February 26 - Children’s Dental Fair

March 3 - PUBLIC PROGRAM

AVH/Given Institute Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

“Cancer: Prevention”

March 4 - Homelessness in Aspen, a Community Discussion

March 10 - PUBLIC PROGRAM

AVH/Given Institute Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

“Cancer: Early Detection”

March 11Aspen Writers’ Foundation

March 17 - PUBLIC PROGRAM

AVH/Given Institute Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

“Cancer: State of the Art Treatment”

March 23 - PUBLIC PROGRAM

Given Institute Public Lecture Series
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

“Stem Cell Research - Part 2”
Dennis Roop, Ph.D.
Charles C. Gates Chair of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Biology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

March 25-26 - Garfield and Hecht, LLC Mediation

June 8-12 – Tom Petty Aspen Lung

June 12-17 - Aspen Global Change Institute

June 21-26 - Fermilab

June 24 - Senior Expo

June 28-30 - USA Talk Network

July 6-10 - USA Talk Network

July 11-15 - Toxicology Forum

July 16-22 – American Association for Cancer Research

July 23 PUBLIC PROGRAM

Given Institute Public Lecture Series

“What’s Your Everest? Combining Profession and Passion”
Luanne Freer, MD, FACEP
Medical Director, Yellowstone National Park
Past President, Wilderness Medical Society

July 26-30 - Renal Disease

July 27-31 - John C. Selner Aspen Allergy

July 31- August 1 - UCCS - Aspen Conference

August 3-6 – Psychiatry

August 5 - PUBLIC PROGRAM

Given Institute Public Lecture Series
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

“The Madness Within Us”
Robert Freedman, M.D.
Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado School of Medicine

August 12 - PUBLIC PROGRAM

Given Institute Public Lecture Series
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

“The Truth Behind Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”
Jim Kelly, M.D.
Professor of Neurologuy
University of Colorado School of Medicine

August 13-14 - Opthamology

August 21-24 - Kern Lipid

August 25-28 - National Institute of Child Health Development

August 28-31 - Perinatal Biology Research Conference

September 23-25 - Building Better Brains: Neural Prosthetics and Beyond

September 30-October 2 - Quandaries in Healthcare