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February 15-19, 2016
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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TED Talks Live: Six nights of talks on Broadway

In November 2015, TED is coming to Broadway, and curious minds of all kinds are invited. TED Talk Live will dive into three topics — The Education Revolution, War & Peace, and Science & Wonder — throughout six nights of thought-provoking talks, short films, performances, stories, and more. Learn more

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May 27 - 29, 2015
Monterey, CA
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Truth and Dare
March 16 - 20, 2015
Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Truth and Dare
March 16 - 20, 2015
Whistler, BC, Canada
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Speaking at TED Conferences

Each TED and TEDGlobal conference features more than 50 of the world's most innovative and influential speakers. If you know someone who belongs on the TED stage, or if you belong there yourself, we want to hear from you!
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Past TEDs

TED began as a small conference in Monterey, California. That single conference is now three annual events -- TED, TEDActive and TEDGlobal -- as well as occasional deep-dive conferences and events such as TEDWomen, TEDYouth and TEDIndia.
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