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Upcoming conferences

TEDSummit 2016
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Aim higher. Together.
June 26-30, 2016
Banff, AB, Canada

Price of attendance: US$6,000
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TEDWomen 2016: It's About Time
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It's About Time
October 26-28, 2016
San Francisco, CA, USA

Price of attendance: US$2,495
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TED2017: The Future You
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The Future You
April 24-28, 2017
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Price of attendance: US$17,000
(A limited number of Donor passes)
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Recent past conferences

TED2016: Dream
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February 15-19, 2016
Vancouver, 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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