Conferences

Attendance at a TED conference is by application. If you'd like to come to TED, apply to attend. We read every application, and actively seek out leading thinkers and doers across a wide range of fields.

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Upcoming conferences

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Dream.
February 15-19, 2016
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Conference membership options

TED Conference memberships (Vancouver, Canada)


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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