TEDx Program

TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission, "ideas worth spreading." It supports independent organizers who want to create a TED-like event in their own community.

What is TEDx?

The TEDx Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences.

At TEDx events, a screening of TED Talks videos — or a combination of live presenters and TED Talks videos — sparks deep conversation and connections at the local level. TEDx events are planned and coordinated independently, under a free license granted by TED. Learn about the TEDx event types


News from TEDx

A beer exchange that spanned the globe

A highlight of TEDFest — a beer exchange between members of the TEDx community. Photo: David Rosenberg / TED During the International Beer Exchange held on Day 2 of TEDFest, a...
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Attend a TEDx event

Attend events near you that feature a combination of live speakers and TED Talk videos and that aim to spark conversation and connections.

Watch TEDx Talks

Based on the format of TED Talks, TEDx Talks are presented for local audiences at independent, local TEDx events around the world.

Organize a local TEDx event

Bring the global TED experience to your community through a combination of live speakers and TED Talk videos.



@TEDx on Twitter

RT @smadriant: My museum/university colleague @CoopSciScoop presents a compelling case for citizen science on the @TEDx stage https://t.co/
TEDx 25 May
RT @TEDTalks: The extremely freaky innards of our planet: https://t.co/z4ui5hPfXJ https://t.co/i2e91kRtVS
TEDx 25 May
Marla Mervis-Hartmann shares how she learned to be comfortable in her body: https://t.co/keX0kZ46rY @TEDxSalinas
TEDx 25 May
Fungi from A to Z: https://t.co/tRPx7pVl4t @TEDxLSU
TEDx 25 May
Scientist Rob Dunn on collecting ants and investigating backyards to advance science: https://t.co/8vXnHMY6yi https://t.co/lUBJ0XTseA
TEDx 24 May