Special events

In addition to the official TED Conferences, TED regularly hosts special events around the globe. These events, which include programs created with specific communities in mind, use new and inventive approaches to help further TED's mission of spreading ideas and sparking global conversations.


Upcoming special events

We the Future

We the Future, Presented by TED, Skoll Foundation, and UN Foundation

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
New York City, NY

We the Future, Presented by TED, Skoll Foundation, and UN Foundation will be held in NYC on Tuesday September 25, 2018, aimed at sharing the stories of those who are dreaming up new ways to expand the possible, building a better world.

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TEDWomen 2018: Showing up.

TEDWomen 2018: Showing up

November 28-30, 2018
Palm Springs, California

TEDWomen will celebrate how dynamic and diverse people are showing up to face challenges head on, all while empowering each other to shape the future we all want to see. We’re showing up for TEDWomen 2018. Are you?

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TEDSummit 2019: A community beyond borders.

TEDSummit 2019: A community beyond borders

July 21-25, 2019
Edinburgh, Scotland

TED is a global community of people interested in how ideas can improve the world. Every few years, TEDSummit gathers members of our community for five days of performances, workshops, activities, future-focused discussions and an eclectic program of mainstage TED Talks. Attendees at TEDSummit include the most engaged TED friends, TED Fellows, TED-Ed educators, TEDx organizers and more, including more than 150 past TED speakers.

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