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

TEDWomen 2016

TEDWomen 2016

San Francisco, CA
October 26-28, 2016

TEDWomen is a three-day conference about the power of women and girls to be creators and change-makers. The program of speakers, workshops, events — and daring discussions — has sparked some of TED's most iconic moments yet.

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TED-Ed Weekend

TED-Ed Weekend

New York, NY
December 3, 2016

For TED-Ed Club members
TED-Ed Weekend events are special gatherings of students from TED-Ed Clubs worldwide for a chance to take over TED Headquarters in New York City.

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Brooklyn, NY
April 24 - 28, 2017

For TEDx organizers
TEDFest is an opportunity to meet TEDx'ers from around the world while watching the live-hosted TED2017 program in Brooklyn, New York. Exclusively programed for the entire TEDx community, TEDFest joins the best of TED with all that New York has to offer.

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Past special events

TED Talks Live

Six nights of talks on Broadway

The Town Hall Theater, New York, NY
November 1-6, 2015
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TEDYouth 2015

Made in the Future

The Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
November 14, 2015
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