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.
Past special events
November 14-15, 2023
New York, NY
120+ leaders from across the democracy landscape – from elected officials to on the ground practitioners – will gather to explore a compelling vision of a global democratic future and accelerate the solutions and tactics required to make it a reality. Across three mainstage sessions, seven hands-on workshops, and dedicated time to connect with other democracy practitioners, participants will explore what our healthy democratic future could look like, and the tangible steps to make it a reality.
October 17-18, 2023
San Francisco, CA
Join TEDAI 2023 to investigate the profound impact of artificial intelligence on our civilization, industries, communities and cultures. Immerse yourself in a full day of TED Talks on day one, and get access to thought-provoking panels and workshops on day two.
We the Future
Presented by TED, Skoll Foundation, and UN Foundation
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
New York, NY
We the Future, Presented by TED, the Skoll Foundation, and UN Foundation was held in NYC on Tuesday September 24, 2019, and shared stories of those who are dreaming up new ways to expand the possible, building a better world.