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
TEDSummit 2019: A community beyond borders
July 21-25, 2019
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.
Recent past special events
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?
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.