TED Salons

TED Salons welcome an intimate audience for an afternoon or evening of highly-curated TED Talks revolving around a globally relevant theme. A condensed version of a TED flagship conference, they are distinct in their brevity, opportunities for conversation, and heightened interaction between the speaker and audience.

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Upcoming TED Salon events

All TED Salons are crafted by TED's world-renowned curation team to uncover the world's most innovative ideas.

Many TED Salon events take place at the TED World Theater in New York City. All Salons are free to attend.


In partnership with Novo Nordisk®

September 14, 2021
Online via Zoom Webinar

Our bodies are where we live, where we dream, how we move and how we survive. They are in so many ways the essence of our existence, but also the map for our future — the challenges and possibilities of our bodies today shaping our tomorrow. How do we understand our bodies, health, wellbeing, enlightenment and obesity in a changing world? These talks will explore the nexus between our health and wellbeing — through the singular, miraculous lens of our bodies.

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