TEDx Qualifying Conferences

Only individuals who have attended a qualifying TED conference in person may organize an event with more than 100 attendees. The primary license holder—the individual whose name is on the application form—must have attended a qualifying TED conference. These conferences are listed below.

2019

TED2019

Bigger than us

Vancouver, BC, Canada
April 15–19, 2019
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TEDSummit

A Community Beyond Borders

Edinburgh, Scotland
July 21-25, 2019
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TEDWomen

Bold+Brilliant

Palm Springs, California, United States
December 4-6, 2019
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2018

TED2018

The Age of Amazement

Vancouver, BC, Canada
April 10–14, 2018
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TEDFest 2018

The Age of Amazement

New York, New York
April 10-14, 2018
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TEDWomen 2018

Showing Up

Palm Springs, California
November 28–30, 2018
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2017

TED2017

The Future You

Vancouver, BC, Canada
April 24–28, 2017
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TEDFest 2017

The Future You

New York, New York
April 24-28, 2017
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TEDGlobal 2017

Builders. Truth-Tellers. Catalysts.

Arusha, Tanzania
August 27–30, 2017
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2016

TED2016

Dream.

Vancouver, BC, Canada
February 15–19, 2016
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TEDSummit

Aim higher. Together.

Banff, AB, Canada
June 26–30, 2016
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TEDWomen 2016

It's about time.

San Francisco, California
October 26–28, 2016
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2015

TED2015

Truth and Dare

Vancouver, BC, Canada
March 16–20, 2015
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TEDActive 2015

Truth and Dare

Whistler, BC, Canada
March 16–20, 2015
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2014

TED2014

The Next Chapter

Vancouver, BC, Canada
March 17–21, 2014
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TEDActive 2014

The Next Chapter

Whistler, BC, Canada
March 17–21, 2014
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TEDGlobal 2014

South!

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
October 6–10, 2014
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2013

TED2013

The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered.

Long Beach, California
February 25–March 1, 2013
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TEDActive 2013

The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered.

Palm Springs, California
February 25–March 1, 2013
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TEDGlobal 2013

Think Again.

Edinburgh, Scotland
June 10–14, 2013
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2012

TED2012

Full Spectrum

Long Beach, California
February 27–March 2, 2014
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TEDActive 2012

Full Spectrum

Palm Springs, California
February 27–March 2, 2014
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TEDGlobal 2012

Radical Openness

Edinburgh, Scotland
June 25–29, 2012
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2011

TED2011

The Rediscovery of Wonder

Long Beach, California
February 28–March 4, 2011
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TEDActive 2011

The Rediscovery of Wonder

Palm Springs, California
February 28–March 4, 2011
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TEDGlobal 2011

The Stuff of Life

Edinburgh, Scotland
July 11–15, 2011
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2010

TED2010

What the World Needs Now...

Long Beach, California
February 9–13, 2010
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TEDActive 2010

What the World Needs Now...

Palm Springs, California
February 9–13, 2010
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TEDGlobal 2010

And Now the Good News

Oxford, UK
July 12–16, 2010
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2009

TED2009

The Great Unveiling

Long Beach, California
February 3–9, 2009
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TED@PalmSprings

The Great Unveiling

Palm Springs, California
February 3–9, 2009
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TEDGlobal 2009

The Substance of Things Not Seen

Oxford, UK
July 21–24, 2009
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TEDIndia

The Future Beckons

Mysore, India
November 4–7, 2009
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2008

TED2008

The Big Questions

Monterey, California
February 27–March 1, 2008
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TED@Aspen

The Big Questions

Aspen, Colorado
February 27–March 1, 2008


2007

TED2007

Icons. Geniuses. Mavericks.

Monterey, California
March 7–10, 2007
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TEDGlobal 2007

Africa: the Next Chapter

Arusha, Tanzania
June 4–7, 2007
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2006

TED2006

The Future We Will Create

Monterey, California
February 22-25, 2006
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2005

TED2005

Inspired by Nature

Monterey, California
February 23-26, 2005
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TEDGlobal 2005

Ideas Big Enough to Change the World

Oxford, UK
July 12–15, 2005
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2004

TED2004

The Pursuit of Happiness

Monterey, California
February 25–28, 2004
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2003

TED2003

The Future Belongs to Those Who Create It

Monterey, California
February 26–March 1, 2003


2002

TED2002

Monterey, California
February 27-March 2, 2002


Way back when...

TED11

Will and Still

Monterey, California
February 21-24, 2001

TED10

Understanding America

Monterey, California
February 23-26, 2000

TED9

Monterey, California
February 17-20, 1999

TED8

Monterey, California
February 18-21, 1998

TED7

Monterey, California
February 19-22, 1997

TED6

Monterey, California
February 22-25, 1995

TED5

Monterey, California
February 23-26, 1994

TED4

Kobe, Japan
May 7-9, 1993

TED3

Monterey, California
February 20-23, 1992

TED2

Monterey, California
February 22-25, 1990

TED1

Monterey, California
February 23-26, 1984