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Where curiosity meets Community

TED conferences bring together a group of expert thinkers and doers across a wide range of fields to help share new ideas.


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TED Countdown Summit 2023

July 11-14 | Detroit, MI

This invite-only gathering will bring together a group of global business executives, innovators, scientists, policymakers, next generation leaders, artists, activists and more who are determined to create a better future.

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TED Tech

Together with Culture3

September 18-19| London, UK

Step into the future of technology, creativity and culture at TED Tech, a two-day event where technologists, artists and futurists are immersed in how blockchain, AI and extended reality are changing everything.



October 22-24, 2024 | Atlanta, GA

A vibrant three-day exploration of what’s next, propelling the future you to drive change at every level, from personal to global.



April 7-11, 2025 | Vancouver, BC

The flagship event will bring together a group of expert thinkers and doers for five action-packed days together. Join the waitlist to be the first to know when applications open.


TEDAI Vienna

October 17-19, 2024

Taking place for the first time in the heart of Europe, an unforgettable journey into the world of artificial intelligence and its impact on our lives and the future. Curated and organized by Dr. Alina Nikolaou, in collaboration with TED.


TEDAI San Francisco

October 22-23, 2024

Investigate the profound implications of artificial intelligence and how it'll transform our civilization, industries, institutions, communities and cultures. Curated and organized by Sam and Walter De Brouwer, in collaboration with TED.

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See a list of past events to find out more about the historic list of TED conferences.

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Why Attend Ted?

Join us for an inspirational gathering with the winning formula of brilliant minds and groundbreaking content, while also supporting TED’s mission of global ideas in action.

You’ll hear talks from future-shaping speakers and make lifelong connections during curated workshops and experiences where you can dive deeper into an area of expertise or learn something completely new. TED is your chance to be immersed in meaningful ideas and surrounded by those seeking to catalyze action.

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