Program Special Events
Immersive evening events, interactive lunches, intense conversation breaks ... At TED2011, some of the most important ideas are generated when attendees and speakers connect with one another. There are many ways to make sure you do.
Attendees at TED are every bit as extraordinary as the speakers, and at TED University, they take the stage -- sharing hard-won knowledge in lectures that range from "How to negotiate a term sheet" to "Why family secrets should not be kept" to "How to break a board with your bare hands." Some of our more popular TEDTalks come from these action-packed sessions ...
TED Fellows presentations
Arriving early? Come listen to the TED2011 Fellows present their remarkable work. You'll hear from a British artist and fashion designer "growing" clothing out of bacteria; a Chilean primatologist studying bonobos in the Congo; a Korean data-visualization designer; an interaction designer working on the Braille Phone -- and many more!
JR@TED: A photographic exhibition
View a special photographic exhibition of 2011 TED Prize winner JR’s captivating work. These original pieces will be on sale, with all proceeds benefitting the fulfillment of his wish.
Phantom Galleries LA
170 N Promenade at Broadway
Open to the public Thursday, noon-7pm
Open to the public Friday, 10am-7pm
Four extraordinary days come to a close at our farewell parties, festive outdoor celebrations with music and merriment. Connect with friends old and new, and recap the most memorable TED Moments.