April 24–28, 2017 / Vancouver, BC
The future you shape
Future you circles

A week to explore the most pressing questions of our time and to imagine what our shared future might look like. From how we'll work to how we'll connect and interact to how we'll collectively thrive in a world full of change, we'll ask – and try to answer – the big questions of the moment.


Highlights of TED2017 will be screened in cinemas worldwide.
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The future you

What does the future hold for you, for me, for us? In 2017, TED will balance a hard look at the seismic shifts that are altering the way the world works with insights into how we can foster personal learning, growth and empowerment. The result: You'll leave inspired and prepared for the change that's ahead.

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Your conference experience

The TED2017 experience includes:

A five-day stage program full of TED's famous 18-minute talks, plus music, comedy, tech demos and other surprises ... in a theater that's custom-built for listening intently to a speaker

Simulcast spaces where you can watch, tweet and blog ... and meeting spaces to connect over ideas and move them forward

Art exhibits, hands-on tech demos, and other experiences between sessions

Dinners and parties all around Vancouver

Wellness activities every morning -- yoga, runs and more

Our TEDConnect app for meeting other attendees before, during and after the conference

The famous TED gift bag

Our home in Vancouver

Vancouver Convention Centre offers both scale and intimacy. At its heart is a soaring space where TED's stage designers have created a custom theater designed to maximize the impact of talks, permitting multiple configurations for sitting, listening and connecting with the speaker – a bold rethinking of the conference experience.

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