is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. The project started in California in 1984, with a series of conferences in the lapse of four days, and ever since, they continue to hold events with the purpose of inspiring other people that want to change the world with new ideas.
Leaders, thinkers, and entrepreneurs are invited to TED events. They share ideas, experiences, and projects in short 18 minute conferences.
TED speakers include: Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Gilbert Isabel, Sir Richard Branson, Mandelbrot Benoit, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende, and others.
Videos of every talk are uploaded to the
More information on TED's next events, visit:
TED on social networks: Facebook and
Other TED projects:
TED Conference: takes place in Long Beach, California, it is held parallel to TEDActive, in Palm Springs.
TED Global: it's held during the summer in Edinburgh, UK.
allows communication between TED fans.
Open Translation Project:
a platform that provides subtitles and interactive transcriptions in the available videos. This tool also allows any volunteer to translate a TEDTalk.
TED Prize: the "One Wish to Change the World" is awarded to an exceptional individual wishing to change the world (See JR Wish winner of TED Prize 2011).
offers people or institutions the change to host a TED event, with independent organization, to a limited number of participants.