December 2015


Ted 2016 Convention Centre 


Third time's the charm: from February 15 - 19, 2016, Vancouver will host the flagship TED Conference for the third consecutive year. The theme: Dream.

From February 15 to 19 Vancouver will host the prestigious TED Conference for the third consecutive year. The theme for this year's five-day conference is Dream. Did your invitation get lost in the mail? Vancouver also hosts TEDx events throughout the year.

About Vancouver's TEDx Events:

The "x" indicates it is an independently organized event, so unlike the February TED conference, it's not officially organized by the TED organization.

TEDxStanley Park Live speakers share innovative and optimistic ideas that address humanity's challenges with a community of open and curious minds searching for ways to make a difference. These ideas stimulate, inspire and energize actions that change attitudes, launch movements and positively impact the world. TEDxStanleyPark 2016 is themed "Ideas to Action", and features powerful calls to action that give legs to possibilities. Date: May 28, 2016

TEDxWestVancouverED gathers those with a passion for education. Speakers challenge viewers to rethink the education system and what defines success via brainstorming and sharing different approaches to gaining knowledge. Date: TBA


TEDxYouth@Granville is run by a group of local high school students and tailored to Greater Vancouver youth between the ages of 12 and 18. Here, students from all walks of life are given a platform to inspire, and be inspired. Date: TBA


TEDxSFU is organized by Simon Fraser University volunteers looking to promote ideas worth spreading. The first TEDxSFU conference, "Connect the Dots", focuses on bringing together singularities to bridge innovation and originality with passion and community. Date: TBA


TEDxEastVancouver (formerly TedxRenfrewCollingwood) supports out-of-the-box ideas by the wildly diverse population in Renfrew-Collingwood, Vancouver's largest neighbourhood.
TEDxEastVancouver gives East Vancouverites an opportunity to pollinate ideas and actions across cultures and borders. Date: April 23, 2016