Pratik Shah @ TED2020

Pratik Shah @ TED2020

May 18, 2020 - July 10, 2020
Vancouver, Canada

The future has never felt so uncertain. Our planet has more humans with more potential than at any other moment in history. The Adjacent Possible glitters with extraordinary promise. Yet there are deadly perils to be dealt with.

Political chaos? Check. Ability to edit our own genome? Check. Climate and environmental threats? Check. New technologies with unpredictable consequences? Check.

At TED2020, we’re inviting you on a bold voyage into uncharted territory. We can guarantee thrilling glimpses of the landscape ahead. This journey couldn’t matter more.

Your conference experience

Here’s what you can expect at TED2020:

An eight-week program with content on every weekday

Eight sessions of TED’s famous talks, performances and other surprises, plus 45-minute interviews three times each week, where you and your fellow TEDsters help shape the program with your questions in real time

Discovery sessions

Explore a compelling topic with a leading expert, debate the ideas shaping our world, or join your fellow TEDsters to learn a new skill

Social spaces and gatherings

From inspired conversations with speakers to Idea Speed Dates: short, rapid-fire, 1:1 conversations with other TEDsters. Many ways to connect around ideas


Our award-winning app for meeting other attendees and staying connected throughout the year

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