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June 26–30, 2016 · Banff, Canada

“We are going to make things happen”: Notes from a TED-Ed Innovative Educator

  Wendy Morales is one of a group of TED-Ed Innovative Educators who got together at our recent TEDSummit conference. She files this...

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“We are going to make things happen”: Notes from a TED-Ed Innovative Educator

  Wendy Morales is one of a group of TED-Ed Innovative Educators who got together at our recent TEDSummit conference. She files this...

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Experiences: Notes from Session 6 of TEDSummit

Bodacious beats: Kenyan musician, producer and DJ, “Blinky Bill” Sellanga simultaneously brought the house down and the TED...

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How we broke the Panama Papers story: Gerard Ryle at TEDSummit

Imagine you’ve been handed the biggest single cache of leaked documents in recent history. Eleven and half million documents to be exact,...

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Aim higher. Together.

TEDSummit gathers the most engaged members of the global TED community for community brainstorms, discussions, performances, workshops, outdoor activities and an eclectic program of mainstage talks – in the beautiful surroundings of the Canadian Rockies.

With 1,000 attendees, TEDSummit 2016 convenes a cross-section of people who’ve helped mold TED into what it is today: passionate TEDsters, speakers, authors, TED Fellows, TEDx organizers, volunteer translators, TED staffers, educators, animators, and partners. It's a week of inspiration, of future-focused discussions, of aiming higher, together.

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Your favorite TED Talk speakers plus some new favorites

One hundred and eleven TED speakers are joining us at TEDSummit, including some of the most popular TED Talks speakers of all time, like Dan Pink, David Gallo, Esther Perel, Kelly and Jane McGonigal, Pico Iyer and dozens more ... joined by brand-new voices including food innovator Josh Tetrick, forest biologist Suzanne Simard, environmental writer Emma Marris, energy experts Joe Lassiter and Michael Shellenberger, blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg, global affairs writer Jonathan Tepperman, empathy scientist Abigail Marsh and more.

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Your TEDSummit Experience

The week in Banff includes:

A rich program of mainstage TED talks on today's most compelling issues, plus music, comedy, tech demos and other surprises

Interactive workshops and brainstorms on a vast array of relevant and surprising topics, led each day by your fellow attendees — past speakers, passionate TEDsters, TED senior staff, TED-ed educators and animators, TEDx organizers, TED fellows, TED translators and more

Outdoor experiences every day, led by expert guides and a few special guests

Time for unstructured connection and engagement

Concerts, art exhibits, hands-on tech demos, science labs, and other experiences

Dinners and parties all around Banff

Wellness activities every morning in the beautiful Canadian Rockies — yoga, runs, hikes and more

the TEDSummit expedition kit — a well-edited collection of practical items to equip you for your week at Banff

Venue

The Banff Centre
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive Banff AB

Surrounded by the peaks of the Canadian Rockies, the Banff centre is the base camp for inspiring thinkers and doers from across the globe. only minutes from the town of Banff, the centre serves as an innovative hub for thousands of artists, leaders, and researchers, providing a space to explore new ideas while enjoying the unrestricted backyard woodlands.

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