2017 Speaker Submissions now being accepted.
April 10th – May 10th
Our 2017 theme is Changing Places.
This fascinating talk presents the scientific research that shows the interconnectedness of life in the forest ecosystem. It takes us beneath the forest floor where we learn how trees are communicating and exchanging resources. Going beyond the simple view of a forest as a resource to be exploited, it presents the forest as a complex […]
Through spoken word and images, Nikkita Oliver urges a reexamination of both history and the stories we tell. From the 1968 Summer Olympics to Colin Kaepernick, from Timothy McVeigh to the Blank Panther movement, she reveals fragments of truth often hidden within the bigger story. Holding a light to these distinctions, Oliver urges us to […]
Ranae Holland is a research biologist who spends much of her time trekking through forests with a camera crew, looking for evidence of a big furry man-ape. As a cohost of the Animal Planet television As a cohost of the Animal Planet television show Finding Bigfoot, she draws on her scientific skills to sift through […]
TED2017 Opening Event Mon, 4/24 at 8:00 PM Take a front-row seat at TED2017 Opening Night – the kickoff to the week-long TED conference. Experience revelatory TED Talks and performances as they unfold for the first time on the TED stage in Vancouver, BC. Find a theater near you and, if you’re close to Northgate Mall, […]
You’re invited to join us for a free viewing of the livestream video of TED2017, The Future You on Thursday, April 27. This will be a great opportunity to get a first look at innovations shaping our world and to spend time a connect with a group of us from TEDxSeattle. There are three sessions throughout […]
Our theme this year is Changing Places. We will have more details on the time, the speaker nominations and selection process and ticket sales later. Never been to TEDxSeattle? Here’s a look at last year’s. Music by David Fesliyan @fesliyanstudios.com
What is TEDx?
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxSeattle, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxSeattle event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.