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TEDxNewYork is an event that celebrates curiosity, ideas, and New Yorkers in an ode to the world's cultural capital.

This year's event brought together 20 brilliant speakers from across disciplines with more than 400 curious and fascinating New Yorkers. A day of ideas worth sharing, conversations worth having, and activations to see what's growing in New York City.

What to expect


Come see a full day of talks from dreamers, thinkers, and doers from New York and the surrounding areas. This year speakers will explore topics that include a vaccine for depression and PTSD, what's next for the Black Lives Matter movement, among many other ideas.


The audience at TEDxNewYork is one of the highlights of the event. Join over 450 passionate members of the community representing culture, business, academia, education, and many more industries within the city. Bring friends, and leave with more.


Make a day of it and bond with new friends over delicious meals and snacks from local favorites. Some of New York's most beloved brands will provide coffee, waffles, falafel, tacos, and deli sandwiches. And who can resist — there's an open bar to close out a full day of thrilling new ideas.

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Nkosi Nkululeko
Nkosi Nkululeko is New York City's 2016 youth poet laureate and the author of "Sharp-Edged Vernacular" and "How It Sounded to Squish a Cockroach."

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