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Past events:

TEDxNewYork 2016: The main event


September 10, 2016
8:30am to 6:30pm
SVA Theatre

This year's event brought together 20 brilliant speakers from across disciplines with more than 400 curious and fascinating New Yorkers. Experience a day of ideas worth sharing, conversations worth having, and activations you won't want to miss! See what's growing in New York City.

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Livestream TEDxNewYork 2016

September 10, 2016
10:00am to 5:30pm
TEDxNewYork site

The talks will be on YouTube to enjoy after the event, but there’s nothing quite like seeing each session in all its curated glory. Visit the TEDxNewYork website on Saturday to watch the free event livestream. Grab some tasty treats, invite friends, and join us down the rabbit hole.

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TEDxNewYork community viewing party

September 10, 2016
10:00am to 5:30pm
Microsoft Flagship Store
677 Fifth Ave.

Watch the curated program with more of the TEDxNewYork community on big screens at the Microsoft Flagship Store in New York City (677 Fifth Ave.), anytime from 10:00am to 5:30pm. You’ll have the chance to win tickets to the official TEDxNewYork afterparty at SVA Theatre.


TEDxNewYork curation preview

September 8, 2016
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Microsoft Flagship Store
677 Fifth Ave.

Participants joined an intimate group to watch speaker rehearsals with three 2016 speakers. They went behind the scenes with one of our curators, and got a chance to win a pair of tickets to Saturday’s sold-out event. The preview was produced in collaboration with leadership partner Microsoft Stores.

Hidden Chelsea photography tour

September 8, 2016
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Chelsea, NYC

Participants grabbed the best ‘grams of the week on an art and architecture walking tour of Chelsea, the home to this year’s TEDxNewYork. They got photography tips from Instagrammer Renzo Grande (@aliveinnyc), learned all about Chelsea’s history from experts, met other photo-friendly New Yorkers, and grabbed a drink afterwards, thanks to major partner, xAd.

TEDxNewYork 2014

November 1, 2014
8:00am - 7:00pm
Brooklyn, NY

The mission of this TEDxNewYork edition was to stir up interesting conversations, new ideas and to incite action:
“In a city like New York, it’s easy to take the same route every day, eat the same turkey sandwich, talk to the same ten people. Every once in a while we have to stick our heads out of our myopic little holes and ask ourselves: Wait, why do we do this again?”