TED is a nonprofit organization and acronym. It’s a movement devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading in ‘T’echnology, ‘E’ntertainment and ‘D’esign.


TEDx is an independently organized, community based version of the larger TED-experience.  Planned and coordinated by an all volunteer team.


Pittsburgh’s platform for showcasing the ideas that are redefining the Steel City. It’s an experience created to inspire and inform our city.

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Mark your calendars! On Saturday, June 16, 2018, prepare to join us at The Byham Theater for our TEDxPittsburgh 2018: Small Worlds event.  $35 ticket (General Admission) = All day access to the conference, access to sponsors in the Innovation Corridor, and bagged lunch. $60 ticket (VIP......

Innovation Showcase In this competitive world where complexity & uncertainty increases every day, the only way to survive is to manage the constant change is with the help of creativity & innovation. Consider how the fluid nature of life prompts the existence of multiple paths......

Our Call for Ideas for the 2018 TEDxPittsburgh event is now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied, nominated, or shared this opportunity with others. We look forward to announcing our fully curated lineup for the Saturday, June 16 event soon....