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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The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s newest arts executive, Scott Shiller, poses a big challenge to TEDx Pittsburgh readers: “Attend an event in the Cultural District and rebel!”   I recently heard someone refer to Pittsburgh as a “struggling city”. As a recent transplant, I was confused.......

The wait is over. Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 4, 2017, and prepare to join us at The Byham Theater for a powerful event. The date is set, the event space procured, the speaker list finalized. And now, tickets are available for sale! Here’s what......

Brilliant ideas can come from anywhere. They grow out of tech startups, universities, corner offices, and conference rooms. But these ideas also come from daydreams. From the heart. From a house down the street and the corner coffee shop. Regardless of where they originate, great......