Live from TED2017

Experience the TED2017 conference in movie theaters, with other curious minds

You probably watch TED Talks on an assortment of small screens. But next week, you’re invited to experience them on the big screen.

As the TED2017 conference takes place in Vancouver, Canada, special sessions will be broadcast live in movie theaters across the United States and world. On April 24, the Opening Event will bring surprising life advice from Tim Ferriss, insights on AI from former world chess champion Garry Kasparov, an inspiring idea from Rabbi Jonathan Sacks and a thrilling performance from music video masters OK Go. On April 25, the Prize Event will include a Q&A with Serena Williams, a simple idea from Atul Gawande, a surprise guest who’ll boggle your mind and the reveal of 2017 TED Prize winner Raj Panjabi’s wish for the world.

These sessions will screen live in the US and Canada, and on time-shifted schedules internationally. Then shortly, after the conference closes, you’re invited to enjoy a Highlights Exclusive, featuring the very best talks from the week-long conference. This is truly your ticket to TED2017, so check local listings for times.

“I’m thrilled that we get to share the TED experience with a much wider audience,” said TED Curator Chris Anderson in a preview post. “Watching a full session is nothing like watching individual TED Talks. It’s dramatically more powerful, more immersive.”

This will not be the kind of movie-going experience where people stare ahead and chomp popcorn. The talks in these events will ignite your curiosity and flip your thinking. As you think through these big ideas and make connections between them, we expect conversations to spark between friends and strangers. Just as they do at the conference.

More than 100 organizers of TEDx events are hosting discussions before or after screenings. The organizers of TEDxEvansville went on a public access show last week to let people in Evansville, Indiana, know that they’re taking over a local multiplex for the Opening Event. Meanwhile, TEDxPeachtree in Atlanta, Georgia, is inviting past speakers for a meet-and-greet after the TED Prize Event screening, to keep the conversation going.

Below, see if your local TEDx chapter is hosting a cinema event near you:

Australia
TEDxBirrarungMarr in Melbourne
TEDxBrisbane
TEDxCanberra in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
TEDxHelensvaleLibrary in Helensvale, Queensland
TEDxHunterTAFE in Newcastle, New South Wales
TEDxSydney

Belgium
TEDxAntwerp
TEDxWomenFlanders in Antwerp

Canada
TEDxCalgary
TEDxChathamKent in Chatham, Ontario
TEDxEastVan in Vancouver
TEDxMontreal
TEDxVancouver
TEDxVaughan in Vaughan, Ontario
TEDxWinnipeg
TEDxYYC in Calgary

Denmark
TEDxOdense in Odense, Syddanmark

Finland
TEDxOtaniemi in Espoo, Uusimaa

Germany
TEDxYouth@BBIS in Kleinmachnow, Brandenburg

Ireland
TEDxDrogheda in Drogheda, Louth

Netherlands
TEDxAlmere in Almere, Flevoland
TEDxAmsterdam

New Zealand
TEDxAuckland
TEDxRuakura in Hamilton, Waikato
TEDxTauranga in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Poland
TEDxWroclaw in Wrocław, Dolnośląskie

Romania
TEDxBucharest

United Kingdom
TEDxBrum in Birmingham
TEDxEton in Windsor
TEDxExeter in Devon
TEDxFidelityInternational in London
TEDxGoodenoughCollege in London
TEDxLondon
TEDxOxfordBrookesUniversity in Oxford
TEDxReading
TEDxUAL in London
TEDxUniverstiyofBrighton in Brighton
TEDxYouth@Manchester in Macclesfield, Cheshire East
TEDxYouth@RMS in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

United States
TEDxAustin in Austin, Texas
TEDxBalconesHeightsLive in Austin, Texas
TEDxBend in Bend, Oregon
TEDxBergenCommunityCollege in Paramus, New Jersey
TEDxBolingbrookWomen in Bolingbrook, Illinois
TEDxBrookfieldSalon in Brookfield, Connecticut
TEDxBuffalo in Buffalo, New York
TEDxBYU in Provo, Utah
TEDxCharleston in South Carolina
TEDxCincinnati in Ohio
TEDxCooperRiverWomen in Westampton, New Jersey
TEDxDeerPark in New York
TEDxDetroit in Michigan
TEDxDurham in North Carolina
TEDxEastMecklenburgHighSchool in Charlotte, North Carolina
TEDxEdgemontSchool in Scarsdale, New York
TEDxEdina in Edina, Minnesota
TEDxEvansville in Indiana
TEDxFashionInstituteofTechnology in New York City
TEDxFSCJ in Jacksonville, Florida
TEDxGatewayArch in Saint St. Louis, Missouri
TEDxGreenville in South Carolina
TEDxHiltonHead in South Carolina
TEDxHuntsville in Alabama
TEDxIntuit in Mountain View, California
TEDxKids@ElCajon in El Cajon, California
TEDxLasVegas
TEDxLehighRiver in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
TEDxLeonardtown in Leonardtown, Maryland
TEDxLongwood in Boston, Massachusetts
TEDxLosAlSchools in Los Alamitos, California
TEDxMalibu in California
TEDxMidAtlantic in Washington, D.C.
TEDxMinneapolis in Minnesota
TEDxMobile in Alabama
TEDxMtHood in Portland, Oregon<
TEDxNaperville in Naperville, Illinois
TEDxNavesink in Asbury Park, New Jersey
TEDxOaklandUniversity in Rochester, Michigan
TEDxOaksChristianSchool in Westlake Village, California
TEDxOmaha in Nebraska
TEDxOnBoard in San Francisco, California
TEDxPeachtree in Atlanta, Georgia
TEDxPershingSq in Los Angeles, California
TEDxPittsburgh in Pennsylvania
TEDxPortland in Oregon
TEDxProvidence in Rhode Island
TEDxSalem in Oregon
TEDxSanDiego in California
TEDxSanJoseCA
TEDxSeattle in Washington
TEDxShelburneFalls in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
TEDxSoMa in San Francisco, California
TEDxTemecula in Temecula, California
TEDxTysons in Tysons, Virginia
TEDxUniversityofNevada in Reno, Nevada
TEDxVail in Denver, Colorado
TEDxWestBrowardHigh in Pembroke Pines, Florida
TEDxWilmington in Delaware
TEDxYouth@CEHS in Cape Elizabeth, Maine
TEDxYouth@Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania
TEDxYouth@MBJH in Mountain Brook, Alabama
TEDxYouth@MSJA in Flourtown, Pennsylvania

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