One of the largest TEDx events in the world calls Boulder home

Since 2010, every fall has seen a remarkable community event in Boulder. 2200 people gather to hear world class speakers expand on experiences and actions they have had on ideas. We pride ourselves on the quality of the event and that shows — we have had six videos reedited and featured on The community has shown great love and value in the event as it has sold out each year.



Theme By Year:


    • 2010: Truth & Beauty
    • 2011: Time & Change
    • 2012: Edges & Experiences
    • 2013: Fear & Loathing
    • 2014: Rivers & Roads
    • 2015: Empathy & Malice
    • 2016: Discovery & Wonder
    • 2017: Climate & Change
    • 2018: Truth & Daring
    • 2018: Rise & Fall
    • 2019: Within & Without
    • 2019: Pride & Prejudice
    • 2023: Then & Now



    TEDxBoulder is part of Glider, a nonprofit dedicated to community events in Boulder.

    TEDxBoulder prides ourselves on the quality of our event production and talks. Five of our talks have been reedited and recognized as official TED talks featured on

    Those talks are:


    Leslie Dodson: Don’t misrepresent Africa


    Phil Plait: How to defend Earth from asteroids



    Ash Beckham: We’re all hiding something. Let’s find the courage to open up



    Ash Beckham: When to take a stand — and when to let it



    Dave Brain: What a planet needs to sustain life 



    Sean Davis: Can we solve global warming? Lessons from how we protected the ozone layer



    The core organizing team can be found here.

    Get Involved

    The best way to help is to spread the word. Follow @tedxboulder on Twitter and find us on Facebook for updates, and to share the experience with your friends! We’d also love to chat about sponsorshipsvolunteeringand speaking!