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
    • 2024: Chaos & Order











    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













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    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!