TED timeline

  • First TED Conference Held

    TED was founded by Richard Saul Wurman and Harry Marks in 1984, and has been held annually since 1990. Wurman left after the 2002 conference; the... Read more

  • TED 2009 held in Long Beach, CA

    Normally the TED Conference is held in Monterey, CA, but in 2009 (the 25th Anniversary of the conference) it moved to Long Beach to accommodate a... Read more