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Watch TED2015 for free at select Vancouver locations

February 19 2015

“With TED2015, Vancouver will once again welcome global thought leaders in science, business, the arts, and international issues to our city for the world’s most inspiring and impactful conference of its kind,” said Mayor Gregor Robertson

Downtown Vancouver at night

For the second straight year, you can watch the entire TED conference for free at various live web streaming locations throughout the city from March 16 to 20.

Based on the success of last year’s conference, TED (the nonprofit dedicated to “ideas worth spreading”) has expanded its offer of free web streaming to even more locations throughout the city and region.

“With TED2015, Vancouver will once again welcome global thought leaders in science, business, the arts, and international issues to our city for the world’s most inspiring and impactful conference of its kind,” said Mayor Gregor Robertson.

“Expanding the live-streaming around Vancouver will make the event more open and accessible than ever before, and will ensure that TED’s ‘Ideas worth spreading’ contribute even further to Vancouver’s emergence as a leading-edge city of innovation.”

This is only the second time the event will be live streamed for free in TED's host city.

View the TED2015 program guide

Where you can watch a web stream of the TED conference

Locations in Vancouver that will host a web stream of the conference include:

  • Vancouver Public Library
  • Science World 
  • University of British Columbia, Faculty of Education and main library branch 
  • Potluck Café Society 
  • Langara College
  • Emily Carr University of Art + Design
  • The AMP
  • Vancouver Community Network
  • Wolrige Foundation 
  • Stratford Hall Secondary School

Some of the educational institutions and non-profits above are showing the TED live stream for their constituents. Check with the venue to confirm their details.

Apply for your organization to stream the TED conference

Accredited Vancouver secondary schools, post-secondary institutions, libraries, and community centres as well as non-government organizations can apply to stream the TED conference. Apply by March 9.

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