TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three major realms : Technology, Entertainment, Design. The main Idea was to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world.
The TEDx Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences. Although governed by the TED body, TEDx events are self-organized. (x=Independently organized event).