Past Events

TEDxOrangeCoast Annual Conference

September 19, 2014 at Soka University of America | TEDxOC Annual Event

A tweet. A bankruptcy. A virus. They have inspired revolutions, caused recessions, altered landscapes. Instances that are so powerful they can reshape our society. Yet we have no recipe for their creation. We can only define them in hindsight. Open your mind to this paradox of impact and chance. From[…] Read more >>


TEDxOC Salon – March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 at Los Olivos Village, Irvine | TEDxOC Salon

CULTIVATING A CULTURE OF CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION: LEARNING FROM JAZZ IMPROVISATION TEDxOrangeCoast Salon is an intimate gathering of peers; today’s most influential leaders in our community to help spark deep conversation and connection. In this jazz-focused conversation, we’ll use improvisation to reframe how we impact relationships to build support for[…] Read more >>

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TEDWomen 2013 : Invented Here
Live Webcast

December 05, 2013 at Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth | TEDWomen

Live from TEDWomen2013, an intimate interactive day with over 70 influential women who left inspired and energized. For the first time,TEDWomen 2013 channeled the bootstrap spirit of Silicon Valley to celebrate invention in all its forms. Not just technology, but also solutions to poverty; approaches to peacemaking; expressions of art, and, at times,[…] Read more >>


TEDxOrangeCoast 2013: Beautiful Minds

September 20, 2013 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts | TEDxOC Annual Event

What is a Beautiful Mind? Is it the mind of an inspiring Leader, a bold Innovator or a fascinated Observer?  Is it the mind of the Master who composes the music, the Artist who interprets the notes, or the Enthusiast who appreciates its harmonies? Is it the mind of the complex Genius or the simple Child? TEDx OrangeCoast 2013 will[…] Read more >>


TEDxChange 2013
Live Webcast

April 03, 2013 at Newport Beach | TEDxChange

Disruption is usually unwelcome. It represents conflict, chaos, and potential danger. We discourage disruptive behavior in our homes and our societies, often favoring passivity and compliance. But disruption can be a positive – sometimes vital – catalyst for change. It can challenge old assumptions, ignite conversations, activate authorities and expose[…] Read more >>


TEDWomen 2012: The Space Between
Live Webcast

December 01, 2012 at Experian | TEDWomen

This year’s theme is: The Space Between. Think about what that means to you. Does it conjure up the space between two strangers, the space between your values and how you live your life, the space between anger and curiosity? How, as women, we are less likely to approach subjects from a black-or-white[…] Read more >>


TEDxOrangeCoast 2012: Redefining Relevance

October 10, 2012 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts | TEDxOC Annual Event

How do you make sense of a world that is constantly changing? How do you solve problems that haven’t been defined? We are faced with a future that holds growing political, economic, and environmental uncertainty. Our ability to adapt and innovate across these challenges will be tied to our ability[…] Read more >>


TEDGlobal 2012: Radical Openness
Live Webcast

June 28, 2012 at Soka Performing Arts Center | TEDGlobal

As the world becomes ever more interconnected, the ways we relate, the means by which we learn about one another and develop mutual understanding, and the rules about what we hide and what we share are changing. That’s the inspiration for the theme of TEDGlobal 2012: Radical Openness.

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TEDxChange 2012: The Big Picture
Live Webcast

April 05, 2012 at Live Simulcast from Berlin | TEDxChange

The current economic climate has drawn our focus to immediate needs closest to home. But now, more than ever, it’s critical to keep sight of the fact that we are part of interdependent, global community. And too many within that community cannot meet their most basic needs: food, clean water,[…] Read more >>

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TED 2012: Full Spectrum
Live Webcast

February 29, 2012 at Live from Long Beach | TED

We’re in the midst of a dramatic reinvention of the ancient art of the spoken word. The surprising spread of talks online and the explosion of TEDx events around the globe are testament to that. At TED2012 we plan to celebrate this phenomenon and nudge it a further step forward.[…] Read more >>

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TEDxWomen 2011
Live Webcast

December 01, 2011 at Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth | TEDWomen

TEDxWomen took a curated look at women through the lens of change agent, intellectual innovator, and idea champion; from twenty-six countries and reunited these vibrant communities to hear leading-edge innovators and powerful ideas from women and girls—and a few men too. In addition to viewing the live broadcast, they day[…] Read more >>

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TEDxOrangeCoast 2011: Innovation Without Borders

May 19, 2011 at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall | TEDxOC Annual Event

Innovations are often developed through a collaboration of people who share revolutionary ideas in thinking, products, processes, or organizations. And today the most successful innovations are those developed because no borders got in the way. These borders may be geographical, cultural, educational, physical or psychological. No matter their foundation, they[…] Read more >>

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