October 26–28, 2016
The TEDWomen 2016 conference takes place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
in San Francisco, where we'll explore how time and attention shape our lives.
It's about time...
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TEDWomen 2016: It's about time.
In planning for TEDWomen 2016, we asked our community: What matters to you
now? And in emails and comments and even drawings from TEDxWomen organizers
and our network of longtime attendees, one powerful theme emerged: time.
Time is personal. We all have the same amount of time — 24 hours a day and
yet most of us feel we never have enough. Even with today’s latest
inventions, technology, science, we can’t make time or stop time — or can
Come explore time zones, time travel, time outs and times together. We will
explore the conventions and challenges of time.
We will ask the hard questions. Because isn't it about time:
To find long-term solutions to climate change, poverty, immigration,
violence, race, gender and economic inequities?
To lead for different outcomes?
To challenge our "time-saving" technologies?
To pay full attention and be fully present for ourselves as well as
In our three days together in San Francisco, we will hear talks that offer
up ideas, stories, solutions.
Your conference experience
A three-day program
Six sessions of TED's famous 18-minute talks
Music, comedy and other surprises
Watch, tweet, blog ... and connect around powerful ideas
Dinners, parties and tours
All around San Francisco and the Bay Area
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Our venue in San Francisco
The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is in the heart of San Francisco, surrounded by gardens and museums, and convenient to several great hotels. We're thrilled to present TEDWomen 2016 in this captivating space.
Yerba Buena Center of the Arts
701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103
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