TED is a non profit organization owned by the Sapling Foundation that started out in 1984, to bring together people from the three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design; upholding a strong belief that ideas have the power to change attitudes, lives and ultimately the world. With a goal that offers free knowledge and inspiration from the world’s most inspired thinkers, and also a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other, it addresses a wide range of topics within the research and practice of science and culture in a way that makes them alluring. The speakers are given a maximum of 18 minutes to present their ideas in the most innovative and engaging ways.
TEDxIITBHU is one of the most sought after TEDx events held in India. The conference has seen many eminent personalities from the fields of Technolgy, Entertaintment and Dance. TEDxIITBHU had its 4th edition in March 2016 with the following speakers with the theme ‘The Contagion Effect’. Former President of India, Smt. Pratibha Patil also wished TEDxIITBHU a great success.