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Since 2011, TEDxFoggyBottom has hosted a yearly conference that has grown to bring 20 speakers and more than 1500 attendees together on Ideas Worth Spreading. Today, we are excited to announce that our next annual event will take place Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, in Lisner Auditorium.

Our team is already hard at work planning event logistics, finding individuals and groups with unique voices in our community, and building the best TEDxFoggyBottom experience yet. We cannot wait to share these updates with you over the next several months.

Whether you have been to our events since 2011 or you will be joining us for the first time in 2017, we are looking forward to welcoming you to share in the important conversations of our event. Tickets will be available in early 2017 and we invite you to stay updated with our latest news via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, as well as right here on our website.

Team Bonding

Team Bonding

On October 8, the TEDxFoggyBottom team had our opportunity to get to know each other at a team bonding event. We traveled to the Mount Vernon Campus SUMMIT Challenge Course at The George Washington University and participated in leadership activities through the low ropes course. Later, we continued the day indoors for team bonding activities. This first bonding trip is an exciting tradition here at TEDxFoggyBottom, and is always a highlight of the process of planning our incredible spring conference. Check out what Lexi, a first-time TEDster had to say about experiencing our tradition: 

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10 TED Talks to get you Ready for TEDxFoggyBottomWomen

10 TED Talks to get you Ready for TEDxFoggyBottomWomen

On Thursday, October 27, we are hosting TEDxFoggyBottomWomen, a live-stream of TEDWomen2016, in partnership with GW Women in Business, Women and Youth Supporting Each Other, and GW Women’s Leadership Network. As we gear up for this year's TEDWomen conference, we are sharing 10 of our favorite TED Talks from inspiring women on timely topics that matter, from abortion to video games.

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Bliss in Banff: Dylan’s Transformative Experience at TED Summit

Bliss in Banff: Dylan’s Transformative Experience at TED Summit

I get very anxious when flying. I have no idea why, but traveling doesn't agree with me. Don’t get me wrong, I love seeing the world. I always jump at the opportunity to travel somewhere new. Last spring, after our TEDxFoggyBottom event concluded, I applied to TEDSummit. It was very spontaneous and, in retrospect, I am so grateful that I applied. A month later, I found myself booking a flight to Banff.

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