Here are the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about TED 2018:

  • ALL cancellations between October 1, 2018 and November 5, 2018, will result in a $250 cancellation fee. NO requests for refunds will be granted once the conference begins on November 6, 2018. No exceptions will be made to this TED Board Policy.
  • TED will provide AV for all Single Papers, Multiple Paper/Panel Presentations, and TED Talks. This includes a projector and screen. We suggest you bring your own connectors to hook up to the projector. Conversation sessions and Interactive Papers will not have any forms of AV (including projectors) provided.
  • Poster boards for Interactive Papers are a minimum of 36″ x 48″. TED will provide tacks for the poster boards.
  • Please do not ask us to confirm your presentation time, as the full program is available on the TED website: We will answer questions about problems with the program, but we will not confirm presentation times as this information was provided in August.
  • Directions for uploading materials are as follows:
    • Log into your account at:
    • In the left side navigation menu click on Needs Attention below My Applications.
    • Next to your proposal title, click Open.
    • Enter the information of the primary presenter and presentation title.
    • Choose file(s) to upload
    • Enter a name for the file that will display on the website.
    • Alternatively, you may provide a link to your file(s) by entering the website.
    • Click Save and Finalize.
  • We cannot add to the room block. Please check the main conference page and the hotel page if you are interested in other options.
  • If you need to add a presenter, please send us the following information for the additional person(s): Name, Affiliation, and Email. Remember, each presentation may have up to 5 people. PLEASE NOTE: ANY CHANGES MADE AFTER OCTOBER 4 WILL BE REFLECTED IN THE ELECTRONIC PROGRAM, NOT THE PRINT PROGRAM. We will update the program once per week up until the conference.
  • Other questions about TED 2018? Please visit the TED website and click on the “Conferences” tab at the top left-be sure to choose “TED 2018 Conference: Las Vegas, NV.”

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