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The event

On 26 October 2018 at SOFITEL Hotel in Abidjan, Côte d' Ivoire is going to host an exceptional conference with the objective of sharing ideas to change the world.An evening dedicated to joy, learning, excellence, and the well-being of humanity.

TEDxPortBouet is a special event organized in partnership and under a free license from TED, USA.

TEDxPortBouet 2018

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Ivorian painter
Sociologist, University Professor
Manuella ETTE
Ivorian Singer
Congolese Boxer & KickBoxer


October 26, 2018 at 6:00 PM GMT



In addition to the Conference, several exiting activities will be held around the main theme.



For this special edition and before the main conference, several workshops will be organized around technology, art and innovation.

Workshops, public speaking sessions, and mini TEDx talks will be offered to participants in order to present what is a TED talk and an introduction for the 2018 TEDxPort-Bouet main theme will follow.

Local Cultural Shows

This year, emphasis will also be put on the promotion of the cultural heritage of Côte d'Ivoire. Before, during and after the main event, artistic shows will be performed.

Part 2 : TALKS

First speakers

After welcoming the participants, the first speakers will join the platform one after the other to share their dreams and passions with the audience within 15 minutes each.


The last speakers

After the first speaker’s talk, the others will have the heavy privilege to close the meeting. All areas of activity will be particularly explored in order to make this event an exceptional meeting.

PART 3 : Networking


At the end of the meeting, a video summarizing the event will be presented to the participants. After that, the General Coordinator will deliver special thanks to the speakers, partners, volunteers and the audience.

Closing Cocktail

A closing cocktail and various shows will be offered to the participants in the Hall of the meeting place.


Like every TEDx meetings, the public will have access to the speakers in order to exchange with them.