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The Devcon5 Bible

Important Things to Know

Welcome to Devcon. We’ve got a lot to cover, and in this post you’ll read about it all! Read closely as we go over transit to the venue from Osaka’s airports, the Devcon Venue, the Agenda & Devcon App, and more! Please bookmark this piece to answer all questions that you may have related to early and on-site registration, experiences around the venue, participating during talks, side/after events and everything else Devcon5. To kick things off, let’s discuss how to... [Read More]

Devcon On-Chain Raffle & Auction Participants

Ticket distribution details are here!

With the the first-ever on-chain Devcon ticket distributions now behind us, it’s time to talk ticket distribution for all participants! First, we’d like to offer a sincere “Thank you” to everyone that participated in these first trial rounds for on-chain Devcon ticketing. Thanks to your support, we’re confident in our code and exploring the possibility of expanding these systems in future years. On the Raffle/Auction processes, the contracts completed their tasks and Ethereum users were on the ball! In the... [Read More]

Live: Devcon5 Final Ticket Appeals

This is it: Final appeals are the last way to book your ticket to Osaka for Devcon 5 Note: All participants in the on-chain Devcon Ticket Raffle and Auction will receive an NFT-ticket to Devcon5! In the next days, your ERC-721 and will be issued to the addresses used in the on-chain sales and we’ll release a post detailing how to retrieve your ticket. For help with this process or other questions related to the on-chain ticketing processes, contact support@ethereum.org.... [Read More]

Devcon5 On-Chain Ticket Sale

Over the last few months, we’ve been coordinating with the talented team over at ether.cards to bring an NFT-based on-chain ticketing solution to the Ethereum community in time for Devcon5. This experiment will take place in two parts, with a raffle and an auction with proceeds donated to the Devcon Scholars Program taking place in the coming days. We have committed 100 tickets to the raffle and 50 to the auction this year, and we plan to extend the availability... [Read More]

Announcing the Devcon Scholars Program

Welcome! The Devcon Scholars Program is an Ethereum Foundation initiative designed to provide an opportunity for Ethereum ecosystem-members from underserved communities, unique circumstances, or developing areas to attend the largest annual gathering in the Ethereum ecosystem. Now in its second year, the Devcon Scholars Program provides full scholarships to many around the world to learn, connect, and grow with others in the blockchain space, culminating in an experience to attend Devcon 5 in Osaka. In collaboration with ecosystem leaders including... [Read More]

Devcon Tickets: Wave 3 and beyond

各位, We are now fewer than 60 days away from Devcon, and we wanted to provide important updates and further details about how to obtain remaining Devcon tickets for everyone looking to join us in Osaka. First, save the date: Wave 3 of Devcon ticket sales will take place on Thursday, the 15th of August at 6:00am PT / 9:00am ET / 3:00pm CEST / 10:00pm JST at Devcon.org! Following the completion of this wave, there will be a few... [Read More]

Devcon updates: Announcing Wave 2, a New Application window, and more!

各位, With well under three months to go until Devcon, we are moving at full speed toward Osaka! You’ll hear about first programming details and more in the coming days, and with ticket sales now underway, we thought it time for a more formal update! First, Wave 2 of ticket sales are tentatively scheduled to take place on August 6th. We’ve learned and patched a lot following the last round. We used a new, open source ticketing platform this year,... [Read More]

On Wave 1 and Devcon Ticketing

By now, we hope you’ve heard the news: In just two days, on July 17, 2019, the first wave of general Devcon tickets will go online at 6:00am PT / 9:00am ET / 3:00pm CEST / 10:00pm JST. Today, we wanted to bring everyone a few details on the ticketing process in advance of Wednesday’s launch. As always, we’re working to ensure everyone has a fair chance to attend Devcon, so ticket purchases are limited to 2 per order, and... [Read More]

Devcon in Osaka: Applications now open!

Friends, The year is well underway, cherry blossoms have fallen, and Devcon is quickly approaching! As announced on-stage at Ethereal last month, Devcon will be returning to Asia in 2019. We hope that you’ll join us this October 8th-11th as we come together in Osaka, Japan! Without further delay, we’re excited to reveal new details for this year’s gathering. [Read More]

Devcon4 Videos and Pictures Released!

We’re happy to announce that the presentation videos from Devcon4 are now available for viewing! As promised, we recorded sessions from the following rooms: Spectrum (Main Stage), Prism (Side Stage), Radiant Orchid (Breakout Room), and Ultra Violet (Breakout Room). This year you have two viewing options: SlidesLive and YouTube. [Read More]

Devcon4 Call for Participation!

When we asked many of you, “What are you most excited for at Devcon4?” most people replied: the people! This is the one time a year we all get together in one place. We don’t want to spend all of our time at Devcon sitting in a dark room, staring in silence at a person on a stage – we want to see, meet and talk with each other. In that spirit, we’re designing the programming and environment of Devcon4... [Read More]

Devcon4 Application Deadlines Coming Soon

Přátelé. Just a quick update today! Applications for sponsorships, scholarships, student discounts and builder discounts will be up until 11:59PM PST on July 24th. After that, there will no longer be a way to submit an application for these tracks. Please note that if you’ve already submitted an application or do so before the deadline, it will be processed and responded to by the Devcon team in short order! As we continue to work toward providing everyone an opportunity to... [Read More]

An Update on Devcon4 Ticket Allocations & Sales

Friends, It has been an exciting week! We initiated our first wave of ticket sales and sold out in just 18 minutes! Don’t worry though, there will be more ticketing waves in addition to a variety of discounts and scholarships that you can still apply for. Transparency and clear communication are things the Devcon team strives for so we wanted to share some of our thinking behind Devcon4 ticket allocations and sales in hopes of answering the questions and addressing... [Read More]

Devcon4 Ticket Sales

Friends, Today, we’re happy to announce some significant updates to the Devcon4 website, and with it we wanted to unveil a bit about the ticketing and discount processes and more! Applications for scholarships and builder & student discounts are now open! Are you a builder working for yourself or a small organization? Apply for a builder discount here: https://devcon4.ethereum.org/apply/builder-discount Are you a student excited to learn about blockchain & Ethereum? Share your proof of enrollment to receive a student discount... [Read More]

Devcon4 Announcement

Přátelé, Now that we’re well into the year, we know that many of you have started to plan ahead for changing weather, holiday celebrations, and (of course) Devcon! We’re excited to announce today that Devcon4 will take place in Prague from 30 October - 02 November of this year. The first iteration of this conference took place in 2014 as a classroom-sized gathering in Berlin called Devcon0. There, the first visions of what Ethereum would come to be were presented... [Read More]

Devcon3 videos available now!

To accommodate the biggest post-devcon request, we’re happy to announce that Devcon3 videos are now available for viewing! As promised, we recorded sessions from both the main hall and breakout hall on all four days of Devcon3. Given we had two halls instead of one this year, and also added a full forth day of presentations, we’re pleased to provide the complete recorded sessions in a fraction of the time it took last year.  Camerawork and raw footage was cleaner this... [Read More]

Devcon3!!!

A note from the ED: A big thanks to our attending dev community, presenters, internal team, sponsors, enthusiasts, volunteers, event team, students and other stakeholders for coming together for another phenomenal Devcon3! First of all, yes, video of all sessions, both from the Main Hall and Breakout Hall will be posted on the Ethereum Foundation YouTube channel as soon as our post production team can finish them. This year I contracted and brought a post production team to the venue with us... [Read More]

The Devcon2 site is now live!

The Devcon2 web site is officially live now! You can find it at https://ethereumfoundation.org/devcon/ Thanks for everyone’s interest, proposals, support and enthusiasm. We have an amazing community and are excited to present the first Ethereum Foundation event in Asia. This year, Devcon2 (September 19, 20, 21) will be a featured conference at the International Blockchain Week in Shanghai by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs, the host organization in China. While Ethereum Foundation’s “devcon” is designed to be a conference by developers for developers, any and... [Read More]

The Ethereum Foundation welcomes Microsoft as the Premiere Sponsor of Devcon2, Shanghai 19-21 September, 2016

London, United Kingdom, June 14, 2016 – The Ethereum Foundation is pleased to announce Microsoft as the Premiere Sponsor of Devcon2, the Ethereum developer conference in Shanghai, 19-21 September, 2016. Devcon2, which will showcase the most up-to-date research and development work supported by the Foundation, also represents the most comprehensive Ethereum-focused developer’s conference to date. The Ethereum Foundation’s Chief Scientist, Vitalik Buterin, notes that “We are very happy to have Microsoft’s sponsorship for Devcon2 and highly appreciate their continued support... [Read More]

Ethereum Foundation and Wanxiang Blockchain Labs announce a blockbuster event combining Devcon2 and the 2nd Global Blockchain Summit in Shanghai, September 19–24, 2016

[Last update: July 5, 2016] The Ethereum Foundation and Wanxiang Blockchain Labs are excited to jointly announce the International Blockchain Week in Shanghai, which will take place at Hyatt on the Bund, September 19–24, 2016. Both Ethereum’s Devcon and Wanxiang Blockchain Labs’ Global Blockchain Summit were sold out last year with great interest and anticipation for this year’s events. Now, people who wish to attend both events can do so in the same week. The combined event features a unique... [Read More]

Microsoft to Sponsor Ethereum’s DEVCON1

London, United Kingdom, October 28th - Ethereum is happy to announce that Microsoft will sponsor and attend DΞVCON1, the premier Ethereum developer conference. Marley Gray, Director of Technology Strategy US Financial Services at Microsoft said, “Microsoft is excited to sponsor and attend Ethereum’s DevCon1. We find the Ethereum blockchain incredibly powerful and look forward to collaborating within the Ethereum Community. We see a future where the combination of Microsoft Azure and Ethereum can enable new innovative platforms like Blockchain-as-a-Service. This... [Read More]

Nick Szabo Confirmed as Keynote Speaker of Ethereum’s DEVCON1

London, United Kingdom, October 22nd - The Ethereum Foundation is pleased to announce the Keynote Speaker of Ethereum’s annual conference DΞVCON1, Nick Szabo. Nick’s keynote will focus on the history of the blockchain, smart contracts and assets on the blockchain. Nick is a computer scientist, legal scholar and cryptographer known for his research on digital contracts and digital currency. The phrase and concept of “smart contracts” was developed by Szabo with the intent of merging contract law into programming protocols... [Read More]

DEVcon is back!

DevCon 1 will be happening in London on November 9-13, a little over one hundred days since the Ethereum network launched. Over the last months, we’ve seen the network grow from a few hundred nodes starting on that one exciting and special night to a very substantial, globally deployed stable platform with thousands of devs pushing towards the decentralization revolution which motivates and inspires us. DevCon will have three primary categories of topics: Basic research and core protocols: including proof... [Read More]

devcon one postponed until further notice

Unfortunately we were not able to secure the venue for devcon one in London on the dates desired (October 5th-8th). As a consequence we are postponing the event until further notice.  Please do not make travel plans at this time. Updates will be forthcoming on the devcon one website . Please standby for further information.