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Welcome to Devcon!

That is your Devcon VI Handbook, and it contains all the things you might want to find out about Devcon, the environment and extra. Learn carefully as we cowl issues to pay attention to earlier than departure, throughout transit to the venue from Bogotá’s worldwide airport El Dorado, and data associated to pre-registration dates, neighborhood efforts at Devcon VI, aspect/after occasions, and extra!

Bookmark this tab should you’re heading to Devcon, and we are able to’t wait to see you all quickly.

I. Arriving in Bogotá 🛬

To kick issues off, let’s begin with the primary steps when arriving in Bogotá.

Covid necessities 😷

Vaccination or a unfavorable take a look at result’s wanted for entry.

Please inform your self right here, or use your house nation’s embassy web page as necessities may change. Additionally, bear in mind that your airline or transit firm may need further necessities.

Coming into the nation 🇨🇴

Return flight

You’ll want to point out a ticket in your returning flights to enter Colombia. They often ask for it, and typically they don’t, however play it secure and guide your journeys accordingly.

Professional tip: Some journey websites like Priceline make it straightforward to guide a flight after which cancel inside 24 hours for a full refund, in case plans change.

Examine-Mig

Between 24 hours and 1 hour earlier than departure, it’s essential to fill out the ‘Examine-Mig’ type, out there on the Migración Colombia web site. You’ll obtain a affirmation e-mail to current upon arrival in Colombia.

Security 👷‍♀️

An area expression in Bogotá is: “No dar papaya” = “Do not give papaya (to thieves)”. It basically means, don’t make your self an apparent goal: use widespread sense whereas in Bogotá. Which means:

  • Look the place you’re going, being conscious of the world round you quite than getting misplaced in your telephone’s display.
  • Don’t put on flashy gadgets like costly watches, or these gold-plated {hardware} wallets and loudly branded crypto-swag
  • Don’t stroll round along with your telephone out or along with your laptop computer when not mandatory
  • It’s an enormous metropolis, so go away these valuables (passport, extra money/playing cards) at your resort
  • Use Uber or DiDi, the place a 20-min experience prices round $3 USD. Keep away from hailing avenue taxis in favor of one thing with a fame/score system, an match these plates to what you see within the app, as at all times.
  • Tip: possibly pay the additional greenback for a nicer “Uber Consolation” (advisable when coming from the Airport)
  • Attempt to not stroll residence alone at evening (Reminder: Experience Sharing is simple & low-cost)

Climate ☀️

At an altitude of two,600m, the temperature in Bogotá hovers between 9° – 18° C (or 48° – 65° F) with out an excessive amount of wind. Nevertheless, you shouldn’t overlook your jackets and raincoats, as rain showers occur!

The place to remain in Bogotá? 🏠

We have now some suggestions on areas near the venue in our Bogotá Metropolis Information. Chapinero, Parkway / La Soledad, and La Candelaria are good areas, however at all times examine journey instances between potential-stays and the convention heart

Web3 Journey reserving 🏨

Should you haven’t booked your keep but, take a look at one of many neighborhood initiatives round Devcon: Windingtree is a platform the place you may guide lodges in Bogotá with stablecoins.

To get your first web3 journey expertise, please learn their information or ask any query on the Windingtree Discord:discord.gg/MTYEm2BfWS.

Electrical energy 🔌

In Colombia, shops and sockets are Kind A (two pins) and Kind B (three pins). Hold an adapter with you, if wanted!

Foreign money change 💶

The forex is the Colombian Peso (COP). You’ll be able to change money or withdraw from ATMs on the Airport.

You’ll be able to examine change charges right here.

Translation apps 📱

We advocate Spanish Dict, DeepL, or Google Translate.

II. Transit 🚙

Most attendees can be touchdown quickly, and we need to just remember to’re in a position to simply navigate towards the Devcon venue.

The vast majority of people will arrive at Bogotá’s airport, El Dorado Worldwide Airport (BOG). From there, there are a couple of straightforward methods to succeed in the Agora Bogotá Conference Middle, the place Devcon will happen.

We advocate utilizing Uber and ordering an “Uber Consolation” or cabify from the airport to the place the place you’ll keep. Ubers are low-cost and the most secure type of transit. Should you order an Uber Consolation, it is going to decide you up on the second flooring ‘Arrivals’ degree of the Airport, second lane, on the door you select.

There can be a Devcon logistics staff on the airport to assist information you starting on October eighth. It is possible for you to to acknowledge them by their clothes (which we are going to share extra quickly).

III. Devcon Registration 📝

a. Pre-Registration 🧾

Optionally, skip the road on Day-1 by registering beforehand, and obtain your wristband, SIM card (should you want one), and POAP earlier than issues even kick-off!!

Pre-registration dates and locations are:

Saturday, October eighth

— Hilton Bogotá Corferias: 12pm – 5pm

Sunday, October ninth

— Hilton Bogotá Corferias: 9am – 5pm

— Hyatt Place Bogotá: 9am – 5pm

Monday, October tenth

— Hilton Bogotá Corferias: 8am – 5pm

— Hyatt Place Bogotá: 8am – 5pm

— Schelling Level @ Gran Carpa Américas Corferias: 8:30am – 5pm

— ETHLatam @ Ágora Bogotá: 8am – 9pm

b. DOORS OPEN: On-site Registration 🥳

DOORS: October eleventh @ 8:00AM**

OPENING CEREMONY: October eleventh @ 9:30AM

PROGRAMMING: Every day at 10:00AM

DEVCON VENUE: Agora Bogotá Conference Middle

Registration “Must Know”

  • Earlier than you arrive, you MUST redeem your code for a ticket QR and obtain the PDF to your gadget or print it prematurely.
  • Wristbands are required for entry and have to be picked up at registration. Don’t lose your wristband — it is not going to get replaced.
  • Swag can be distributed contained in the venue throughout Devcon. Paid add-on Sweatshirts will also be picked up then.
  • For all on-chain public sale and raffle ticketeers, please make sure that you have redeemed your tickets.

c. Web and SIM Playing cards 💻

We’ll present free SIM playing cards for all attendees, first-come-first-serve! They are going to be legitimate for 15 days or 20 GB, whichever comes first.

You’ll obtain the sim playing cards at registration and pre-registration.

TIP: Be certain to have some cell knowledge out there for when arriving on the airport, to get an Uber to your lodging. Bogotá airport wifi is free for half-hour.

Wi-Fi Information 📶

We could have upgraded Wi-Fi at Devcon this 12 months! Nevertheless as at all times, offering excellent Wi-Fi for 1000’s of individuals is hard. Please be respectful and observe the Wi-Fi pointers supplied within the Code of Conduct.

Wi-Fi identify: DevconBogota

Wi-Fi password: runafullnode

IV. Venue and Experiences 🏢

a. Welcome to the Agora Bogotá Conference Middle 🙏

The Agora is a contemporary and absolutely geared up venue, just some minutes from Bogotá’s El Dorado Worldwide Airport and from the historic Santa Fe and Candelaria neighborhoods.

We have now a lot of distinctive actions and areas for everybody to stay up for each inside and out of doors the principle venue, together with a packed schedule on phases of all sizes, all kinds of meals choices, and different experiences.

Let’s begin with these experiences!

POAP 🏆

Snag your collectible ERC-721 token at registration to show your attendance at Devcon!

Colombian Chiva 🚌

All of the Ethereum communities in LATAM are united to share how Ethereum has been impacting communities round Latin America. The ETH LATAM and ETH Colombia communities will create a vibrant house with their Colombian “Chiva” bus. You will discover the colourful truck parked within the Devcon venue, within the exterior house on the first flooring.

Music Stage 🎸 & Chiva Lounge 🪩

Subsequent to the Chiva bus, the music stage – one other neighborhood initiative – is awaiting you. There can be a program with breaks day by day from 11AM to 9PM.

Discover this system, introductions to all artists, and extra particulars concerning the Chiva Lounge right here.

In the course of the day there can be smooth jamming, sound therapeutic, and silent DJing. Within the night after 5PM you may anticipate some principal acts with native drinks and DJs to heat you up within the quite cool nights of Bogotá.

Artwork at Devcon 🎨

Rituals, shamanism, magic, and thriller spring to mind in Latin America’s identification. Coding, hacking, and know-how at massive have change into instruments for brand spanking new generations to decode and recreate Latin America’s digital narrative.

“RITUALES – Latinamerica decoded” is an NFT exhibition at Devcon that exhibits the work of digital & digital Latin artists who implement blockchain to reinforce the affect of their artwork whereas taking a important imaginative and prescient of their context, additionally in search of progressive options to get better & re-scale our relationship with nature and the cosmos.

We invite you to go to the _Hacker Basement_ to look at the work of 13 chosen artists in addition to reside performances and interactive installations.

Hacker Basement 🕵️‍♀️

The hacker basement can be your high-focus zone away from the busy convention happenings.
It units the suitable situations for a person to check new dapps on their laptop computer, to study, or to hack on new concepts in a bunch.

All the pieces a hacker wants can be taken care of: cozy seating, electrical energy, web, and, in fact, cyberpunk lighting and low-fi beats to get you in the suitable temper to construct!

E book a gathering room 👥

Assembly rooms of assorted sizes can be out there within the venue on convention days 2, 3, and 4. They’re situated on the fifth flooring and can be reservable on a first-come-first-serve foundation at first of every day.

“Devcon After Darkish” 🌝

For the primary time in Devcon historical past, we’re holding the venue open late. As an alternative of ushering all attendees out of the constructing at 5PM sharp, we’re leaving the venue open till 11PM to offer an area for continued collaboration, reside music, recreation nights, a Completely happy Hour every day from 6-8 PM & extra!

Focus on and recommend neighborhood actions on the Froum.

You will discover an outline of Devcon After Darkish actions right here. Keep in mind that this program remains to be a Work-in-Progress and extra gadgets can be added over time!


This 12 months, we need to foster collaboration, networking, change, creativity, creation, experimentation and rest by way of numerous areas devoted particularly to that.

Neighborhood Hubs are a reserved house on the Devcon venue powered by the neighborhood for the neighborhood. By enabling a handful of communities to create, focus on and show content material of their selection, we pave the way in which for a extra decentralized Devcon.

There can be six totally different hubs, all specializing in necessary and related subjects with their very own curated program, thrilling issues to study and to expertise. You will discover the Neighborhood Hubs space on Ground 1!

Meet this 12 months’s Neighborhood Hubs:

  • Crypto Economics & Governance Hub
  • Design Neighborhood Hub
  • ReGen Hub
  • Non permanent Nameless Zone
  • Ladies Leaders in Web3
  • Zero Data Neighborhood

Treasure Hunt 🏆

“No Time to DAI” is a story-based treasure hunt problem distributed by way of Devcon (and past) in Bogota. Gamers can interact with a browser-based cell pockets dapp, which can preserve observe of all gamers’ progress on-chain.

To play, it’s essential to discover clue #0 within the devcon venue. Mild role-playing is inspired, curiosity and a focus to element is required, and a few crypto data is useful.

Superior and/or aggressive gamers should keep forward of the time curve as a way to win. Lots of of ETH is hidden all through the sport, proper there for the taking up Görl testnet! Görli ETH required to play.

Gamers can ask for assist/hints within the Discord: https://discord.gg/4PVZzNdsnW

Carbon Offsetting for Devcon VI 🌳

The neighborhood initiative, “Local weather Pleasant Devcon VI Dapp” allows you to compensate in your carbon dioxide emissions created by attending Devcon.

Upon getting into a departure airport the dapp calculates your flight emissions and provides it to the estimated occasion emission per particular person. All transactions happen totally on-chain.

Chances are you’ll instantly mint a particular POAP for collaborating within the Devcon neighborhood offset.

After Devcon VI, the POAP additionally means that you can vote on which nature conservation undertaking to retire carbon credit from. May it’s the Indigneous Reservation of the Matavén Forest in Colombia…?

You’ll be able to offset your flight and get the POAP right here!

This work has resulted from over 2 years of neighborhood dialogue and implementation of DIP-17 which was primarily based on DIP-1 and DIP-12.

For more information, see the FAQ right here.

Cryptomurals 🖼

CRYPTOMURALS goals to protect the cultural heritage of the most effective avenue artwork worldwide.

For the primary time, CM is internet hosting the “avenue artwork hunt” throughout Devcon Bogotá in partnership with DoinGud. They’re internet hosting graffiti excursions in downtown Bogotá through the 4 days of Devcon, the place individuals will be capable of unlock the very first 3 cryptomurals that can create an NFT that can be air-dropped among the many ones who achieved the three spots.
Individuals can subscribe to the Graffiti tour & be part of the mission to change into a avenue artwork hunter by way of the CM web site.

Ticket attestations / Minting distinctive NFT 🎟

This 12 months, in collaboration with Sensible Token Labs, attendees can now permissionlessly attest that they had been a Devcon VI ticket-holder.

Utilizing this attestation, third events can provide unique “permissionless perks” to Devcon attendees with out your pockets tackle being made public. You too can mint a memento NFT!
For extra info go to the Devcon web site, take a look at the FAQ in addition to different details about Bogotá and the Devcon programming!

Impression Cubicles 🌤

In previous years, cubicles have solely been out there to groups with massive budgets which are in a position to pay for sponsorship packages. This 12 months, we reserved cubicles for groups with excessive affect on the Ethereum ecosystem, no matter their budgets.

These groups embrace consumer groups, many teams working to enhance Ethereum’s infrastructure, public items efforts, rollup tasks, and chosen different high-impact tasks.

You will see that the Impression Cubicles within the foyer on the third flooring.

Public Good Supporters 🌻

We launched the Devcon Supporter Program in lieu of conventional sponsorships, and people groups who participated deserve particular thanks for his or her contributions to the ETHColombia Quadratic Funding Spherical @ Devcon, to Gitcoin, CLR.Fund’s open grants, and to the Protocol Guild (which supported core Ethereum analysis and growth). EF can be collaborating on this effort too!

Our staff owes a large THANK YOU to these groups and DAOs that joined our first-ever Supporter Program this 12 months with out most advantages anticipated by sponsors. Their help of the Ethereum ecosystem got here with out issues like reserved seating, most branding, speaker slots, named occasion areas and different conventional sponsor-like advantages.

Meals 🥗

Anticipate the meals to be a mixture of very native conventional Colombian meals, and worldwide meals.

We’ll attempt to at all times have vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals, though sadly can’t accommodate all dietary restrictions.

V. Program & Agenda 📆

a. Devcon Net Replace & Passport App Launch

For Devcon Bogota Occasion days http://devcon.org web site will get a whole re-lift so as to add info associated to all issues Devcon expertise. As well as the Devcon Passport PWA (Progressive Net App) goes reside at app.devcon.org. You should definitely set up the PWA in your telephone and create an account to ensure you have the freshest info and a customized agenda that you would be able to share with your mates and colleagues.

The passport could be signed in by way of e-mail or you may merely Check in along with your web3 pockets. Add your favourite audio system to your checklist to see all of the periods they’re doing simply or just filter primarily based in your wants, and pursuits. Discover all the knowledge associated to the venue map, the place to search out particular rooms and activations and rather more.

b. Web3 video archive and occasion agenda by Swarm community and Etherna

Web3 Devcon Agenda
Right here you could find a web3 model of the Devcon Agenda hosted on the Swarm community, a decentralized knowledge storage and distribution know-how.

Web3 video internet hosting

The Devcon video archive can be out there on Etherna, a web3 decentralized video platform utilizing the Swarm community as storage, along with the present video internet hosting choices.

c. Cannot discover a room?

Should you want a hand with discovering a room (or anything at Devcon), you may at all times ask our volunteers (you’ll acknowledge them by their shirts).

d. Devcon Week

Don’t overlook that Devcon is greater than a 4-day convention, however an entire Devcon Week! That includes the ETH Bogotá hackathon, the DAOist, Schellingpoint and extra.

VI. Discover Bogotá 🌆

Excellent news! Our staff has put collectively a Metropolis Information on numerous the must-know particulars for getting round bogota. Test it out right here

The information covers all the things from methods to get round, to security, areas that you will need to see and/or keep round. See an included FAQ on vaccinations, meals, language and extra!

Devcon Aspect Occasions 👯

You’ll be able to anticipate many neighborhood occasions, meetups, and social gatherings to be taking place round Devcon. An enormous due to the wonderful neighborhood for placing a lot devoted work into organizing aspect occasions! Take a look at the Colombia Blockchain Week schedule for a schedule!

Co-Work House After Devcon 💻

In want of a spot to atone for work after the frenzy of all 4 convention days?

The venue can be open for co-working on Saturday the fifteenth and Sunday the sixteenth October.

Entry is FREE for all who’ve a Devcon ticket, with snacks and house for collaboration out there.

ETH Medellin & ETH Panama ♦️

A bus-ride or brief flight away lies Medellin, Bogotá’s hotter and extra touristic neighbor. An excellent excuse to increase your journey or journey is to unite with the Ethereum Medellin neighborhood for every week of open co-working, night occasions, and numerous conferences.
ETHMedellin 🇨🇴 — Oct 18-22
Only one week after ETHMedellin and an affordable one-hour flight, ETHPanama can be going down in tropical Panama Metropolis. Be part of for some continued studying, publicity to the Panamanian Ethereum neighborhood, and there simply is likely to be a bunch surf journey afterwards for the extra adventurous of the group!
ETHPanama 🇵🇦 — Oct 26-28

VII. Different issues to know

Security first! 🛟

Emergency numbers

Nationwide emergency quantity (24-hour normal line): Tel: 123
Metropolitan Police: Tel: 112

We could have medical employees on the venue on-site in case of emergencies.
You too can contact emergency@devcon.org.

Code of Conduct 👔

Please bear in mind to abide by the Code of Conduct, which is offered right here.

For any questions concerning the Code of Conduct, or to make a report/file a criticism, contact a employees member or a volunteer.

Keep updated with the newest information! 🗞

Observe Deva on Twitter: https://twitter.com/efdevcon

Be part of our official Telegram neighborhood for questions and aspect occasions.

That is it! Keep in mind to bookmark this web page for fast entry to all issues Devcon, and welcome to Bogotá!


EF Devcon staff 🦄



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