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The Devcon VI Guide | Ethereum Basis Weblog

Welcome to Devcon!

That is your Devcon VI Guide, and it consists of all the pieces it’s essential to learn about Devcon, the environment and extra. Learn carefully as we cowl issues to concentrate on earlier than departure, throughout transit to the venue from Bogotá’s worldwide airport El Dorado, and knowledge 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 damaging take a look at result’s wanted for entry.

Please inform your self right here, or use your own home nation’s embassy web page as necessities may change. Additionally, remember that your airline or transit firm might need further necessities.

Getting into the nation 🇨🇴

Return flight

You’ll want to indicate a ticket to your returning flights to enter Colombia. They often ask for it, and generally they don’t, however play it protected and e-book your journeys accordingly.

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


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

Security 👷‍♀️

A neighborhood expression in Bogotá is: “No dar papaya” = “Do not give papaya (to thieves)”. It primarily means, don’t make your self an apparent goal: use frequent sense whereas in Bogotá. Meaning:

  • Look the place you’re going, being conscious of the world round you relatively than getting misplaced in your cellphone’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 cellphone out or along with your laptop computer when not vital
  • It’s an enormous metropolis, so go away these valuables (passport, extra money/playing cards) at your lodge
  • 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 status/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” (really helpful when coming from the Airport)
  • Strive to not stroll dwelling alone at evening (Reminder: Trip Sharing is straightforward & 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. Nonetheless, 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 verify journey instances between potential-stays and the convention middle

Web3 Journey reserving 🏨

For those who 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 e-book accommodations in Bogotá with stablecoins.

To get your first web3 journey expertise, please learn their information or ask any query on the Windingtree

Electrical energy 🔌

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

Foreign money trade 💶

The forex is the Colombian Peso (COP). You may trade money or withdraw from ATMs on the Airport.

You may verify trade charges right here.

Translation apps 📱

We advocate Spanish Dict, DeepL, or Google Translate.

II. Transit 🚙

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

Nearly all of of us will arrive at Bogotá’s airport, El Dorado Worldwide Airport (BOG). From there, there are a couple of simple 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. For those who order an Uber Consolation, it should decide you up on the second ground ‘Arrivals’ degree of the Airport, second lane, on the door you select.

There can be a Devcon logistics group 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 “Have to Know”

  • Earlier than you arrive, you MUST redeem your code for a ticket QR and obtain the PDF to your machine or print it upfront.
  • 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 can be picked up then.
  • For all on-chain public sale and raffle ticketeers, please be certain that you’ve got redeemed your tickets.

c. Web and SIM Playing cards 💻

We are going to 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: Ensure to have some cellular 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 Data 📶

We may have upgraded Wi-Fi at Devcon this 12 months! Nonetheless as at all times, offering good Wi-Fi for hundreds of individuals is hard. Please be respectful and observe the Wi-Fi pointers offered within the Code of Conduct.

Wi-Fi title: 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 quite a lot of distinctive actions and areas for everybody to sit 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!


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 area with their Colombian “Chiva” bus. Yow will discover the colourful truck parked within the Devcon venue, within the exterior area on the first ground.

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-after-day from 11AM to 9PM.

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

Throughout the day there can be mushy jamming, sound therapeutic, and silent DJing. Within the night after 5PM you may anticipate some most important acts with native drinks and DJs to heat you up within the relatively cool nights of Bogotá.

Artwork at Devcon 🎨

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

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

We invite you to go to the _Hacker Basement_ to observe 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 precise circumstances for a person to check new dapps on their laptop computer, to be taught, or to hack on new concepts in a bunch.

All the things 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 precise temper to construct!

Ebook a gathering room 👥

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

“Devcon After Darkish” 🌝

For the primary time in Devcon historical past, we’re retaining 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 supply an area for continued collaboration, reside music, recreation nights, a Joyful Hour every day from 6-8 PM & extra!

Focus on and recommend neighborhood actions on the Froum.

Yow 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!

Neighborhood Hubs ✨

This 12 months, we wish to foster collaboration, networking, trade, creativity, creation, experimentation and leisure by means of varied areas devoted particularly to that.

Neighborhood Hubs are a reserved area 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 alternative, we pave the way in which for a extra decentralized Devcon.

There can be six completely different hubs, all specializing in essential and related matters with their very own curated program, thrilling issues to be taught and to expertise. Yow 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
  • Short-term Nameless Zone
  • Girls Leaders in Web3
  • Zero Information Neighborhood

Treasure Hunt 🏆

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

To play, you need 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. A whole lot 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:

Carbon Offsetting for Devcon VI 🌳

The neighborhood initiative, “Local weather Pleasant Devcon VI Dapp” lets you compensate to 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 individual. All transactions happen fully on-chain.

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

After Devcon VI, the POAP additionally permits you to vote on which nature conservation mission to retire carbon credit from. Might or not it’s the Indigneous Reservation of the Matavén Forest in Colombia…?

You may 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 perfect 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 folks 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 completed the three spots.
Individuals can subscribe to the Graffiti tour & be part of the mission to turn into a avenue artwork hunter by means of the CM web site.

Ticket attestations / Minting distinctive NFT 🎟

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

Utilizing this attestation, third events can supply unique “permissionless perks” to Devcon attendees with out your pockets tackle being made public. You can even mint a memento NFT!
For extra data 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 can be in a position to pay for sponsorship packages. This 12 months, we reserved cubicles for groups with excessive impression 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 initiatives, and chosen different high-impact initiatives.

You will discover the Impression Cubicles within the foyer on the third ground.

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 taking part on this effort too!

Our group owes a massive 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 assist 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 🥗

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

We are going to attempt to at all times have vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals, though sadly can not accommodate all dietary restrictions.

V. Program & Agenda 📆

a. Devcon Internet Replace & Passport App Launch

For Devcon Bogota Occasion days web site will get an entire re-lift so as to add data associated to all issues Devcon expertise. As well as the Devcon Passport PWA (Progressive Internet App) goes reside at You’ll want to set up the PWA in your cellphone and create an account to ensure you have the hottest data and a customized agenda you could share with your pals and colleagues.

The passport will be signed in by way of e-mail or you may merely Sign up along with your web3 pockets. Add your favourite audio system to your record 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 seek out particular rooms and activations and way 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?

For those who 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 group has put collectively a Metropolis Information on a number of the must-know particulars for getting round bogota. Test it out right here

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

Devcon Facet Occasions 👯

You may anticipate many neighborhood occasions, meetups, and social gatherings to be occurring round Devcon. A giant due to the superb 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 compensate for work after the push 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 area for collaboration out there.

ETH Medellin & ETH Panama ♦️

A bus-ride or quick flight away lies Medellin, Bogotá’s hotter and extra touristic neighbor. An ideal excuse to increase your journey or journey is to unite with the Ethereum Medellin neighborhood for per week of open co-working, night occasions, and varied 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 a part of for some continued studying, publicity to the Panamanian Ethereum neighborhood, and there simply may 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 basic line): Tel: 123
Metropolitan Police: Tel: 112

We may have medical workers on the venue on-site in case of emergencies.
You can even contact [email protected].

Code of Conduct 👔

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

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

Keep updated with the newest information! 🗞

Comply with Deva on Twitter:

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

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

EF Devcon group 🦄



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