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Welcome to Devcon!

That is your Devcon VI Guide, and it contains every part you might want to learn about Devcon, the environment and extra. Learn intently as we cowl issues to concentrate on earlier than departure, throughout transit to the venue from Bogotá’s worldwide airport El Dorado, and data associated to pre-registration dates, group efforts at Devcon VI, facet/after occasions, and extra!

Bookmark this tab when 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 detrimental check 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 extra necessities.

Getting into the nation 🇨🇴

Return flight

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

Professional tip: Some journey websites like Priceline make it straightforward to ebook 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 will need to fill out the ‘Test-Mig’ type, out there on the Migración Colombia web site. You’ll obtain a affirmation electronic 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 widespread sense whereas in Bogotá. Meaning:

  • Look the place you’re going, being conscious of the world round you slightly than getting misplaced in your cellphone’s display screen.
  • Don’t put on flashy gadgets like costly watches, or these gold-plated {hardware} wallets and loudly branded crypto-swag
  • Don’t stroll round together with your cellphone out or together with your laptop computer when not crucial
  • 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 journey prices round $3 USD. Keep away from hailing road taxis in favor of one thing with a popularity/score system, an match these plates to what you see within the app, as all the time.
  • Tip: perhaps pay the additional greenback for a nicer “Uber Consolation” (advisable when coming from the Airport)
  • Attempt to not stroll house alone at evening (Reminder: Journey 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 neglect your jackets and raincoats, as rain showers occur!

The place to remain in Bogotá? 🏠

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

Web3 Journey reserving 🏨

In case you haven’t booked your keep but, try one of many group initiatives round Devcon: Windingtree is a platform the place you may ebook inns 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, retailers and sockets are Sort A (two pins) and Sort B (three pins). Hold an adapter with you, if wanted!

Foreign money change 💶

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

You may verify change charges right here.

Translation apps 📱

We suggest Spanish Dict, DeepL, or Google Translate.

II. Transit 🚙

Most attendees might be touchdown quickly, and we need to just remember to’re capable of 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 straightforward methods to succeed in the Agora Bogotá Conference Middle, the place Devcon will happen.

We suggest 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. In case you order an Uber Consolation, it should choose you up on the second flooring ‘Arrivals’ degree of the Airport, second lane, on the door you select.

There might be a Devcon logistics workforce 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 (when 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 machine or print it upfront.
  • Wristbands are required for entry and have to be picked up at registration. Don’t lose your wristband — it won’t get replaced.
  • Swag might 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 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 information 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 all the time, offering good Wi-Fi for hundreds of individuals is hard. Please be respectful and observe the Wi-Fi tips 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 totally outfitted venue, only a few minutes from Bogotá’s El Dorado Worldwide Airport and from the historic Santa Fe and Candelaria neighborhoods.

We now have quite a lot of distinctive actions and areas for everybody to sit up for each inside and outdoors the primary venue, together with a packed schedule on levels 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 house with their Colombian “Chiva” bus. You’ll find 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 group initiative – is awaiting you. There might be a program with breaks each day from 11AM to 9PM.

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

Through the day there might be smooth jamming, sound therapeutic, and silent DJing. Within the night after 5PM you may anticipate some major acts with native drinks and DJs to heat you up within the slightly cool nights of Bogotá.

Artwork at Devcon 🎨

Rituals, shamanism, magic, and thriller come to mind in Latin America’s id. Coding, hacking, and expertise at giant have grow to be 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 reveals the work of digital & digital Latin artists who implement blockchain to reinforce the influence of their artwork whereas taking a important imaginative and prescient of their context, additionally in search of revolutionary options to recuperate & 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 might 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 be taught, or to hack on new concepts in a gaggle.

Every little thing a hacker wants might 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 might be out there within the venue on convention days 2, 3, and 4. They’re situated on the fifth flooring and might be reservable on a first-come-first-serve foundation initially of every day.

“Devcon After Darkish” 🌝

For the primary time in Devcon historical past, we’re maintaining the venue open late. As a substitute 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 Comfortable Hour every day from 6-8 PM & extra!

Focus on and counsel group actions on the Froum.

You’ll find an summary of Devcon After Darkish actions right here. Keep in mind that this program continues to be a Work-in-Progress and extra gadgets might be added over time!

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

Neighborhood Hubs are a reserved house on the Devcon venue powered by the group for the group. 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 might be six totally different hubs, all specializing in essential and related matters with their very own curated program, thrilling issues to be taught and to expertise. You’ll find 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
  • Girls Leaders in Web3
  • Zero Information Neighborhood

Treasure Hunt 🏆

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

To play, you will need to discover clue #0 within the devcon venue. Gentle role-playing is inspired, curiosity and a spotlight to element is required, and a few crypto information is useful.

Superior and/or aggressive gamers should keep forward of the time curve with the intention to win. A whole bunch of ETH is hidden all through the sport, proper there for the taking over Görl testnet! Görli ETH required to play.

Gamers can ask for assist/hints within the Discord:

Carbon Offsetting for Devcon VI 🌳

The group 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 individual. All transactions happen fully on-chain.

You could instantly mint a particular POAP for taking part within the Devcon group offset.

After Devcon VI, the POAP additionally means that you can vote on which nature conservation mission to retire carbon credit from. May 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 group 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 one of the best road artwork worldwide.

For the primary time, CM is internet hosting the “road artwork hunt” throughout Devcon Bogotá in partnership with DoinGud. They’re internet hosting graffiti excursions in downtown Bogotá throughout the 4 days of Devcon, the place folks will be capable of unlock the very first 3 cryptomurals that may create an NFT that might 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 grow to be a road artwork hunter by 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 have been a Devcon VI ticket-holder.

Utilizing this attestation, third events can provide unique “permissionless perks” to Devcon attendees with out your pockets deal with being made public. You may as well mint a memento NFT!
For extra data go to the Devcon web site, try the FAQ in addition to different details about Bogotá and the Devcon programming!

Influence Cubicles 🌤

In previous years, cubicles have solely been out there to groups with giant budgets which might be capable of pay for sponsorship packages. This 12 months, we reserved cubicles for groups with excessive influence on the Ethereum ecosystem, no matter their budgets.

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

One can find the Influence 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 improvement). EF might be taking part on this effort too!

Our workforce 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 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’ll attempt to all the time 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 a whole 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 should definitely set up the PWA in your cellphone and create an account to be sure to have the hottest data and a customized agenda you could share with your mates and colleagues.

The passport will be signed in through electronic mail or you may merely Register together with your web3 pockets. Add your favourite audio system to your record to see all of the classes they’re doing simply or just filter primarily based in your wants, and pursuits. Discover all the data associated to the venue map, the place to seek 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 yow will discover a web3 model of the Devcon Agenda hosted on the Swarm community, a decentralized information storage and distribution expertise.

Web3 video internet hosting

The Devcon video archive might 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?

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

d. Devcon Week

Don’t neglect 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 workforce has put collectively a Metropolis Information on quite a lot of the must-know particulars for getting round bogota. Test it out right here

The information covers every part from methods to get round, to security, areas that you’re going to need to see and/or keep round. See an included FAQ on vaccinations, meals, language and extra!

Devcon Aspect Occasions 👯

You may anticipate many group occasions, meetups, and social gatherings to be occurring round Devcon. An enormous due to the superb group for placing a lot devoted work into organizing facet occasions! Try the Colombia Blockchain Week schedule for a schedule!

Co-Work House After Devcon 💻

In want of a spot to make amends for work after the push of all 4 convention days?

The venue might 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 ideal excuse to increase your journey or journey is to unite with the Ethereum Medellin group for per 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 might be going down in tropical Panama Metropolis. Be part of for some continued studying, publicity to the Panamanian Ethereum group, and there simply is likely to be a gaggle 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 common line): Tel: 123
Metropolitan Police: Tel: 112

We could have medical workers on the venue on-site in case of emergencies.
You may as well contact

Code of Conduct 👔

Please bear in mind to abide by the Code of Conduct, which is out there 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 part of our official Telegram group for questions and facet 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 workforce 🦄



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