The Devcon VI Handbook | Ethereum Basis Weblog

Welcome to Devcon!

That is your Devcon VI Handbook, and it consists of every part you have 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 knowledge associated to pre-registration dates, group efforts at Devcon VI, facet/after occasions, and extra!

Bookmark this tab for those who’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 😷

A COVID-19 Vaccination (two [2] doses of a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or one [1] dose of a J&J Vaccine), or a adverse check result’s wanted to enter Colombia.

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

Coming into the nation 🇨🇴

Return flight

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

Professional tip: Some journey websites like Priceline make it simple 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 have to fill out the ‘Test-Mig’ kind, accessible on the Migración Colombia web site. You’ll obtain a affirmation electronic 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 frequent sense whereas in Bogotá. Meaning:
Look the place you’re going, being conscious of the world round you fairly 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 together with your telephone out or together with your laptop computer when not essential
It’s an enormous metropolis, so depart 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 fame/ranking system, an match these plates to what you see within the app, as all the time.
Tip: possibly pay the additional greenback for a nicer “Uber Consolation” _(really useful when coming from the Airport)
Attempt to not stroll residence alone at night time (Reminder: Experience 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 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 examine journey occasions between potential-stays and the convention heart

Web3 Journey reserving 🏨

Should you haven’t booked your keep but, try one of many group initiatives round Devcon: Windingtree is a platform the place you may ebook motels 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). Hold an adapter with you, if wanted!

Forex 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 suggest Spanish Dict, DeepL, or Google Translate.

II. Transit 🚙

Most attendees can be touchdown quickly, and we need to just be sure you’re capable of simply navigate towards the Devcon venue.

The vast majority of of us will arrive at Bogotá’s airport, El Dorado Worldwide Airport (BOG). From there, there are a couple of simple methods to achieve 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. Should you order an Uber Consolation, it would choose you up on the second ground ‘Arrivals’ stage of the Airport, second lane, on the door you select.

There can 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’ll 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 (for those who 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 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 be certain 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: Make sure that to have some cellular information accessible 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 all the time, offering excellent Wi-Fi for hundreds of individuals is difficult. Please be respectful and observe the Wi-Fi pointers offered 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 now have numerous distinctive actions and areas for everybody to look ahead to 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 🎸

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

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

You’ll discover the schedule of the stage as soon as the convention begins on the web site:

Artwork at Devcon 🎨

Rituals, shamanism, magic, and thriller spring to mind in Latin America’s id. Coding, hacking, and know-how at massive have change 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 exhibits the work of digital & digital Latin artists who implement blockchain to reinforce the affect of their artwork whereas taking a vital imaginative and prescient of their context, additionally in search of progressive options to recuperate & 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 stay performances and interactive installations.

Hacker Basement 🕵️‍♀️

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

Every part a hacker wants can be taken care of: cozy seating, electrical energy, web, and, after all, cyberpunk lighting and low-fi beats to get you in the correct temper to construct!

Guide a gathering room 👥

Assembly rooms of assorted sizes can be accessible within the venue on convention days 2, 3, and 4. They’re situated on the fifth ground and can 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 protecting 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, stay music, recreation nights, a Completely happy Hour every day from 6-8 PM & extra!

Talk about and counsel group actions on the Froum.

We’ll publish a whole schedule quickly.

Group Hubs 👾

Group Hubs are devoted areas, wherein chosen group teams and initiatives will be capable of (to a sure diploma) form on their very own. By enabling a handful of communities to create, focus on and show content material of their alternative, we pave the best way for a extra decentralized and community-driven Devcon.

You’ll be able to think about Group Hubs like stalls, or cubicles at a good, however in all probability a bit greater and, very importantly, with out the product advertising!

Meet this 12 months’s Group Hubs:

  • Crypto Economics & Governance
  • Design Group Hub
  • ETHLatAm Group Chiva Chillout
  • ReGen Hub
  • Momentary Nameless Zone
  • Ladies Leaders in Web3
  • Zero Information Group

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 preserve monitor of all gamers’ progress on-chain.

To play, you have to discover clue #0 within the devcon venue. Mild role-playing is inspired, curiosity and a spotlight 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. Tons of of ETH is hidden all through the sport, proper there for the taking! 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 totally on-chain.

It’s possible you’ll instantly mint a particular POAP for taking part within the Devcon group offset.

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

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. The Local weather Pleasant Devcon VI Dapp can be accessible quickly.

Cryptomurals 🖼

CRYPTOMURALS goals to protect the cultural heritage of the most effective 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 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 completed the three spots.
Individuals can subscribe to the Graffiti tour & be a part of the mission to change into a road 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 handle being made public. You may also 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 accessible to groups with massive budgets which might be capable of 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 embody consumer groups, many teams working to enhance Ethereum’s infrastructure, public items efforts, rollup initiatives, and chosen different high-impact initiatives.

You’ll discover the Influence 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 workforce owes a huge 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 🥗

Anticipate 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 📆

This 12 months’s schedule can be accessible on One in all Devcon’s group initiatives comes from Swarm, which can host the agenda (& later convention movies) in a decentralized means on Swarm and Etherna!

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

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 Botogá 🌆

Excellent news! Our workforce has put collectively a Metropolis Information on a whole 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 Facet Occasions 👯

You’ll be able to count on many group occasions, meetups, and social gatherings to be occurring round Devcon. An enormous because of the wonderful group for placing a lot devoted work into organizing facet occasions! Try the Colombia Blockchain Week schedule for a schedule!

Co-Work Area 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 accessible.

ETH Medellin & ETH Panama ♦️

A bus-ride or quick flight away lies Medellin, Bogotá’s hotter and extra touristic neighbor. An important 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 varied conferences.
ETHMedellin 🇨🇴 — Oct 18-22
Only one week after ETHMedellin and an inexpensive one-hour flight, ETHPanama can be happening in tropical Panama Metropolis. Be a part of for some continued studying, publicity to the Panamanian Ethereum group, and there simply could 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 may have medical workers on the venue on-site in case of emergencies.
You may also contact [email protected].

Code of Conduct 👔

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

For any questions concerning 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 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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