The Devcon VI Manual

Welcome to Devcon!

That is your Devcon VI Manual, and it consists of the whole lot it’s good to learn about Devcon, the environment and extra. Learn intently as we cowl issues to pay attention to 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, facet/after occasions, and extra!

Bookmark this tab if you happen to’re heading to Devcon, and we will’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 check result’s wanted for entry.

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

Coming into the nation 🇨🇴

Return flight

You’ll want to indicate a ticket in your returning flights to enter Colombia. They often ask for it, and typically 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 will need to fill out the ‘Check-Mig’ form, 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” = “Don’t 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 telephone’s display screen.
  • Don’t put on flashy objects 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 trip prices round $3 USD. Keep away from hailing road taxis in favor of one thing with a repute/score 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 Comfort” (beneficial when coming from the Airport)
  • Attempt to not stroll house alone at night time (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. Nevertheless, you shouldn’t neglect your jackets and raincoats, as rain showers occur!

The place to remain in Bogotá? 🏠

We’ve some suggestions on areas near the venue in our Bogotá City Guide. Chapinero, Parkway / La Soledad, and La Candelaria are good areas, however all the time test journey occasions between potential-stays and the convention middle

Web3 Journey reserving 🏨

In the event 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 ebook resorts in Bogotá with stablecoins.

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

Electrical energy 🔌

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

Forex trade 💶

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

You’ll be able to test trade charges here.

Translation apps 📱

We suggest Spanish Dict, DeepL, or Google Translate.

II. Transit 🚙

Most attendees shall be touchdown quickly, and we wish to just remember to’re capable of simply navigate towards the Devcon venue.

The majority of oldsters 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 suggest utilizing Uber and ordering an “Uber Comfort” 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 the event you order an Uber Consolation, it should decide you up on the second flooring ‘Arrivals’ stage of the Airport, second lane, on the door you select.

There shall 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 (if you happen to 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 Convention Center

Registration “Need 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 should be picked up at registration. Don’t lose your wristband — it is not going to get replaced.
  • Swag shall 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 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 that 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 Data 📶

We can have upgraded Wi-Fi at Devcon this 12 months! Nevertheless as all the time, offering good Wi-Fi for 1000’s of individuals is difficult. Please be respectful and comply with 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 totally geared up venue, just some minutes from Bogotá’s El Dorado Worldwide Airport and from the historic Santa Fe and Candelaria neighborhoods.

We’ve a variety of distinctive actions and areas for everybody to stay up for each inside and outdoors the principle 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 will discover the colourful truck parked within the Devcon venue, within the outdoors 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 shall be a program with breaks each day from 11AM to 9PM.

Discover this system, introductions to all artists, and more details about the Chiva Lounge here.

In the course of the day there shall be gentle jamming, sound therapeutic, and silent DJing. Within the night after 5PM you may count on some primary 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 spring to mind in Latin America’s identification. Coding, hacking, and expertise at massive have grow to be 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 reinforce the influence of their artwork whereas taking a important imaginative and prescient of their context, additionally on the lookout for 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 shall be your high-focus zone away from the busy convention happenings.
It units the fitting circumstances for a person to check new dapps on their laptop computer, to be taught, or to hack on new concepts in a bunch.

The whole lot a hacker wants shall be taken care of: cozy seating, electrical energy, web, and, after all, cyberpunk lighting and low-fi beats to get you in the fitting temper to construct!

Ebook a gathering room 👥

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

“Devcon After Dark” 🌝

For the primary time in Devcon historical past, we’re retaining 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, stay music, recreation nights, a Joyful Hour every day from 6-8 PM & extra!

Focus on and counsel neighborhood actions on the Froum.

You will discover an summary of Devcon After Darkish actions here. Keep in mind that this program continues to be a Work-in-Progress and extra objects shall be added over time!

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

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

There shall be six completely different hubs, all specializing in necessary and related subjects with their very own curated program, thrilling issues to be taught and to expertise. You will discover the Group Hubs space on Flooring 1!

Meet this 12 months’s Group Hubs:

  • Crypto Economics & Governance Hub
  • Design Group Hub
  • ReGen Hub
  • Short-term Nameless Zone
  • Girls Leaders in Web3
  • Zero Data Group

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 monitor of all gamers’ progress on-chain.

To play, you will need 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 to be able to win. Tons of 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 neighborhood initiative, “Climate Friendly Devcon VI Dapp” lets you compensate in your carbon dioxide emissions created by attending Devcon.

Upon coming 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.

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

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

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

Cryptomurals 🖼

CRYPTOMURALS goals to protect the cultural heritage of the very best road artwork worldwide.

For the primary time, CM is internet hosting the “street art hunt” throughout Devcon Bogotá in partnership with DoinGud. They’re internet hosting graffiti excursions in downtown Bogotá in the course of the 4 days of Devcon, the place folks will have the ability to unlock the very first 3 cryptomurals that can create an NFT that shall 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 grow to be a road artwork hunter by way of the CM website.

Ticket attestations / Minting distinctive NFT 🎟

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

Utilizing this attestation, third events can supply 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 info go to the Devcon website, 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 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 consumer groups, many teams working to enhance Ethereum’s infrastructure, public items efforts, rollup tasks, and chosen different high-impact tasks.

One can find 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 Round @ Devcon, to Gitcoin, CLR.Fund’s open grants, and to the Protocol Guild (which supported core Ethereum analysis and growth). EF shall be taking part on this effort too!

Our workforce 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 all the time 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 web site will get an entire re-lift so as to add info associated to all issues Devcon expertise. As well as the Devcon Passport PWA (Progressive Net App) goes stay at Make sure you set up the PWA in your telephone and create an account to be sure you have the freshest info and a customized agenda that you would be able to share with your folks and colleagues.

The passport will be signed in by way of e mail or you may merely Check in together 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 seek out particular rooms and activations and far more.

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

Web3 Devcon Agenda
Here you can find a web3 version of the Devcon Agenda hosted on the Swarm community, a decentralized information storage and distribution expertise.

Web3 video internet hosting

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

c. Cannot discover a room?

In the event 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).

d. Devcon Week

Don’t neglect that Devcon is greater than a 4-day convention, however a complete 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 lots of the must-know particulars for getting round bogota. Check it out here

The information covers the whole lot from methods to get round, to security, areas that you’re going to wish 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 neighborhood occasions, meetups, and social gatherings to be occurring round Devcon. A giant because of the wonderful neighborhood for placing a lot devoted work into organizing facet 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 frenzy of all 4 convention days?

The venue shall 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 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 neighborhood for per week of open co-working, night occasions, and numerous conferences.
ETHMedellin 🇨🇴 — Oct 18-22
Only one week after ETHMedellin and an inexpensive one-hour flight, ETHPanama shall be happening in tropical Panama Metropolis. Be 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 can have medical workers on the venue on-site in case of emergencies.
You may as well contact

Code of Conduct 👔

Please keep in mind to abide by the Code of Conduct, which is on the market 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! 🗞

Observe Deva on Twitter:

Be part of our official Telegram community 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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