The Devcon5 Bible

Welcome to Devcon.

We have got quite a bit to cowl, and on this publish you will examine all of it! Learn carefully as we go over transit to the venue from Osaka’s airports, the Devcon Venue, the Agenda & Devcon App, and extra!

Please bookmark this piece to reply all questions that you might have associated to early and on-site registration, experiences across the venue, collaborating throughout talks, facet/after occasions and every little thing else Devcon5.

To kick issues off, let’s focus on tips on how to get the place you are going.

I. Transit

Most attendees might 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 Osaka’s worldwide airport, Kansai Worldwide Airport (KIX). From there,  there are just a few straightforward methods to achieve the ATC Corridor, or the Cosmo Tower, Hyatt Regency and Quintessa accommodations.

a. KIX to the Venue 

KIX Airport Limousine Bus to Hyatt Regency Osaka

The Limousine Bus is an express-bus simply steps from the doorways to the airport. There are solely two stops earlier than this service drops off on the Hyatt Regency Osaka, which is adjoined to the venue. The bus leaves each half hour and is sure for Osaka Nanko/Common Studios.

The price for a trip is JPY1,600 per individual (about 15USD)oneway,or2,800yen(15 USD) a method, or 2,800 yen (

By way of Metro 

The metro is a low-cost choice for getting round any a part of Osaka. From Umeda/Honmachi/Shinsaibashi/Namba, take the Osaka Metro Chuo Line to “Honmachi” station, and from Honmachi station, take the Cosmo Sq. to Commerce Middle station for about 18 minutes.

From Shin-Osaka, take the Osaka Midosuji Line to Honmachi station, and from “Honmachi” station take the Cosmo Sq. to Commerce Middle station for about 18 minutes.

By way of JR (Japan Rail)

From Tennoji or Osaka station, take the Loop Line to “Bentencho” Station and switch to the Osaka Metro Chuo Line through Cosmosquare for about quarter-hour and get off at “In front of the trade center” Station. This journey ought to run about ¥390.

b. ITM to the Venue

For these arriving through connection or domestically at Itami Airport (ITM), we suggest the Itami-Airport Limousine Bus, which can shortly convey you to the middle of Osaka. From there, join with Osaka Metro’s Chuo Line to achieve the ATC Corridor.

And for extra data on native transit, we’re at all times thrilled by our group taking the lead, and happy to suggest and share these group assets:

Different Helpful navigation instruments 

II. Devcon Registration

a. Early Registration

Optionally, skip the road on Day 1 by registering on Monday to obtain your wristband and badge!

Date: Monday, October seventh

Time: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: Sakishima Cosmo Tower 1st ground

b. DOORS OPEN: On-Web site Registration

Date: Tuesday, October eighth

Time: 8:00 AM (Programming begins @9:00AM)

Devcon Venue: ATC Hall 2 Chome-1-10 Nankokita, Suminoe Ward

  1. Registration “need to know”

  • All strains are equal — no alphabetical order this yr!

  • Earlier than you arrive, it’s essential to 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.

  • Badges are elective, and may be picked up on the Swag Station in Corridor C

  • For all on-chain public sale and raffle ticketeers, please be certain that you’ve got redeemed your tickets right here. Workers will be capable of help on-site if wanted.

c.  Web

We all know how convention Wi-Fi usually feels, so we’re attempting out just a few new issues this yr. Along with the usual venue Wi-Fi choice, we’ll have devoted connections in every room to assist with presentation-streaming and extra. Additional, when you’ve got an unlocked telephone, let our employees know at registration for a present and a few devoted information (a data-only SIM card legitimate in the course of the convention [5 days]) of your very personal.

d. Reserve Swag in the course of the ticketing course of? 

We have got you coated, however you will decide issues up a bit later. See the Swag part for extra data (Pt. III-B-1-ii)!

III. Venue & Experiences

a. Welcome to the ATC Corridor

Tackle: 2 Chome-1-10 Nankokita, Suminoe Ward, Osaka, 559-0034, Japan

The ATC corridor is an attractive and fashionable venue full with indoor and out of doors area, a direct prepare cease for fast downtown entry, a view of the water (for these nautically-inclined amongst us) and on-site meals and purchasing!

We’ve got numerous distinctive actions and areas for everybody to stay up for each inside and out of doors the primary 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!

b. Contained in the Venue

1. The Unimaginable Corridor C!

i. Tabling Groups

Corridor C is immediately accessible from the primary entryway and gathering place of the ATC Corridor. Inside you will discover employees and swag from thirty of the Ethereum ecosystem’s main groups. Remember to go to all through the convention as nicely, since many tabling sponsors and teams will rotate after Day 2 of Devcon.

ii. Swag & Gross sales

Talking of swag, Corridor C can be the place to choose up your pre-ordered swag and extra! Did you choose your gear in the course of the ticketing course of? Head to the Swag Station and current your QR (obtain individually out of your ticket) to redeem to your swag. When you chosen a dimension, we have got it reserved for you.

Need one thing extra? We have got unique designs and add-ons like Devcon hoodies on the market as nicely. Test these out right here: – use the password “osaka5” 😉

iii. Badge Design, Sticker Station and Meals!

Is your badge not but coated in pastel coloured and meme-related stickers? We can assist. Final yr’s Devcon stickers went shortly, so we have reloaded. Head to the again of Corridor C to meet your sticker goals, and seize a snack alongside the best way.

2. Decompression Room II

Must keep away from eye contact? Take the elevator to Flooring 6 and discover a stress-free, refreshing area for visitors to doze and laze about. No gadgets please! On Day 4, there might be a meditation session led by a Zen monk for these in dire want of a lift after an extended convention.

3. Dogfooding, One other Type of Meals

i. Ethereum Galaxy (Burner Pockets Recreation) 

Come play Ethereum Galaxy, a webapp scavenger hunt the place you may uncover all the celebs within the Ethereum group’s night time sky, constructed by FlexDapps. Accumulate stars by visiting all areas of the convention scanning QR codes, and full an entire galaxy to win prizes and the final word easter egg.

ii. Proof Of Attendance Protocol (POAP)

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

4. Crypto Grows on Timber

‘On the Revitalization of Nature’ is an artwork/thought expertise produced and curated by the Division of Decentralization. By way of compelling artwork initiatives (lots of which use the applied sciences that we’re so arduous at work on equivalent to Plasma, IPFS and others) we search to activate the emotional attachment we really feel in the direction of our planet and spark ideas on the present local weather disaster. Members are invited to share their concepts, questions and complaints in a standard “Complaints Book” which might be later used on a second iteration of the present.

5. Elsewhere 

Step by means of a portal, leaving the hustle and bustle behind, and into an interactive theater exhibit that’s Elsewhere. On the entrance you will discover a stress-free, refreshing area for visitors to take a deep breath and decompress. Go to Celo’s listening sales space, flip pages by means of particularly wonderful books, chat with associates over a cup of tea whereas clearing your head. Additional in, an suave and interactive expertise exploring the veiled ideas with which we mythologize cash will lead you on a journey in contrast to some other.

To seek out “Elsewhere”, take elevator #2 (left of Corridor B) to the third ground and head to Umier Dice/Room 308:

c. Outdoors the Venue

1. Devcon Park

We won’t wait so that you can see the yard! Devcon Park overlooks the water from the again of the Devcon Venue, and is constructed by our associates at ConsenSys. Get pleasure from seating, meals, drink and nice views.

2. Devcon Park Amphitheater

Want some air? Take a look at the cool out of doors amphitheatre space for extra talks, panels and workshops. This area additionally has some free blocks of time if you would like to schedule your individual speak! Simply head on down and pencil it in. We’ll present an replace right here quickly with particulars on tips on how to schedule time utilizing the Scheduler!

Oh… and we now have a particular visitor becoming a member of us on Day 1 that you just will not wish to miss.

 3. Teatime with Doge

Doge with Ethereum Hat

Meet Kabo-chan.

She’s fluffy, cute, and chances are you’ll know her higher because the real-life face of Doge. That is proper, the pup that began all of it is right here within the fur and might be supplying you with the newest on breakthrough state-channel analysis. Okay, we’re kidding about that final half.

Be a part of Kabo-chan on Day 1 (October eighth) at 2:30PM for teatime and selfies.

d. Meals is an expertise, too!

Attendees can have just a few extra choices this yr in the case of the menu.

Pastries and occasional with an area flare might be round every morning, and lightweight snacks (+espresso and tea) are supplied all through the day. For lunch, everybody might be supplied with a stack of vouchers at registration which can be utilized to get your self a lunch at any of the locations listed here.

In whole, we now have practically 30 eating choices in and across the venue to let everybody discover and decide their favorites every day.

IV. Schedule & Devcon App

a. Agenda

This yr’s schedule is accessible in a number of codecs. The official on-line launch is dwell at

For extra data, see our full publish on the schedule right here.

*When you want a hand with discovering a room (or the rest at Devcon), maintain a watch out for the dark-red employees shirts worn by volunteers and employees on the Devcon crew.

b. The Devcon App

An on-the-go schedule is accessible by means of our Devcon cellular app. Test it out beneath!

By way of the app, you’ll save your most anticipated talks to a customized schedule, seek for and study audio system by title, obtain dwell Devcon updates, join and share schedules with associates and extra! We would prefer to ship a particular thanks to Ackee for his or her work on this yr’s app. (for iOS) (for android)

c. HackMD

This yr we might be providing a collaborative note-taking platform known as HackMD for each Devcon5 speak!

Contribute notes to the HackMD pocket book throughout each speak that you just attend, and if you happen to miss any talks, verify HackMD for notes and suggestions from others on what you missed.

The Devcon5 pocket book can discovered here, with separate notes for every speak.

d. After & Aspect Occasions

Apart from Devcon occasions and actions, there’s a lot occurring in Osaka, and unbiased teams throughout the Ethereum ecosystem have been at work to combination facet occasions, afterparties and different alternatives for all of us to participate in. We applaud their work and dedication, and might’t wait to see everybody at just a few of the occasions that they are serving to to make occur. Take a look at their pages beneath.

V. Cultural Suggestions

First time in Japan? Do not smoke outdoors! Here is some recommendation about social customs which may be new to you, like frequent phrases, data on tipping tradition, and extra.

a. Do’s

  • At all times have money readily available. There are various shops, eating places and taxis solely settle for money. ATMs are situated in each comfort retailer

  • When you overlook one thing at dwelling, head to a comfort retailer (7-11, Household Mart and Lawson) and you’ll find most must-have gadgets there

  • You may drink the faucet water

  • On public transportation ready for trains or bus, line up a queue in an orderly manner and don’t lower in, Japanese individuals actually care for his or her queues

b. Don’ts 

  • Don’t tip in eating places (no tipping tradition)

  • Don’t throw away trash on the road

  • Don’t drink or smoke on the road (designated areas solely)

  • Don’t make telephone calls whereas on public transportation

  • Don’t converse loudly on public transportation

c. Native suggestions 

  • Discover a wide range of scrumptious native meals in Dotonbori space equivalent to Takoyaki, Okonomiyaki, Kushi-age

  • Japan’s official journey app is helpful to find enjoyable spots and to get alert notifications in case of pure disasters

  • There are sometimes women-only prepare automobiles if wanted (written in English on the facet of the prepare)

  • If you don’t want to hold round heavy suitcases, there’s a convention baggage storage service supplied by ecbo cloak

  • For additional data, discover with Osaka Information

d. Helpful phrases

Bear in mind some helpful Japanese phrases (most Japanese individuals don’t converse English however they’re normally useful to reply with some vocabulary)

  • Whats up – Konichiwa (こんにちは)

  • Thanks – Arigatou (ありがとう)

  • Excuse me – Sumimasen (すみません)

  • Please – Onegai shimasu (おねがいします)

  • Sure – Hai (はい)

  • No – Iie (いいえ)

  • I am sorry – Gomen nasai (ごめんなさい)

  • I do not perceive – Wakarimasen (わかりません)

  • Goodbye – Sayounara  (さようなら)

  • Good night time – Oyasumi (おやすみ)

  • I do not perceive Japanese – Nihongo wakarimasen (にほんごわかりません)

  • What’s this? – Kore ha nandesuka? (これはなんですか?)

  • The place is _? – _ ha doko desuka? (____はどこですか?)

  • The place is the restroom (rest room)t? – Bathroom ha doko desuka? (トイレはどこですか?)

  • Do you settle for bank cards? – Bank card ha tsukae masuka ? (クレジットカードはつかえますか?)

  • I’m _ . – Watashi ha __ desu (わたしは____です)

  • Assist! – Tasukete kudasai (たすけてください)

VI. Different issues to know

a. Security First!

1. Emergency numbers:

  • 119 – Ambulance, fireplace, emergency rescue

  • 110 – Police

  • 118 – Sea rescue (for these of you that insist on making boat events occur)

  • “I am at  (place name)” = Watashi ha (place title) ni imasu

  • “It’s an emergency! Please send ambulance” = Kinkyu desu! Kyu-kyu-sha wo onegai shimasu.

We can have medical employees on the venue on-site in case of emergencies.

b. Code of Conduct

Please keep in mind to abide by the Code of Conduct, which is accessible right here: code-of-conduct.

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

c. Keep updated with the newest information!

Be a part of the Official Devcon Bulletins Telegram channel:

First time at Devcon? Be a part of the n00bs channel:

Comply with Deva on Twitter:

Keep Tuned to (and allow) push notifications within the Devcon App:

The official web site for Devcon5 is

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

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