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Devconnect is again! See you this 12 months in Istanbul.

Devconnect is again! See you this 12 months in Istanbul.


Expensive Ethereum group, builders, and researchers,

On the first-ever Devconnect final 12 months in Amsterdam in 2022, we got here collectively for every week of in-depth workshops and discussions. Many who participated within the periods and conversations advised us they felt Devconnect had a big affect on the ecosystem by driving progress in tangible methods.

Many expressed their needs for Devconnect to occur once more, and after we noticed the affect, we strongly agreed. At this time, we will lastly share that Devconnect is coming again and is deliberate for November 13-19 this 12 months in Istanbul! 🇹🇷

What’s Devconnect?

Devconnect is a week-long gathering that options unbiased Ethereum occasions, every with a novel focus. The purpose is to deal with in-depth periods on particular matters and to deliver the Ethereum group collectively in smaller teams to speak, study, and make severe progress in particular topics. Occasions throughout Devconnect can be unbiased and hosted by consultants in these domains — which may very well be you! Our crew will assist foster coordination in order that hosts have logistical assist, and assurance that there is minimal overlap of comparable domains to keep away from pulling members in numerous instructions. All through the week we can even keep a coworking area for collaboration for all who’re .

Most occasions will goal an viewers of consultants or fans within the particular area of the occasion to allow thorough understanding and discussions. In contrast to a normal convention, we would like this week-long gathering to facilitate the deep discussions and conversations which are wanted to proceed to enhance Ethereum.

Devconnect is a pure candidate to use subtraction, and we’re trying ahead to seeing the occasions, affect, and progress the group can create throughout this week. For those who’d prefer to host an occasion, keep tuned for extra sources and knowledge.

Moreover, we’d additionally like to emphasise that Devconnect ≠ Devcon, which can stay our principal occasion, and we’re excited to deliver Devcon 7 to Southeast Asia in 2024.

Why Istanbul 🇹🇷

Over the previous months, we noticed one group of builders and college students stand out: the Turkish Ethereum group has labored onerous to advertise Istanbul. Nonetheless, we completely evaluated many choices for the placement of Devconnect 2023, visited a number of potential areas, toured venues, and checked for availability. We thought-about many choices and evaluated every location earlier than making our remaining determination.

We’re excited to deliver Devconnect to Istanbul, the colourful metropolis of Türkiye, the place two continents meet, and we stay up for internet hosting an unbelievable occasion for the worldwide Ethereum developer group.

However whereas we would like this to be a joyful message, we additionally acknowledge and have had on our minds the devastating earthquakes that so closely impacted southeast Turkey and northwest Syria, and affected the lives of tens of millions. Our hearts exit to all who misplaced family members or their houses.

The area will want assist for a very long time, and in the event you prefer to contribute to the donations, here’s a checklist that some members of the group have put collectively. We hope the choice to deliver Devconnect to Istanbul can present our assist, and encourage others to assist this area in numerous methods.

We perceive that considerations about earthquake security is likely to be in your thoughts. Whereas Istanbul was not bodily impacted by the current earthquake, we’ll maintain monitoring the scenario carefully. We hope to fulfill you quickly and collectively, allow us to create one thing significant and particular in Istanbul throughout Devconnect this November.

In selecting Istanbul because the host metropolis for Devconnect 2023, we purpose to capitalize on its distinctive place as a bridge between East and West. Accessibility is a key precedence, and acquiring visas for attendees from most nations can be comparatively simple. Istanbul, being one of many world’s main vacationer hubs, is well-equipped with a serious worldwide airport to welcome guests from across the globe. Istanbul’s environment friendly native metro, and abundance of appropriate venues for group occasions make it the proper location for Devconnect 2023.

The engaged local people and quite a few pupil blockchain golf equipment within the area additional strengthen our perception within the potential of this vibrant metropolis. We’re assured that Istanbul’s distinctive mix of historical past, tradition, and modernity will present an inspiring backdrop for the worldwide Ethereum developer group to return collectively, collaborate with these passionate teams, and drive innovation for Ethereum.


Mark your calendars: Devconnect IST, November 13-19, 2023.

Extra updates, particulars, and a schedule of occasions coming quickly on our web site and on Twitter! Within the meantime, see you at one of many many different group occasions taking place this 12 months.

EF Devconnect crew



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