Expensive Ethereum neighborhood, builders, and researchers,
On the first-ever Devconnect last year in Amsterdam in 2022, we got here collectively for every week of in-depth workshops and discussions. Many who participated within the classes and conversations advised us they felt Devconnect had a big influence on the ecosystem by driving progress in tangible methods.
Many expressed their needs for Devconnect to occur once more, and after we noticed the influence, we strongly agreed. At the moment, we will lastly share that Devconnect is coming again and is deliberate for November 13-19 this 12 months in Istanbul! 🇹🇷
Devconnect is a week-long gathering that options unbiased Ethereum occasions, every with a novel focus. The objective is to concentrate on in-depth classes on particular subjects and to carry the Ethereum neighborhood collectively in smaller teams to speak, study, and make severe progress in particular topics. Occasions throughout Devconnect might be unbiased and hosted by specialists 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 house for collaboration for all who’re .
Most occasions will goal an viewers of specialists or lovers within the particular area of the occasion to allow thorough understanding and discussions. In contrast to a regular convention, we wish this week-long gathering to facilitate the deep discussions and conversations which can be wanted to proceed to enhance Ethereum.
Devconnect is a pure candidate to use subtraction, and we’re trying ahead to seeing the occasions, influence, and progress the neighborhood can create throughout this week. In case you’d prefer to host an occasion, keep tuned for extra assets and data.
Moreover, we’d additionally like to emphasise that Devconnect ≠ Devcon, which is able to stay our principal occasion, and we’re excited to carry Devcon 7 to Southeast Asia in 2024.
Why Istanbul 🇹🇷
Over the previous months, we noticed one neighborhood of builders and college students stand out: the Turkish Ethereum neighborhood has labored exhausting to advertise Istanbul. Nonetheless, we totally evaluated many choices for the placement of Devconnect 2023, visited a number of potential places, toured venues, and checked for availability. We thought of many choices and evaluated every location earlier than making our remaining choice.
We’re excited to carry Devconnect to Istanbul, the colourful metropolis of Türkiye, the place two continents meet, and we look ahead to internet hosting an unimaginable occasion for the worldwide Ethereum developer neighborhood.
However whereas we wish 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 thousands and thousands. Our hearts exit to all who misplaced family members or their houses.
The area will want assist for a very long time, and if you happen to prefer to contribute to the donations, here’s a list that some members of the neighborhood have put collectively. We hope the choice to carry Devconnect to Istanbul can present our assist, and encourage others to assist this area in numerous methods.
We perceive that issues about earthquake security may be in your thoughts. Whereas Istanbul was not bodily impacted by the latest earthquake, we’ll preserve monitoring the scenario intently. 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 might 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 neighborhood occasions make it the right location for Devconnect 2023.
The engaged local people and quite a few scholar 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 neighborhood 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 website and on Twitter! Within the meantime, see you at one of many many different community events taking place this 12 months.
EF Devconnect crew