Expensive Ethereum group, builders, and researchers,
On the first-ever Devconnect last year in Amsterdam in 2022, we got here collectively for per 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. As we speak, 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 singular focus. The objective is to deal with in-depth classes on particular matters and to convey the Ethereum group collectively in smaller teams to speak, study, and make severe progress in particular topics. Occasions throughout Devconnect might be unbiased and hosted by consultants in these domains — which could possibly be you! Our staff 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 lovers 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, influence, and progress the group can create throughout this week. In the event you’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 convey 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 arduous to advertise Istanbul. Nonetheless, we completely evaluated many choices for the situation of Devconnect 2023, visited a number of potential areas, toured venues, and checked for availability. We thought of many choices and evaluated every location earlier than making our ultimate determination.
We’re excited to convey Devconnect to Istanbul, the colourful metropolis of Türkiye, the place two continents meet, and we stay up for internet hosting an unimaginable 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 thousands and thousands. Our hearts exit to all who misplaced family members or their houses.
The area will want help for a very long time, and for those who prefer to contribute to the donations, here’s a list that some members of the group have put collectively. We hope the choice to convey Devconnect to Istanbul can present our help, and encourage others to help this area in numerous methods.
We perceive that issues about earthquake security is perhaps in your thoughts. Whereas Istanbul was not bodily impacted by the latest earthquake, we are going to preserve monitoring the scenario carefully. We hope to satisfy 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 goal 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 group occasions make it the right 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 website and on Twitter! Within the meantime, see you at one of many many different community events occurring this 12 months.
EF Devconnect staff