EDCON 2023 is a five-day event that brings together experts from the Ethereum space to discuss the latest developments and trends in Ethereum technology, as well as explore the potential for Ethereum-based solutions to various business and social challenges. In addition to presentations and panel discussions at EDCON Main Conference, the event also features EDCON Super Demo day and Communnity Event day.
EDCON believes that an intuitive and fun educational process is the gateway to mass adoption. EDCON 2022 was held on Aug 28, 2022 in San Francisco. It was a monumental event on the future mass adoption of blockchain. Vitalik Buterin and the core developers of Ethereum openly deliberated future plans of action and directions ahead.
EDCON 2021 was held on Aug 27-29, 2021, Online. The conference covered topics such as Ethereum technological progress, business use cases, on-chain governance, and community building, as well as other hot topics related to blockchain applications, such as Central Bank Digital Currency. Experts and research teams from different fields were also invited to discuss the macro trends, applications, and policy & legal analysis of blockchain development.
EDCON 2020 was held on Aug 9-11, 2020, Online. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, it was the first time that all the EDCON keynotes and sessions were made publicly available, without any charge. EDCON 2020 received strong support from Ethereum Foundation, various communities, and many other contributors in this space. Together with the help of our supporters and the participation of Ethereum enthusiasts, EDCON 2020 has made a large influence as in previous years.
EDCON 2019 was held on April 8-13, 2019, in Sydney. The event had a even larger scale and was presented in the form of “EDCON Week”, covering:(1) EDCON HACK (8-10, April): the hackathon was a kick-off of EDCON Week, and the topic includes Sharding, PoS, Clients, Plasma, Channel, Snark, etc.(2) EDCON Conference (11-13, April): Core Ethereum development teams were invited to talk about the latest updates on the Ethereum research and technology; other great minds shared their thoughts on the current trends, projects and applications, as well as their community building and development plans.
EDCON 2018 was held in Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada on May 3-5, 2018. The conference covered the latest in Ethereum Blockchain technology and research (PoS / Casper, scalability, cryptography / privacy, security, etc), current trends as well as Ethereum and blockchain based projects and applications and community building and development. As a newly added activity, a superdemo contest was also hosted as part of the conference.
EDCON 2017 was held on Feb. 17-18, 2017, at the École supérieure de commerce de Paris – Europe (ESCP). The primary mission was to promote Ethereum´s development and applications moving it closer to the real world. EDCON 2017 summarized the progress and results of Ethereum´s technological development and covered topics around Ethereum base-layer technology, Ethereum research particularly related to PoS and scalability, privacy, Ethereum consortium chain development, building applications on Ethereum and investment.