The EDCON (Community Ethereum Development Conference) is the global conference organized
by LinkTime, a company that is part of the
community in China. The purpose of the conference is to improve communication and
between the various global Ethereum communities. EDCON is organized as a conference
happens once a year in different countries. The first
held successfully in ESCP
Europe, Paris, France on February 17-18, 2017, and this time, the event will be taking
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada on May 3-5, 2018.
The conference will cover 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. There will also be a hackathon as part of the event.
We sincerely welcome and invite friends from Ethereum communities worldwide to participate in this event. We welcome anyone to register to speak, and the topics collected will be reviewed by our consultant team to make sure that we are creating a top-quality event and can be as inclusive and fair as possible. We hope that we can make EDCON Toronto even more of a success than EDCON Paris last year.
To register as a participant, you will be able to click registration to see the standard ticket price as well as the available developer and student discounts. Purchasing tickets will become available soon; once purchases open, we encourage everyone to register as soon as possible to take advantage of the special early bird rates.For those wishing to present, please click here to register. For those having interests in sponsoring us, please click here fill the form.
Our speaker list will continue updating as we confirm more speakers. For those looking to apply to become a speaker, a registration form is available here.
Business use case discussion
Business use case discussion
Ethereum community building forum
We plan to have up to 600 participants in total, including EDCON staff and volunteers. An early registration and purchase for the ticket is highly recommended as you can get a good discount if you are an early bird.
Purchase will be open on January 1, 2018. Please stay tuned.
Toronto, the capital of the Ontario province, is a major Canadian city along Lake Ontario’s northwestern shore. It's a dynamic metropolis with a core of soaring skyscrapers, all dwarfed by the iconic, free-standing CN Tower. Toronto also has many green spaces, from the orderly oval of Queen’s Park to 400-acre High Park and its trails, sports facilities and zoo. Ryerson University is located in the center of Toronto, surrounding by the central shopping mall, CF Toronto Eaton Centre, which is just a step away from Ryerson University. There are full of Hotels and Restaurants near by and the CN tower is only 1.7 km away from Ryerson University.
Yes, there will be video recordings of the wonderful presentations /demos /activities, and of course hackathon is included, and they will be uploaded to the website.
350 Victoria Street,
Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3
The Ted Rogers School of Management（TRSM） at Ryerson University is Canada's leading diverse,
entrepreneurial business school centered in an urban learning environment.TRSM is developing
collaborative, creative leaders who will drive 21st century business forward while making a
positive impact on society.
A pioneer in practical, career-focused training, TRSM is at the cutting edge of entrepreneurial, socially conscious and innovative approaches to business.
The Conference focuses on technology, innovation, finance and targets at a better communication and cooperation between developers, startups, investors and Efans. The conference would not be successful without the support of TRSM, we would like to give our sincere thanks for Ryerson University’s help and cooperation.
Details about transportation, please check here.
This year, we would like to give YOU a chance to help design the accessories that we
offering at EDCON. We are looking for designs for T-shirts, computer stickers and
with the themes of Ethereum, EDCON, Casper or Metropolis. Anyone is welcome to send us
designs, and we will choose the best 3 designs. If your design wins, it will be
your personal profile right here on the website, and you will get some free souvenirs, a
ticket to EDCON as well as up to $1000 USD travel and lodging expenses. This offer will
February 28, 2018.
Now just imagine the one in your mind, and let’s make it real! If you finish designing, please send your work to firstname.lastname@example.org, we will send back our feedback as soon as possible.
LinkTime is a startup that primarily develops applications on Ethereum and provides Ethereum-based blockchain and smart contract solutions. LinkTime works closely with core Ethereum developers and researchers, and it helps to advance the Ethereum ecosystem through technological development, training and promotions.