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28 - 29
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September
location
NYC
SmartCon 2022

The must-attend Web3 experience of the year. A full week of learning from industry luminaries, building alongside the best developers in the space, and connecting with fellow community members from across the globe. SmartCon 2022 is for those who get what Web3 is really about, and those who want to learn.

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Featured speakers

Eric Schmidt
Former CEO
Google
Sergey Nazarov
Co-Founder
Chainlink
Balaji Srinivasan
Angel Investor and Former CTO of Coinbase
Jonathan Ehrenfeld Solé
Strategy Director
SWIFT
Dahlia Malkhi
Chief Research Officer
Chainlink Labs
Sam Bankman-Fried
Founder and CEO
FTX
Ari Juels
Chief Scientist
Chainlink Labs
Ed Felten
Co-Founder
Offchain Labs
Arianna Huffington
Founder and CEO
Thrive
Stani Kulechov
Founder and CEO
AAVE

Learn. Build. Connect.

There is an endless array of reasons to stay with the status quo—but it is the gradual change in the world that we must all try to see and prepare for. That is the challenge. That is the opportunity that awaits you at SmartCon.

World class blockchain technology speakers presenting at SmartCon.

Learn

Exclusive insights into the next wave of Web3 innovations. Uncover emerging trends, explore cutting-edge research, and outpace the market.

Technical workshops for developers at SmartCon.

Build

The best way to predict the future is to create it. Explore the vast developer ecosystem to learn where, what, and how to build.

Developers talking in a social networking event at SmartCon

Connect

A global industry jam-packed into one of the most dynamic cities in the world—a powerhouse for finance, commerce, and tech innovation.

Join in person

Exclusive access to the full, week-long SmartCon NYC experience. Meet the Web3 community in person, build real and personal connections, and get front-row seats to everything the conference and city has to offer.

Access to the full SmartCon by Chainlink experience
See industry-leading speakers up close, connect with blockchain experts, and enjoy satellite events supported by key sponsors during SmartCon week. SmartCon 2022 is more than just a two-day event—make long-lasting connections that can help grow your network, expand your knowledge, and advance your professional development.
Connect with the Chainlink and wider crypto community
Engage with a diverse community of passionate Chainlink enthusiasts, experienced Web3 contributors, knowledgeable smart contract developers, prominent blockchain researchers, and a vast array of leading founders and venture capitalists.
Learn how to build applications of the future
Attend in-depth developer workshops, hackathon competitions, technical presentations, and more from leading Web3 developers and other domain experts working on the dApps, infrastructure, and services needed to help bring forward a technological revolution.
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The Web3 experience of the year

General Pass

Sold Out

Join us at SmartCon 2022 for an incredible week-long experience that includes inspiring world-class speakers, engaging activities, valuable networking opportunities, and numerous sponsored satellite events.

BY APPLICATION ONLY

Community & Builder Pass

Sold Out

For Chainlink and Web3 community members who champion the benefits of blockchain technology, as well as developers, researchers, and engineers of all experience levels building the core infrastructure and applications that will onboard billions of users. This pass provides full in-person access with all of the privileges of the General Pass. More info on the ticketing page.

Virtual (Limited)

Complimentary

Watch live sessions from Sergey Nazarov, Ed Felten, Kain Warwick and others. Sessions not included in the live virtual experience will be released on the Chainlink YouTube channel in the weeks following the event.

// the Venue

SmartCon 2022 venue

190 Broome St., New York, NY 10002

New York isn’t just a city, but a microcosm of global culture, finance, and technology. No matter who you are or where you come from, the city’s intoxicating blend of energy, international dynamism, influence, and ambition to drive transformation has something to offer you.

SmartCon 2022 is your reason to visit. Meet us there.

Sponsors

BridgeTower Capital
TRON
zkSync
SP
Avalanche
BNB Chain
Circle
CryptoManufaktur
DeFiChain
DeFi Yield Protocol
Fluent Finance
Foresight Ventures
Volt Inu
Arbitrum
Armanino
Beefy
BitGo
Boba
Cryptex
Metis
OKC
QuickNode
Vinium
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Reach your audience at the biggest and best SmartCon yet

Get your protocol, project, or product in front of tens of thousands of Web3 community members at the marquee blockchain event of the year. SmartCon is your chance to define your brand within the Web3 space while gaining global, multi-channel exposure and direct access to the most influential builders and users in the industry.

Check out the metrics from last year's SmartCon:

75,000,000+
#SmartCon Twitter impressions and 50,000 page views
75,000+
conference video views and 10k+ hours of video watched
15,000+
attendees from across 140 countries
Sponsorship spots are limited.

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FAQs

Event
What are the venues and dates for SmartCon 2022?

SmartCon 2022 is a week-long experience with a flagship conference taking place at 190 Broome St on the Lower East Side of New York City on September 28-29, 2022. Additional developer events will take place before and after the conference. More details to follow.

What are the official rules and conditions for the Key to SmartCon game?
Registration
How do I register for SmartCon 2022?

You can complete your registration here. Only registered participants will be able to attend.

Are there any special rates on tickets?

Yes, there are three special rates.

Community & Builder Pass — Chainlink and Web3 community members, researchers, builders, and researchers who have meaningfully contributed to the advancement and global adoption of blockchain technology can apply for a special rate to attend the complete SmartCon experience Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis. Seats for the Community & Builder pass are limited.

Early-Bird Tickets — those who purchase a ticket before August 7th receive a special early-bird rate.

Preferred Tickets — those who purchase a ticket after August 7th, but before September 4th, receive preferred pricing.

What are the ticket types?

There are two types of tickets:

General admission tickets (including the Community & Builder Pass) give you full access to the conference, including social events, networking, workshops, swag, and more.

The Virtual Pass gives you access to the main keynote and a limited collection of presentations from the conference following SmartCon week.

How do I register for a press pass?

Please reach out to press@chain.link for a press pass.

What is the cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel, tickets to SmartCon 2022 are refundable through August 31 subject to a $150 processing fee. As of September 1, registrations are no longer refundable.

health and safety
What are the health and safety protocols?

The event will follow all state and city guidelines in place in New York City at the time of the event.

If I need a Covid test, where can I find one?

If you need a Covid test to return to your country or generally need one, there are several throughout the New York area. In particular, the following locations are relatively close to SmartCon 2022.

Rapid Test NYC | 248 Mott Street, NYC
Clear 19 Covid Testing | 437 Broadway, NYC

Travel
When should I plan to arrive?

SmartCon 2022 will begin on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at 8:00AM ET.

Skip the lines! Attendees can pick up their badges and swag from 12:00 PM ET to 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, September 27 to avoid long lines on Wednesday.

Where should I stay?

There are no official accommodations for SmartCon 2022, but there are hotels available throughout New York City and many options on the Lower East Side.

Below is a list of suggested hotels in the vicinity of SmartCon2022. Rooms at these hotels are subject to availability.

Which airport should I fly into?

You can fly into any airport in the New York metropolitan area, including LaGuardia Airport (LGA), JFK International Airport (JFK), and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

What about assistance with a visa?

You are welcome to use your registration confirmation as supporting documentation for your visa application, as well as ask your employer for visa assistance.

I still need help! How can I contact someone from Chainlink Labs?

Email us at smartcon@chain.link for assistance.