Smartcon 2022 // about

Invent the future of Web3

The Visionaries

SmartCon features leaders, builders, and contributors at the forefront of Web3 innovation. Reshape how you think about blockchain technology and explore the far-reaching implications of decentralized technologies on the current landscape of business and society.

The Builders

SmartCon gathers together the best and brightest builders in Web3. Whether you want to catch the latest alpha from top Web3 developers or code alongside them to fast-track your development skills—SmartCon is your opportunity to get ahead. 

The Community

SmartCon is a central hub for the entire Web3 community, from industry professionals and community members to independent artists. With attendees from all over the world, you’ll make new connections and find novel opportunities at every corner.

A Chainlink conference

As the industry standard for blockchain-agnostic oracle infrastructure, Chainlink sits at the center of Web3. SmartCon brings together the communities within the expansive ecosystem of Chainlinked dApps, blockchains, layer 2s, and enterprises to give you an all-encompassing Web3 experience. 

Keynotes

Learn from experts from across a wide range of fields, from prominent founders and developers to respected researchers.

Technical workshops

Get hands-on experience building advanced hybrid smart contracts by attending technical workshops.

Panels

Get a wide range of insight and perspectives on hot button issues in topic-specific panel discussions.

Networking

Visit recruitment booths and network with established professionals to start your Web3 career.

Q&As

Gain a deep understanding of the latest technological developments by asking industry experts your questions.

Satellite events

Catch up with like-minded community members at social gatherings hosted by Chainlink and the wider Web3 community.

Hacker House

Connect and network with like-minded builders in a variety of community-led sessions at a post-conference hacker house.

Social

Meet up with a community passionate about Web3 and blockchain technology at a variety of social events.

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.

Secure your spot today

Past SmartCon virtual events

SmartCon previous editions offered an exciting snapshot of the massive wave of innovation happening across the smart contract space. Explore the keynotes, AMAs, and firesides.

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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.

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 if I already purchased a ticket at full price

Everyone who has already purchased a ticket will be automatically refunded the equivalent of the Early Bird discount.

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 12PM ET to 4:00PM 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.

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