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Blockchain & Web3 Conferences for 2022: The Complete Guide

Blockchain and Web3 are revolutionizing finance, the internet, and the way companies operate around the world. The best way to stay abreast of the latest trends in Web3 and Blockchain, and to engage and join the community that is the basis for this latest wave of technological innovation, is to attend in-person and virtual conferences to hear from leaders and meet others who are building in this space. DYOR is a popular phrase in the space, but you can’t do your own research just using Google, Twitter, and Discord. Extend your research by attending a conference!

Every year around the world, experts at hundreds of conferences and events share the most recent trends, strategies, and best practices for Blockchain. Whether you are looking for a small regional meetup or an enormous global summit, we’ve compiled the complete 2022 guide to Blockchain & Web3 conferences that is sure to have the right event for you.

Over the past few years, many annual conferences and moved online and unfortunately manage have been cancelled altogether.  In 2022, though, we’re seeing a shift back to more in-person events.

If you have a Blockchain/Web3 Conference or Event that you’d like to see included in our list, please send an email to swatts@splunk.com with details including the conference website URL, conference name, dates of the event, and location details.

Without further ado, here is the complete guide to 2022 Blockchain & Web3 Conferences and events.

Top 2022 Blockchain Conferences & Events

Metaverse Summit

Date: July 16-17

Location: Paris

Cost: Starting at €289

Metaverse Summit is the premier international conference focused on the Metaverse and Web3. It is focused on the intersection of creativity and technology through innovations like NFTs, AR/VR, mixed reality, & virtual worlds.

 

ETH NY

Date: June 24-26

Location: New York

ETHNewYork, presented by ETHGlobal, is a world-class community event featuring dozens of speakers, artists, creators, and market makers. In addition to training and learning opportunities, this event features a hackathon as well as more than $500k in prizes to be won from industry leadesr like WalletConnect, Boba Network, and Polygon.

ETH Seattle

Date: July 8

Location: Seattle

Cost: Free

ETH Seattle, presented by Dystopia Labs, is a can’t-miss West Coast conference focused on Ethereum and related technologies. With speakers from Coinbase, Dragonfly Capital, Figment, and other industry leaders in the DeFi space, ETH Seattle will  be a great learning opportunity for the people who make plans to attend. Note that this is a free event, but is limited to only 300 people so act fast to secure your spot!

ETH Community Conference 5 (EthCC)

Date: July 19-21

Location: Paris

Cost: Starting at $340

EthCC is the largest annual Ethereum conference based on Europe, focused eon technology and community. With three days of learning sessions and more than 250 speakers, visitors will get the latest information on building within the Ethereum ecosystem. This conference is presented by a non-profit organization (Ethereum France) which focuses on budget transparency and sharing knowledge about Blockchain and Ethereum in all French-speaking nations.

 

DeFi Security Summit

Date: August 27-28

Location: Stanford, CA

Cost: Free

This is the inaugural installment of the DeFi Security Summit, which will be an annual event held at Stanford University in California. This event is focused on Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and its emerging role in the worlds of asset management and blockchain. At DeFi Summit, attendees will learn about how to mitigate risks associated with smart contract security and how to protect digital assets against vulnerabilities.

 

Token 2049

Date: September 28-29

Location: Singapore

Cost: Starting at $499

Token 2049 is the #1 Crypto-related event in Asia. This conferences brings together a community of pioneers, early believers, opinion leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, and developers focused on networking and workshops that will shine a light on the global development of cryptocurrencies. This conference is the flagship event of Asia Crypto Week. With more than 150 speakers and 3k attendees, Token 2049 is a must-attend event for anyone in the region with an interest in the future of currency.

LA Blockchain Summit

Date: Nov 1-3

Location: Los Angeles

Cost: Starting at $99

North America’s leading Web3 conference, LA Blockchain Summit is presented by some of the biggest names in the Blockchain space like Tim Draper. The conferences features “insightful fireside chats with the most accomplished, powerful, and astounding list of thought leaders, builders, active investors, funds, and family offices.”

 

Past Events & Conferences

It might be too late to attend these conferences in 2022, but be sure to re-visit this blog post in the coming months for an update on these other past blockchain conferences:

·        Non Fungible Conference, Lisbon

·        EthPortland, Portland

·        DevConnect, Amsterdam

·        EthAmsterdam, Amsterdam

·        Web3 Summit, San Diego

·        Blokchain Fest, Singapore

·        NFT Berlin, Berlin

·        Consensus, Austin

Wrapping Up

Whether you choose to attend an in-person or virtual Blockchain event in 2022, there are many options to choose from to learn the latest best practices and frameworks for Web3 success.

If you know of another great Web3 or Blockchain conference we should add to the list, don’t hesitate to send a suggestion to the author of this post at swatts@splunk.com with details including the conference website URL, conference name, dates of the event, and location details.

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Stephen Watts works in growth marketing at Splunk. Stephen holds a degree in Philosophy from Auburn University and is an MSIS candidate at UC Denver. He contributes to a variety of publications including CIO.com, Search Engine Journal, ITSM.Tools, IT Chronicles, DZone, and CompTIA.