What is EDCON?

The EDCON (Community Ethereum Development Conference) is the nonprofit global conference organized by LinkTime, a company that is part of the Ethereum community in China. The purpose of the conference is to improve communication and integration between the various global Ethereum communities. EDCON is organized as a conference series, and happens once a year in different countries. The Ethereum Foundation also shows their strongly supports to this high quality community conference. The first EDCON was held successfully in ESCP Europe, Paris, France on February 17-18, 2017, and this time, the event will be taking place in 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 and community building and development. As a newly added activity, there will also be a superdemo contest as part of the conference.

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. Still, the profits if we received from the event, will be used in the future Ethereum meetups and other releated events to support Ethereum community development.

How Do I Participate in EDCON Toronto?

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 already available, we encourage everyone to register as soon as possible to take advantage of the special early bird rates. For those having interests in sponsoring us, please click here to fill the form.

May 3 - May 5






AGENDA (Presentation PPTs and Videos)

Main Conference

Time Speaker Title Topic
17:20-18:00 Panel
Scalability: Vitalik Buterin,Vlad Zamfir,Philip Daian,Joseph Poon,Karl Floersch,Hsiao-Wei Wang, Justin Drake (MC: Jon Choi)

Main Conference

Time Speaker Title Topic
17:20-18:00 Panel
Investment and Governance: Joseph Lubin,Ross Mckee,Donnie Harinsut , Jason Fang,Kavita Gupta,Magic Panda (MC: William Mougayar)


Time Speaker Title Topic

Main Conference

Time Speaker Title Topic
19:30 PM, May 5 - 01:00 AM, May 6

The Carlu 444 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 2H4


Feel free to join our party

20:00, May 5 - 23:00, May 5

Host Bar

Host Bar with EDCON ticket (Light Refreshments and 2 drinks of choice per person will be served free of charge)

23:00, May 5 - 01:00, May 6

Cash Bar

Cash Bar (Guests pay for food and drinks)


The venue is located in Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University 55 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 2C3. You can take Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), Go Transit, Via Rail Train, Greyhound Bus, Bicycling, Car, Taxi to the location, more information please check here.


Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
55 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 2C3

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.

EDCON 2017

Please check here for EDCON 2017 details.


This year, we would like to give YOU a chance to help design the accessories that we will be offering at EDCON. We are looking for designs for T-shirts, computer stickers and wristbands, with the themes of Ethereum, EDCON, Casper or Metropolis. Anyone is welcome to send us their designs, and we will choose the best 3 designs. If your design wins, it will be announced with your personal profile right here on the website, and you will get some free souvenirs, a free ticket to EDCON or some ether awards. This offer will end on March 31, 2018.

Now just imagine the one in your mind, and let’s make it real! If you finish designing, please send your work to souvenir@linktimetech.com, 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.




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