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What You Need to Know About Blockchain Week NYC 2018

All information about the events, conferences, meetups, and parties at Blockchain Week NYC 2018 in one place.
In the second week of May, New-York city is going to swarm with Blockchain enthusiasts, crypto entrepreneurs, investors,  developers and anyone who is or wants to be a part of the industry will probably be at Blockchain Week NYC. 8 days, over 50 events including conferences, meetups, workshops, parties and other social events.

While planning my trip, I tried to find a list of all the events during Blockchain week so I could plan my schedule and besides Coindesk's short list, I could find one place that has a simple list of everything. So we made one.

Feel free to share with your friends, and if Know or organize an event that isn't listed here, drop us an email with all the details and we'll just add the event to the list.


Blockchain Week NYC 2018 - Full list of events


VentureOut Blockchain Pitch Night (Demoday)

Venue: Spark Labs Bryant Park, 25 w 39th st, 14th fl, New York

Date/Time: May 10, 2018; 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Price: $20 - $500

Blockchain Pitch Night in Spark Labs Bryant Park is being hosted by VentureOut in partnership with Austrade. It is a night that features some of the most promising startups in the world, along with a panel of veteran investors. The event is on May 10 and will start promptly at 6:00 pm with cocktails, hors-d'oeuvres and networking with various people from the industry.

Blockchain Tech Summit (Conference)

Venue: Galvanize, 303 Spring Street, New York

Date/Time: May 10, 2018; 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM EDT

Price: $30.00 - $400.00

The first-ever annual Blockchain Tech Summit Conference is said to convene around a hundred global speakers. The three-part program brings together investors, entrepreneurs, creatives, media representatives and blockchain pioneers with the purpose of networking them with key stakeholders to accelerate exploration and growth of blockchain into mainstream audiences.

Blockchain Week Launch Party Cruise (Social)

Venue: Marco Polo Cruise, 2430 Fdr Drive Service Road East, New York

Date/Time: May 10, 2018; 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM EDT

Price: $14.50 - $29.00

The New York City Blockchain Cruise 2018 is presented by Open Sky Group. It is the first-ever cruise that’s entirely focused on cryptocurrency and blockchain. The party is strictly for those aged 21 and above, with the ability to purchase food, drinks and other goods with the use of cryptocurrency. Attendees can network with key cryptocurrency persons and fellow enthusiasts while cruising down the East River and overlooking the financial epicenter of the world.

Fluidity Summit - The Future of Finance (Conference)

Venue: Weylin, 175 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York

Date/Time: May 10, 2018; TBA

Price:  $175.00 (Early registration) - $249.00

The Future of Finance will take place in former Williamsburg Savings Bank, currently known as Weylin. The venue selected is intended to contrast the ways of the past and the discussion regarding the future of finance. Speakers and experts in the financial field will discuss new technologies and how they will influence financial systems in the near future.

Crypto Creative (Meetup)

Venue: DCTV Independent Media Arts Center, 87 Lafayette Street, New York

Date/Time: May 10, 2018; 2:00 PM – 11:30 PM EDT

Price:  $25.00 - $560.00

As part of the Creative Tech Week, Crypto Creative is a symposium that explores the impact of Blockchain on creativity and the Arts. It’s an event that features various individuals from the creative and Blockchain fields like entrepreneurs, artists, developers, curators and other creatives that pioneer the movement. No creative meetup would be complete without performances, food, and beverages; although the event is strictly for those aged 21 years old and above.

6th Annual Big Data Finance NYC 2018 (Conference)

Venue: Cornell Tech, 2 West Loop Road, New York

Date/Time: May 10, 2018; 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

Price:  $285.00

The annual Big Data Finance conference is celebrating its 6th year in New York City as a part of Blockchain Week. The conference provides insight for the various institutions like government, academia, and finance about innovation and creativity. Around 200-300 industry technologists, developers and executives are expected to be in attendance. The wide range of topics will be centered around big data and blockchain.

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Investing 2018 (Meetup)

Venue: Flatiron Building, 175 5th Ave, New York

Date/Time: May 11, 2018; 6:00 PM -9:00 PM

Price:  $20.00 - $200.00

The Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Investing 2018 is an event that celebrates the value of the cryptocurrency industry. The meetup will cover a wide array of blockchain and ICO cryptocurrency topics such as blockchain and fintech, the 2017 ICO summary, blockchain economics; as well as cryptocurrency topics like Cryptocurrencies and the end of FIAT and crypto exchanges. More topics about the government and financial industry will be covered during the event.

Blockchain Brand Innovation Summit (Conference)

Venue: Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York

Date/Time: May 11, 2018; 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Price:  $495.00 - $2,495.00

The Blockchain Brand Innovation Summit is presented by CDX Academy in partnership with Columbia Business School's Center for Global Brand Leadership. The unique blockchain event aims to look beyond the current cryptocurrency hype and focus on the real-world applications and functions of these new technologies. Executives, managers and media partners are expected to attend the event.

Ethereal Summit (Conference)

Venue: The Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, New York

Date/Time: May 11 to May 12, 2018; 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Price:  $1,250.00

The Ethereal Summit is a 2-day event that aspires to bring innovators, investors, entrepreneurs, government officials, media icons, artists, humanitarians and others for a day of sharing knowledge, telling stories and networking with other people in the relevant fields. The event will cover various blockchain, finance, and cryptocurrency topics. The ticket will also include access to the after-party on the first day. Doors open at 9 am but the program starts at 10 am.

Ethereal Summit After-Party (Social)

Venue: The Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, New York

Date/Time: May 12, 2018; 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Price: Part of Ethereal Summit

After the Codex Charity Art Auction (a part of the Ethereal Summit), the after-party is the perfect venue to find like-minded individuals or potential partners in the industry. Get sociable and cozy with hundreds of key figures from business, media, blockchain and cryptocurrency industries.

Party on the Block (Social)

Venue: The Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

Date/Time: May 12, 2018; 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Price: $25.00

Party on the Block is one of the parties to kick-off the momentous Blockchain Week event in New York. The event is hosted by Consensys, Futurism, Bizantine, Dispatch Labs, Blockchain for Good, Startup Grind and Bushwick Generator. Food and drinks will be available with good music from renowned disc jockeys. Blockchain enthusiasts will be thrilled to take part of this social event.

Blockchain without Borders Summit 2018 (Conference)

Venue: New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York

Date/Time: May 12, 2018; 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Price: $99.00 - $ 169.00

Blockchain without Borders Summit is hosted by Liaoyuan in Manhattan. The event highlights a summit with over 50 world-class speakers, question and answer sessions that are open to the attendees after the keynotes and panels; aside from that, there will be a U.S. Startup Blockshow in which 8 finalist teams will be pitching their ideas on the roadshow. The Blockchain Talent Recruitment will feature over 20 exhibitions of impressive blockchain enterprises and incubators.

Ethereum Developer Class - Create your own Dapp (Workshop)

Venue: Galvanize NY, 303 Spring St., New York

Date/Time: May 13, 2018; 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM EDT

Price:  $499.00 - $599.00

In the Ethereum Developer Class - Create your own Dapp course, the attendee will learn coding with the use of programming language Solidity, which could help in the creation of his or her own decentralized application. If you are interested in Ethereum coding and creating Smart Contracts then you won't want to miss this event. The one-day programming class involves 6.5 hours of lessons and an hour of lunch.

Women on the Block: Diversity Blockchain Conference (Conference)

Venue: The Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

Date/Time: May 13, 2018; 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM EDT

Price:  $180.00 - $360.00

The Women on the Block: Diversity Blockchain Conference is brought to you by the non-profit organization, CKR Charitable Foundation. All proceeds will go towards funding support for women that are in hi-tech industries. The event will highlight women leaders in the current blockchain community. Even though the conference is in celebration of women and their contributions to hi-tech, everyone is invited to attend.

Crypto Economy ICO 2018 (Conference)

Venue: Sheraton New York Times Square, 811 7th Avenue, New York

Date/Time: May 13, 2018; 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM EDT

The Crypto Economy ICO 2018 conference will talk about various topics focusing on ICO and real-world application of cryptocurrencies. Aside from that, the talks will also involve regulations and government financial laws that may influence cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICO in the future. The conference is not only a good place to learn about fintech, but it’s also a good avenue to network with other influential figures.

Token Engineering Global Gathering (Meetup)

Venue:The New School, 72 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA

Date/Time: May 13, 2018; 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

Price:  $40.00

The first Token Engineering Global Gathering takes place on Sunday, May 13th from 12-6pm. The goal of this session is to foster an engaged and intelligent community of experts around which we can build a new engineering field. During this first session, we want to focus on core concepts and definitions of what this discipline truly is/could be.

Consensus 2018 (Conference)

Venue: Hilton Midtown, New York

Date/Time: May 14 to May 16, 2018; 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM EDT

Price:  $1,799.00

CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 is said to be the highlight of Blockchain Week NYC 2018. The 3-day event will feature several keynote speakers to talk about the current situation and state of blockchain and cryptocurrency. The Consensus is also a good place to learn about trends and what you can expect from the financial technology industry, as well as hear opinions from leading experts in the field. The event also features a Blockchain Job Fair where developers can connect with companies that need their services.

NYC Blockchain Week Networking at Microsoft (Social)

Venue: Microsoft Flagship Store, 677 5th Avenue, 6th Floor, New York

Date/Time: May 14, 2018; 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

Price: Free

The NYC Blockchain Week Networking at Microsoft flagship store is the perfect opportunity to mingle and connect with various blockchain enthusiasts, blockchain experts and startup founders. It’s near CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 forum, and admission is free.

Coin Center Dinner (Social)

Venue: The Plaza Hotel, New York

Date/Time: May 14, 2018; 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

Price: $500 (Sold Out)

The annual Coin Center Dinner was created to support Coin Center’s advocacy mission and policy. The Dinner is a night of good food and entertainment with keynote speakers and other VIPs expected to be in attendance. The annual dinner is a good opportunity for the cryptocurrency community to celebrate the progress and growth from blockchain’s humble beginnings. Sponsors get special tables for their companies, but tickets are sold out at the time of writing this.

Consensus Blockchain Week Interoperability 'Bridges' Block Party (Social)

Venue: Sony Hall, 237 West 46th Street, New York

Date/Time: May 14, 2018; 8:30 PM – 1:00 AM EDT

Price: Free

Consensus & Blockchain Week present Interoperability Alliance's 'Bridges Block Party', held at the Sony Hall, a few blocks away from the Consensus 2018 forum. The party is hosted by Aion Network, Wanchain and Icon (also known as the Interoperability Alliance) with the purpose of bringing together professionals, enthusiasts and key figures in the blockchain industry. It’s the perfect place to meet great minds with blockchain concepts while being entertained by drinks and music.

Bitsane’s BitSky Party (Social)

Venue: Sky Room, 330 W 40th St, New York

Date/Time: May 14, 2018; 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM EDT

Price: Free (by Invitation only)

BitSky will be holding BitSky Consensus 2018 party, where there will be a casual atmosphere filled with music, food, drinks and dance. Experience the beautiful view of Manhattan from one of the highest rooftop lounges in the city. This invite-only event has limited slots only. Interested attendees should visit their booth №413 during the Blockchain Week to get their tickets.

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BlocSide Sports Launch Party

Venue: Haven Rooftop, 132 West 47th Street, New York

Date/Time: May 14, 2018; 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Price: Free with registration - see site for details

The BlocSide team, along with key partners (Aventus, Mooti, BlockV, and VICI Sports) and our vital supporters (TokenCommunities and Shuttle Fund), invite you to come and mingle, get to know the team and other influencers in the tech space, as we kick off blockchain week with the beta release of our BlocSide Sports app! Plus enjoy some food and specialty cocktails on us!

Global Innovation Pioneers: New York Angels & Consensys (Meetup)

Venue: Rose Hill Private Bar, 34 East 32nd Street, New York

Date/Time: May 15, 2018; 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

Price: $30.00

Global Innovation Pioneers: New York Angels and Consensys is the twelfth installment of the BlockTalks Series presented by Blockhous and TheBlockSource. A scheduled networking break will precede the talks and discussions, and there are opportunities to ask questions at the Q&A after every talk. The ticket cost covers snacks and venue but guests are advised to bring money to purchase drinks if they wish to do so.

Corda Meetup: Greek Night! The Crypto/Cipher kind of Greek (Meetup)

Venue: 11 West 42nd Street, R3 Office, 8th Floor, New York

Date/Time: May 15, 2018; 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

Price: Free

Greek-themed event Corda Meetup: Greek Night! Crypto/Cipher kind of Greek is a gathering of Greek minds and other blockchain professionals in the industry. The Corda platform will be discussed, along with other blockchain and big data applications. Greek food will be served during the affair.

Enigma and Zilliqa Meetup (Meetup)

Venue: New York

Date/Time: May 15, 2018; 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM EDT

Price: Free

The Enigma and Zilliqa Meetup in New York City is an event that brings together the teams, founders and developers of both Enigma and Ziliqa. They will be attending Consensus 2018, and be presenting their projects to the community (for those that won’t be able to attend the Consensus presentation). Venue will be announced in the near future.

German Blockchain Sundowner (Demoday)

Venue: German Accelerator, 433 Broadway, New York

Date/Time: May 15, 2018; 4:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

Price: $15.00

German Blockchain Sundowner is happening within the course of Blockchain Week 2018 in New York. It is going to be held at the rooftop terrace of the German Accelerator Tech located in Soho. If you are a German startup that’s looking for the opportunity to expand your knowledge and network, this is an event you wouldn’t want to miss.

XRP Community Night (Social)

Venue: New York

Date/Time: May 15, 2018; TBA

Price: Free (by Invitation Only)

XRP Community Night is one of the most exclusive events happening during Blockchain Week 2018. Tickets cannot be purchased and can only be won through contests that are being held through Twitter. Admission is only for invited guests and contest winners, and the event is said to feature a performance from famous rapper Snoop Dogg.

Blockchain and Smart Contracts in Photography  (Meetup)

Venue: Adorama, 42 West 18th Street, New York

Date/Time: May 16, 2018; 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Price:  Free

The Blockchain and Smart Contracts in Photography is an event hosted by Adorama, one of the leading online destinations for imaging, photography and related electronic gadgets. The talk will explore blockchain concepts and smart contracts in relation to photography, and how photographers can guarantee license control and ownership over their images.

Token Summit III (Conference)

Venue: Pier 36 Basketball City, 299 South Street, New York

Date/Time: May 16 to May 17, 2018; 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Price:  $500.00 - $800.00

Token Summit III is the 3rd installment of the Token Summit series that first started in May 2017. Token Summit III is considered the real insiders’ summit for fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency topics revolving around economies, best practices, protocols and other relevant information. The summit is brought to you by host William Mougayar and co-host Nick Tomaino, in coordination with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCED) as part of Blockchain Week.

The Block Presents "The Internet of Trust and Money"

Venue: Rise New York, 43 West 23rd Street, New York

Date/Time: May 16, 2018; 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Price: $99.00

The Block Presents "The Internet of Trust and Money" will be held at Rise New York. This day of learning and sharing will include lectures such as "Measuring decentralization" and "Why blockchain is essential in publishing", along with many others. BUIDL'ers, enthusiasts, investors, journalists, lawyers, and traders are encouraged to register and attend. The influential speakers are all blockchain and cryptoasset leaders speak on topics that are relevant for the entire crypto community.

Block Tank (Conference)

Venue: Hydrogen Headquarters, 915 Broadway, New York

Date/Time: May 17, 2018; 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Price: Free

The Block Tank is an event that’s brought to you by the team behind Hydro blockchain and DApps. They are hosting a contest in the style of popular TV show Shark Tank, where developers are invited to pitch their DApp project and the audience will be voting with the use of a smart contract instead of having judges in order to illustrate how blockchain technology works. The winner gets a prize in the form of cash, services or even tokens. The event will serve free food and beverages, and there is no admission fee.

Blockchain, Accounting, Audit & Tax Conference II (Conference)

Venue: Microsoft Conference Center, 11 Times Square, New York

Date/Time: May 17, 2018; 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Price: $199.00

Blockchain, Accounting, Audit & Tax Conference II hosted by Accounting Blockchain Coalition is a day of blockchain discussions and how they impact accounting, audits and taxation. Some proceeds from the ticket sales will go to the non-profit organization (Accounting Blockchain Coalition) to forward its mission in educating businesses and other organizations about accounting matters with regards to digital assets.

Multi-Disciplinary Hands-On Blockchain Workshop Geared for Women (Workshop)

Venue: Galvanize, 315 Hudson Street, New York

Date/Time: May 17 to May 18, 2018; 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Price: $675.00 - $1,350.00

The Multi-Disciplinary Hands-On Blockchain Workshop Geared for Women is a two-day workshop that teaches participants about distributed ledger technologies which include tokens, cryptocurrencies, codes and cryptoeconomics. Even though the workshop is geared towards women, men are encouraged to participate as well. It is a good avenue to find mentors in blockchain, as well as mingle and socialize with like-minded individuals in the industry.

2018 Crypto Influence Summit (Conference)

Venue: F16, 750 3rd Ave, New York

Date/Time: May 17 to May 18, 2018; 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Price: $199.00 - $1,999.00

2018 Crypto Influence Summit is an event that sets to expand your network with key figures in the cryptocurrency community such as crypto influencers that could help in broadcasting your company’s crypto projects to millions of followers, and companies that could help you in growing your community and organizing your airdrop. Learn more about the power of influence and how it can help your company achieve its goals.

New York Blockchain Alternative Capital Summit (Conference)

Venue: India House Club, 1 Hanover Square, New York

Date/Time: May 17 to May 18, 2018; 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Price: $99.00

New York Blockchain Alternative Capital Summit is a two-day event, that’s considered the first Allocator event in the industry. It’s designed for industry professionals and is structured collaboratively by blockchain and alternative capital professionals. The event is focused more on the investors than on the service providers and its unique structure is intended to enhance networking opportunities.

Blockchain & Law: Morning Symposium (Meetup)

Venue: Theresa Lang Center, 55 W 13th St, New York

Date/Time: May 18, 2018; 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Price: $75.00 - $99.00

The Blockchain & Law: Morning Symposium is the 5th installment of a popular speaking series called Blockchain and Law. The morning symposium will highlight some of blockchain’s most common legal challenges and opportunities; with discussions through an interactive panel, debate and presentations.

The ADI Crypto Mining Summit (Conference)

Venue: New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 6th Avenue, New York

Date/Time: May 18, 2018; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Price: $499.00 - $699.00

ADI Crypto Mining Summit is hosted by MMH Blockchain Events in cooperation with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCED). The conference’s mission is to explain the cryptocurrency basics as clearly as possible; as well as introduce new technologies, concepts, ideas, and techniques. Technical and non-technical discussions about mining, security, and legal issues will also be featured during the summit. Persons who are interested in cryptocurrency mining won’t want to miss this event.

2018 NYC Blockchain Center Tech & Invest Summit (Conference)

Venue: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York

Date/Time: May 18, 2018; 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Price: $399.00 - $1,299.00

The 2018 NYC Blockchain Center Tech & Invest Summit is a conference that aims to bridge China and United States blockchain companies and communities, focusing on various blockchain investment topics. Leading experts from various sectors, experienced entrepreneurs, investment institutions and the academe are expected to be in attendance to discuss the application of blockchain technologies, as well as learn about ICOs and investments.

NYC BlockAsia (Conference)

Venue: Caden, 381 Broadway, New York

Date/Time: May 18, 2018; 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Price: $100.00 - $595.00

NYC BlockAsia is an event where East meets West and is the first-ever NYC-Asia blockchain conference. One of the event’s co-organizers is Jinse, one of the leading blockchain media outlets based in China. This conference will feature and highlight other organizations from Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, China and other Oceania nations. Asian blockchain enthusiasts, experts and collaborators will not want to miss this event.

RestartX Global Blockchain Conference (Conference)

Venue: Yeshiva University, 500 W 186th St, New York

Date/Time: May 18, 2018; 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Price: $499.00 - $799.00

RestartX Global Blockchain Conference is a gathering of minds, experts and developers in the blockchain field. Participants can talk about their “Superpower”, and learn from the speakers about various blockchain topics. The event accepts sponsorships from companies for as low as $5,000.00 to $20,000.00.

RestartX Afterparty (Social)

Venue: RestartX, New York

Date/Time: May 18, 2018; 6:45 PM onwards

Price: Free (part of Restart X event)

RestartX afterparty is a part of the RestartX After the whole day seminar, relax and unwind with fellow blockchain enthusiasts, experts and investors in a night filled with food, beverage and music. Network with like-minded people that could help you take your development and blockchain to the next level.

Ethereum Blockchain Developer Training (Workshop)

Venue: 122 West 27th Street, New York

Date/Time: June 4, 2018; 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Price: $699.00

The Ethereum Blockchain Developer Training is brought to you by Max G and no3p blockchain training. The full-day development course is comprised of 30% lecture and 70% hands-on development, which would equip you with everything you need to get started in creating your own app. You’ll need to bring a modern laptop, your programming experiences and your familiarity with command line interface.

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