Hedera Hashgraph
Developer Conference

15-17 October
Dallas, Texas

Get ready to code,
network, learn


will you

Hedera18 Conference

Join us for Hedera18, the inaugural hashgraph developer conference, featuring our first global, decentralized hackathon. 1,500 developers, architects, and industry experts will gather in Dallas to learn more about Hedera, the world’s fastest, most secure, and fairest public distributed ledger. As an attendee, you will gain access to educational sessions presented by the Hedera team, industry experts, and ecosystem developers, where you will learn how to build a new class of decentralized applications. There will also be along plenty of opportunities to network with your peers and have a ton of fun. We are also excited to announce that attendees will be able to earn Hedera tokens by participating in specific activities at Hedera18.

15-17 October
Anatole Hotel
Dallas, Texas, USA

Register Now

São Paulo
Tel Aviv

The first global decentralized
hashgraph hackathon

Hedera18 Hackathon

The Hedera18 Hackathon, our first global, decentralized hashgraph hackathon, gathers developers to compete in five cities around the world: Dallas, London, São Paulo, Singapore, and Tel Aviv. This two-day hackathon will give you an opportunity to build what’s next in fast-moving categories, including gaming, social causes and micro-payments. Start now to envision your next big idea for an entirely new class of applications on the world’s fastest distributed ledger platform.

Enter for a chance to be a regional winner and compete with teams around the world for the title of Hackathon18 Global Winner. Winners will earn Hedera tokens and a chance to have your project incubated and deployed on the Hedera Hashgraph public network.

Register your interest below and we will provide you with more details in coming weeks.

Apply now

Want a taste of a Hedera event?
Check out our launch from March 2018

Watch the event replay

Event sponsors will be announced soon

Please contact us if you’re interested in being a sponsor of Hedera18

Become a sponsor

Frequently Asked Questions

Hedera18 is Hedera Hashgraph’s inaugural developer conference, featuring our global hackathon, where 1,500 developers, architects, and industry experts will gather to learn about Hedera and the public network. You’ll get the latest updates in mainstage and breakout sessions, at receptions, through networking, and more.

Hedera Hashgraph welcomes all hashgraph enthusiasts and smart contract developers who want to learn how to build on the the new platform, Get to know the Hedera team and hear about exciting apps in the ecosystem. You’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Network with developers, architects, and leading industry experts.
  • Gain insights and predictions for the future of the Distributed Ledger Technology space.
  • Walk away with successful tools to develop apps and business strategies with Hedera.

Hedera welcomes all Distributed Ledger Technology enthusiasts – especially developers and engineers, system administrators and architects, system integrators, and technical business decision makers.


Hilton Anatole
2201 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207


Conference begins the morning of Tuesday, October 16th and ends evening of Wednesday, October 17th, Please see Conference agenda page for more specific information.

Q: Do I need to have a team to apply?

A: You can be either solo or have a team already. We will be in touch prior to the Hackathon and gather your status and plan with you appropriately. If you are aligned to a team, we will make sure you are in contact with your team members prior so you are completely engaged and ready!

Q: Do I need a project before?

A: You do not need a project, but ideas are always encouraged to bring with you. Once we contact you, you will be completely aware of what to expect while being onsite.

Q: When will we be contacted?

A: Please allow us until early August to contact you.

Q: If I am at the Dallas location for the Hackathon, do I attend the conference as well?

A: The Hackathon is a separate agenda to the conference. You will be a Hackathon attendee and not attend the conference agenda.

Register by following the Register button on the Home page. Otherwise click here

If you are planning to stay at the Hotel Anatole, which we encourage you do, please follow the registration link during your registration process on this site. You will directly book your hotel accommodations with the hotel this way. If you do not want to stay at this hotel, that is fine. We do not provide any further hotel recommendations.

Hedera18 has the following pricing available throughout the registration process:

  • Early Bird Pricing - First 250 registrants: $985
  • Summer Pricing: $1,100
  • Conference Pricing: $1,250

  • Global Hackathon participation (in any of the 5 locations): Free

Hedera18 encourages students to attend. Please do the following:

  • Email Hedera18@hashgraph.com with a subject line: Student pass
  • Please email us from your student email address to confirm your student status
  • We will then email you within 24 hours with a promo code to redeem your student pass!
  1. Full access to sessions, including mainstage and breakouts, along with networking with 1,500 industry peers and the Hedera Hashgraph team.
  2. Interaction with Hackathon elements for this location and updates from the four other global hackathon locations.
  3. Access to the Partner Pavilion, featuring sponsor-led sessions and fun zone.
  4. Opportunities to network with Hedera exec team members and industry media experts.
  5. Chances to earn Hedera coins by participating in sessions and activities.

Everyone attending the Hedera Hashgraph event agenda will need to be a registered attendee with a conference badge. If your guest has registered just like you, they are welcome to join the exciting event!

You will be responsible for your hotel room and accommodations. Pass does not cover the cost of your flight, hotel, or any other additional expenses.

Please fill out our Call For Papers process and we will be in touch.