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Next Up: Filecoin Fall Events! πŸ‚

This year’s second annual Filecoin Fall will mark a new era for the Filecoin protocol – an era defined by clients who recognize the unique value of the network and an ecosystem focused on supporting an accelerated level of growth.

As the community comes together for events and meetups across the globe, we'll explore how the network is uniquely positioned for the future of data.

Immerse yourself in the expansive Filecoin ecosystem, attend hands-on building workshops, learn how to run a storage business, and more. Filecoin Fall is a moment where developers, storage providers, and storage clients can come together to learn how the network's unparalleled data integrity powers the open data economy.

Event Lineup

FIL Jakarta, September 2, Indonesia.

Step into a world where the Web3, gaming, and tech communities converge to empower developers. Organized by Metapals, and supported by Filecoin Foundation, FIL Jakarta is your chance to immerse yourself in cutting-edge innovations, insightful discussions, and hands-on workshops led by industry experts pushing the boundaries of technology.

FIL Seoul, September 6-7, South Korea.

The FIL Seoul Network Base, organized by Secured Finance, is a hub for community members who want to contribute to the core protocol and network evolution of Filecoin, bringing together storage providers, enterprises, and developers to forge new connections and drive impact.

FIL Dev Summit, September 12-14, Singapore; and September 25-27, Iceland.

Contribute to the core protocol and network evolution of Filecoin. Join developers, builders, and engaged community members for discussions ranging from protocol scalability and network improvements to the intricacies of data onboarding and governance structures. This summit is more than just a meetup β€” it's a place for meaningful conversations that help push Filecoin forward. Apply to attend today.

FIL Vegas, October 3-5, USA.

Filecoin Foundation's flagship community event in North America in 2023 shines the spotlight on storage providers, the backbone of the Filecoin ecosystem, as we explore how the community can collaborate to usher in a new era for the network. If you're focused on the future of data storage and interested in the latest on how artificial intelligence and emerging tech impact decentralized storage, this event is for you.

Looking Ahead

We hope you can join us this Fall, where together, we will explore the future of data through the people, partnerships, and technical developments driving the ecosystem forward and cementing Filecoin as the world's largest decentralized storage network.

Build With Us

Learn more about the organizations, engineers, and technologists building the next evolution of the internet on the new FFDW project partners page.

Make sure you're registered for these upcoming Filecoin Hackathons!

  • Open Data Hack, August 30 to September 20. This 3-week long hackathon with Encode brings together like-minded builders passionate about building the open data economy.

  • ETHGlobal NYC, September 22-24. Reimagine a decentralized future with some of the most skilled Web3 developers, designers, and product builders.

  • ETHOnline, October 6-27. This online hackathon includes a series of summits celebrating some of the most important moments in Web3 over the last year.

  • ETHGlobal Istanbul, November 17-19. Join builders from all around the globe for an in-person weekend hackathon right after Devconnect 2023.

Do you have an idea for pushing the Filecoin ecosystem forward? Visit the Open Developer Grants GitHub to learn more about the available opportunities in our four featured categories:

  • Developer and Data Tooling: Projects that close important experience gaps for developers or large dataset users.

  • Applications: Projects that apply Filecoin, IPFS, or related technologies in novel ways to solve meaningful, real-world problems.

  • Integrations: Projects that add integration or support for Filecoin, IPFS, or related technologies into popular, or fast-growing existing tools and developer communities in Web2 or Web3.

  • Research and Protocols: Projects aimed at improving the foundations of Filecoin, IPFS, and related technologies.

Network News

Check-in with Travis Moore, Founder of TechCongress, on how to make an impact on tech policy. Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web (FFDW) works with TechCongress to connect technologists and policymakers in Congress to help shape the development of tech policy. Learn all about the inspiration behind TechCongress and why technologists need a voice in the ever-evolving landscape of technology and policy, plus how you can get involved, in FFDW's Q&A.

The FF Swag Store has launched! Now you can order Filecoin merch anywhere, anytime β€” from t-shirts and hoodies, to corgis and stickers. Browse the collection, place orders, and submit requests for new items at swag.fil.org.

Tune in to Dweb Decoded on YouTube and Spotify. FF’s weekly podcast discusses the latest advancements in decentralized tech and new and exciting projects in the Filecoin ecosystem. Dive into our latest episode featuring Mauve, Jacky Zhao, and Fauno from the team behind Distributed Press, a tool designed to simplify the publishing process on the decentralized web. Hear the team discuss their roles, the technologies they use, and their approach to privacy and data security, as well as a glimpse of what the future holds for Distributed Press in the rapidly evolving DWeb landscape.


Learn more about the latest on the FIP0001v2 Initiative, a collective effort to focus community needs and coordinate resources toward improvements in Filecoin governance. After months of research and stakeholder feedback, three improvement areas have been identified: FIP process enhancements, crowdsourced community values, and tooling. Check out the FIPs discussion on Github for more information.

The nv21 Watermelon upgrade will arrive on Mainnet on November 7, and all FIPs will enter Last Call by September 15.