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Highlights 2023 event

Tico Blockchain forum 2023, scheduled for November 23, 2023, extends an invitation to all those passionate about blockchain technology. Our event provides an ideal platform for sharing knowledge, ideas, and experiences related to blockchain, as well as for discussing the latest trends and developments.

Explore the vast spectrum of blockchain innovation, spanning Blockchain for Business, AI, Web3 for Enterprise, Crypto, Gamefi, Digital Assets, Metaverse & Web3. Experience the profound impact of blockchain technology as it reshapes businesses, industries, and the global landscape. Our conference brings these revolutions to life through immersive panels, presentations, and keynotes, spotlighting industry announcements, product launches, and technological insights. Our diverse sessions are tailored to enhance your understanding of blockchain's real-world impact, catering to both beginners and experienced professionals alike.

17 Speakers
6 Countries
1 Day
12 Themes


Santa Ana Country Cluba San José, Costa Rica

Santa Ana Country Club (SACC) stands as the largest social club in Central America, with a primary focus on well-being, sustainability, safety, and highlighting an extraordinary location. Prepare to be amazed by our hospitality and live the exceptional experience!

2023 program tracks

Main stage
  • Regulations
  • Cybersecurity
  • Decentralized Finance
  • AI+Blockchain
  • Smart Contracts
  • NFT & Metaverse
  • Crypto Wallets
  • Web3 Use Cases
Lounge area
  • Networking
  • Cocktails & relax
* May be subject to the change

2023 agenda

Main stage
23 nov
12:30 – 1:30 PM
Registration, Buffet and Refreshment Coffee Station
1:30 – 1:45 PM
Opening Remarks and Introduction
Federico Zamora

Opening remarks of the TicoBlockchain 2023 conference, delivered by the president of the Costa Rica Blockchain Association.

1:45 – 2:00 PM
Blockchain Perspectives

Keynote speech: Current perspectives on Blockchain and its impact.

2:00 – 2:30 PM
AI and Business Transformation

Talk: Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in Business Transformation.

2:30 – 3:00 PM
Cyber security and DeFi

Panel discussion: Innovative Cyber security solutions in Various Sectors.

3:00 – 3:20 PM
Coffee break

Tea, coffee and snacks plus Networking with industry experts.

3:20 – 3:40 PM
Regulatory Framework

Panel discussion: Regulations and Legal Challenges in the Blockchain Space of Costa Rica.

3:40 – 4:00 PM
Blockchain, energy and sustainability

Discussion panel: Blockchain Education and Adoption in Central America.

4:00 – 4:20 PM
Exploring DeFi's Role in the Lives of Young People

GameFi, NFTs, and DeFi: Bridging Games and Decentralized Finance.

4:20 – 4:40 PM
Values: Education and Sustainability

Discussion panel: Blockchain Education and Adoption in Central America.

4:40 – 5:00 PM
Exploring the metaverse

Is it challenging to build virtual worlds in the metaverse?

5:00 – 8:30 PM
All participants

Collaboration and networking in a comfortable atmosphere on the terrace, accompanied by DJ music and delicious cocktails.

23 nov
2:00 – 2:30 PM
Security of Transactions

Security and Privacy in Blockchain Transactions.

2:30 – 3:00 PM
What does it mean to own NFT?

Complications and challenges: non-fungible tokens and their role in the future of digital property.

3:00 – 3:30 PM
First steps in crypto

How you can start to understand the complicated terms in a simple way: what is custody wallets / no custody wallets, on-ramp / off-ramp and many other terms will be clear.

3:30 – 4:00 PM
Smart contracts in business perspective

Different blockchains but same concept - which blockchain is better? Why? Examples of solutions and benefits.

4:00 – 4:30 PM
Web3 Use Cases

Real cases of use of the implementation of blockchain and Web3 technology

* Could be subject to the change.
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Costa Rica Blockchain Week

The event in 2023 will bring together world leaders, innovators, and experts to explore the dynamic landscape of blockchain technology.

From November 16 to 23, 2023, the first Costa Rica Blockchain Week takes center stage, offering a unique opportunity to connect with the local community of entrepreneurs and professionals who are applying blockchain technology in the country.

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Be part of the event

Engage with the event by taking on various roles, such as becoming a speaker, contributing as a volunteer, partnering as a sponsor, or securing your event ticket.

Past events


The Tico Blockchain 2022 event successfully united regulators, technology experts, and the business community, fostering high-level networking and facilitating the harmonization of efforts. The event featured a cocktail party where industry leaders and fellow blockchain enthusiasts had the chance to exchange ideas and build partnerships.

Santa Ana Country Club San José, Costa Rica

The event was attended by over 400 officials and was targeted towards financial institutions and other regulated entities, including representatives from the Superintendencies, the National Council for the Supervision of the Financial System (CONASSIF), the Central Bank of Costa Rica, and multilateral organizations.

Webinars en línea en Zoom San José, Costa Rica

On February 2nd, 2019 the first international conference on blockchain and cryptocurrencies took place in San José, Costa Rica. Excellent technical and business conferences were heard, practical technical workshops were attended, and prominent speakers were featured

Hotel InterContinental Escazú, Costa Rica

Questions & answers

Get immersed in cutting-edge developments across industries using blockchain, engage with global blockchain companies, and build influential connections with decision-makers, developers, and investors from around the world

You can secure your entry by clicking button TICKETS in the top menu.

While on-site registration is available, please note that there are limited spots and we cannot guarantee ticket availability if all slots are already taken. To secure the best ticket prices and expedite your registration, we strongly advise reserving your tickets online in advance.

If you have purchased the ticket and are unable to attend, please note that the payment is non-refundable. However, if you are able to transfer the ticket to someone else, please contact info@ticoblockchain.cr for assistance.

The conference will take place on November 23, 2023 at SACC, San Jose, Costa Rica. It will start at 1:00pm.

Yes, you can register for multiple ordinary tickets. However, to obtain one or more special price tickets for affiliates, it's essential to be formally affiliated with the Association. If you are not officially affiliated and still purchase this ticket, you might face charges at the venue or potentially be denied access to the event venue.

The ticket includes access to the event, admission to the main stage and workshops (with previos registration), buffet and refreshment stations, coffee break, special gifts and entry to the cocktail party.

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