Download the Consensus Official App

Before heading to Consensus, download the Consensus Official App to:

  • Make badge pickup a breeze
  • See maps and schedules
  • Message, set meetings and network with fellow attendees
  • Build your personalized agenda
  • and more!
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Navigating the Consensus Agenda

  • Build Your Personalized Agenda
    Use the agenda on the app, or online here , to add sessions of interest to your personal schedule by bookmarking them.
  • Agenda by Interest
    To make navigating the Consensus 2023 agenda a little easier, we have tagged all sessions, events and activities with four main interest categories: TradFi/DeFi, Builders, Policy and Web3.
  • Professional Guides to Consensus 2023
    Check out these tailored schedules based on profession for an example of how to build your perfect schedule.
  • A Marketer's Guide
  • A Developer’s Guide
  • A Financial Professional’s Guide
App Plan Your Schedule


Here are a few ways to get a head start on networking at Consensus:

  • Use the Consensus Official App to browse the directory of attendees and set up meetings ahead of the event.
  • Check out the Meetups page for informal meetups with various groups, including developers, LQBTQ, Canada and many more!
  • Once you’re at Consensus, stop by the Stellar Networking Lounge or the Foresight Ventures Networking Lounge for a dedicated space to connect with others.
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Important Information: Pass Pick-up

Please show the registration QR code found in the My Pass section of the Consensus Official App at any of the Event Registration Hubs. You must provide a government-issued photo ID at registration in order to collect registration materials. You must collect your own individual registration.

Registration Hours and Locations (subject to change)

Hilton Austin, 6th Floor
Monday, April 24 • 12:00 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, April 25 • 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, April 26 • 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, April 27 • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday, April 28 • 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Austin Convention Center, 4th Street and Trinity Entrance
Wednesday, April 26 - Friday, April 28 • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


CoinDesk’s new social token DESK is the fuel powering your Consensus experience. You can collect DESK throughout Consensus and redeem it for things like food or merch at the DESK Hub. All you need to get started is a CoinDesk account.

Learn more about DESK at Consensus 2023.

Getting Around

Traveling around the official Consensus venues is easy. Most venues are walkable, or try out a scooter ride or Uber.

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COVID-19 Protocols

Please undertake your own health risk assessment and check for COVID-19 symptoms before attending events. Do not attend if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or test positive for COVID-19.


The Consensus Livestream will be available for all IRL or virtual passholders via the official Consensus website and app beginning on Wednesday, April 26 through the close of Consensus on Friday, April 28, and will be available on demand for 10 days following the event.

Watch starting April 26

Download tokenproof

If you’re registered for select events like Proof of Steak, 3MO and other VIP events, don’t forget to download tokenproof for access. Download the app and register with the credentials you used to register for Consensus. QR codes will be available within your account for events you have access to.

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Make Your Voice Heard

If you haven’t already, take some time to share your thoughts in the two surveys being distributed to Consensus attendees.

Spread the Word on Social Media

Tell the world you’re coming to Consensus and see who else from your network will be attending. Don’t forget to tag @CoinDesk and use #Consensus2023.

Stay Up-to-Date With All Things Consensus 2023

Join the Consensus 2023 Telegram for the latest updates and join the CoinDesk Discord server to connect with fellow attendees and join live watch parties.