Blockchain & AI Africa Conference 2020

Johannesburg , South Africa

About Blockchain & AI Africa Conference 2020

Join us at Africa’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency conference, the Blockchain & AI Africa Conference 2020 where we will cut through the hype and showcase the potential of these disruptive and innovative technologies. The conference will explore how blockchain technology and AI provide opportunities and benefits for individuals, governments, start-ups, companies and institutions by removing and improving inefficient systems and processes within and across organisations.

Reasons to Attend

Since 2015, Bitcoin Events’ annual Blockchain Africa Conferences have been the first of their kind in Africa and have brought together some of the top thought leaders from across the globe.

Over 32 countries, 1600 delegates and 135 speakers have attended our previous five conferences, from both the public and private sector.

Speakers

Tone Vays
Content Creator, Derivatives Trader And Consultant
AKHONA DAMANE
Office Of Digital Advantage At CSIR (Council For Scientific And Industrial Research)
GARY DE BEER
Application Development Specialist At BankservAfrica
MERVYN GEORGE
Innovation Strategy Lead For Africa At SAP
CARMELLE CADET
Founder And CEO Of EMTECH
Jonathan Galea
Managing Director At Blockchain Advisory Pty Ltd And President Of BitMalta
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Mpho Dagada
Member Of The Presidential Commission On The Fourth Industrial Revolution(4IR)
Loretta Joseph
Fintech And Regulatory Consultant To Financial Services Commission Mauritius, Blockchain Advisor At OECD, Fintech Advisor In Bermuda
PARESH DAYA
Blockchain Strategist At Standard Bank
MICHAEL GLAROS
Principal Program Manager, Azure Blockchain At Microsoft

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Brock Pierce
Chairman Of The US Bitcoin Foundation And Co-Founder Of EOS Alliance, Block.One, Blockchain Capital, Tether, And Mastercoin
PREMIER HELEN ZILLE
Premier Of The Western Cape
BEVERLEY SCHÄFER
Western Cape Minister For Economic Opportunities
BRIAN BEHLENDORF
Executive Director Of Hyperledger Project
STEFAN THOMAS
Chief Technology Officer At Ripple
MARCUS SWANEPOEL
Co-Founder And CEO Of Luno
ANDREAS M. ANTONOPOULOS
Entrepreneur, Author And Security Expert
Vinny Lingham
Technology Entrepreneur, CEO And Co-Founder Of Civic And Gyft

Agenda

08:00am Registration
 
09:00am Welcome Address and Opening by Master of Ceremonies

09:15am Keynote Address

13:45pm The Practical State of Self Sovereign Identity (SSI) in 2020 - Real Solutions and Demos

14:10pm The Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) Guidance on Blockchain-Based Digital Identity and Its Impact on the Eco-System

16:50pm Closing Address

17:00pm Cocktail and Network Event
 
08:00am Registration
 
09:00am Welcome Address by Master of Ceremonies

09:35am Enabling R&D and Innovation Collaboration on Blockchain and AI

10:15am South Africa's Plan to deal with Blockchain Technology

11:15pm Launching a Licensed Regulated Cryptocurrency Business in Malta

13:00pm Trade Finance as a Killer Use Case for Blockchain and AI (Combined with the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement) To Reduce the $120 Billion Lending Gap Across Africa

14:00pm Central Bank Digital Currencies for a Regional Payment System

14:25pm Panel: How Can the 4iR and the Use of Exponential Tech Help Drive Africa Forward? What are Some of the Hurdles that We Face on the Continent?

16:00pm Closing Address
 

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Start:
Mar 11, 2020, 8:00 AM , SAST (UTC +2)
End:
Mar 12, 2020, 4:50 PM , SAST (UTC +2)
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