Blockchain Africa Conference 2020

Blockchain Technology: Beyond the Hype

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Fiji, Kiribati, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Africa, Americas, Antarctica Region, Asia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand
Financial services, Fintech, Online payment processing

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.

BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTOCURRENCIES HAVE HUGE POTENTIAL

Join us at Africa’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency conference, the Blockchain 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 cryptocurrencies provide opportunities and benefits for individuals, governments, start-ups, companies and institutions by removing and improving inefficient systems and processes within and across organisations.

The Blockchain Africa Conference 2020: Beyond the Hype

WORKSHOPS

Gain an introductory knowledge on blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) and examine case studies from across impact sectors.

NETWORKING

Network with more than 800 of the industry’s most progressive professionals across industries like finance, insurance, logistics, utilities, legal, media, and more.

EXHIBITIONS

Experience 50 of the most innovative blockchain technology and crypto projects and their use cases first-hand.

GLOBAL EXPERTS

Hear from exclusive visionary speakers with enterprise implementation case studies and solutions presented exclusively at the conference.

THOUGHT LEADERS

Gain knowledge and learn from thought leaders how blockchain and crypto will affect Africa.


FOCUS OF THE CONFERENCE

  • Enterprise Development
  • Use Cases
  • Regulation
  • Interoperability and Scalability
  • Social Good

THEMES OF THE CONFERENCE

USE CASES

Gain insight into current blockchain and AI use cases by financial and non-financial start-ups and institutions in:

  • Self Sovereign Identity (SSI),
  • Decentralised Finance (DeFi),
  • Trade finance,
  • Access to financial services,
  • Cross border payments,
  • Health care,
  • Social good,
  • Record keeping and auditing,
  • Food tracking and traceability and
  • Supply chain management

Using blockchain technologies such as Ethereum, Chain, Ripple, Stellar, Cardano, Bitcoin and consortium blockchains: Corda, Hyperledger and Quorum including Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS).

EMBRACING BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY, AI AND THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Learn how organisations, individuals and institutions are using blockchain technology and AI to remove inefficient systems and processes within and across organisations, globally.

Hear how Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technology intersect and how they play a role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

The blockchain hype is over, but disruption is just beginning!

REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT

Learn how blockchain technology can improve transparency, audit trails and transaction reporting to ease regulatory and compliance processes.

Find the answers to questions such as:

  • What are the concerns that regulators have?
  • How are countries currently regulating cryptocurrencies?
  • How are regulators considering regulating cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology in the future?
  • What are the potential risks of an unregulated market?
TECHNOLOGY HURDLES

What are the concerns around blockchain technology performance, privacy, security, scalability and infrastructure?

How can legacy systems be integrated into blockchain systems?

Are the next generation blockchains solving issues such as scaleability?


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