Bitcoin Events is excited to be hosting the definitive African blockchain and
cryptocurrency event, the Blockchain Africa Conference, on 17 and 18 March 2022.
This event marks the annual conference’s 8th and 2nd virtual edition and
introduces attendees to some of the most influential cryptocurrency and
blockchain industry figures.
The conference will be focusing on the opportunities and use cases that
blockchain technology presents to both the African continent and globally.
Over the years, the conference themes have evolved and aligned with the global adoption of blockchain technology: ‘Moving Africa Forward,’ ‘Beyond the Hype,’ ‘From Hype to Mainstream,’ and now ‘Ready for Business?’
The conference will unpack some of the industry’s challenges, particularly
regarding regulation. South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Senior FinTech
Specialist Herco Steyn will present a regulatory update within the context of South Africa, including central-bank specific topics and initiatives by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) and SARB.
The event will bring together 2000+ attendees from 50+ countries, 45+ speakers, 25+ sessions with Keynotes, presentations, panels, exhibitions, prizes, giveaways, and networking sessions hosted by selected industry leaders. The conference promises to be a packed 2 days of innovative discussions and networking, bringing together a wide network of professionals, entrepreneurs, regulators, major industry executives, and investors.
An impressive list of speakers include:
Dr. Edward Obasi (Keynote Speaker) – Chief Operating Officer at DafriGroup
Ian Putter – Head Blockchain COE, Innovation as a Service at Standard Bank
Ernest Mbenkum – Founder and CEO Interstellar/Bantu Blockchain
Uche Elendu – CEO of Appzone
Emmanuel Babalola – Africa Director at Binance and interim CEO of
Bundle and many more.
Discussions at the conference will explore the following topics:
⦁ Are cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology the next generation of
cross-border payments in Africa?
⦁ What is the state of blockchain technology in enterprise adoption, and
⦁ Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), Decentralised Finance (DeFi),
Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAOs), and the Metaverse: How are they reshaping the world around us?
Register for a FREE ticket here: www.blockchainafrica.co
About Bitcoin Events
Bitcoin Events is the first events company to host world-class blockchain and cryptocurrency-specific conferences in Africa. The company has hosted seven highly successful Blockchain Africa Conferences in Cape Town and Johannesburg and the 2021 edition online. Bitcoin Events has also introduced additional annual events such as the Crypto Fest and DeFi Conferences.
Over 14,000+ attendees from 165+ countries and 239 global speakers have
attended the events.