Blockchain Africa 2019 – Johannesburg

By Mary T. | February 19, 2019
Blockchain Africa 2019 - Johannesburg

The Blockchain Africa Conference – Johannesburg is a part of the major 2-day Blockchain event that aims to apply Blockchain technologies on solving the imminent transaction problems affecting the efficiency of businesses in Africa.

The Johannesburg leg of the conference will be focusing on 2 main sectors: every potential Blockchain-related aspects in the African business scenes and the issues, proposals as well as possible challenges regarding cryptocurrency regulation of the region.

Specifically, the panel discussion for the Blockchain-related fields includes:

  • Blockchain enterprise development – blockchain use-cases
  • Self-Sovereign Identity
  • Enterprise blockchain in finance (cross-border payments, remittances, financial inclusion, interbank settlements) and the future of banking
  • Interoperability and scalability struggles in Blockchain technology

The crypto regulation part will be primarily focusing on:

  • ICOs and STOs jurisdictions regulations
  • The creation of sandbox environments and their successful results
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/consumer protection policy questions
  • The balance between regulation and innovation

Recommendations for a successful regulatory framework

About the speakers

The event organizers have managed to put together a panel of speakers consists of CEOs, CTOs, Chairmans, managing directors and experts with deep knowledge and experience in Blockchain and cryptocurrency related fields, including:

  • Yele Bademosi – Director At Binance Labs
  • Ray Yousself – CEO And Co-Founder Of Paxful
  • Charlene Chen – Co-Founder And Chief Operating Officer At BitPesa
  • Nicole Anderson – Co-Founder And Managing Partner Of The Redsand Group

Date and Time:

28th February/1st March, 2019


The Wanderers Club, Johannesburg, South Africa

Further information and ticket registration can be found at https://blockchainafrica.co/

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