ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Reimagining the future

Cryptocurrency & BLOCKCHAIN AFRICA 2017 conference aims to gather leading blockchain technology providers, cryptocurrencies providers, blockchain firms supply and demand side actors across Africa and across the globe are involved in the emerging digital ecosystem in Africa as new technology innovations gradually take roots on the continent.

New technology innovations can be the engine to leapfrog Africa’s growth and fuel new innovations on the continent.

The Cryptocurrency & BLOCKCHAIN AFRICA Conference in Lagos, Nigeria is scheduled to cover a wide array of subject matter regarding the digital currency, blockchain and cryptocurrency opportunities on the African continent. The event’s strong focus will be collaboration and identifying potential uses for innovative solutions across the continent while bringing more public and demand side focus into the sector which will further open up the market space to the demand side actors.

The potential of new technologies and applications to transform and leapfrog financial services in Africa is not in doubt with the innovative trend from banks, fintechs and mobile network operators in providing basic financial services encompassing payment, banking, money transfers, insurance, crowd funding, etc across the continent. The continent is moving away rapidly from legacy systems and leapfrogging into next generation technologies with new opportunities for the supply and demand side operators in the space of the African financial technology.

The conference will help inspire the future by helping industry influencers and thought leaders come together and chart the future of blockchain innovation in the digital space.

CONFERENCE FOCUS AREAS

  • New business models in a disrupted world
  • Digital currencies in developing economies
  • Building inclusive digital ecosystems in Africa
  • Exploring new frontiers for bitcoin technology in africa
  • The future of financial services is a disrupted world
  • Optimizing the future government leveraging new innovative technologies
  • Exploring the future of block chain and internet of things
  • Regulatory environment for Block chain and crypro currencies in Africa

The event is a platform that aims to foster synergies among market players to find solutions, and implement practices in a collaborative manner to achieve greater market participation.

The two-day conference will bring the digital currency ecosystem together and it will also help in building relationships, share knowledge and create business opportunities.

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

The conference aims to create a continental dialogue on the impact of digital innovations and explore the role of new innovations in extending and expanding the reach of new innovative services.

  • Initiate and explore collaborative efforts among stakeholders to deepen partnerships, open new market access so as to broaden digital access in Africa.
  • Finally, it will help foster and develop a deeper understanding of the evolving financial services ecosystem as well as provide insights that will guide regulators, policy makers, government, businesses and investment decisions.

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