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The Blockchain and AI Africa Conference 2020 is Moving Beyond the Hype

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Are you prepared for the disruption that blockchain technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is presenting as part of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)?

Blockchain Africa Conference 2020They are shaking up the status quo of several industries, with the potential to manifest in many spheres of operations. AI’s business value in Africa is set to surpass $45bn by 2025. With a population that’s 1,3-billion strong, Africa could leverage its demography to bolster development. Around 60% of Africans are under the age of 25, and the continent has a growing working-age population. It’s a window of opportunity for economic growth, which could be leapfrogged with AI. It is, therefore, becoming increasingly necessary to understand how this growth is being translated into real-world commercial solutions. 

Africa’s leading Blockchain and AI conference will bring together hundreds of attendees from around the globe to discuss the future and convergence of blockchain technology and AI and how these technologies are addressing urgent challenges in Africa.

The conference will showcase how companies and individuals alike are already using these technologies, what some of the most interesting use cases and applications are, the limitations, security, scaling and implementation issues that exist as well as what regulations are being considered and implemented across various jurisdictions. 

WHO WILL ATTEND?

With networking high on the agenda for all who attend, the benefits are numerous for attendees and exhibitors alike. 

Join CEOs, CIOs, COOs, CTOs, Heads of Data Science, Heads of Innovation and Strategy, Heads of IT, Heads of Information Security, Heads of Engineering, Heads of IT Architecture, Heads of Emerging Technology, Heads of Development, Technical Advisors, Heads of Strategy, Heads of Risk and Compliance, Regulators, Lawyers, Business Transformation, Data Architecture, Heads of Applications, Heads of Digital, Investors, Venture Capitalists, Software Engineers, Research Managers, Development Managers, Marketing Managers, Developers, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Start-ups and Enthusiasts and more!

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

Attend the conference and gain valuable insight into:

  • How blockchain technology and AI is impacting various industries: real-world case studies from organisations who have started their blockchain and AI-related ventures
  • Developing strategies for successful blockchain and AI implementation
  • Exceeding customer expectations by meeting consumer demands of the future
  • Discovering which processes can be automated to improve productivity and reduce human errors
  • Discovering how blockchain technology and AI can change existing products and services in order to improve customer service and increase efficiency
  • Harnessing the full potential of data to increase loyalty and retention

Meet some of the industries’ leading visionaries with previous partners including IBM, Microsoft, ConsenSys, SAP, BankservAfrica and many more. Cut through the hype and join us for networking, thought-provoking discussions and talks, about the world-changing application of blockchain technology and AI.

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BLOCKCHAIN AND AI AFRICA CONFERENCE INVITES INDUSTRY TRAILBLAZERS

Place your brand at the epicentre of African blockchain technology and AI by showcasing your brand through speaking, sponsoring and exhibiting opportunities at the Blockchain and AI Africa Conference 2020. We attract 600+ key stakeholders and media across the African and global blockchain ecosystem, creating the ideal opportunity to communicate your brand, products and services. 

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Become a sponsor and gain exposure for your product and services with investors, traders, business, technology providers, regulators, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts and innovators.

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EXHIBIT

Exhibit and connect with potential customers and partners. Increase awareness of your company and attract new business.

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Submit your paper here for a speaking opportunity.

Introducing a Keynote Speaker 

Tone Vays

Well known, derivatives trader and consultant, Tone Vayes is one of the Keynote Speakers. 

Tone has worked on Wall Street for almost 10 years starting as a Risk Analyst at Bear Stearns and later becoming a VP at JP Morgan Chase in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. His expertise is in economic trends, trading and risk analysis. Ever since getting involved in the cryptocurrency ecosystem in early 2013, he has been very active in spreading the relevance and importance of this technology. Tone has been featured in several documentaries such as Magic Money and Bitcoin – Beyond the Bubble. Tone is now an independent content creator at ToneVays.com and on his YouTube Channel focused on sound economics and finance. 

Meet some of our amazing speakers!

We are delighted to welcome our confirmed speakers who are recognised as thought leaders in the blockchain industry. Some of the speakers sharing their knowledge are: 

  • Jonathan Galea, Managing Director at Blockchain Advisory Pty Ltd and President of BitMalta.
    Malta has been trailblazing the regulatory efforts in the crypto space by launching the first comprehensive framework of its kind in the world. Mr Galea will provide an overview of this framework, the benefits thereof, and success stories of established companies.
  • Akhona Damane, Manager: Office of Digital Advantage (ODA) (On behalf of the Department of Science and Innovation)
    Mr Damane will discuss the initiatives and road map of the Office of Digital Advantage (ODA), which is the portfolio management unit for the implementation of the Department of Science and Innovation’s ICT Research, Development and Innovation Roadmap for 2013-2023.
  • Carmelle Cadet, Founder and CEO of EMTECH
    As the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement enters its implementation phase, it critical for central banks to engage and provide modern payment infrastructure. Improving the physical infrastructure and regulatory frameworks are core requirements for this agreement to unlock the said potential. Ms Cadet will talk about ‘Central Bank Digital Currencies for a Regional Payment System’.
  • Mervyn George, Innovation Strategy Lead for Africa at SAP

    Read more about our speakers here and their hot topics of discussion here.

About Bitcoin Events

Since inception, Bitcoin Events have cut through the hype and challenged the critics to educate, upskill and drive long-term thinking on the strategic benefits of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology for businesses, governments, citizens, and society. Have a look at the photos and videos of past conferences.

For more information on the Blockchain and AI Africa Conference 2020 visit our website at www.blockchainafrica.co or email us at info@blockchainafrica.co. 

See You at the Blockchain and AI Africa Conference 2020 in Johannesburg!

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30% Club – A Trading Club for Nigerian Millennials

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30% Club – a crypto trading club created for millennials – has launched its platform after six months in stealth mode. The investment club aims to be the go-to for educational and advisory resources for digital assets. By breaking the barrier to crypto investing we serve as a bridge for Nigerians looking to profit from crypto. 

The club is non-custodial which means members handle & manage their capital personally. 30%Club does not invest nor trade on behalf of the public. We simply provide educational and advisory services to our members. Users who sign-up have access to a dashboard with educational resources, market insights, instructional videos & trade signals. 

30% ClubCrypto is a next-generation asset class, the club helps you navigate profitably in this wild, volatile but lucrative market. We simplify crypto trading, breaking down the skill barriers while bridging the knowledge gap. The club provides a seamless educational experience & on-boarding into crypto trading. Our trade signals target 30% accumulated returns within 6-12 months.

Davidson Atere-Roberts, founder of the club, adds we are extremely bullish about the long term prospects of Bitcoin as an asset class. As the digital asset industry matures there are still regulatory & adoption challenges also quite a lot of scams tbh. The problem the club is trying to solve is clear, Crypto is complex so most folks who want to dabble are confused and scared not forgetting the trauma from the last crypto bubble burst. Our value proposition is precise: simplifying crypto investing while employing disciplined trading strategies.

Join us at the trading club that helps African millennials profit from crypto! 

You can access the 30%Club on www.30percent.club and interact on Twitter @30clubng.

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Blockchain Africa Conference 2020 Announces Investec as Premier Sponsor

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Bitcoin Events is elated to announce that Investec Private Banking is the Premier Sponsor to the Blockchain Africa Conference 2020!

Investec provides specialist banking, wealth and investment, and asset management services. It started as a small finance company in South Africa in 1974, and today it is an international organisation trusted to manage clients’ assets worth more than £150 billion.

As sponsors of Blockchain Africa Conference 2020, we believe in the potential of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology and how it will possibly shape currency, banking, and investments in the future. As such, we support innovation and forward-thinking in this space. We’re excited that Blockchain Africa will be a platform for networking opportunities, global thinking, and thought leaders. We are also proud that Investec will host the event and that our own thought leaders will be part of the forum and will hopefully lend a unique perspective to the event,” said the Investec Private Banking representative.

We all understand that technology brings change. But how we experience, interpret and respond to that change is as important as the change itself. We need to understand where we are headed and why, and the impact of progressive technology on individuals, institutions, and society. 

Here is a company which stands head and shoulders above its peers, not merely because of its phenomenal growth or its sound management of assets, but because it is a trendsetter,” said Nelson Mandela at the opening of the Investec building in Johannesburg on 21 October 1998.

We look forward to partnering with Investec in this year’s Blockchain Africa Conference and hearing the Private Bank’s unique perspectives on blockchain technologies.

Introducing Keynote Speaker Chris Becker

xxChris Becker is Investec’s blockchain technologies specialist and focuses on product development and strategy for the private bank. Before moving into this role, his career spanned more than a decade as macro-economic strategist to institutional asset managers, hedge funds and commercial bank FICC desks. Chris co-founded Mises Institute South Africa in 2011 and holds an undergraduate degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Stellenbosch University. 

Chris will be addressing the conference delegates on ‘Banking on Blockchain’.

 

Cut through the hype and join us for great networking opportunities and thought-provoking discussions.

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New Featured Speakers and Conference Programme is Now LIVE

Derivatives trader Tone Vays is also a keynote speaker and will be joined by other exciting speakers such as Simon Dingle, Carmelle Cadet, Akhona Damane, Prof. Sope Williams-Elegbe, Bronwyn Williams, Jonathan Galea, Obi Ejimofo, Michael Glaros, Jean-Paul Fabri, Michelle Chivunga Nsanzumuco, Clark Thompson, Dr. Nthuthuku Bhengu and more who you can view here.

The event includes an exciting and thought-provoking programme, ranging from talks on Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI), the role of blockchain and AI in a country’s digital transformation, blockchain-based food tracking systems, how blockchain is disrupting traditional business processes in supply chains and trade finance, central bank-backed digital currencies for regional payment systems, South Africa’s plan for dealing with blockchain technology and more.

Don’t miss out on Africa’s leading blockchain conference taking place on 11-12 March 2020 in Johannesburg, South Africa!

About Bitcoin Events

Since inception, Bitcoin Events have cut through the hype and challenged the critics to educate, upskill and drive long-term thinking on the strategic benefits of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology for businesses, governments, citizens, and society. View photos and videos of the past conferences.

For more information on the Blockchain Africa Conference 2020 visit our website www.blockchainafrica.co or email us at info@blockchainafrica.co

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Announcing the Whive Protocol Launch Happening on February 2, 2020

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NAIROBI, JAN 02 2020/BITHUB AFRICA/ — BitHub Africa, the leading Pan-African blockchain Accelerator, is announcing a launch for the Whive blockchain protocol happening on February 2, 2020.

Whive IO is a peer-to-peer blockchain protocol that is incentivizing the building of sustainable energy solutions through Trustless Rewards.

WhiveThe protocol achieves this through a hybrid Proof-of-Work (POW) and Proof-Of-Stake (POS) consensus algorithm that favors devices with CPU(small) processors and are located in regions with a higher Solar capture reliability index. The protocol enables the adoption of solar energy use especially in under-served regions of the world like Africa.

BitHub Africa has previously open-sourced its curriculum for blockchain engineering which is based on classes curated from the two-year experience of researching and developing the protocol.

This engineering course will ensure our community of African developers, entrepreneurs, and key institutions will be able to understand and adopt blockchain technology sustainably.

There shall be no Initial Coin Offering (ICO) or Pre-mine for the Whive protocol, which is now available on public test-net. If you would like to contribute to the adoption of blockchain technology across Africa, download the latest software release by following the links below:

Whive Protocol Website: https://whive.io and Telegram Chat: https://www.t.me/whiveio

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