Speakers

Master of Ceremonies

Lorien Gamaroff (RSA)

Lorien Gamaroff (RSA)

CEO of Bankymoon and Co-founder/CEO of Centbee

Andrew Keys

Andrew Keys (US)

Andrew Keys (US)

Head of Global Business Development at ConsenSys and Co-founder of ConsenSys Capital

Tanya Knowles

Tanya Knowles (RSA)

Tanya Knowles (RSA)

Managing Executive of Fractal Solutions, a Division of Strate (Pty) Ltd

Farzam Ehsani

Farzam Ehsani (RSA)

Farzam Ehsani (RSA)

Leader of Rand Merchant Bank’s Blockchain Initiative

Llewellyn Morkel

Llewellyn Morkel (RSA)

Llewellyn Morkel (RSA)

Founder of ProsperiProp

Alexia Christie

Alexia Christie (RSA)

Alexia Christie (RSA)

Partner at Webber Wentzel

Aatish Ramkaran

Aatish Ramkaran (RSA)

Aatish Ramkaran (RSA)

Enterprise Integration Architect at JSE

Anne Connelley

Anne Connelly (CAN)

Anne Connelly (CAN)

CEO of IXO Foundation

Elizabeth Rossiello

Elizabeth Rossiello (Senegal)

Elizabeth Rossiello (Senegal)

Founder & CEO of BitPesa

Tricia Martinez

Tricia Martinez (RSA)

Tricia Martinez (RSA)

Founder & CEO of Wala

Marcus Swanepoel

Marcus Swanepoel (RSA)

Marcus Swanepoel (RSA)

Co-founder and CEO of Luno

Helghardt Avenant

Helghardt Avenant

Helghardt Avenant

CEO & Co-Founder Rehive

Adriana Marais

Dr Adriana Marais

Dr Adriana Marais

Head of Innovation at SAP Africa

Marta Piekarska

Marta Piekarska

Marta Piekarska

Director of Ecosystem at Hyperledger

Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar

Diego Zaldivar

Diego Zaldivar

CEO & Co-Founder at RSK Labs (Rootstock)

Panelists

Dawid de Villiers (RSA)

Dawid de Villiers (RSA)

Financial Regulatory Practice at Webber Wentzel

Adrian Hope-Bailie (RSA)

Adrian Hope-Bailie (RSA)

Chief Standards Officer at Ripple

Marvin Coleby (CAN)

Marvin Coleby (CAN)

Co-Founder of Emerge

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers is now closed.

Themes for the conference will be:

Use Cases
Use cases including payments, settlements, supply chain management, record keeping, file storage, proving of ownership, smart contracts, blockchain as a service and identity management. Hear from some of the most prominent startups in South Africa on how they are using this technology to solve real problems.

Regulatory Environment
Hear how blockchain technology can improve transparency, audit trails and transaction reporting to ease regulatory and compliance processes as well as how regulators are considering regulating cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

Technology Hurdles
Concerns around performance, scalability and blockchain infrastructure and the implementation of blockchain systems.