The Blockchain Africa Conference 2020 is Moving Beyond the Hype

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

These emerging technologies 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. It is, therefore, becoming increasingly necessary to understand how this growth is being translated into real-world commercial solutions.

Africa’s leading Blockchain conference will bring together hundreds of attendees from around the globe to discuss the future and convergence of blockchain technology and artificial intelligence, 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?

Join CEOs, CIOs, COOs, CTOs, Head 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.


Introducing One of the Keynote Speakers

Tone Vays, well-known derivatives trader and consultant, 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.

Tone is now an independent content creator at and on his YouTube Channel focused on sound economics & finance. Tone holds a Masters Degree in Financial Engineering from Florida State University along with Bachelor Degrees in Mathematics and Geology.

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.


Meet Some of Our Amazing Speakers

We are delighted to welcome our confirmed speakers who are recognised as thought leaders in the blockchain industry. Read more about our speakers here.


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 regulatory framework, the benefits thereof, and success stories of established companies in Malta.
Carmelle Cadet
Founder and CEO of EMTECH
As the African Continental Free Trade Agreement enters its implementation phase, it is critical for central banks to engage and provide modern payment infrastructure.Ms Cadet will talk about ‘Central Bank Digital Currencies for a Regional Payment System’.
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




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.

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