Please complete the Call for Papers form below if you would like to apply to speak at the Blockchain Africa Conference 2021 in Johannesburg, 18 and 19 March 2021. We will review your application and respond as soon as possible.

The Call for Papers is open until 31 December 2020.

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THEMES OF THE CONFERENCE

Blockchain: Beyond the Hype

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Use Cases

Gain insight into current blockchain use cases by financial and non-financial start-ups and institutions in:
– Self Sovereign Identity (SSI),
– Decentralised Finance (DeFi),
– Trade finance,
– Access to financial services,
– Cross border payments,
– Health care,
– Social good,
– Record keeping and auditing,
– Food tracking and traceability,
– Supply chain management and
– Public sector procurement

Using blockchain technologies such as Ethereum, Chain, Ripple, Stellar, Cardano, Bitcoin and consortium blockchains: Corda, Hyperledger and Quorum including Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS).

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Embracing Blockchain Technology and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Learn how organisations, individuals and institutions are using blockchain technology to remove inefficient systems and processes within and across organisations, globally.

Hear how Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technology intersect and how they play a role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

The blockchain hype is over, but disruption is just beginning!

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Regulatory Environment

Learn how blockchain technology can improve transparency, audit trails and transaction reporting to ease regulatory and compliance processes.

Find the answers to questions such as:

What are the concerns that regulators have?
How are countries currently regulating cryptocurrencies?
How are regulators considering regulating cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology in the future?
What are the potential risks of an unregulated market?
What are the benefits of Central Bank digital currencies for regional payment systems?

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Technology Hurdles

What are the concerns around blockchain technology performance, privacy, security, scalability and infrastructure?

How can legacy systems be integrated into blockchain systems?

Are the next generation blockchains solving issues such as scaleability?

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