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.
We receive a significant volume of inbound requests in addition to our outbound efforts. To maximise your chances of being selected: submit early, be interesting, relevant and keep in mind the theme of the conference is “From Hype to Mainstream“.
THEMES OF THE CONFERENCE
Blockchain: From Hype to Mainstream
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, Dash, Cardano, Bitcoin and consortium blockchains: Corda, Hyperledger and Quorum including Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS).
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).
Hear how adopters and application leaders are using blockchain to uniquely transform their digital businesses, especially with supply-chain-related and payments-related use cases.
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?
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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