Programme

Most of the speakers will be participating in-person in Johannesburg. This is the draft programme and is subject to change. The venue will be the The Galleria in Sandton, Johannesburg.

08:00am - 09:00am GMT+2 Ground Floor
Registration
09:00am - 09:10am GMT+2 Conference Room
Welcome Address by Master of Ceremonies
By Fifi Peters (Master of Ceremonies)
09:10am - 09:35am GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Keynote Address
09:35am-10:00am GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Keynote Address: Why ReFi is the Future of Web3
By Rene Reinsberg (Keynote Speaker)
11:45am-12:05pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Blockchain Technology: Bridging Web2 and Web3 for Private and Public Sectors
By John Kamara
12:05pm-12:30pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Why Web3 Investing is Important to Drive Africa's Industrial Innovation
By Yosuke Yoshida
12:30pm-13:00pm GMT+2 Mezzanine Level
Networking Break
13:25pm-13:50pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Financial Inclusion Around the World
By Briana Marbury
13:50pm-14:30pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Panel: Opportunities and Challenges of Blockchain in Healthcare
By John KamaraDr. Ntuthuko BhenguGugu Newman Nyathi
14:30pm-15:00pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Tokenisation – Trends and Opportunities in the Financial Sector
By Matthew HigginsonChirayu Gandhi
15:00pm - 15:15pm GMT+2 Networking Area
Networking Break
15:15pm - 15:40pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
To Be Announced
By Michaël van de Poppe
15:40pm - 16:20pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Panel: The Future of Stablecoins Over the Global Financial Market
By Rene Reinsberg (Keynote Speaker)Julien Bouteloup
16:20pm - 16:55pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Fireside Chat
By Ran Neu Ner
16:55pm - 17:00pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Closing Address by Master of Ceremonies
By Fifi Peters (Master of Ceremonies)
17:00pm - 19:00pm GMT+2 Rooftop Terrace
Cocktail and Networking Event
08:00am - 09:00am GMT+2 Ground Floor
Registration
09:00am - 09:10am GMT+2 Conference Room
Welcome Address by Master of Ceremonies
By Fifi Peters (Master of Ceremonies)
09:10am - 09:35am GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Blockchain to Support Whistleblowing
By Prof. Dr. Bettina Schneider
09:35am - 10:00am GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Changing Farming in Africa with Blockchain Technology
By Dr. Christopher Cleverly
10:00am - 10:25am GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Project Khokha: Exploring the Implications of Tokenisation in Financial Markets
By Gerhard van Deventer
11:00am - 11:15am GMT+2 Networking Area
Networking Break
11:40am - 12:05pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Central Bank Digital Currencies: The African Context
By Tunji Odumuboni
12:05pm - 12:30pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Capitalising on Renewable Energy and Bitcoin Mining in Africa
12:30pm-13:00pm GMT+2 Mezzanine Level
Networking Break
13:00pm-13:25pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Using the Blockchain to Enhance Compliance in Financial Services
13:25pm-13:45pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Crypto On and Off-Ramps in Africa
By Maya Caddle
13:45pm-14:25pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Panel: Blockchain and Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPPS) for Cross-Border Trade in Africa
By Ernest Mbenkum
14:25pm - 15:05pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Panel: The Adoption of Cryptocurrencies Across Africa
By Kevin ImaniMarius ReitzFelix Macharia
15:05pm - 15:15pm GMT+2 Networking Area
Networking Break
15:35pm - 16:15pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Panel: The Balancing Act: Innovation and Regulation of Digital Assets
By Ayn Du BazaneProf. Angela Itzikowitz
16:55pm - 17:00pm GMT+2 In-Person in Johannesburg
Closing Address by Master of Ceremonies
By Fifi Peters (Master of Ceremonies)
17:00pm - 21:00pm GMT+2 Venue To be Confirmed
Closing Night Networking Event