Blockchain Africa Conference 2019


Tuesday, February 12, 2019/05:35pm/Bitcoin Events


Blockchain technology is set to enter a new era in 2019, with many industry experts expecting the technology to be more widely adopted by mainstream companies, charities, and financial organisations. There are promising technological advances in other sectors that will allow blockchain to play a more prominent role in everyday life.  

Have a look at what you can expect at the 2019 Blockchain Africa Conference held in Johnannesburg at the wanders Club 28 February – 1 March 2019, and in Cape Town at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 6th March 2019. 

The Conference speakers are some of the most well-known names globally, some of whom started their careers in this space when bitcoin and blockchain technology was first created. 


What to Expect in Johannesburg 

This year the conference in Johannesburg will focus on blockchain enterprise development, blockchain use-cases, Self-Sovereign Identity, enterprise blockchain in finance (cross-border payments, remittances, financial inclusion, interbank settlements), the future of banking, as well as challenges facing blockchain technology such as interoperability and scalability. The conference will also explore tokenisation of assets, blockchain and cybersecurity, blockchain in government and health care, smart contracts, stable coins, the future of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and Security Token Offerings (STOs).  

Read more about our programme for the Conference in Johannesburg HERE and our global speaker lineup at Johannesburg. 


What to Expect in Cape Town   

The conference in Cape Town will focus on how blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies can achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for  economic growth and social inclusion by enabling and broadening access to a wide  range of financial services, critical to the long-term reduction in poverty and   achievement of economic growth in Africa. Speakers will explore how this technology can be used for innovative social projects in areas such as decentralised   and cloud services for healthcare support, patient records, identity, renewable energy, remittances, community currencies, provision and distribution of aid and support, decentralised business models and a global cryptocurrency economy.   

Read more about our programme for the Conference in Cape Town HERE and our global speaker lineup at Cape Town.   


Meet Our Sponsors   

We are delighted to have the following organisations partner with Bitcoin Events as sponsors to the Blockchain Africa Conference 2019.    

·         Gold Sponsor: Rand Merchant Bank and Luno

·         Premium Media Sponsor:

·         Media Sponsors: Bitcoin Africa, Brainstorm ,Magazine and Think WTF


To Partner with Bitcoin Events to Move Africa Forward Together VISIT


Meet Our Exhibitors   

The Blockchain Africa conference is boasting some of the most innovative blockchain technology and crypto projects who will be exhibiting at the conference. Featured Exhibitors include

  • VALR is a digital asset trading platform that enables customers to buy, sell, store and transfer cryptocurrencies seamlessly and securely.
  • DLT Labs provides enterprise Data Management products to transform business processess.
  • Ethbits is a secure crytocurrency exchange and trading Platform.
  • The Blockchain Academy provides traning and consulting on blockchain and cryptocurrencies globally.
  • Kpriptolink makes it easy for any merchant to accept digital currency payments or sell crptocurrency directly to your customers.
  •  Linum Labs build decentralization systems in healthcare and identity 


Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Impact Training Course

Bitcoin Events have partnered with intelligent impact and Blockchain Academy to bring you a practical and insightful two-day training session on blockchain technology and artificial intelligence (AI), aimed at enterprise, non-profits development organisations, government, corporates and investment firms. 

In this two-day training, participants will be given an introductory knowledge of arrange of emerging technologies. This course will be run at the conference in Johannesburg and Cape Town.


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The Blockchain Africa Conference throughout the Years since 2014 brings together thought leaders, industry leaders, pioneers, entrepreneurs, decision-makers, and innovative thinkers, to unite and collectively shape and challenge the future of blockchain technology and crypto in Africa. We are honoured to have had the likes of VinnyLingham, Brock Pierce, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, and Stefan Thomas, as Keynote Speakers at the   conference. 


Watch this VIDEO to know more about the Conference.


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