Thursday, January 20,
2022 / 04:55 PM / by Release by RegTech Africa / Header Image Credit: RegTech Africa
Inaugural Advisory Council to promote innovation, diversity and growth across the Continent
The maiden edition of the annual Regtech Africa Conference has been slated to hold on Wednesday 25th of May, 2022.
The RegTech Africa Conference is the premier gathering of regulators, innovation ecosystem builders, investors, corporates, and government representatives to engage, collaborate and share knowledge around new technologies and practices that support better regulations.
The conference with the theme 'Regulatory Innovation: Bolstering Africa's Role In The Global Economy', which will act as a very good catalyst for the African digital economy with a high commercial and economic value, will be driven by stellar advisory council members with shared purpose and proven track record in the advancement of innovative regulation across Africa.
With an expansive line-up of over 50 inspiring speakers, target participants of over 1,000 across over 75 countries, the two days virtual conference will provide the perfect platform with the power to influence change.
The conference will be leveraging experience, insights and tools from different global players in terms of vendor/technology companies, Governments, Academia, Regulators and the private sector.
The conference agenda unifies eight-core tracks with focus on live case studies, information exchange, focused pitch deck on solutions to real challenges and cutting-edge insights; all curated after an intensive market research and feedback from key industry stakeholders.
Commenting on the execution strategy, Joy Dieli (Chief Growth Officer, RegTech Africa) said, "We have diverse and cost-effective packages to ensure participation with assured ROI, including speaking slots and virtual exhibition booths to create a strong impact. We also offer customized packages best suited to organization's requirements and budget".
Participating organizations will have an excellent opportunity to interact with a high target audience in the industry, enabling them to not only lobby for their interests, but also network and tap into resources available from Africa. The event will seek to strengthen networks among African regtech companies with their different counterparts globally through sharing knowledge and technology to close the gaps and share opportunities and encourage more local participation in research, innovation and skills development programs.
Speaking further, Cyril Okoroigwe, CEO of RegTech Africa, stated that, "We believe in the transformative power of Innovative Regulation as a force in driving growth and shaping a thriving digital society. The RegTech Africa Conference aims to achieve this by creating a better world for Africa and by Africans".
In furtherance of the conference broader objective to enhance quality and strengthen the ecosystem, the Advisory Council has recently been inaugurated.
The advisory council members are accomplished industry leaders with shared purpose and proven track record in the advancement of innovative regulation across Africa, with responsibility for providing high-level guidance and directions to enhance the overall quality of planning and delivery of the conference.
The announcement is coming at such a pivotal time when the world is slowly recovering from the impact of the pandemic which significantly sped up digitization, making it a priority for regulators and operators to rethink and adapt to new strategies.
The inaugural members include:
"The advisory council brings world-leading expertise to achieve the broader objectives and this lends credence to our efforts to organize a world-class conference. We are extremely fortunate to have such a distinguished group of amazing and diverse professionals. We look forward to working closely with them as we continue to execute on our strategic corporate objectives", said Cyril Okoroigwe, CEO, RegTech Africa.
According to him, "These deeply experienced individuals bring unparalleled expertise in the advancement of digital innovation and we are excited they see that our vision is both doable and an important step forward for the future of innovative regulations. Hence, they will be a critical piece of our work to re-establish trust and transparency between the regulators and the regulated".
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