Nigeria’s premium Blockchain Conference of Value and Innovation, annually organized and curated by Blockchain Nigeria User Group, is on its 7th leg, returning to Lagos for the 3rd consecutive season, bigger, stronger and better.
Africa is home to 16.3% of humanity but home to less 1% of the world’s billion-dollar companies and only about 4% of global GDP. Africa cannot afford, nor does it have to miss the possibilities of the fourth Industrial Revolution (4RI) to better her lot.
At the upcoming #LagosBlockchain2019, attendees will discover how Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), IoT, Big Data and Virtual Financial Assets are altering and disrupting incumbents and creating new opportunities for forwarding thinking individuals.
We have planned supper interactive panel discussion segments around the technologies of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) to provide every attendee with actionable insights that can be applied immediately to accelerate progress in any chosen career path.
Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami PhD, Director-General/ CEO National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is expected as guest of honor.
Mr. Andrew Nevin, Chief Economist at PWC will deliver a Keynote on “How Blockchain, AI Digital Virtual Financial Assets and other technologies of the 4IR could drive economic advancement across Africa”.
There will be panel session on “Blockchain, AI, Virtual Financial Assets and the Future of Work in Africa”, “Possibilities of Virtual Financial Assets Taxation in Nigeria” – Akeem Ogunseni, Senior Manager Tax Services at EY.
Other subject matter experts and professionals expected at the conference include Boye Ademola, Partner Technology Advisory & Digital Transformation Lead at KPMG Advisory Services, Wole Oyeniran, Enterprise Platforms/ Systems Integration Leader, West Africa at Deloitte Consulting, Dr. Segun Aina, Chairman Fintech Associates/ President Fintech Association of Nigeria, Shamim Khan, Esq. Director, Lex Futurus (UK) Blockchain Regtech & Law Limited and Ian Friend, Cofounder/ COO Ferrum Network, NYC, among many others.
The conference will feature a melding of the AI and Blockchain/ Virtual Financial Assets communities in Nigeria and across the world, exploring the possibilities at the intersection of these technologies. The Conference will bring together business leaders, government and regulatory agencies, data practitioners, AI and Blockchain tech pioneers who are applying artificial intelligence to solve today’s problems and creating tomorrow’s opportunities, while leveraging available tools, to create entirely new values.
About 1000 participants are expected to be at the two day event.
We aim to bridge the knowledge gap by providing government functionaries, decision makers, professionals and practitioners with the resources they need to make key business-shaping decisions in a rapidly changing world.
For Sponsorships, Partnerships and Exhibition opportunities, please download the conference brochure at http://blockchainnigeria.group/2019%20brochure1.pdf
Past event photo gallery can be viewed or downloaded here: https://www.flickr.com/gp/157855943@N04/Q8E16v
Blockchain Nigeria User Group is a pioneer group of enthusiast, developers and industry practitioners championing the adoption of Blockchain technology through education across Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa. Since 2016, the group has held about six conferences in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, connected over 5000 attendees/ enthusiasts and spurred waves of startups in the ecosystem.