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This Week: Abuja Blockchain & Digital Assets Conference 2019

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All is now set for the successful hosting of the Abuja Blockchain & Digital Assets Conference 2019 at Sheraton Hotels Abuja from 4th to 5th of October 2019.

This is Nigeria’s premium hybrid Blockchain Conference of Value and Innovation, annually organized and curated by Blockchain Nigeria User Group, sub-set of Organization of Blockchain Technology User (OBTU), a pioneer group of enthusiast, developers and industry practitioners championing the adoption of Blockchain technology through education across Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa.

The conference will be chaired by Mr. Lawal J. Ahmed an Executive Director at Keystone Bank Plc. Prof Kingsley Mughalu, former UN Diplomat and a former Deputy Governor at CBN, is expected to grace the conference as
the Lead Keynote Speaker.

The agenda of this year’s conference is “The Blockchain Trust-Architecture for Governance and Public
Service”.

At the upcoming #AbujaBlockchain2019, 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, nations and organizations.

As for government agencies, they will also discover how different countries are already utilizing the blockchain trust-architecture to increase public service delivery and improve citizen participation in governance.

Some of the expected Keynotes and Special Guest include Hon Femi Gbajabiamila (Speaker HoR Nigeria), Hon Solomon Adaelu, Member HoR, Chairman of Bi-Partisan Blockchain Group at the National Assembly, Dr. Isa Pantami, Hon Minister of Communications, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, DG NITDA, Rakiya S. Mohammed, Director, Information Technology Department Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and Joshua Hawley, founder Blockchain Advisory Mauritius/ Co-Founder of Mauritius Ethereum Alliance.

The conference has three tracks consisting of Panel discussions, Innovative Tech product Exhibitions, and Blockchain4Good Hackathon, The hackathon is being supported by RadikalHub, IBM and Vite Labs.

The event sponsors include Quanta, Kudi-Exchange, Jelurida Africa DLT, Bitfxt, Naija Crypto, Swipe and BFC International

About 1000 participants are expected to be at the two-day Abuja Blockchain event.


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