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100+ Speakers

100+ Investors

50+ Countries

50+ Journalists

#ABCW2021

New reality, vastly limited by COVID-19 pandemic, has shown that technology is a bridge to a better future. Over the last years, digital transformation has become the key to Africa’s development and a great support in an undergoing economic revolution.

 

Along with smart regulation in hand, with numerous supporting industry associations and a growing generation of adaptable young professionals and would-be entrepreneurs, Africa is developing a strong infrastructure for the adoption of cryptocurrency transactions and blockchain technologies for e-commerce and entrepreneurship frameworks. However, application of blockchain across Africa is not limited to finance. The technology is widely spread in such industries as self sovereign identity, agriculture, energy, healthcare, insurtech, supply chains logistics and even to the creator economy for NFT’s.

 

Being the most interactive, innovative and inclusive virtual event in Africa, the Africa Blockchain Week Virtual Summit will address the current financial technology landscape and the impact of blockchain technology in the above mentioned areas. The event will bring high level regulators, opinion leaders and decision-makers to debate the latest industry trends and future innovations, and provide unparalleled access to visionaries, influencers, and disruptors in the business and technology world.

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

Rahhal Boulgoute
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Rahhal Boulgoute

Chairman, Marita Group Holding

Leila Ben Ali
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Leila Ben Ali

Acting Director, the African Union Immigration Observer

William Carew
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William Carew

Head of Secretariat, African Union, ECOSOCC

Denise Kodhe
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Denise Kodhe

Presiding Officer , African Union, ECOSOCC

His Royal Highness Chief Zwelivelile Mandela
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His Royal Highness Chief Zwelivelile Mandela

Royal House of Mandela

Brock Pierce
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Brock Pierce

2020 Independent candidate for President of the United States

Amadou Thierno Diallo
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Amadou Thierno Diallo

Minister of Cooperation and African Integration, Government of the Republic of Guinea

Queen Diambi Kabatusuila Tshiyoyo Muata
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Queen Diambi Kabatusuila Tshiyoyo Muata

HRH Queen of the Bakwa Indu at Kasai Democratic Republic of Congo

Mance Harmon
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Mance Harmon

Co-Founder and CEO, Hedera Hashgraph

Mohamed Bazzi
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Mohamed Bazzi

Deputy Director Organization and Digital Transformation Department, Bank Al-Maghrib (Central Bank of Morocco)

Karn Dwivedi
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Karn Dwivedi

Chairman, ECN (Ecoin Network)

Vassal Benford
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Vassal Benford

Chairman, The Benford Group and Animal Head Entertainment

Fred Wang Cheung Yue
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Fred Wang Cheung Yue

Chairman, Salon Films Group

Richard Ssewakiryanga
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Richard Ssewakiryanga

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Basic Research, Kampala, Uganda

Mamadou Toure
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Mamadou Toure

Founder, Ubuntu Tribe & Africa 2.0 Foundation

Hamdene Ezzeddine
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Hamdene Ezzeddine

State Commissioner, Tunisian High Administrative Court

Roll Stephane Ngomat
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Roll Stephane Ngomat

Head of Peace and Security Cluster, African Union, ECOSOCC

Juwan Lee
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Juwan Lee

Chairman & Group CEO, NexChange Group

Brian Behlendorf
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Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director, Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation

Younes Mjahed
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Younes Mjahed

President, National Press Council in Morocco

Grace The Robot
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Grace The Robot

Robot, Hanson Robotics

Michael Terpin
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Michael Terpin

Founder & CEO, Transform Group

Dr Ben Goertzel
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Dr Ben Goertzel

Founder and CEO, SingularityNET & Ex Chief Scientist, Hanson Robotics

Mru Patel
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Mru Patel

Chairman, Co-Founder, MyTokenized.Capital

Michael Sudarkasa
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Michael Sudarkasa

CEO, Africa Business Group

Emmanuelle Ganne
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Emmanuelle Ganne

Senior Analyst, Economic Research and Statistics Division, WTO

Michelle Chivunga N
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Michelle Chivunga N

CEO, Global Policy House & Senior Advisor Governments, African Union

Albert Isola
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Albert Isola

Minister for Digital and Financial Services, Government of Gibraltar

Tom Trowbridge
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Tom Trowbridge

Co-founder, Fluence Labs & Former President, Hedera Hashgraph

Sandile Mahlaba
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Sandile Mahlaba

Public Sector Provincial Executive (KZN and MPL), Microsoft South Africa

Ian Putter
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Ian Putter

Head DLT/Blockchain, Standard Bank

Tone Vays
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Tone Vays

Analyst, Derivatives Trader & Event Organizer

Michael Gord
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Michael Gord

Co-Founder, CEO, GDA Capital

Ian Balina
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Ian Balina

Founder, CEO, Token Metrics

Amrita Sethi
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Amrita Sethi

Award-winning Multi-media and NFTartist, Creator of Voice Note Art

Baiba Broka
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Baiba Broka

Member, Governing Council of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law ( UNIDROIT)

Jorge Sebastiao
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Jorge Sebastiao

CEO, Nimbus DeFi, Co-founder, Executive Director, Global Blockchain Organisation

David Havera
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David Havera

General Manager, Blockchain Solutions, General Electric Digital

Dr Milly Perry
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Dr Milly Perry

Chair, DAO4DAOS Institute & BUG Blockchain Global

Marcus Dukes
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Marcus Dukes

Founder, Chief Visionary Officer, Legacy Block, President, Technology Transfer Institute

Davinci Jeremie
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Davinci Jeremie

CEO, Davinci Codes

Miko Matsumura
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Miko Matsumura

General Partner, Gumi Ventures

Mohammad Sear
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Mohammad Sear

Digital Government & Public Sector Consulting Leader, EY Africa, India, Middle East

Nadia Hewett
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Nadia Hewett

Project Lead, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology, World Economic Forum

Nitin Gaur
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Nitin Gaur

Director, IBM Digital Asset Labs

Grigory Rybalchenko
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Grigory Rybalchenko

Founder, CEO, Emiswap

Rob Charles
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Rob Charles

Founder, CEO, Goldfingr

Mathias Ruch
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Mathias Ruch

CEO, CV VC

Danny Hayes
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Danny Hayes

Co-Founder, CEO, TerraScale

Khalid Boudali
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Khalid Boudali

Deputy Presiding officer, African Union, ECOSOCC

Akpa Komi
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Akpa Komi

Deputy Presiding Officer, West, African Union -ECOSOCC

SPEAKERS

Rob Allen
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Rob Allen

Entrepreneur in Residence, EFTPOS Australia

Ugochukwu Aronu
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Ugochukwu Aronu

Founder, CEO, Xend Finance

Elaine Bannerman
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Elaine Bannerman

Pan-Africanist, Founder, Pan-African Tech Foundation

Mohammed Benayad
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Mohammed Benayad

CEO, M2A

Sofie Blakstad
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Sofie Blakstad

CEO, hiveonline

Maxwell Bruno
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Maxwell Bruno

CryptoMusician, CryptoArtist

Carmelle Cadet
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Carmelle Cadet

Founder, CEO, EMTECH

Dr. Oriol Caudevilla
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Dr. Oriol Caudevilla

FinTech Advisor, Strategy Consultant & Researcher, Digital Banking and Finance, Central Bank Digital Currencies

Vinesh Chintaram
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Vinesh Chintaram

Chief Executive Officer, Urban & Rural Development Strategist, Vision Network Africa (VNA)

Dr Chris Cleverly
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Dr Chris Cleverly

CEO, KamPay

Matthew Davie
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Matthew Davie

Chief Strategy Officer, Kiva, Board Member, Diem

Dedeukwu
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Dedeukwu

Crypto Musician, Shryne Keeper of Afribo

Ibrahima Nour Eddine Diagne
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Ibrahima Nour Eddine Diagne

Managing Director, GAINDE 2000, President, African Performance Institute (API)

Gordon Einstein
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Gordon Einstein

Founder, CryptoLaw Partners

Philip Eggen
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Philip Eggen

CTO, Terrascale

Julie Esser
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Julie Esser

Senior Vice President, Client Engagement, Bonifii

Paul Ezeafulukwe
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Paul Ezeafulukwe

Team Lead, OKEx Nigeria

Andrew Fitzmaurice
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Andrew Fitzmaurice

CEO, Templar Executives Ltd.

Anna Frankowska
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Anna Frankowska

CCO, Aventus Network

Lucy	Gazmararian
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Lucy Gazmararian

Founder, Managing Partner, Token Bay Capital

Julian Gordon
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Julian Gordon

VP Asia Pacific, Hyperledger, Linux Foundation

Lydia Yamoah Hagan
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Lydia Yamoah Hagan

Course Director, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre

Mikael Hajjar
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Mikael Hajjar

Managing Partner, P1 Ventures

Ismail El Hamraoui
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Ismail El Hamraoui

President, The Moroccan Youth Government

Obinna Iwuno
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Obinna Iwuno

Executive Secretary, SiBAN

John Kamara
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John Kamara

Founder Adalabsafrica, Chairman, African Blockchain Centre

John Kanyiri
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John Kanyiri

Founder, CEO, Data Functions, Initial Member, Free TON African Chapter

Sebastian KOBINA Spio-Garbrah
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Sebastian KOBINA Spio-Garbrah

Chairman, Canada-Africa Chamber of Business

Latif Ladid
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Latif Ladid

Founder, President, IPv6 FORUM, Member of IEEE Blockchain

Bowie Lau
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Bowie Lau

Founder, MaGEHold & MaGESpire

Wes Levitt
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Wes Levitt

Head of Strategy, Theta Labs

Mohammed Mahfoudh
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Mohammed Mahfoudh

Founder, CEO, DECA4 Blockchain Advisory

Felix Mago
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Felix Mago

Co-founder, Dash NEXT & Dash Thailand

Judy Matu
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Judy Matu

National Chairlady, Association of Women in Agriculture Kenya

Menelik
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Menelik

Artist, CEO, Fiction Faction

Jules Miller
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Jules Miller

Partner, IBM Blockchain Accelerator

Aiaze Mitha
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Aiaze Mitha

Digital Finance Expert, Global Board Vice Chair, Head of Sustainable Finance, GIFT

Hagar Monsif
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Hagar Monsif

North African representatives at UN NGO Major Group-Africa, African affairs & SDGs Unit Manager

Gustavo Montero
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Gustavo Montero

Principal, DSCP, Advisor, UAE

Aida Muluneh
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Aida Muluneh

Photographer

Alex Nascimento
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Alex Nascimento

Co-founder, UCLA Blockchain Lab

Matthew Van Niekerk
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Matthew Van Niekerk

CEO, Co-Founder, SettleMint

Lexi Novitske
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Lexi Novitske

Managing Partner, Acuity Venture Partners

Désiré Nzengou
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Désiré Nzengou

Board member, Advisor, Africa Blockchain Institute (ABI)

Adedeji Owonibi
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Adedeji Owonibi

Senior Partner, A&D Forensics, Blockchain Forensic Investigator

Douglas Johnson-Poengson
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Douglas Johnson-Poengson

CEO, Circulor

Aaron Powers
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Aaron Powers

Co-founder, CEO, Hunit

John Probandt
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John Probandt

Chairman & CEO, BFD Inc.

Emilie Raffo
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Emilie Raffo

Leads sales and marketing, ChainSecurity

Jesus Rodriguez
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Jesus Rodriguez

Co-founder & CTO, IntoTheBlock

Catherine Ross
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Catherine Ross

Crypto and Business Editor, Host of Benzinga Crypto Show, Benzinga

Neanda Salvaterra
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Neanda Salvaterra

Senior Reporter, Agenda, Financial Times Group

Noha Shaker
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Noha Shaker

Founder, Secretary General, Egyptian Fintech Association

Paweł Sobków
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Paweł Sobków

Investment Director, Hawksberg Investment Ltd

Salisu Uba
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Salisu Uba

Managing Partner, NatQuest Limited, Co-founder Africa Chamber of Digital Commerce

Maria Vovchok
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Maria Vovchok

Community Relations Officer, Cubecosystem.io

Roselyne Wanjiru
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Roselyne Wanjiru

Director of Growth and User Acquisitions, Pesabase

John Wu
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John Wu

President, Ava Labs

Andrew Work
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Andrew Work

Founder, CEO, New Work Media

Olga Yaroshevsky
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Olga Yaroshevsky

Head of Content, NexChange Group

CONFERENCE THEMES

– Payments x Blockchain: cross-border payments, remittances, interbank settlement

– Exploring the development of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in Africa

– Digital bank development in Africa – banking is necessary, maybe banks are no

– Blockchain bridges from Africa to Asia, Israel, Europe and US

– Investment strategies: bridging funding gap in Africa

– How does Blockchain apply to traditional industries like oil, real estate

– DLT-based solutions for financial inclusion and digital economy in Africa

– Bitcoin and alternative payment systems for the unbanked population

– Enterprise & Blockchain

– Digital Identity: transforming Africa’s economic and political landscape

– Explosive growth of digital assets adoption

– Prospects of DeFi in Africa

– Regulation challenges for growing crypto & blockchain ecosystem in Africa

– Major blockchain initiatives in Africa: prospects for 2021

– Asset Tokenisation, real estate, companies and art

– Blockchain use cases in Health and Agriculture

– Digital Media Platforms: Latest Trends and Best Practices

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