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.