BAC2020 is the Premier Blockchain Conference in Africa. Bitcoin Events, organisers of the annual blockchain and cryptocurrency conferences in South Africa, since 2015 is hosting its 6th annual conference. The event, Blockchain Africa Conference 2020, is on the 11 and 12 March 2020 in Sandton, Johannesburg.
The events Premier Sponsor is Investec, Private Banking. BAC2020 attracts hundreds of delegates from countries such as Kenya, Nigeria, Mauritius, Cameroon, Botswana, Ghana, Uganda, Zambia in Africa. Furthermore, Russia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, Germany, Malta, United Kingdom, Unites States, Canada, Brazil and Australia.
Investec is one of South Africa’s most forward-thinking banking institutions and leaders in the Banking industry for nearly 50 years. The Investec Head Office in Sandton will play host to BAC2020 this year. Investec Private Bank has played a pivotal role in shaping regulation for cryptocurrencies in South Africa through its blockchain lead, Chris Becker.
The conference’s keynote speakers, Chris Becker and Tone Vays will be joined by other exciting speakers such as Simon Dingle, Carmelle Cadet, Akhona Damane, Prof. Sope Williams-Elegbe, Bronwyn Williams, Michael Glaros, Jean-Paul Fabri, Michelle Chivunga Nsanzumuco, Clark Thompson, Dr Nthuthuku Bhengu, Loretta Joseph and more. There is also ample time and opportunity for networking with some of the industry leaders.
Chris Becker is Investec’s blockchain technologies specialist. His main focus is set on product development and strategy for the Private Bank. Before moving into this role, his career spanned more than a decade as a macro-economic strategist to institutional asset managers, hedge funds and commercial bank FICC desks. Chris co-founded Mises Institute South Africa in 2011 and holds an undergraduate degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Stellenbosch University.
I have been to hundreds of conferences all over the world and they can be pretty dull. Do not miss Tone Vays is a real character and extremely knowledgeable. Chris Becker is spearheading Investec’s block-chain initiatives. He has been very active in the crypto space in South Africa so definitely has a wealth of information to share. – Gareth Grobler, CEO iCE3
Tone Vays, content creator, derivatives trader and consultant, has worked on Wall Street for almost 10 years. He started out as a Risk Analyst at Bear Stearns and later became a VP at JP Morgan Chase in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Furthermore, his expertise is in Economic Trends, Trading and Risk Analysis. Ever since getting involved in the Crypto Currency ecosystem in early 2013, he has been very active in spreading the relevance and importance of this technology as it helps promote economic freedom.
Gain insights from Investec Private Banking, Microsoft, ConsenSys, SAP, ShapeShift, the South African Reserve Bank, the Committee on Fourth Industrial Revolution – Presidency of the Republic of South Africa, the South African Department of Science and Innovation, Embassy of Switzerland in South Africa, the British Blockchain Association (BBA), the Financial Services Commission Mauritius as well as global cryptocurrency exchanges and many more. Also, a limited number of Standard and Start-Up Tickets are still available.
Cut through the hype and attend BAC2020 for great networking opportunities and thought-provoking discussions. By entering our lucky draw competition you can win tickets to attend free of charge. Crypto enthusiasts should not miss the event which is set to be another groundbreaker in this space.
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