The African FinTech landscape will come under review at the 22nd Annual African Securities Exchange Association (ASEA) Conference to be held on November 26-27, 2018 at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria, organisers have announced.
One of the key topics of the ASEA Conference include FinTech for Africa – Driving Innovation and Efficiency in the 4th Industrial Revolution, where experts will explore the financial technology ecosystem on the continent.
Organisers announced that the ASEA Conference will focus on “burning issues around Africa’s global competitiveness, emerging technologies and inclusive growth, within the broader perspectives of sustainability.”
Oscar Onyema, OON, President of ASEA and Chief Executive Officer of NSE, organisers of the event says “the level of enthusiasm received so far is encouraging to us as the host of this flagship African capital market conference. We look forward to bringing together global subject matter experts, exchange leaders, business and thought leaders, investors and other stakeholders within the capital market ecosystem, for a robust discussion of real-world solutions to key issues facing the African continent. The speakers at the conference reflect the multi-faceted nature of the industry, emerging technologies, sustainability and more.”
The ASEA Conference will also discuss:
- Green growth
- Redefining Business Models: African Capital Markets in an Era of Customer-Centricity
- Cloud Banking
- FinTech for Africa – Driving Innovation and Efficiency in the 4th Industrial Revolution
- Galvanizing Domestic Finance for the SDGs in Africa
- Driving Africa’s ‘Real’ Economy: Innovative Solutions for Market-Based SME Financing
- Pathways to Inclusive Growth in Africa: Digital Finance, Financial Literacy, Inclusion and the Democratization of Wealth
- African Capital Markets – A Facilitator of Affordable Housing in SSA?
- RegTech and the Future of Regulation in Africa
Organisers say the two-day conference will feature over 60 distinguished speakers and panelists, from around the globe including senior policy makers, business leaders, investors, thought leaders, and keynote speakers such as Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, President, African Development Bank; Ms. Aruma Oteh, Vice President and Treasurer, World Bank; Ms. Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Chairman, Coronation Capital and Mr. Abimbola Ogunbanjo, President, The Nigerian Stock Exchange, among others.