Role of Blockchain and Other Emerging Technologies in The Digital Transformation of Africa

30 Oct 2018
10:30 - 11:00
Main Hall

Role of Blockchain and Other Emerging Technologies in The Digital Transformation of Africa

Lesley Mbogo

Member of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence Taskforce, Ministry of ICT, Kenya

Overview

New digital technologies are rapidly making their way into all facets of African life. These emerging and disruptive technologies have potential to transform economies, labor markets, and productivity of society. We will review the details how the use of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and other technologies could be transformative across several key sectors including healthcare, agriculture, education, and government services.