2019 Programme

Our Schedule

Delegate Accreditation And Registration For Last Minute Attendees

AFF / MarComms event teams

Conference Kick-off

National Anthem

Welcome Address

Tech Is All Around Us. The Future Is Digital. The Future Is Gold

Ade Bajomo
Executive Director, IT & Operations, Access Bank, Nigeria

Opening Speech

The Future of the Intelligent Bank
The Grand Launch of Tamada

Herbert Wigwe
Chief Executive Officer, Access Bank, Nigeria

Keynote Address

It is not the Technology that changes the World, it is the dreams behind the Technology!

Brett King
Futurist, Author, and Chief Executive Officer, Moven, United Kingdom

Panel Discussion: Venture Capital

Securing Seed and Growth Funding for Start ups in Nigeria and Africa

Bunmi Akinyemiju, Chief Executive Officer, Venture Garden Group, Nigeria; Adedeji Olowe, Chief Executive Officer, Trium Networks Limited, Nigeria; Paul Bragiel, General Partner, Savannah Fund, United States of America

Moderated by: Boye Ademola, Partner & Lead for Digital Transformation, KPMG Nigeria

Panel: The Future of Gaming & Artificial Intelligence

Phil Spencer, EVP (Gaming), Microsoft, Unites States of America
Alex Kipman, Technical Fellow (AI Perception and Mixed Reality), Microsoft, United States of America

Moderated by: Dele Akinsade, Cloud Director, Microsoft, Nigeria

Tea Break

Networking coffee break / Exhibition hall walkthrough

Fireside Chat

Leo Stan Ekeh
Digital Entrepreneur and Chairman, Zinox Group, Nigeria

Panel Discussion: Regulation Technology (RegTech)

Enabling Investments: Making the regulations clearer

Reginald Karawusa, Executive Commissioner: Legal & Enforcement, Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria, Sam Okojere, Director of Payments & Settlements, Central Bank of Nigeria, Reginald Udom, Partner, Aluko & Oyebode, Nigeria

Moderated by: Segun Aina, President, Fintech Association of Nigeria

Demo Presentation 1

Start Up

Hard Talk

Disruptive Banking (Commerciality around banking and APIs)

Brett King, Futurist, Author, and Chief Executive Officer, Moven, United Kingdom, Roosevelt Ogbonna, Group Deputy Managing Director, Access Bank, Nigeria

Lunch Break

Refreshments and Networking

Robotics Demo

Carl Wocke
Chief Executive Officer, Merlynn AI Technologies, South Africa

Demo Presentation 2

Start up

Panel Discussion: Women in Technology

Future Perfect Technology

Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, MainOne, Nigeria, Barbara Iyayi, Managing Director for Africa, Element, Inc. United States of America, Adia Sowho, Managing Director and Vice President of Commercial, Mines, Nigeria

Moderated by: Audrey Mothupi, Chief Executive Officer, SystemicLogic, South Africa

Demo Presentation 3


Demo Presentation 4


Live Presentation

Artificial Identity, Deep Learning and Digital Identity

Yann LeCun
Chief AI Scientist, Facebook. Co-founder and Chief Science Advisor, Element Inc. Turing Award Laureate


Fintech & WealthTech

Susanne Chishti
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, FINTECH Circle, United Kingdom



Chuta Chimezie
Founder, Blockchain Nigeria User Group


Analytics in Action/Real-time Analytic

Bayo Adekanmbi
Chief Transformation Officer, MTN, Nigeria


Using Agile to drive Digital Transformation

Abiodun Osoba, Founder & CEO, Agile Advisor, Omo Osemwegie, Head, IT Programme Delivery / Agile Transformation Program, Access Bank, Nigeria


Beyond the digital frontier - The Journey from Uncertainty to Digital Transformation (TechTrends 2019)

Yemi Saka, Partner & West Africa Consulting Leader, Deloitte, Nigeria, Wole Oyeniran, Enterprise Platforms & SI Leader - West Africa, Deloitte

Demo Presentation 5


Panel with Experts

The Future of Cash in a Digital World

Claudio Ceresani, Global Marketing and Sales GM, GioriDigital, South Africa, Zelda Akindele, Partner – Banking & Finance (Capital Group), Templars, Nigeria

Moderated by: Uzoma Dozie, former Chief Executive Officer, Diamond Bank, Nigeria

Closing Remarks

Announcement of demo winners, raffle draw winners and closing remarks

Uche Okafor
Regional Manager, West Africa, Bolt