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Lagos to host Cashless Africa Expo 2017
Dec 22, 2016
By: Mistura Salaudeen

Lagos State Government is set to bring together financial leaders from more than 40 countries to address “The future of finance” at Cashless Africa Expo 2017 which is to hold at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lagos on March 22th – 23rd, 2017.

The Cashless Africa Conference, according to a statement released by Cashless Africa and made available to CEOAfrica, is a platform for financial services supply side actors to share their innovation, rethink their current models and gain valuable market insight of the African digital financial services market.

The statement also noted that Cashless Africa 2017 is an exclusive platform for thought leaders of the industry from across the globe to gather and deliberate on the challenges and opportunities in the sector.

According to the statement, the conference agenda, keynote and interactive sessions will focus on carefully selected topics such as:

  • The digital bank and evolution in a Competitive market;
  • The Future of banking, money and payments in Africa;
  • Disruptive technologies and their impact on Financial Services in Africa;
  • Balancing regulation against innovation;
  • Remittances in the digital age;
  • Fintechs and Banks: Collaboration or Competition;
  • Protecting the customer in a digitalized economy.

The expo will host a Hackathon session which will drive collaboration to co-create solutions to compelling financial services challenges across Africa. During the conference, the Cashless Africa champion awards will also be given to organizations that have made a significant contribution to the digital financial services industry in Africa.

Speakers at the conference have already signed up from Helix institute, Pwc Nigeria, Oradian, Millicom, Voguepay, Barclays Bank, Musoni, Wallettec, Konga, Redcloud, TransferTo, Chamsmobile, ConnectAfrica, Hormuud Telecoms, Impala pay and M-paya.

Members of the public are therefore invited to join 30 other thought leaders to learn about the future of Fintech, mobile financial services, remittance and digital financial services at Cashless Africa 2017 in the energetic city of Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy.

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