Bitcoin Africa conference confirms Erik Wilgenhof Plante as guest speaker

Bitcoin on a circuit board

Bitcoin on a circuit board

Internationally recognised speaker Erik Wilgenhof Plante has been confirmed as one of the keynote speakers at the Bitcoin Africa Conference to be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 16 to 17 April.

Michael Bouchier, who’s the master of ceremonies, said in a press release: “I am extremely satisfied with the quality and selection of speakers. Mr Wilgenhof Plante will cover a very important topic, namely, Earning trust; how rules and regulation can help development of virtual currencies. We feel that with so many big corporates, banks and government departments attending that this is an important topic to cover at the conference.”

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Plante has presented numerous workshops and presentations on compliance related topics to companies, universities, regulators and law enforcement. He is a fellow of the International Compliance Association, holds an Institute of Banking and Finance Advanced accreditation and is the founding board member of the Singapore chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. He is also an advisory board member of GRACE which is a leading compliance training institute.

Last month, Bitcoin Africa conference announced serial entrepreneur and investor Vinny Lingham as keynote speaker. Lingham and Plante will join a renowned lineup such as Elizabeth Rossielo, who’s the CEO of BitPesa, founder of PayFast Jonathan Smit as well as Simon Dingle among many others.

The organisers note that tickets are selling fast and that seats are limited. Click here to book your seat now.

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