Research has shown the dynamic use cases of blockchain technology, a decentralized future is possible, but there is a huge need to prepare for it. BlockchainUNN hosted the BlockchainUNN Conference 2.0 themed, “Blockchain and Beyond; the Future of Blockchain Technology”. to introduce people to Blockchain Technology and prepare them for the possibilities which will be created in the future by Blockchain Technology,
The BlockchainUNN Conference was held at the Ekpo Ref hall, University of Nigeria from 23rd to 24th June 2023. It was a dynamic and inspiring gathering of blockchain enthusiasts, industry leaders, and visionaries.
With over 2000 attendees from across Nigeria, including industry experts, thought leaders, and passionate individuals eager to explore the endless possibilities of blockchain technology, the conference served as the forerunner for the Blockchain revolution.
The conference featured a diverse range of workshops, and teaching sessions each offering valuable insights into possibilities and the skills needed in the Blockchain ecosystem.
From Decentralized Finance(DEFI), Crypto trading, transitioning into Web 3 from Web 2, Technical writing, Blockchain content writing, Blockchain development, Smart contracts, and software development, these workshops provided valuable insights into the practical applications of blockchain.
The workshops were designed to inspire creativity, foster interactive learning, and equip participants with the tools and knowledge necessary to shape the future of blockchain.
Panel sessions were also held across both days and served as a forum for lively discussions on the challenges and opportunities surrounding blockchain technology. Renowned industry leaders shared their expertise and visionary perspectives on career transitioning in the Blockchain Industry.
The open exchange of ideas during these sessions ignited inspiration and encouraged attendees to think beyond existing boundaries and take steps to contribute to the ecosystem.
In no particular order, the speakers and instructors for the event were;
Ugochukwu Aronu, Founder of Wicrypt||Xend Finance; Chris Ani, Founder & CEO of DABA; Ayodeji Awosika, Founder, Web3Bridge; Investor Nnkay, Founder, of The Palm Academy; Clement Hugbo, Founder, Web3D Media, and DesignersDAO; Obiajulu Onyema, Founder, Superday; David Hebert; Joshua Mba, Founder Serzio||Stakecut.
Others are Joshua Nkwankwo(Judicodes), Lead, Buildspace Africa; Chidiebere Ekennia, CTO, BlockchainHub Africa; Abraham Owunaka (Astonish), Co-founder MDX; John Olamide; Ohalewe Richmond; Nnam Darlington, Raymond Chuma-Onwuoku, Amarachukwu Awaeze, Ogbonna Chukwuebuka Shadrach, and Apollos Kingsley Chinaemerem.
A heartfelt appreciation and shoutout to our sponsors – the Graph, Ethereum Remix, and Bunzz, partners, volunteers, and the BlockchainUNN team, who played an invaluable role in making the Blockchain UNN Conference a resounding success. Their collaboration and a shared vision for the future of blockchain have contributed to driving Blockchain adoption.
BlockchainUNN’s 2 year’s Anniversary was equally celebrated during the course of the event, with a video reiteration of It’s 2 amazing years of impact and value
Here is a video Documentary that reiterates BlockchainUNN’s 2 amazing years of impacts and value.
Giveaways ranging from Laptops, Scholarships, and Merch worth over N1,000,000 were also given out at the event.
In fact, 5 brand New Laptops were given to lucky attendees to help them scale in their Tech journey, and 4 scholarships for 1 year of Study were given to students too. This reiterates BlockchainUNN’s commitment to the growth of its members.
To further enhance the momentum gained by attendees at the event, BlockchainUNN has lots of activities planned post-conference- free Content and Developer Bootcamps targeted at training those interested in contributing to the ecosystem with their skills.
Together, we can forge a future that embraces decentralization, transparency, and trust, making the world a better place through blockchain innovation.
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