SiBAN 2022 Calendar

 

SiBAN Village Square

For registered members of SiBAN only, SiBAN Village Square is a compulsory meeting of SiBAN as an association. Each attendance entitles the member to 5 points. With a total of 6 market Square Meetings a year, there are 30 maximum points available in 2022. Members who earn more than half of the total points available in a 12-month period will be rewarded with a SiBAN Active Stakeholder Certificate. Members with SiBAN Active Stakeholder Certificates are entitled to extra benefits such as exclusive invitations to special events, special offers, discounts, or offers by SiBAN or SiBAN’s partner organizations and network. Registered members who fail to acquire a SiBAN Active Stakeholder Certificate in 12 months may have their membership suspended until further review by the Executive Council.

Venue

SiBAN Village Square is hosted by SiBAN on Zoom. Zoom meeting link will be communicated to registered members before each program date via email invitation and published in SiBAN’s exclusive WhatsApp channel.

Presiding Officer

SiBAN Village Square will be presided over by the SiBAN President.

Time and Dates

SiBAN Village Square will hold every two months (bi-monthly) throughout the year 2022, starting 27 February 2022.

Sponsors

Brands in the SiBAN community may support the program through sponsorships. Sponsors will have their logos on program flyer, enjoy recognition on all SiBAN channels, and be entitled to have its banner projected at the virtual event. SiBAN reserves the right to accept or not accept sponsorships. For sponsorships, email media@siban.org or send WhatsApp message to +2348149727591. (Only corporate members of SiBAN are eligible to sponsor this event.)

Please see SiBAN Village Square 2022 calendar below:

Calendar of SiBAN Village Square Meetings

SN Meeting Facilitator Date Time
1. First Village Square Meeting SiBAN Secretariat Sunday 27 February 2022 4:00pm

5:30pm

2. Second Village Square Meeting SiBAN Secretariat Sunday 24 April 2022 4:00pm

5:30pm

3. Third Village Square Meeting SiBAN Secretariat Sunday 26 June 2022 4:00pm

5:30pm

4 Fourth Village Square Meeting SiBAN Secretariat Sunday 28 August 2022 4:00pm

5:30pm

5. Fifth Village Square Meeting SiBAN Secretariat Sunday 30 October 2022 4:00pm

5:30pm

6. Sixth Village Square Meeting SiBAN Secretariat Sunday 18 December 2022 4:00pm

5:30pm

Note: On unavoidable occasions, the date, time, or both may change depending on the availability of all required resources for the meeting. In such rare occasions, this will be appropriately communicated by the SiBAN Secretariat before schedule. On the President’s approval, the SiBAN Secretariat therefore reserves the right to amend or update this calendar accordingly.

NOTE: P2P Blockchain Conference, SiBAN’s annual blockchain conference, holds in June 2022. 

 

SiBAN Market Square

Open to both members and nonmembers, SiBAN Market Square is a SiBAN program, other than SiBAN Village Square and SiBAN Palace, on various aspects of blockchain and cryptocurrency. It is free and open to both members and non-members. Members who attend and participate in SiBAN Market Square will earn 2.5 points. With a total of 6 Market Square events a year, there are 15 maximum points available in 2022. Members who earn more than half of the total points available in a 12-month period will be rewarded with a SiBAN Active Market Square Stakeholder Recognition. Members with the highest number of Active Market Square Stakeholder Recognition are entitled to extra benefits such as special invitations to events by SiBAN or SiBAN’s partner organizations and network. 

Venue

SiBAN Market Square is hosted by SiBAN on Zoom: 

Zoom meeting link will also be published both in all SiBAN’s channels and publicly before each program date.

Anchor and Panelists

SiBAN Market Square will have guests from in and outside SiBAN community and Nigeria’s emerging blockchain industry. It will be anchored by a SiBAN representative and facilitated by panelists who have a fine understanding of the topic for discussion.

Time and Dates

SiBAN Market Square will hold every 2 months (bi-monthly) throughout the year 2022, starting Saturday 29 January 2022.

Sponsors

Brands in and outside the SiBAN community may support the program through sponsorships. Sponsors will have their logos on program flyer, enjoy recognition on all SiBAN channels, and be entitled to have its banner projected at the virtual event. SiBAN reserves the right to accept or not accept sponsorships. For sponsorships, email media@siban.org or send WhatsApp message to +2348149727591. (Corporate members of SiBAN will enjoy special offers.)

Please see SiBAN Market Square 2022 calendar below:

Calendar of SiBAN Market Square Events

SN Topic Facilitator Date Time
1. The demonization and stigmatization of cryptocurrency in Nigeria: A regulatory policy or malicious attack? 

Register in advance for this event:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEoc-2oqDgtGNyweLxnsPKVX0r_PNUEzf_E

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

SiBAN Policy & Regulations Committee Saturday 29 January 2022 11:30am–1:30pm
2. The Metaverse: Keep safe from hype, scam, and pumps. Focusing on the real value.

Register in advance for this event:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsdeGurzgiGtHArEmmKfmH7ysvt1Ezcj55

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

SiBAN Blockchain Education & Adoption Committee Saturday 26 March 2022 11:30am

1:30pm

(WAT)

3. Homegrown blockchain & crypto projects: How can local projects become global brands?

Register in advance for this event:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqcO-pqjojHNeklFMvtCVG6FTYci7MB4TA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

SiBAN Projects, Funding & Partnership Committee Saturday 28 May 2022 11:30am

1:30pm

(WAT)

4. Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering Laws (AML) Compliance for Virtual Asset service Providers (VASPs): Is it working?

Register in advance for this event:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMld-Cppz4vE9Euga8qOhtvsDIzb-f4XPPo

 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

SiBAN Policy & Regulations Committee Saturday  30 July 2022 11:30am

1:30pm

(WAT)

5. Crypto trading and law enforcement agencies in Nigeria: Separating legitimate traders from bad actors in the crypto market

Register in advance for this event:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUoceGsqz4rE9Z2XdyrnAqYquHNevxR6d3b

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

SiBAN Blockchain Education & Adoption Committee Saturday 24 September 2022 11:30am

1:30pm

(WAT)

6. Decentralized Finance (DeFi): An Alternative to Financial Inclusion or a Rebellious Child to  Regulation?

Register in advance for this event:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkde-gpzMqGdKLpYt_3Uso8hHeoGKCaiSY

 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

SiBAN Blockchain Education & Adoption Committee and SiBAN Policy & Regulations Committee Saturday 26 November 2022 11:30am

1:30pm

(WAT)

 

Note: On unavoidable occasions, the topic, date, or time (or all three of these) may change depending on the availability of all required resources for the program. In such rare occasions, this will be appropriately communicated by the SiBAN Secretariat before schedule. On the President’s approval, the SiBAN Secretariat therefore reserves the right to amend or update this calendar accordingly.

NOTE: P2P Blockchain Conference, SiBAN’s annual blockchain conference, holds in June 2022. 

 

SiBAN Palace

This is a paid program. While members will pay a discounted fee with up to 50% discount, nonmembers will pay the full fee. SiBAN Palace will include capacity training and business support programs facilitated by invited resource persons. Members who register for and participate in SiBAN Palace will earn 4 points. Members who earn up to half of the total points available in a 12-month period will be rewarded with a SiBAN Exclusive Stakeholder Recognition. Members with Exclusive Stakeholder Recognitions are entitled to extra benefits such as special discounts on subsequent SiBAN Palace events.

Venue

SiBAN Palace is hosted by SiBAN on Zoom. Zoom meeting link will be circulated to delegates who have paid for and registered for the event.

Facilitator & Resource Persons

SiBAN Palace will be facilitated by the facilitators and resource person(s) who have demonstrated experience and expertise in the relevant field.

Time and Dates

SiBAN Palace events will hold soon after it is arranged by SiBAN in collaboration with the facilitator and resource persons.

Sponsors

Brands in and outside the SiBAN community may support the program through sponsorships. Sponsors will have their logos on program flyer, enjoy recognition on all SiBAN channels, and be entitled to have its banner projected at the virtual event. SiBAN reserves the right to accept or not accept sponsorships. For sponsorships, email media@siban.org or send WhatsApp message to +2348149727591. (Corporate members of SiBAN will enjoy special offers.)

Please see SiBAN Palace 2022 calendar below:

Calendar of SiBAN Palace Programs

SN Topic, Facilitator, and Fees Host Date Time
1. Program: Certified Cryptocurrency Compliance Specialist (3Cs) 

Facilitator: A&D Forensics in collaboration with SiBAN

Resource Person(s): Adedeji Owonibi, Senior Partner, A&D Forensics

Purpose: To assist exchanges, over the counter (OTC) traders, and merchants to become compliant with Financial Assets Task Force (FATF) travel rule. 

Fee: $1100 per delegate (special discount for registered SiBAN members only. Regular fee is $1400)

Mode: On site (Abuja FCT)

More details: https://adforensics.com.ng/3cs/

SiBAN Blockchain Education & Adoption Committee and SiBAN Policy & Regulations Committee 17–22 January 2022 9:00am to 4:00pm daily

(Each day has two sessions. Morning session, brunch/break. Then the second session, lunch)

2. Program: Blockchain & Crypto Startup Funding Opportunities and How to Access Them

Facilitator: Franklin Peters

Resource Person(s): Kevin Ekhalufoh

Purpose: To expose SIBAN registered startups to various funding opportunities and give them professional guidance on how to access them with ease.

Fee: $500 for registered SIBAN members, $1000 for the general public who wants to participate.

Mode: Virtual

SIBAN Projects, Funding & Partnership Committee 18-19 February 2022 12:00 to 3pm Daily

 

Other SiBAN Palace programs will be included in the calendar in the course of the year. To submit your program for possible inclusion, please contact media@siban.org.ng.

Note: On unavoidable occasions, the topic, date, or time (or all three of these) may change depending on the availability of all required resources for the program. In such rare occasions, this will be appropriately communicated by the SiBAN Secretariat before schedule. On the President’s approval, the SiBAN Secretariat therefore reserves the right to amend or update this calendar accordingly.

NOTE: P2P Blockchain Conference, SiBAN’s annual blockchain conference, holds in June 2022. 

 

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