The first Blockchain and the Islamic Perspective Conference is due to be held at the Al Baraka Bank, Durban on April 21. Among the keynote speakers are Dr Ariff Ismail, head of Fintech at the South African Reserve Bank, Justin Clarke, Co-Founder of Private Property and One Africa Media, Nicholas Allen, co-founder and chief executive officer of Avantcore. Also in the line up of a speakers is Nevellan Moodley, an associate director of Blockchain Lead at KPMG, Sonya Kuhnel, founder and Managing Director of Blockchain Academy and Sheik Joe Bradford, American scholar of Islam and ethical investment advisor. Mufti Umair Patel of the Jamiathul Ulama of South Africa, Mufti Faraz Adam, Director of Amanah Finance and consultant in Islamic Finance and Shaikh Mahomed Shoaib Omar. Registration is at 8.30am.