The SBI Media Workshop has stated it will likely be driving on concept of blockchain for the third version in its collection, which has been scheduled to carry on December 3, 2022 in Ikeja, Lagos.
In an announcement by SBI Media, statistically, cryptocurrency is the largest use case of blockchain know-how.
This yr, CEO of SBI Media, Rotimi Bankole and his workforce stated they’ve scoped the business and the economic system, and decided that the theme for this yr, Media within the Blockchain Period, is a potential recreation changer that contributors should be geared up for.
“It’s projected that blockchain know-how will increase the share of income captured by content material creators and producers by offering progressive mechanisms for possession and monetisation. Therefore, drawing from our final version the place we guided contributors to make the swap to video, it’s crucial that we additional equip younger media entrepreneurs and professionals with the information and abilities to make the most of the of the revolutionary outcomes that blockchain know-how guarantees for this sector,” stated Bankole.
He additional expressed his perception that, throughout the media business, many corporations and shoppers may battle to determine and adapt to this new age of digital transformation, and pressured that SBI Media Workshop will maybe be one of many first platforms in Nigeria to coach contributors within the space.
“This version of SBI Media Workshop,” stated Bankole, “will give attention to three broad areas: the interface between blockchain know-how and media; the way forward for funds, digital media, and blockchain; and entrepreneurship alternatives within the blockchain ecosystem.”
While the organisers promised to disclose the line-up of facilitators for this yr’s occasion, Bankole, has introduced that there will probably be extra interactions amongst contributors through extra hearth chats. “Apart from these advantages on supply on the Workshop, a grant of N2 million in BNB will probably be distributed amongst contributors who generate probably the most possible concepts in the midst of the Workshop,” stated Bankole.
‘‘With a nationwide schooling system that was crippled for over eight months, following the protracted strike by the Educational Employees Union of Universities (ASUU), in addition to rising unemployment price within the nation, Bankole stated the SBI Media Workshop will probably be an oasis to a whole bunch of contributors who will probably be attending in-person on the venue, and a whole bunch extra who will be capable to take part on-line through Fb, Instagram and YouTube livestreams.
Whereas noting that the Workshops was designed for folks between the ages of 18 and 35, he added that the topic for 2022 was rigorously decided to supply contributors with cutting-edge info, business interactions, and assist to remain forward within the media area. This, Bankole noticed, is especially as a result of blockchain know-how is about to disrupt a number of elements of the media business, from content material creation, mental property monitoring, dissemination, and monetisation,’’ the assertion learn partially.
Based in 2020 by Rotimi Bankole, CEO of SBI Media, the yearly occasion, which affords free coaching to budding media entrepreneurs and professionals for a future within the media sector, is notable for being the one one in every of its type within the business.
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