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Agenda*

 

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MONDAY, 26 JUNE 2017

15:00 – 17:00 Delegate Check-In | Hotel Foyer
17:00 – 19:00 Welcome Reception sponsored by ProgressSoft Corporation - Delegates are requested to assemble in the Hotel Lobby from 16:45, where we will set off for a short, 7-minute walk to the Welcome Reception venue | Level Eleven

 

TUESDAY, 27 JUNE 2017

All presentations/panel discussions take place in the Koepelchurch Plenary Hall

08:30 – 08:35 Currency Research Welcome and Introduction of Chairman by Marci Chavez, Currency Research
08:35 – 08:45 Chairman’s Welcome Address by Jean-Michel Godeffroy, CBPC Chairman
08:45 – 09:20 Keynote Speech by Yves Mersch, European Central Bank, followed by Questions & Answers
09:20 – 09:55

Keynote Speech: Convergence of Payment Systems Within and Across Borders – Potential Barriers and Design Consideration by Gottfried Leibbrandt, SWIFT, followed by Questions & Answers

 

09:55 – 11:10

Panel Discussion: What Is Next After RTGS?

Moderated by Gerry Gaetz, Payments Canada;
Panelists: Marc Bayle, European Central Bank, Richard Dzina, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Andrew Hauser, Bank of England;
Followed by Questions & Answers

11:10 – 11:55

Delegate Photograph and Coffee Break, sponsored by Giori Digital SA - Light snack and coffee/tea will be served | Koepelchurch Foyer

 

11:55 – 12:40

Panel Discussion: Is There A Future For Banks in Payments Processing?

Moderated by Jean-Michel Godeffroy, CBPC Chairman;
Panelists: Mark Buitenhek, ING Bank and Luke Olbrich, PayPal;
Followed by Questions & Answers

12:40 – 13:55

Delegate Lunch sponsored by ProgressSoft Corporation | Koepelchurch Upper Level

 

13:55 – 15:10

Panel Discussion: Will Real-time Retail Payments Cannibalise ACHs, Card Schemes And Even RTGS Systems?

Moderated by Craig Tillotson, Faster Payments Scheme Limited;
Panelists: Lorenza Martinez, Banco de México, Vitor Bento, European Card Payments Association, Steve Ledford, The Clearing House, and Hays Littlejohn, EBA Clearing;
Followed by Questions & Answers

15:10 – 15:40

Coffee Break sponsored by Giori Digital SA - Light snack and coffee/tea will be served | Koepelchurch Foyer

 

The Role of Central Banks in Financial Inclusion
Coordinated by Jean-Michel Godeffroy, CBPC Chairman

15:40 – 16:00 Massimo Cirasino, World Bank
16:00 – 16:20 Francis Wasa, Central Bank of Nigeria
16:20 – 16:40

Questions & Answers

18:30 – 21:00 Delegate Appreciation Dinner - Delegates are requested to assemble in the Hotel Lobby from 18:15, where we will set off for a short, 7-minute walk to the Delegate Appreciation Dinner venue | West Indian House

 

WEDNESDAY, 28 JUNE 2017

All presentations/panel discussions take place in the Koepelchurch Plenary Hall

08:30 – 09:05

Keynote Speech: Un-blocking the Chain’s Potential: What We’ve Learned from our DLT Research and Experiments by Carolyn A. Wilkins, Bank of Canada, followed by Questions & Answers

Blockchain Revolution: Policy and Business Implications of Digital Currencies and Distributed-Ledger Technologies
Coordinated by Jan Pilbauer, Payments Canada

09:05 – 09:25 Amor Sexton, Citi
09:25 – 09:45 Ron Berndsen, De Nederlandsche Bank
09:45 – 10:05 Adam Furgal, R3
10:05 – 10:20 Questions & Answers
10:20 – 10:50

Coffee Break sponsored by Giori Digital SA - Light snack and coffee/tea will be served | Koepelchurch Foyer

 

Central Banks as Catalysts for Payment Innovation
Coordinated by Michael Wakileh, ProgressSoft Corporation

10:50 – 11:10 The Federal Reserve’s Role as a Catalyst for Payments Improvement in the United States by Gordon Werkema, Federal Reserve System
11:10 – 11:30 The Singapore Payments Roadmap by Bernard Wee, Monetary Authority of Singapore
11:30 – 11:50 Progress Towards Real-Time Payments in Australia by Tony Richards, Reserve Bank of Australia
11:50 – 12:05

Questions & Answers

 

12:05 – 13:20

Delegate Lunch sponsored by Bluechain | Koepelchurch Upper Level

 

13:20 – 13:55

Resiliency and Business Continuity: How Far Should Central Banks Go? by Denis Beau, Banque de France, followed by Questions & Answers

 

Cashless Societies: Will We See Them? Is It A Dream Or A Nightmare For Central Banks?
Coordinated by Yoku Korsah, Bluechain

13:55 – 14:15 Old Soldiers Never Die by Björn Segendorf, Sveriges Riksbank
14:15 – 14:35 The Coinless Society Project in Korea – What are Coins Worth? By Kyle Kim, Bank of Korea
14:35 – 14:55 A Billion People, A Zillion Opportunities by Vasudevan Parameswaran, Reserve Bank of India
14:55 – 15:10

Questions & Answers

 

15:10 – 15:40

Coffee Break sponsored by Giori Digital SA - Light snack and coffee/tea will be served | Koepelchurch Foyer

 

15:40 – 16:15 Cyber Resilience in the Financial System by Petra Hielkema, De Nederlandsche Bank, followed by Questions & Answers
16:15 – 16:50 The Cognitive Bank by Vivek Bajaj, IBM Industry Platforms, followed by Questions & Answers
16:50 – 17:25

The Agenda of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure by Morten Bech, Bank for International Settlements (BIS), followed by Questions & Answers

 

17:25 – 17:35 Conference Closing by Jean-Michel Godeffroy, CBPC Chairman and Gonzalo Santamaria, Currency Research
17:35 – 19:30 Closing Cocktail Reception sponsored by Bluechain | Koepelcafé – Connected to Hotel

*Subject to change; accurate as of June 22, 2017

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PLEASE NOTE: This conference is closed to media and off-record.