08:30 - 09:00||Registration|
|09:00 - 09:45||
Opening FG DFC Meeting & Workshop: Plenary Session
- Welcome remarks
Bilel Jamoussi, Chief Study Groups Department, ITU/TSB [
Robert Hockett, Professor, Director of Cornell Program for Regulation of Financial Institutions and Financial Markets
David Wen, Chairman, ITU-T FG DFC [
- Approval of Agenda
- Administrative Logistics
- Document Allocation
|09:45 - 10:30||Keynote addresses
“New Ideas about Digital Cash”,
David Chaum, Founder, DigiCash
|10:30 - 10:45||Coffee Break|
|10:45 - 11:30||DFC Roundtable: Current Trends & the US Perspective
Remarks and discussion of the promise and potential implications of a Central Bank issued Digital Currency. We feature local experts from the United States to shed light on several US perspectives.
Remarks & Moderation:
Larry Rufrano, Executive Director, Advanced Financial Technology Lab, Stanford University [ Presentation ]
Response & Discussion:
- Antoine Martin, Federal Reserve Bank of New York [ Biography I Presentation ]
- Ylva Sovik, Director in Financial Stability, Norges Bank
- Daniel Reiss,Central Bank of Brazil [ Presentation ]
|11:30 - 12:15||
Case: The State of DFC Implementation in China|
People's Bank of China (PBOC) has been a leader in thinking strategically about DFC deployments at a large scale with a mixture of heavy cash use and robust and growing use of mobile payments. This will highlight PBOC's efforts in meting these challenges.
Yao Qian,Vice Director-General of Technology Department, People's Bank of China [ Presentation ]
|12:15 - 13:15||
|13:15 - 13:55||Case: Sweden’s eKrona Project|
Riksbank is leading the world in piloting DFC with the eKrona project. In this talk, they describe the fundamental requirements of a Central Bank Digital Currency, which they articulated prior to piloting.
Gabriela Guibourg, Head of Analysis and Policy Division, Payments Department, Sveriges Riksbank [ Presentation ]
13:55 - 14:35||Case: CBDB in Norway: A Case for Financial Stability|
Based in their Whitepaper
Central Bank Digital Currencies, Norwegian Central Bank authorities discuss DFC in the context of financial stability.
“Digitalization and the provision of central bank currency”,
Ylva Sovik, Director in Financial Stability, Norges Bank [ Presentation ]
|14:35 - 15:05||Case: Philippines: A Public Private Collaboration|
Philippines is leading an innovative, commercial bank driven ePiso Project using DFC technology within the context of the BSP Sandbox Model. Representatives from both RCBC and BSP join to present their active deployment with real customers and commercial payment providers.
- Margarita B. Lopez, First Senior Vice President, Digital Banking Group and Operations, Rizal Commercial and Banking Corp (RCBC) [ Presentation ]
- Melchor T. Plabasan, Deputy Director, Core Information Technology Specialist Group, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
[ Presentation ]
- Joey Mendoza, Lead ePiso Project, eCurrency [ Biography ]
|15:05 - 15:20||
|15:20 - 16:00||Case: Exploring the DFC Opportunity in Egypt|
Egypt is quickly advancing in digitizing its economy. In this session, Central Bank of Egypt describes a case of how they plan to leverage and advance this wave of digitization using DFC within its regulatory and legal frameworks.
Mohamed Helmy, Senior Business/Security Officer Central Bank Egypt [ Biography ]
|16:00 - 16:40||Case: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) TBD|
India is leading the world in Digital Identity. Prime Minister Modi’s Digital India Blueprint DFC is featured prominently as a key enabler. This whitepaper, currently in development, describes India’s plans for DFC implementation.
|16:40 - 17:20||Case: Central Bank of Brazil's DFC Vision|
Central Bank of Brazil has been studying global studies and is publishing a DFC taxonomy. In this session they present their taxonomy and vision for Brazil.
|17:20 - 18:00||Closing Discussion: Digital Fiat Currencies: Cross Border Implications|
A discussion of how a Digital Fiat Currency instrument might function in cross border cases.
Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California Berkeley [
Klaus Loeber, Head of Oversight, European Central Bank, Innovations Working Group CPMI
|18:00 - 19:30||Networking Cocktail|