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2nd Edition of DC³ Conference – From Cryptocurrencies to Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

The International Telecommunication Union organized  the second edition of the  “DC3 Conference – From Cryptocurrencies to Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)​” took place virtually from 24 - 27 January 2023.  The DC3 Conference was organised as part of the activities of the the Digital Currency Global Initiative which is a joint collaboration between the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Future of Digital Currency Initiative at Stanford University.

The DC3 Conference aimed to bring together industry thought leaders, policy makers, standards development bodies, international organisations, Central Banks, digital currency platform providers, stablecoins and cryptocurrency industry experts to exchange and share their experiences and pilot project implementations. It also provided an interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, and industry to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends and standards as well as practical challenges encountered, and solutions adopted in the fields of digital currencies.

The conference highlighted the work of the Digital Currency Global Initiative as well as emerging industry trends and initiatives in digital currencies, in particular, with regards to:
The four-days event consisted of:   ​​Participation in the conference was free of charge and open to all ITU Member States, Sector Members, Associates and Academic Institutions and to any individual from a country that is a member of ITU, who wishes to contribute to the work. 


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