22nd March 2022

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Agenda for Digital Currencies 360

DIGITAL CURRENCIES 360 AGENDA

How will digital currencies transform payments?

0800

Registration

0850

Welcome address from The Payments Association

Tony Craddock, Director General, The Payments Association

Chair: Matthew Key, Independent Advisor

0900

Global digital currencies – competing economic visions of the future of money and payments

Alistair Milne, Professor, Loughborough School of Business and Economics

 

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0920

Panel session: A new era for money – Exploring the use cases for and the roadblocks against the development of a retail CBDC for the UK

 

Video Opening by Lisa Cameron MP, Chair, Crypto and Digital Assets APPG

Moderator: Robert Courtneidge, Syndicate Director, The Payments Association

Paul Sisnett, CEO, paywith.glass

Amit Sharma, Founder and CEO, FinClusive

Alison Conway, Head of Strategic Development, Trust Payments

Kunal Jhanji, Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group

1020

Presentation: Digital Currency: What, Why, How, Who, Where and When?

Dave Birch, Director of Innovation & Global Ambassador, Consult Hyperion

1040

Keynote presentation: Integrating today and tomorrow: the importance of interoperability to support mainstream adoption.

Martin Etheridge, SVP Product Development, Blockchain and Digital Asset Products, Mastercard

1100

Break

1130

Opening address: Regulatory Framework Conditions and Opportunities for Financial Innovation

 Marcus Rothen, Head of the Economic, Finance, Science & Innovation Department, Counsellor, Swiss Embassy London

 

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1150

Panel session: How to regulate for innovation in Crypto?

Moderator: Peter Howitt, Managing Director, Ince

Nilixa Devlukia, Founder, Payments Solved

Austin Elwood, Manager – Payments Policy, UK Finance

Helene Oger-Zaher, Payments Policy Manager, FCA

Matthew Gravelle, Director of Group Public and Regulatory Affairs, Standard Chartered

1230

Fireside chat: Digital currencies – a real security risk for everyone or a threat to those who monopolise the current status quo?

Moderator: Bob Blower, CEO designate, Clarency

Tord Coucheron, CTO and Co-Founder, UNITE

1250

Networking lunch

1400

Opening address: Shiv Chowla, Senior Manager for CBDC, Bank of England

1410

Panel session:  Are CBDCs and Stablecoins the catalyst to digital currency becoming a mainstream method of payment and wealth management?

Moderator: Dave Birch, Director of Innovation & Global Ambassador, Consult Hyperion

Lee McNabb, Head of Payments Strategy & Research, NatWest

Richard Crook, Chief Operating Officer, BCB Group

Shiv Chowla, Senior Manager for CBDC, Bank of England

Martin Etheridge, SVP Product Development, Blockchain and Digital Asset Products, Mastercard

Ciara Conway, Chief Architect, Aviva

1510

Networking coffee break

1600

Panel session: Are digital currencies the new opportunity for banks to differentiate their services?

Moderator: Bob Blower, CEO designate, Clarency

Elizabeth Rossiello, CEO and Founder, AZA Finance

Steven Marshall, Chief Product & Network Officer , Crown Agents Bank

Jannah Patchay, Policy Lead & Member of originating team, Digital Pound Foundation

1650

Closing remarks

Tony Craddock, Director General, The Payments Association

1700

Networking drinks reception

1800

End of Digital Currencies 360