CBDC Symposium - Gillmore Centre (Warwick) and Bank of England - Friday 7 May 2021 (14:00-16:00 UK Time)

Conference date

07 May 2021

Location

Virtual - Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Description

Symposium on Central Bank Digital Currencies

Organized by the Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology (Warwick) with the Bank of England

Friday 7 May, 2021: 14:00-16:00 (UK time)

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are being developed and launched as digital forms of sovereign currencies worldwide. CBDCs have the potential to profoundly impact economies and reshape financial and payment systems globally. This online symposium explores the latest developments in CBDC from industry, policy, and academic research perspectives.

SPEAKERS
Simon Collins, Mastercard
Darrell Duffie, Stanford University
Michael Kumhof, Bank of England

REGISTRATION
Free Event
Registration Required at: https://www.wbs.ac.uk/events/view/7001

PROGRAMME
Simon Collins (Mastercard): Ecosystem Orchestration & Implications for CBDC’s
- Applying Mastercard’s learnings from orchestrating multi-sided payment ecosystems to critical principles for developing CBDCs.

Darrell Duffie (Stanford): Perspectives on China's Digital Currency Electronic Payment System
- Addressing motives and global implications for China's recently launched CBDC (DC/EP).

Michael Kumhof (Bank of England): The Macroeconomics of Central Bank Issued Digital Currencies
- Calibrating the impact on GDP and addressing risks to banks of interest-bearing CBDC used as a second monetary policy tool.

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Simon Collins, Senior Vice President of Franchise Innovation at Mastercard
Darrell Duffie, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management and Professor of Finance at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business
Michael Kumhof, Senior Research Advisor, Research Hub of the Bank of England

Additional Information

Registration Required at: https://www.wbs.ac.uk/events/view/7001
Agenda: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/wbs/subjects/ism/gillmore_centre/webinar_v/