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Conference on Stablecoins, Libra and Central Banks

Join us on Thursday 19 September to learn about the future of money in the Digital Age and the role of Switzerland in securing it.

Stablecoins are a fast growing sector of the cryptocurrency market, worth $186 billion. The amount of stablecoins has rapidly grown throughout the past two years: 200+ projects have been announced since 2017 and 66 public and active stablecoins are currently in circulation

Debates about Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) are now gathering great attention worldwide.

Facebook announced Libra, saying it will be a “stablecoin” backed by a “basket of financial assets".

With the growing interest in the topic, we are bringing together leading experts in the areas of stablecoins, digital money, and blockchain security (40+ specialized companies in Switzerland) in order to foster learning and provoke meaningful conversations.

Attend to:

  • Learn about stablecoins, CBDC, Libra and the need for directing the power of digitalization;

  • Meet the leading minds in the digital assets and blockchain security domains;

  • Gain insights into the leading role of Switzerland in securing the money of the future

Agenda:

  • 17:45 Doors Open (Ernest Boninchi auditorium, ground floor: M R080)
  • 18:00 Keynote Talk by Kalin Nicolov, SICPA: Stablecoins: The Final Destination of Digital Currencies or an Intermediary Milestone?
  • 18:25 Panel Discussion: The Role of Switzerland in Securing the Money of the Future, moderated by prof. Olivier Scaillet
  • 19:00 Closing Remarks and Networking

Information and registration

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September 19, 2019
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