What is a digital Pound really useful for?

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Date: 26 Jan 2023
Time: 4-5pm GMT
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Aside from simply digitising our national currency to bring it in line with the modern world, what is a digital currency actually useful for? How would a digital Pound make a concrete difference and add value to the way things operate today? Various benefits are put forward for Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) and new forms of digital money including delivering more efficient payment mechanisms, promoting financial inclusion, digitising trade and so on. In this webinar, we will hear from a range of practitioners who are piloting or implementing real-world use cases for a digital Pound and debate with a panel of experts around where CBDCs and privately-issued stablecoins can really deliver on these goals.

Speakers & Panellists

  • William Lorenz, Use Case Working Group Co-Lead, Digital Pound Foundation (Moderator)
  • James Wallis, Vice President, Central Bank Engagements and CBDCs, Ripple (Keynote Speaker)
  • Chris Ostrowski, CEO and Co-Founder, SODA (Panellist)
  • Jakub Zmuda, Chief Strategy Officer, Modulr (Panellist)
  • Andrew Dare, CTO Banking and Financial Markets Director Consulting Expert, CGI (Panellist)
  • Claire Conby, Executive Director and Chief Risk Officer, Billon (Panellist)
  • David Karney, Head of Digital Assets, Worldline (Panellist)

To register for this event please visit the following URL: https://therealizationgroup.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bUNBiegeRnSjx-QF7y_d9A →

Start Date

26 January 2023

End Date

26 January 2023

Organiser

Digital Pound Foundation

Location

Online Event

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