Windows on the River 2000 Sycamore Street
Windows on the River 2000 Sycamore Street, 2000 Sycamore St, Cleveland, OH 44113, USA

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Event Date Wed Jul 28 EDT (3 months ago)
Location Windows on the River 2000 Sycamore Street
2000 Sycamore St, Cleveland, OH 44113, USA
Region Americas

Central banks have been providing trusted money to the public for hundreds of years as part of their public policy objectives. It offers a common unit of account, store of value, and medium of exchange for the sale of goods and services and settlement of financial transactions. To evolve and pursue their public policy objectives in a digital world, central banks are actively researching the pros and cons of offering a digital currency to the public (a “general purpose” central bank digital currency (CBDC)).

• Profit from new opportunities from new Central Bank Digital Currency projects and rollouts in various countries
• Receive the latest updates on key digital currency governance challenges and regulations
• Discover the latest exciting technologies and global readiness to adopt digital currencies, the extent to which regulation should support innovation and some prerequisites for financial inclusion
• Learn how digital currencies are poised to have an impact on the financial system from central banks that are exploring the benefits and drawbacks of central bank digital currency
• Connect with an influential community of central bank governors, academics, financial market representatives, journalists and others to exchange views on current policy issues and discuss the Forum’s key topic from a longer-term perspective


2021 Speakers


Tamara Singh
Founder, W3 CDD

Jason Lee
Chief Operating Officer, Algorand Foundation

Simon Hess
Vice Chairman, German NGO Monetative

Ratul Roshan
Legal Associate, KARM Legal Consultants

Tanvi Ratna
Founder & CEO, Policy 4.0

Raúl Morales Resendiz
Manager | Financial Markets and Infrastructures, CEMLA, Mexico

Thomas Kudrycki
Co-founder and Chief Technology Office, eCurrency, US

Zennon Kapron
Founder / Director, Kapronasia

Carmelle Cadet
Founder & CEO, EMTECH

Eric Nguyen
Senior Manager Robotic Process Automation, Synergy Group Australia

Dr. Jiaying Christine Jiang
Co-leader of the Central Bank Digital Currency Project China Center, Yale Law School

Mike Khan, CPA
Executive Director, Business Management, Finance and Program Governance Client Engagement Group, Australian Taxation Office

Sonja Davidovic
Economist & Digital Expert on Transformative Technologies, IT Department, International Monetary Fund

Ratna Sahay
Deputy Director, International Monetary Fund

Francisco Rivadeneyra
Director for CBDC and FinTech Policy, Bank of Canada

Shiv Chowla
Senior Manager for Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), Bank of England

Matthew Lovatt
Exco Member, Singapore Fintech Association

Syed Musheer Ahmed
Co-founder and Board Member, Fintech Association of Hong Kong

Rajesh Bansal
Senior Adviser, Carnegie India

Dr. Albert Amanollahnejad
Professor, Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors


Association Partner

Media Partner

Participating Company:
• eCurrency
• Fintech Association
• Carnegie
• Synergy Group
• Yale Law