The Digitisation of Money is an exciting developing that people hope could have substantial positive effects on the economy. The expectation is that transaction costs fall further, shaving off billions in costs.
Other potential benefits might include the real-time monitoring of economic activity, making monetary and fiscal policy both accountable, and more effective. On the other hand, there is an entire array of risks and issues that need to be addressed.
What is the role of the (central)banks, how is liquidity provided in this market, how can payments be made more convenient and with it what will be the dominant technology and how can it be secured against being used for criminal activity. These are some of the questions which will need to be solved and which we will address in this event.
16.00: Welcome by Lars Ohnemus, Head of Center for Corporate Governance, CBS
16.05: Monetary Systems - are there any news?, Lars Christensen, Economist
16.20: Crypto Currency, Vice, and Money Laundering, Tom Kirchmaier, Professor, Center for
Corporate Governance, CBS
16.35: Cloud Crypto Land: Why blockchain technology won’t revolutionise our financial
system, Edmund Schuster, Associate Professor, London School of Economics
16.50: Tales from the Crypto: a brief history of digital assets, from Diablo’s Auction House to
Present Day Exchanges, João Mota, Business Developer, Void Software
17.05: Two Worlds Living Together: Crypto Currencies and Central Bank Digital Currencies, Jonas
Hedman, Professor, Department of Digitalization, CBS
17.20: Morten Spange, Chief Monetary Policy Advisor, Danish Central Bank
17.35: Panel discussion with: Edmund Schuster, João Mota, Jonas Hedman, Tom Kirchmaier,
Morten Spange and guest Henrik Aasted Sørensen from e-Money.
Moderator: Lars Ohnemus
18.15: Reception and Networking