On July 1, we will host the MIT CBDC Symposium, convening a global group of experts to look beyond the hype and dig into how we can and should implement Central Bank Digital Currencies sustainably. We will focus our discussion on how CBDCs can solve challenges related to commerce, financial inclusion, financial crimes and privacy.
Please find more information about the symposium attached.
Prof. Sandy Pentland
Dr. Thomas Hardjono
8:00 - 9:00 – Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 – Opening Remarks by Prof. Sandy Pentland
9:30 - 10:00 – Keynote Presentation
Theme 1 - Setting the Stage
10:00 - 11:00 – CBDC and the Future of Global Commerce, Will CBDCs promote global trade?
11:00 - 12:00 – Web 3.0 as the Foundation for CBDCs, How will CBDC’s fit into our digital future?
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch & Research Presentations
Theme 2 – The Social & Regulatory Dimension of CBDCs
1:00 - 2:00 – AML, Travel Rule & the Promise of Regulation by
Design. How can technical and regulatory design choices for CBDCs prevent
2:00 - 3:00 – Financial Inclusion and Global Development
Can CBDCs promote financial inclusion and enable international
investment and development?
3:00 - 4:00 – Data trusts, neutral third parties and the role of MIT
How will CBDCs ensure data privacy, digital rights and academic
4:00 - 4:30 – Closing Remarks
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