Blockchain, Crypto and CBDC Impact on Monetary Policy

Event details & Booking

  • Name: Blockchain, Crypto and CBDC Impact on Monetary Policy
  • Date: 20 April 2021
  • Time: 17:30 - 19:30 BST
  • Location: Online
  • Price: Free
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About this event

Join academics, students and industry practitioners to discuss current trends in wealth management and global finance. Explore recent issues and technological disruptions reshaping the world of currency – in particular, Blockchain, Crypto and CBDC – and debate their effect on UK and global economies and monetary policies.


Event Speakers


17:30 - 17:35

Regent's University London

Keynote Speeches on CBDC

17:35 - 18:20

Keynote Speech 1: Jim Cunha, Senior VP, Secure Payments and FinTech, Boston Fed 

Keynote Speech 2: Dr Thomas Moser, Alternate Member of the Governing Board,  Swiss National Bank

Keynote Speech 3: Professor Massimo Buonomo, Former UN Global expert in blockchain, cryptocurrencies, CBDCs, Artificial Intelligence, Professor in Finance    

Presentations on Crypto and Blockchain

18:20 - 18:40

Nicola Marinelli, Assistant Professor in Finance, Regent’s University London

Dr Jacob H Schmidt – BTC and blockchain for wealth management - applications and diversifier 
Assistant Professor in Finance, Regent’s University & Deputy Director of the Regent’s University London Research Centre for Applied Finance & Banking  

Panel Discussion and Q&A

18:40 - 19:25

With Jim Cunha, Thomas Moser, Massimo Buonomo, Nicola Marinelli, Jacob H Schmidt 

Moderator: Dr Elias Boukrami, Regent’s University London  

Closing Remarks

19:25 - 19:30

Regent's University London