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U of T Munk School Hosts The Future of Money on April 4, 2024 in Toronto

U of T’s Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy is hosting its renowned conference “The Future of Money” in Toronto on April 4, 2024 at Koerner Hall. The full-day event will gather to...

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Money has built society since the dawn of civilization and is therefore fit-for-purpose. Yet, the underlying technology of money and currency is being re-invented with far-reaching consequences for the world. This event seeks to host that important conversation.

TORONTO: U of T’s Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy is hosting its renowned conference “The Future of Money” in Toronto on April 4, 2024 at Koerner Hall. The full-day event will gather together international scholars, governors of global central banks, chief executives from top Canadian banks, fintech and AI companies, government officials and heads of regulators. Click here to purchase tickets to the conference and here for a full list of other participants and speakers to date, which includes:

  • Peter Loewen, Director, Munk School;
  • Jeremy Wilmot, President and Chief Executive Officer, Interac Corp.;
  • Mathew Mehrotra, Chief Digital Officer, BMO;
  • Raman Rai, Managing Partner, Financial Services, Deloitte;
  • Jordan Jacobs, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Radical Ventures, Co-Founder of Layer 6 and the Vector Institute for AI, Director CIFAR, founding investor & board director, Cohere;
  • Dr. Ernest Addison, Board Chair & Governor, Bank of Ghana;
  • Kofi Adjepong-Boateng, Former Vice Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank Group and Research Associate, Centre for Financial History, Cambridge University. Former Chair, Policy Committee, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford;
  • Miguel Díaz, Head of the BIS Innovation Hub Toronto Centre, Bank for International Settlements (Basel, Switzerland);
  • Faryar Shirzad, Chief Policy Officer, Coinbase;
  • Alex Tapscott, Author, Web3, Co-Founder, Blockchain Research Institute. Managing Director, Ninepoint Partners

"We are excited to be continuing this series in Toronto, a city with a robust financial ecosystem and a known innovative spirit," says Peter Loewen, Director of the Munk School.

The event takes place 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario covering these three topics for discussion:

  • The Future of Money: Understanding how open banking, digital currencies and payment modernization can foster economic innovation while preserving stability and rethinking the fundamental purpose of money in society.
  • The Future of Currency: Exploring with global central banks the future of the international monetary system and the high-stakes geopolitical contest of currencies.
  • The Future of AI: Stewardship of beneficial and responsible artificial intelligence to realize the economic and social promise of this powerful technology.

The Future of Money at Munk School is made possible by Canada's leading innovators and brands, including Deloitte, Interac, Royal Bank of Canada, Talk Shop Media, Visa, NDAX, Coinbase, Cohere, KOHO, Radical Ventures, Softchoice, Interac, Questrade, Wealthsimple, Desjardins, Snowflake, Gowling WLG, Bitbuy, and Coinsquare.

For more information about the conference visit www.thefutureofmoney.ca. Tickets for the conference are available for purchase at www.rcmusic.com/events-and-performances/the-future-of-money.

About University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy:

The Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto is a leader in interdisciplinary research, teaching and global engagement. Established in 2010 through a landmark gift by Peter and Melanie Munk, the Munk School's mission is to be a leader in contributing innovative ideas that help to solve major issues facing the global community.

Fonte: Business Wire

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