The path to CBDC: what we can learn from pilot projects

The path to CBDC: what we can learn from pilot projects

Roundtable   Washington D.C.   North America
  Fri 14 Apr 2023 07:00 - 08:30

Successful central bank digital currency implementation and adoption will rely on a myriad of interconnecting factors and a well-orchestrated execution.

OMFIF’s Digital Monetary Institute and Giesecke+Devrient are convening a private roundtable to explore key design criteria to ensure user adoption, finding the right balance between challenges, motivations and opportunities for all stakeholders in the future CBDC ecosystem. It also examines what we have learned from the various pilot programmes and CBDCs that have already launched.

Fabio Araujo, economist and director of the Digital Real project at the Banco Central do Brasil, shares insights from the LIFT Challenge, which evaluated digital real uses cases including programmability and dual offline payments.

This meeting allows for informal exchanges and a better appreciation of participants’ viewpoints. The roundtable is off the record, held under the Chatham House Rule and for representatives primarily from central banks and multilateral organisations.

07:00- 08:30 (Washington DC)

Fabio Araujo
Economist and Director of the Digital Real project
Banco Central do Brasil
Raoul-Thomas Herborg
Managing Director CBDC
Giesecke+Devrient Currency Technology

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This discussion is part of the OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute. The OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute is a high-level forum which convenes key policy-makers, technology experts, investors and regulators to explore the challenges, opportunities and implications of digital finance in the 2020s. See more information on OMFIF’s DMI here. Please contact directly for membership details or register your interest below and we’ll be in touch.

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