Comparing Models of CBDCs (Panel)

Comparing Models of CBDCs (Panel)

Industry Insights: Comparing Models of CBDCs (Panel)

The digitalization of payments is one of the most discussed topics recently, although it entails an enormous demand for infrastructural automatization. After seemingly arbitrary growth in the small-cap crypto trading sphere, rational adaptation opportunities come through that stand in line with the big hopes people had in digital currencies at their very beginning. Finally, the dream of DLT-backed currencies and fairly, those who dreamt of it, come with optimism and hard facts about the advantages, while already conquering the challenges.

About the lecturers

Philipp Hartmannsgruber is Advisor to the Executive Board at DSGV for Programmable Money/Digital Euro, Founder & Managing Partner at PJAH Consulting, Taskforce DeFi & NFT at ITSA, and host of Cryptoberfest (Rolling Cryptos). In the past, he accomplished his M.Sc. in Finance & Accounting and his B.A. in Economics.

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Jürgen Schaaf is advisor to the Senior Management of the Market Infrastructure and payments business area of the ECB. Before he was Counsellor to the Executive Board of the ECB. Until January 2014 he was also Secretary of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) Project Team.
Before he joined the ECB, he was Personal Adviser to the Governor of Banque centrale du Luxembourg (BCL). In previous occupations, he worked as an ECB watcher at Börsen-Zeitung and Senior Economist at Deutsche Bank. Dr. Schaaf studied economics in Marburg and Canterbury (University of Kent) and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Phillips University Marburg.

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Prof. Dr. Peter Bofinger is a senior professor for Economics at Würzburg University. From 2004 to 2019 he was a Member of the German Council of Economic Experts and from 1991 to 2020 Chair for Economics, Money, and International Economic Relations at Uni Würzburg. Before, he was Economist at Deutsche Bundesbank from 1985 to 1990.

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Dr. Jan Rosam is Partner at EY and leads the Financial Services Capital Markets & Investment Banking Consulting practice in Germany. Additionally, Jan is responsible for EY's Financial Services Emerging Technology Consulting offerings around Cloud, Blockchain, and quantum computing in Germany. Jan has more than 15 years of experience within Capital Markets / Investment banking / Technology sector and holds a Ph.D. in mathematics & computer science.

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Dr. Agata Ferreira is a Chief Legal Officer at She is an international lawyer with a Ph.D. degree, advisor, scholar, and university assistant professor focusing on legal and regulatory issues related to blockchain, DeFi, and Web 3.0. Agata obtained legal education and experience in several jurisdictions. She spent several years practicing law in the London financial sector, at the leading law firm Clifford Chance and the investment bank Credit Suisse. She is also a member of the advisory council at Blockchain for Europe and a member of an expert panel at the EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum. She is an assistant professor at the Warsaw University of Technology and a guest professor at many other universities in Europe.

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