The New New Thing: Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and Decentralized Finance

Just Economy Conference – May 10, 2021


Blockchain technology is one of the major disruptors in financial services. By decentralizing information in secure locations, using networks that can continuously validate data, blockchains can reduce operational costs and improve on many aspects of record keeping. Join this panel to learn from a regulator, a policymaker and a CEO on how these tools may create opportunities to advance financial inclusion. To facilitate a broad discussion, the panelists will explain some of the foundational facts about digital currency, blockchain, decentralized finance and distributed ledgers. Hear how blockchain can overcome problems that have kept some people on the sideline. The panel will also consider the challenges and opportunities of Central Bank Digital Currencies.

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