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Bitcoin and Blockchain - is this the future of payment?


Mr. Nikolajsen will explain the fundamentals of Bitcoin, the new and popular virtual currency, and will elaborate on how it works, and how the underlying Blockchain/Concensus technology will likely impact both the issuance and transfer of value. In light of Bitcoin being granted the status of a "virtual currency" in Switzerland, which is accepted and used also at state and public levels, and with the Danish Central Bank considering to issue the 'Danish Krone' on the Blockchain, the topic of crypto-currencies and assets becomes ever more relevant.

World Banknote Summit 2018 in Frankfurt

The next World Banknote Summit will take place in the Westin Grand Hotel in Frankfurt from 24 – 26 September 2018.


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