WBS Keyvisual 2020 master Green

Please note: All sessions will be recorded and can be watched by registered delegates at a time of their convenience.









Monday, 22 November 2021

Banknotes as a payment instrument

Date & Time (CET)

Session title


13:45 – 14:00

World Banknote Summit Opening

Beat Attinger, World Banknote Summit

14:00 – 14:30

COVID-19 and cash usage in Belgium: have we reached an inflection point?

Prof. Leo van Hove, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

14:30 – 15:30

Currency management in crisis: the Covid-19 pandemic

Barbara Jaroszek, National Bank of Poland


Sencia Kaizemi-Rukata, Bank of Namibia


Alejandro Alegre, Banco de Mexico


Toby Davies, Bank of England

15:30 – 16:00


16:00 – 16:30

Shadow economy: what factors matter?

Lucas Devigne, Banque de France

16:30 – 17:00

World payments report 2021

Dr. Stefan Huch, Cap Gemini

17:00 – 17:30 Cash: a roadmap to sustainability
John Winchcombe


Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Banknotes in Production

Date & Time (CET)

Session title


10:00 – 10:30

Implementing an efficiency improvement project in a printing works

Thomas Scholler, Oesterreichische Banknoten- und Sicherheitsdruck GmbH

10:45 – 11:15

Transforming a state printing works into a system provider

Ondřej Hyršl, State Printing Works of Securities, State Company (STC)

11:30 – 12:00

Operational excellence in high security printing

Eckhard Braun, Falcon Concept Solutions

13:30 – 14:00

Closing the cycle - Sustainability starts from design

Dr. Andreas Schabauer, WTG

14:00 – 14:30

Digitalization in modern printing works

Paolo Salgari, Parvis

14:30 – 15:00


15:00 – 17:00

The Printer Forum (discussion platform accessible exclusively for security printers)

Chair : Sérgio São João, Valora PT

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

What does the future hold?

Date & Time (CET)

Session title


10:00 – 11:00

8 ideas to support cash in a changing payments landscape

David Hensley, Enryo


David Fagleman, Enryo

11:00 – 11:30

The future of cash: A novel approach to re-imagining the future

Guillaume Lepecq, Cash Essentials

14:00 – 14:30

Analogue money enabling digital payments

Mike Chambers, Northey Point Limited

14:30 – 14:50

What is a retail Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) ? A definition.

John Kiff, Former IMF financial expert

14:50 – 15:15

A global view of retail CBDC

John Kiff, Former IMF financial expert

15:15 – 15:45

Offline digital currency and hybrid banknotes – bridging the gap between physical and digital money

Franklin Noll, Noll Historical Consulting, LLC

15:45 – 16:45 Cash and CBDC: how will they co-exist?

Sharmyn Powell, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank


Scott Hendry, Bank of Canada


Jurgen Spaanderman, De Nederlandsche Bank


Chair: John Winchcombe, Reconnaissance


Closing speech

Beat Attinger, World Banknote Summit

Date & Venue

The World Banknote Summit will take place virtually, from 22 to 24 November 2021.