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Kuala Lumpur Agenda

Please see below for the 2017 agenda. More details about the upcoming 2019 agenda will be available soon!

Sunday May 14, 2017

3:00pm - 6:00pm Delegate Check-In & Distribution of Conference Materials | Lower Lobby
6:30pm - 9:30pm Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner | Tamarind Springs

Monday May 15, 2017

8:15am - 7:00pm Exhibit Hall Booth Viewing | Grand Ballroom & Foyer

Conference Sessions | Sarawak Ballroom
8:30am - 8:50am Conference Welcome |Richard Haycock, Currency Research
8:50am - 9:10am Welcome Address | Deputy Governor Abdul Rasheed, Bank Negara Malaysia

Session I: The Changing Payments Landscape and the Future of Cash #1 - Session Coordinator | Marci Chavez, Currency Research

9:10am - 9:30am The Future of Cash in China | Xiong Jun, People's Bank of China
9:30am - 9:50am Global Payment Trends and the Future of Cash in Circulation | Gonzalo Santamaria, Currency Research
9:50am - 10:05am Questions & Answers
10:05am - 11:00am Delegate Photo, Coffee Break and Viewing of Exhibit Hall

11:00am - 11:10am

Cash Matters Presentation | International Currency Association (ICA)

Session II: Technology Session: Intuitive, Recognizable and Verifiable Banknotes - Session Coordinator | Gerben Van Wijk, KBA-NotaSys

11:10am - 11:30am How to Create Value by Stretching the Limits of Banknote Paper | Fernand Garcia de Cruz, Arjowiggins Security
11:30am - 11:50am Modern Banknote Design — Recognizing the Role of the Public | Sam Cape, Crane Currency
11:50am - 12:10pm Digitization in the Cash Cycle – The Connected Banknote® | Wolfram Seidemann, Giesecke & Devrient
12:10pm - 12:30pm Questions & Answers

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Delegate Lunch

Session III: Panel Discussion

2:00pm - 3:15pm Big Data in Currency Management
Moderator: Richard Wall | Bank of Canada
Panelists: Alejandro Alegre | Banco de México
Michael Andersen | Reserve Bank of Australia
Jan Binnekamp | De Nederlandsche Bank
Barnabás Ferenczi | Giesecke & Devrient
Christopher Hyman | Cash Processing Solutions
Michael Lambert | Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

3:15pm - 3:45pm

Coffee Break and Viewing of Exhibit Booths

Session IV: Banknote Insights: Human Perceptual Studies - Session Coordinator | Julian Payne, De La Rue

3:45pm - 4:05pm Banknotes for All | Angèle Monney, SICPA
4:05pm - 4:25pm Human Perception of Intaglio: Results from the Latest Research Study by the IBDA | Jane Raymond, International Banknote Designers Association
4:25pm - 4:45pm Public Perception of Security Features | Frank van der Horst, De Nederlandsche Bank
4:45pm - 5:00pm Questions & Answers

5:00pm - 5:30pm

International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) Award Nominations and Currency Hall of Fame

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Exhibit Hall Reception & Viewing of Sponsor Booths

Tuesday May 16, 2017

8:15am - 5:30pm Exhibit Hall Booth Viewing | Grand Ballroom & Foyer

Conference Sessions | Sarawak Ballroom

Session V: The Changing Payments Landscape and the Future of Cash #2 - Session Coordinator | Gonzalo Santamaria, Currency Research

8:30am - 8:50am The Payments Landscape and Short-Term Scenarios | Alejandro Alegre, Banco de México
8:50am - 9:10am Cash in a World of Alternatives: The Latest US Trends in Payments | Mark Gould, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
9:10am - 9:30am The Use of Cash and the Payment Behaviour in the Euro Area | Ton Roos, European Central Bank
9:30am - 9:50am Planning For a Sustainable Cash Supply Chain in a “Less-Cash” Society | David Hensley, Cash Services UK
9:50am - 10:05am Questions & Answers

10:05am - 10:35am

Coffee Break and Viewing of Exhibit Hall

Session VI: Technology Session: Banknote Security and Substrates - Session Coordinator | Jonathan Garside, Oberthur Fiduciaire

10:35am - 10:55am Achieving Excellence | Tim Berridge, CCL Secure
10:55am - 11:15am The Strength of Partnerships in Delivering a New Security Feature | Michael Blesovsky, LenSys and Malcolm McDowell, Note Printing Australia, Ltd.
11:15am - 11:35am So, What is Durasafe For, Anyway? | Christoph Kocher Landqart
11:35am - 11:50am Questions & Answers

11:50am - 2:10pm

Delegate Lunch

Session VII: Panel Discussion

2:10pm - 3:25pm The Future Payment Landscape
Moderator: Ralf Wintergerst | International Currency Association (ICA)
Panelists: Margaret Doyle | Deloitte
Brett Scott | Alternative Finance Researcher & Consultant
David Wolman | Author

3:25pm - 3:55pm

Coffee Break and Viewing of Exhibit Hall

Session VIII: Perspectives on Planning and Issuing a New Series - Session Coordinator | Dan Harrison, Currency Research

3:55pm - 4:15pm Modernizing the New Lari Series | Mariam Zavradashvili, National Bank of Georgia
4:15pm - 4:35pm Issuing a New Banknote Series When the Future of Cash is Questioned - the Norwegian Experience | Leif Veggum, Norges Bank
4:35pm - 4:55pm Why—and How—to Change Notes and Coins in a Country with Limited Cash Usage | Christina Wejshammar, Sveriges Riksbank
4:55pm - 5:15pm Design, Collaboration and Celebrating Success of a National Event | Susan Kumar, Reserve Bank of Fiji and Jonathan Garside, Oberthur Fiduciaire
5:15pm - 5:30pm Questions & Answers


Delegates have evening free

Wednesday May 17, 2017

8:15am - 3:25pm Exhibit Hall Booth Viewing | Grand Ballroom & Foyer

Conference Sessions | Sarawak Ballroom

Session IX: Smart Practices in Currency Operations - Session Coordinator | Nena Vukicevic, Currency Research

8:30am - 8:50am Banknote Denomination Mix: Change Considerations – A Case for Malawi | Meg Kajiyanike and Mercy Kumbatira, Reserve Bank of Malawi
8:50am - 9:10am Maximising Your Currency Seigniorage | Simon Lake, The Royal Mint
9:10am - 9:30am Making the Most of Currency Forecasting Models | Iluminada Sicat, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
9:30am - 9:50am Currency Disintegration and Recycling Considerations | Xander Wiardi, Kusters Engineering
9:50am - 10:05am Questions & Answers

10:05am - 10:35am

Coffee Break and Viewing of Exhibit Hall

Session X: Continual Improvement in Currency Management - Session Coordinator | Brian Hayr, CCL Secure

10:35am - 10:55am Currency Management in India and Planning for the Future | Deepali Pant-Joshi, Reserve Bank of India
10:55am - 11:15am Operationalising an Automated Cash Centre: Benefits Realised and Challenges | Mohamad Zaini Ab Jabbar, Bank Negara Malaysia
11:15am - 11:35am Currency Management Reform in Indonesia | Suhaedi Sudira, Bank Indonesia
11:35am - 11:55am Polymer: More Than Just a Change in Substrate | Richard Wall, Bank of Canada
11:55am - 12:10pm Questions & Answers

12:10pm - 1:40pm

Delegate Lunch (IACA Lunch Symposium)

Session XI: Panel Discussion

1:40pm - 2:55pm Managing Ethical Risk
Moderator: Antti Heinonen | Banknote Ethics Initiative
Panelists: Lindsay Boulton | Reserve Bank of Australia
Stephen DeFalco | Crane Currency
Deepali Pant-Joshi | Reserve Bank of India
Ed Peppiatt | De La Rue

2:55pm - 3:25pm

Coffee Break and Viewing of Exhibit Hall

Session XII: Application of Big Data in the Currency Industry - Session Coordinator | Tod Niedeck, Crane Currency

3:25pm - 3:45pm Banknote Fitness Over Time: A Case Study Using Big Data | Jaclyn Hodges, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
3:45pm - 4:05pm Translating Data into Actionable Insights and Better Decisions | Nikki Strickland, De La Rue
4:05pm - 4:20pm Questions & Answers
4:20pm - 4:40pm Closing Remarks, Video Highlights & Announcement of 2019 Location | Marci Chavez, Currency Research

6:15pm - 12:00am

Gala Dinner | Buses depart from Lower Lobby
(buses will begin loading at 6:15pm; first bus will return to the hotel at 10:30pm)

Thursday May 18, 2017

8:00am - 12:00pm Bank Negara Malaysia, Automated Cash Centre Tour | Buses depart from Lower Lobby
(please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure for check-in and bus loading)
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What Others Are Saying


From Past Conferences

  • “Good conference, especially [regarding] major trends of the use of cash”
    —Banco de España
  • "As a first time attendee, opportunities to network with fellow Central Bankers and other industry participants. The mix of presentations, resource persons, and the ability of establishing a good network amongst other central banks, monetary authorities and industry suppliers."
    —Reserve Bank of Fiji
  • "The exhibit hall booths were interesting and afforded a learning/interaction opportunity”
    —Reserve Bank of India