The Bitcoin Policy Institute, in collaboration with the Cornell Brooks Tech Policy Institute, is scheduled to host a high-profile panel discussion on the theme of “Digital Currencies & Strategic Competition.” The event, which promises to be an important moment in the ongoing conversation about the role of digital currencies in world affairs, will be held at the prestigious National Press Club on Wednesday, September 27, from 12:00 to 1 :30 EDT.
The discussion will explore important topics such as the use of digital currencies to avoid sanctions and financial aid, the influence of digital currencies on the US-China techno-industrial competition, and the security implications that brought to the Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) in the United States.
One of the central themes of the discussion is the recent Russia-Ukraine conflict, which will serve as a backdrop for examining the role of digital currencies in sanctions and financial aid. This aspect of the conversation will provide insights into how countries use Bitcoin and digital currencies in the context of geopolitical conflicts.
In addition, the panel will discuss the broader implications of digital currencies on global dynamics. Sarah Kreps, Professor and Director of the Tech Policy Institute at Cornell University and Senior Fellow at the Bitcoin Policy Institute, will join the panel to offer her expertise on the topic. Matthew Pines, Director of Intelligence at the Krebs Stamos Group and National Security Fellow at the Bitcoin Policy Institute, will provide insights from a national security perspective.
Chris Meserole, Director of the Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies Initiative at the Brookings Institution, will contribute to the discussion by examining the interplay between digital authoritarianism and activism, shedding light on the tactics used by authoritarian governments and the countermeasures adopted. of the dissidents.
The discussion will be moderated by Daniel Flatley, a renowned National Security Reporter for Bloomberg, ensuring a well-structured and informative exchange of ideas among expert panelists.
David Zell, Co-Founder of the Bitcoin Policy Institute, emphasized the importance of the event, saying, “We are at an important moment in terms of Bitcoin paper and digital currencies that played out on the global stage. This panel aims to shed light on the ways that emerging monetary networks are shaping the balance of power, from geopolitics to grassroots activism.”
The event is open to the public, with options for in-person attendance and livestream viewing via Bitcoin Magazine on YouTube. Interested attendees are encouraged to register on the event page.
For media inquiries and additional information, please contact David Zell at firstname.lastname@example.org. This panel discussion promises to provide critical insights into the evolving role of digital currencies in the field of strategic competition and global politics.