Washington D.C. | November 2-5, 2020

2020 High Level Agenda

= Banknote Discussion Centers

= Expert Panel Discussions

= Technical Presentations

= Concurrent Session

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Monday, November 2, 2020

9:00 am – 6:00 pm Delegate Check-in Open
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tour
Optional tour open to all Banknote delegates. Must be pre-registered. Please plan on departing on one of the earliest buses if you would like to return in time for the Technology Ideation Workshop at 12:00 pm.)
12:00 pm – 2:15 pm Technology Ideation Workshop
(Optional. Must pre-register.)
2:00 pm – 7:30 pm Exhibit Lounge Open
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Conference Welcome and Opening Presentations
by Marci Chavez, Currency Research and Shaun Ferrari and Roland Costa, Conference Co-Chairs
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee Break in the Exhibit Lounge
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Expert Panel Discussion I: Central Bank Discussion: Banknote Technology Needs and Expectations for the Future
5:15 pm – 5:35 pm IACA Award Announcements
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Lounge

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

8:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Lounge
8:00 am – 7:00 pm Exhibit Lounge Open
9:00 am – 10:15 am Expert Panel Discussion II: Designing Banknotes for the Automated Cash Cycle
10:15 am – 11:15 am Coffee Break in the Exhibit Lounge

Banknote Discussion Center
  • 10:40 am – 11:00 am Eric Lau, Monetary Authority of Singapore
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Technical Presentation Session I
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch in the Exhibit Lounge

Banknote Discussion Center
  • 10:40 am – 11:00 am Jermaine H Campbell, Central Bank of Bahamas
  • 1:00 pm – 1:20 pm TBA
1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Concurrent Special Interest Session I

  • Track 1: Special Topic Deep-Dive (Counterfeiting Deterrence / Substrate Panel Discussion)
  • Track 2: Polymer Users Summit (Central Banks only)
  • Track 3: State Printworks Summit (State Printworks only)
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Coffee Break in the Exhibit Lounge

Banknote Discussion Center
  • 3:40 pm – 4:00 pm Diego Oller, Casa de Moneda Argentina
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm Technical Presentation Session II
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception in the Exhibit Lounge

Wednesday, November 4, 2020


8:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Lounge
8:00 am – 7:00 pm Exhibit Lounge Open
9:00 am – 10:15 am Expert Panel Discussion III: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and DLT Applications in the Banknote Industry
10:15 am – 11:15 am Coffee Break in the Exhibit Lounge

Banknote Discussion Center
  • 10:30 am – 10:50 am Rosbert Humphrey, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Technical Presentation Session III
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch in the Exhibit Lounge

Banknote Discussion Center
  • 12:55 pm – 1:15 pm Samson Yuen, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • 1:15 pm – 1:35 pm TBA
1:45 pm – 3:15 pm Expert Panel Discussion IV: Perception Studies: Producing Actionable Information to Support Data-Driven Decision Making
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Coffee Break in Exhibit Lounge

Banknote Discussion Center
  • 3:40 pm – 4:00 pm Central Bank of Aruba (TBC)
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm Expert Panel Discussion V: Latest Research and Developments in Currency Production and Technology
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception in the Exhibit Lounge

Thursday, November 5, 2020

8:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Lounge
8:00 am – 10:45 am Exhibit Lounge Open
9:00 am – 10:00 am Expert Panel Discussion VI: Reducing the Ecological Footprint of Banknotes
10:00 am – 10:45 am Coffee Break in the Exhibit Lounge
10:45 am – 12:00 pm Expert Panel Discussion VII: Collaborative Partnerships: Perspectives for Both Industry and Central Banks Working Together and Sharing Information
12:00 pm – 12:20 pm Closing Presentation by Dr. Johannes Beermann, Executive Board Member | Deutsche Bundesbank
12:20 pm – 12:35 pm Closing Remarks

Banknote Technical Achievement Award Announcement
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm IBDA Workshop (Optional. Additional fee of $400. Must pre-register and space is limited.)
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Tour of Washington, DC (Optional. Must pre-register, $43 per person.)

Agenda subject to change.