Washington D.C. | May 11-14, 2020

    2020 High Level Agenda

    = Banknote Discussion Centers

    = Expert Panel Discussions

    = Technical Presentations

    = Concurrent Session

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    Monday, May 11, 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, May 12, 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, May 13, 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, May 14, 2020

    8:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Lounge
    8:00 am – 11:15 am Exhibit Lounge Open
    9:00 am – 10:00 am Expert Panel Discussion VI: Reducing the Ecological Footprint of Banknotes
    10:00 am – 11:45 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.