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

Roland Costa and Shaun Ferrari

We are both excited to be Co-Chairs for Banknote 2020, which returns to Washington, DC from November 2 – 5, 2020 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.

Since 1998, the Banknote Conference has been the definitive forum on emerging trends and leading technologies in the banknote industry, and the go-to event for currency executives from central banks and industry suppliers from around the world. Currency Research (CR), the event organizer, applies rigorous standards to quality programming to ensure all stakeholders in the banknote lifecycle are part of the conversation.

We are working together to design an exceptional program that highlights technological developments, and that encourages engaging industry networking and information-sharing in an open environment that inspires innovation to keep cash relevant and robust.

Coming off of Banknote 2018’s record attendance and reviews, we are honored to have this opportunity to lead this independent, premier conference focused on banknote technology that will keep cash secure, and a valuable payment instrument for all.

About Roland

Roland CostaAs the former Chief Technology Officer for the Federal Reserve’s Currency Technology Office, I bring in-depth experience in the realm of currency technology to the Banknote Conference. I've met many people from the global cash community over the years, and I am looking forward to seeing old friends and new in 2020. I'm ready to further my years of experience leading Federal Reserve currency technology projects and working with international colleagues by ensuring that Banknote 2020 focuses on topics that are relevant to central banks, suppliers, and print works from around the world.

About Shaun

Shaun FerrariI was the former representative of the Federal Reserve Board on the Interagency Currency Design Group before joining CR as Managing Director of the Americas and Caribbean, and I gained extensive knowledge of security features and design considerations from my time there. My mission is to ensure the conference continues to evolve and grow with a content-rich program and unmatched networking opportunities.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Washington, DC in November 2020!