Special Conference Examines the Future of Cash

Mar 07, 2016, 05:00 ET from Reconnaissance

LONDON, March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Leaders from the banking, finance and retail sectors involved in all aspects of cash handling will come together at a special event to consider the key issues, policies and strategies facing the future of cash.

The Future of Cash conference will take place 11-12 April in Paris, France, with participation drawn from central and commercial banks, retailers, CIT companies and suppliers of cash optimisation solutions.

The event is organised by retail payments expert Guillaume Lepecq of AGIS Consulting, who said: "Cash will remain an important part of the payments industry for years to come - which, for banks, means finding ways to optimise the use of cash and make it as efficient as possible.

"The conference will focus on the optimisation of the cash cycle, bringing together stakeholders to discuss new strategies for creating the cash cycle of the future."

Keynote speakers will include Kabir Sehgal, author of the international bestseller 'Coined - The Rich Life of Money and How its History has Shaped Us', and Banque de France's Alain Gerbier, who will explain the modernisation of France's cash infrastructure.

Sessions from the European Central Bank, US Federal Reserve, Bank of England, De Nederlandsche Bank and Portugal's Caixa Geral de Depositos will cover The Evolution of Cash Demand.

A special debate featuring the ECB, the Bank of Finland, Cashway, the Federal Reserve and Kabir Seghal will discuss how innovation contributes to improving cash efficiency and identify which technologies and processes are currently on the radar.

Further sessions will examine the new opportunities for improving cash distribution and recirculation and the impact recent changes in the cash supply chain have had on central banks, commercial banks and CIT companies.

Other topics include 'The Impact of the Reduction of Commercial Banks' Footprint On The Norwegian Cash Cycle' from Norges Bank, 'What the Future Holds for Cash Supply Chains' by Cash Services UK, 'Roadmap Towards A More Efficient Cash Cycle' from the French Banking Federation and 'Cash and Personality Types' by Glory Global Solutions.

G4S will also present the company's latest cash report, examining cash cycles in 28 countries, what drives the use of cash in Europe, and why it is still so popular.

Delegates will receive the G4S report and 'Cash Essentials - Beyond Payments', a new AGIS Consulting report analysing the attributes of cash beyond payments, providing a global perspective on cash usage and payment. More at http://www.thefutureofcash.com

SOURCE Reconnaissance