Digital Money: New Era or Business as Usual?

Robert Hettinga rah at
Wed Aug 6 16:58:57 PDT 1997

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Subject: Digital Money: New Era or Business as Usual?
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 97 11:11:20 +0000
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Please repost to e$ and anywhere else you think it might go down well!
The speaker line up is excellent so I'm hoping we can drum up some extra
business by showing it off!!

Digital Money: New Era or Business as Usual?

London, England, 7th-8th October 1997

Hyperion are co-sponsors of a two day seminar bringing together leaders
in the field of digital money and online trading. The seminar is
organised by Unicom <> in association with Lotus,
NCR, Computer Associates, Attachmate, IMIS, Automatic ID News, British
Computer Society and the Institute of Management Consultants.

The seminar cost UKP 845 plus VAT where applicable and places should be
booked through Unicom.

Opening Address: Digital Money Directions
David G.W. Birch, Director, Hyperion.

Keynote Address: Monetary Innovation in Historical Perspective
Glyn Davies, Professor Emeritus and economic advisor to Julian Hodge Bank
Ltd. A copy of Glyn's excellent book "A History of Money from Ancient
Times to the Present Day" will be presented free to all delegates with
the compliments of Hyperion.

Digital Money and Laissez-Faire Banking
David Cronin, formerly with Bank of Ireland.

Digital Money Liability
Nick Lockett, Field Fisher Waterhouse.

Why is the Electronic Economy Different?
John Browning (edited Wired UK).

Programmable Currenies
Howard Smith, CSC

Is the Book Entry Transaction Dead?
Bob Hettinga, Digital Commerce Society of Boston

Trading in the Internet Financial System
Ian Grigg, Systemics

The Electronic Purse in Context
Peter Hirsch, Retail Banking Research

Mondex, A Status Report
Steve Maier, Mondex International

E-Cash, GSM and the Net
Julian Wilson, AT&T Unisource

Electronic Purse: the lessons so far
Steve Johnson, Verifone

Getting from Real Money to Electronic Money
Robert Zipplies, DigiCash

Peter Kirby, IBM

The Cybercash Solution Set
Steve Crispinelli, Cybercash

The Millicent Scheme
Henry Gouraud, Digital UK.

David G.W. Birch, Director.      Hyperion, 8 Frederick Sanger Road           Guildford, Surrey GU2 5YD, UK
mailto:daveb at                  Tel:+44(0)1483 301793
Finger for my PGP public key                 Fax:+44(0)1483 561657

Where people, networks and money come together....consult Hyperion

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Robert Hettinga (rah at, Philodox
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