Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2019, 16:00 - 18:00 iCal

From Crypto- to Corporate Currencies?

Panel Discussion on the technical and economic properties of Libra

Oskar Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Wien

Diskussion, Round Table

Recently, Facebook announced the launch of Libra as an attempt to build a global, reserve-backed cryptocurrency based on blockchain technology. The goal of this panel is to shed light on the technical and economic properties of Libra, to point out data protection and privacy issues, and to draw possible utopian and dystopian visions of a future society and economy building on corporate (crypto)currencies.

The Alumni-Organization IT-LAW.AT, the Institute for Innovation and Digitalization in law, the Austrian Institute of Technology, the Department of Digital Safety and Security, the Research Group Cooperative Systems of the University of Vienna and the master programme “Information and Media Law” invite your to the panel-discussion.

Panel discussion:From Crypto- to Corporate Currencies?

When: Wednesday, 16th October 2019, 4.30 p.m.

Where: University of Vienna, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, Skylounge (12th floor), Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna, Austria


The panel, moderated by Mag. Nikolaus Jilch (business journalist):


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rainer Böhme (University of Innsbruck,Department of Computer Science)


Eric Demuth (Bitpanda)


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Iris Eisenberger, M.Sc. (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Institute of Law)


Dr. Beat Weber (OenB - Austrian Central Bank)


The event is free of charge and open to public.

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Markus Holzweber
Postgraduate Center
Universitätslehrgang Informations- und Medienrecht
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