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Seminar on Digital Euro hosted at National College of Ireland

National College of Ireland was proud to host Senator Malcolm Byrne to the campus to present a seminar 'Toward a Digital Euro', with a keynote address by ECB Board Member Fabio Panetta.

Pictured: Senator Malcolm Byrne; Philip Lane, ECB; Minister Michael McGrath; Gina Quin, President of NCI; Fabio Panetta, ECB; EU Commissioner Mairéad McGuinness; Lisa Simpson, Deloitte

A panel, including EU Commissioner Mairéad McGuinness; Minister Paschal Donohoe (President of Eurogroup); Lisa Simpson, Director, EMEA Blockchain Lab, Deloitte; Minister Michael McGrath; and ECB Board Member, Philip Lane, responded to questions from an audience well-informed in the areas of banking, blockchain, finance and cybersecurity.

Pictured: Fabio Panetta, ECB; Vivian Agbata, MSc International Business student at NCI.

Questioners included Vivian Agbata, CBO of Zenith Chain UAB and current MSc in International Business student at NCI, who raised the issue of blockchain and cybersecurity.

Many attendees joined remotely, as did Minister Paschal Donohoe, today in Tullamore for a conference on the Future of Banking.

We are pleased to make available a recording of the seminar, taken from the livestream.