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2018 Programme


Over 56 Presenters shared their experiences at our 2018 event in victoria falls,  zimbabwe.

 

Monday 2 SEPTEMBER

 

Session 1 | GloBAL CURRENCY REVIEW

08.40 : Welcome Address from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

09.00 : The Future of Cash in Africa | Andrew Dean,  Calleo (South Africa)

09.20 : Cash Matters | Andrea Nitsche and Gerben van Wijk, International Currency Association 

09.30 : Currency: Developments in China | Xiaochuan Zhou, People's Bank of China 

09.50 : The Dark Mysteries of Seigniorage: Public Policy Considerations for Central Banks | Genie Foster, International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) 

 

Session 2 | Substrate Developments

11.00 : Advanced Composites: The New Generation Hybrid | Clemens Berger, Louisenthal (Germany)

11.15 : New Technologies & Developments of the FNMT-RCM Applied to the Production of Security Papers: 360° Experience | Antonio Olmos, FNMT-RCM (Spain)

11.30 : Polymer Banknotes - The Right Choice for Africa | Andrew Bonnell, CCL Secure (Australia)

11.45 : Alternative Sustainable Solutions for Banknote Durability | Houssem Taouai, Intace (France)

12.00 : India's New Paper Mill - Start-up to Full Production | Gorinka Jaganmohan Rao, Bank Note Paper Mill India

 

Session 3 | Features & Substrates

14.00 : Watch this Space: Adding Security to Banknote Paper | Gary Spinks, Security Fibres UK 

14.15 : DOVIDs on Banknotes: A Report  |  David Tidmarsh, Reconnaissance International (UK)

14.30 : A Revolution in Foil Application  | Peter Mühlfelder, KURZ (Germany)

14.45 : Applied Features - the Balance Between Design, Security and Durability  |  Lisa Limbacher, Orell Füssli (Switzerland)

15.00 : Materials, Specifications and Practices  |  Deon van Zyl, South African Bank Note

 

Session 4 | Breakout Seminars

16.00 : What is Really the Point of Banknote Security?  |  Martin Arkwright and Jonathan Ward, Secure Monde International (UK) 

16.00 : Big Data and Data Management  |  John Winchcombe, 7 Layer Solutions

16.00 : Testing & Specifying Banknote Paper  |  Viveka Granlund & Richard Perera, Crane Currency & Landqart (Sweden & Switzerland)

16.00 : Counterfeit US$ - Analysis, Status & Current Trends  |  Carla Jo Rupert, US Secret Service 

 

Tuesday 4 SEPTEMBER

 

Session 5 | Print - Design, Quality Control & Production

08.45 : Production Control for Banknote Security Features Including SC Marks and Infra-Red Inks | Giovanni de Toni, PARVIS (Italy)

09.00 : Mobile Banknote Authentication: Public Perception Study |  Barna Barabas, Jura (Austria)

09.15 : Quality as a Fundamental Requirement for the Acceptance & Functioning of Banknotes | Michel Popovic, In-Core Systèmes (France)

09.30 : Currency on Demand - Introducing Banknoteology | Phil Holland, Komori Corporation (Japan)

09.45 : The Birth of New Technologies an Opportunity to Create Stronger, Better and Safer Security Features  | Hervé Guillerey, KBA-NotaSys (Switzerland)

10.00 : Paper to Polymer - the Transformation of a Banknote Printing Site |  Steven Craig, De La Rue (UK)

 

Session 6 | Print & Currency in Africa - Increasing Efficiency

11.00 : Improvements in Production, Quality and Security  | Khaled Hasabala,  Central Bank of Egypt 

11.15 : Design Approach for the Future Nigerian ePassport  | Thomas Odozi, Danladi Bello & Joe Ugbo, Central Bank of Nigeria & Nigerian Security Printing & Minting 

11.30 : The Production of Secure Ballot Papers  | Abdellkarim Abdellhamid Elfadul, Sudan Currency Printing Press 

11.45 : New Level 2 Ink Security Feature | Angus Ward, Inovink

12.00 : Printing Machine Maintenance | Assem Lotfy, Central Bank of Egypt

 

Session 7 | The Cash Cycle

13.45 : Why Do We Still Need Cash | Dr Amr Shehata, Central Bank of Egypt

14.00 : Why Every Issuing Department Should Have a Data Strategy  | John Winchcombe, 7 Layer Solutions 

14.15 : Mobile Money Developments in Zimbabwe | Azvinandaa Saburi, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

14.30: Bank of Ghana's New Semi-Automated Cash Centre | John Gyamfi, Bank of Ghana

14.45: Using Software to Manage the End to End Cash Cycle | Pierre Zowitsky, Cash Processing Solutions

 

 Wednesday 5 SEPTEMBER

 

Session 8 | Circulating Coins

 

08.45 : The Role of Security Features in the Protection of Coins  | Mike Gradwell, South African Mint 

09.00 : The Coin/Banknote Boundary - A Live Case Study  | Ceri Thomas & Christopher Rousseau, The Royal Mint & Central Bank of Seychelles (UK & Seychelles)

09.15 : Painted Circulation Coins - Technology & Benefits  |  Jeff Hanke, Royal Canadian Mint 

09.30 : Coin Recirculation: A SARB Perspective on Improving Coin Recirculation Efficiencies | Len Marais, South African Reserve Bank 

09.45 : The Royal Dutch Mint: A Striking Difference  |  Joerg Sassmannshausen, Royal Dutch Mint 

10.00 : Is Your Coin-Banknote Boundary Where it Should Be?  |  Vinay Menon, Jarden Zinc Products (USA)

 

Session 9 | Currency Developments in Design & Perception

11.00 : New Solutions for Currency in Terms of Modern Challenges  | Oxana Moiseeva, GOZNAK (Russia)

11.15 : Euro Quality for Africa  | Christophe Montet, Oberthur Fiduciaire (France)

11.30 : Understanding People’s Perception to Achieve Public Trust in Banknotes  | Jean-Yves Ray, SICPA SA (Switzerland)

11.45 : Various Approaches to Banknote Designing - Case Studies on Circulation, Commemorative & House Notes |  Jerzy Dziemidowicz, PWPW (Poland)

12.00 : A New Partnership for Banknote Security Inks  |  Stefaan d'Hoore,  Luminescence SunChemical Security  (UK)

 

Session 10 | Breakout Seminars

13.45 : What is Really the Point of Banknote Security?  | Martin Arkwright, Secure Monde International (UK)

Big Data and Data Management  |  John Winchcombe, 7 Layer Solutions

13.45 : Testing & Specifying Banknote Paper  | Viveka Granlund & Richard Perera, Crane Currency & Landqart (Sweden & Switzerland)

13.45 : Counterfeit US$ - Analysis, Status & Current Trends | Carla Jo Rupert,  US Secret Service 

 

Session 11 | Panel Discussion

15.45 : A Review of New Banknotes in Africa  |  Chaired by Astrid Mitchell, Editor, Currency News (UK)

This panel will be a tour of the continent, taking in some of the latest new banknotes and coins to have been launched since the last African Currency Forum in 2016.

Make sure you are up-to-date with the latest new launches and find out more about their development in this interactive session.

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