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WBS Keyvisual 2020 master Green

Cash: analogue, unique, and essential

Digitization and innovation seem to be exuberant trends today. Payments can be effected using NFC technology, smart phones and eWallets. Yet we believe that cash has still its place in the future payments landscape. This is because cash exhibits some features that have not been met by electronic means of payments. Expenditure control, data privacy, cyber security, crisis prevention and financial inclusion are to name just a few. In an interactive session we will invite the audience to vote on their assessment of the future of cash in the light of evidence of the past and projected developments.