EVOLUTION OR INNOVATION? CBCS Conference: Building Value with Emerging Technologies
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EVOLUTION OR INNOVATION? CBCS Conference: Building Value with Emerging Technologies

CBCS Philipsburg, Sint Maarten Office Complex. (file photo) CBCS Philipsburg, Sint Maarten Office Complex. (file photo)

SINT MAARTEN/CURACAO - On the 2nd of December 2021, the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS), will be hosting the Building Value with Emerging Technologies Conference at the Simpson Bay Resort in Sint Maarten.

During this event, several renowned speakers, such as Mr. Olivier Rikken (Partner and founder of Emerging Horizons), Mr. Rik Willard (Founder and Managing Director of Agentic) and Mr. Errol Cova (Head of the Expert Supervision Department and Chair of the Innovation Platform of the CBCS) will provide an insight into blockchain and other emerging technologies.

Learn how the applicability of these technologies in the financial services and hospitality industries, combined with the regulatory adaptability, can create a more vibrant economy.

Seminar program

Mrs. Raquel Lo Fo Wong, the Director of CBCS Office in Sint Maarten, will open the conference followed by a speech by the Minister of Finance of Sint Maarten, the Hon. Mr. Ardwell Irion.

Our first speaker, Mr. Olivier Rikken, will provide the audience with a comprehensive overview of the emerging technologies, such as blockchain and other decentralized autonomous technologies. Subsequently, Mr. Rik Willard will present the practical applicability of these technologies in the financial services and hospitality industries.

Lastly, Mr. Errol Cova will provide an insight from a regulatory scope, where he will detail the legal possibilities for these technologies to be applied within the jurisdiction of Sint Maarten. The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Mr. Rolando Tobias.

This conference is in-person and will be open to the public. Limited seats will be available to support social distancing measures according to the applicable Covid-19 rules in December 2021.

Therefore, you are encouraged to purchase your ticket(s) online at your earliest convenience to ensure your participation (https://caribbeanticketshop.com/events/building-value-withemerging-technologies-02-12-2021)

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