Banknote Equipment Manufacturer Conference 2019

4-5 November 2019
ECB, Frankfurt am Main

Joint Conference for Banknote Equipment Manufacturers

We are happy to announce a series of conferences for banknote equipment manufacturers (BEMs), conducted jointly by the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve.

The 2019 BEM conference will provide information on the latest policy and regulatory developments. It will also feature updates and discussions on other relevant topics such as: current counterfeiting trends, common detector interface specifications, the progress of prospective machine-readable features and future market trends.

Programme

Monday, 4 November

9:30
Registration
10:00

Welcome address

10:20

Session 1
Circulation

11:30

Coffee break

11:45

Session 2
Counterfeits and data primer

13:00

Buffet lunch

14:00

Session 3
Data

15:30

Coffee break

15:45

Breakout session

16:30

Coffee break

16:45

Breakout report

16:45

Conclusions of day 1

19:00

Dinner hosted by Ton Roos, Director Banknotes, European Central Bank
[Venue to be confirmed]

Tuesday, 5 November

9:00
Registration
10:20

Session 4
Policies

10:30

Open discussion with audience

11:00

Coffee break

11:30

Session 5
L2 features and testing

12:50

Open discussion with audience

13:20

Conclusions of day 2

13:30

Buffet lunch

14:30

End of conference

14:30

Bilateral meetings with participants

This programme may be subject to change without notice.

If you have questions about the conference, contact us at es2-conference@ecb.europa.eu.

General information

Conference venue

European Central Bank
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

+49 69 1344 0
Fax: +49 69 1344 6000
info@ecb.europa.eu

Conference language

English

Travel arrangements

Participants are requested to arrange their own travel to and from the event, unless indicated otherwise.

Dinner venue

To be confirmed
Dress code: [business attire]
Transfer from the conference venue to the dinner venue and back to the ECB will be provided.

Additional programme

Tuesday, 5 November 2019 at 14:45
Guided tour of the ECB’s main building

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