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Bitcoin, Ethereum and Beyond: Where does Canada Fit in the Cryptocurrency World?


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Roundtable Luncheon with Anthony Di Iorio and Thorsten Koeppl
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:30
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Toronto ON, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
  • Bitcoin, Ethereum and Beyond: Where does Canada Fit in the Cryptocurrency World?

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Remaining competitive is necessary to ensure a strong and stable economy. As new technologies form, it is necessary that we evolve with them. Join our expert panelists to discuss the rise of cryptocurrencies and where Canada fits in this new world.


Anthony Di Iorio, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Decentral & Jaxx, and Co-founder, Ethereum

Anthony Di Iorio is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, community organizer, and thought leader in the field of digital currencies, blockchain and decentralized technologies. He is the founder and CEO of Decentral and Jaxx, and co-founder of the Ethereum project, which hit $100B USD market cap. He previously served as the Chief Digital Officer at the Toronto Stock Exchange / TMX Group. 

Thorsten Koeppl, Professor and RBC Fellow, Queen’s University, and Scholar in Financial Services and Monetary Policy, C.D. Howe Institute

Professor Koeppl is Associate Professor and RBC Fellow in the Department of Economics at Queen’s University and Scholar in Financial Services and Monetary Policy at the Institute.

He has degrees in management and in economics from the Universities of Eichstaett/Ingolstadt and Basle, and received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota in 2002.

He has served as an advisor to the Bank of Canada and several other policy institutions in matters of financial market organization, regulation and intervention. In 2011, he received the Bank of Canada’s Governors Award for his research on financial market infrastructure.

His main research interests fall also in the areas of macroeconomics, monetary economics as well as risk management.

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