Bracing for the future of central banking

Innovation tour by the BIS Innovation Hub, Zurich, Switzerland, 28 June 2023. 

This tour uncovers how the BIS Innovation Hub is pushing the boundaries of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and shaping the future of the financial system together with partners around the globe. Attendees have the opportunity to gain first-hand insight into BIS projects and learn more about central bank innovation in interactive ways.

This event is part of the Point Zero Forum (PZF), a Policy-Technology dialogue taking place from 26-28 June 2023 in  Zurich, Switzerland. Interested participants may register for the event in the PZF website.


08:45 - 09:30 Innovation breakfast
09:30 - 09:40  Opening 
09:40 - 10:20 

Panel discussion: CBDCs, tokenisation and DeFi – exploring opportunities with Project Mariana

Moderated by Morten Bech (Head, BISIH Swiss Centre)


  • Benjamin Anderegg (Head of Money Markets and Foreign Exchange, Swiss National Bank)
  • Rod Garratt (Senior Adviser, Bank for International Settlements)
  • Claudine Hurman (Director of Innovation and Financial Market Infrastructures, Banque de France)
  • Alan Lim (Head, FinTech Infrastructure Office, Monetary Authority of Singapore)
10:20 - 11:45 

Project showcases and demos

11:45 - 12:30 Networking and drinks