Business programme

The Industrial Revolution in the Financial Sector: Tokenized Assets, Digital Financial Assets, and Digital Currencies for Central Banks

03 Jun , 15:00–16:15
Joining Forces to Advance Development
Pavilion G, conference hall G7
In partnership with Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)

The development of industry 4.0 involves the mass penetration of end-to-end technologies in all sectors of the economy. Manufacturing processes, the cost structure, monetization methods, and efficiency drivers are all changing. And states can no longer ignore the active development of global private currencies. Should the monetary and credit systems and payment infrastructure that have developed over decades be part of new business models? Will industrial companies be able to manage and access liquidity if banks do not develop new digital skillsets? Should capital-intensive industrial companies prioritize the tokenization of assets and rights as one of the key areas of the digitalization programme, thereby replacing traditional financial instruments? Will digital financial assets become more attractive as a means of tokenizing accounts receivable, guaranteeing metal supply or providing long-term motivation for employees? What is the position of regulators on private digital currency initiatives when it comes to transitioning to the digital economy? Will the idealized model of issuing roubles digitally remain unchanged? Do we need unified joined-up measures to prevent the spread of digital currencies? What is the model of threat and risk management in the world of digital currencies?

Alexander Kareevsky, Economic Observer, Russia 24 TV Channel

Anatoly Aksakov, Chairman of the Committee on Financial Markets of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Sergey Batekhin, Chief Executive Officer, Head of the Management Board
Aleksey Zabotkin, Deputy Governor, The Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia)
Kirill Lipa, General Director, Transmashholding
Anatoly Popov, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank
Vladimir Potanin, President, Chairman of the Management Board, Norilsk Nickel
Alexander Shokhin, President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)

Front row participants
Konstantin Basmanov, Head of Small and Medium Enterprises Unit, Promsvyazbank
Henk Jan Hoogendoorn, Managing Director of Financial Sector Office, Qatar Financial Centre
Vladimir Shmatovich, Vice President, Tube Metallurgical Company (TMK)