The Digital Euro

Location: Library & Learning Center Ceremonial Hall 1 on 22 May 2024 Starting at 18:00 Ending at 19:30 WU matters. WU talks.
Type Discussion
Organizer WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Marketing & Communications

A platform for innovation in Europe

This event is organized by WU in cooperation with the OeNB

The euro was introduced as book money 25 years ago, and it has played a key role in European integration ever since. A further milestone was reached in 2002 with the introduction of euro cash. However, there is still no uniform European standard for digital payments. What does this mean for Europe’s competitiveness? When will the digital euro be launched? And how can it serve as a platform for innovation and growth? Experts from the OeNB and WU explain how the interoperable system increases efficiency and reduces costs, breaks down barriers, and builds trust, thus boosting product development in business.


Verena Dorner, Professor of Information Systems, Head of the Institute for Digital Ecosystems, WU Vienna

Petia Niederländer, Director of the Payments, Risk Monitoring and Financial Literacy Department, OeNB

Guido Schäfer, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, WU Vienna

Matthias Schroth, Director of the Cash Management, Equity Interests and Internal Services Department, OeNB

Moderated by:

Marlies Faulmann, OeNB

This event is an in-person event and will take place on campus. There will be no livestream.

Verena Dorner
WU Vienna
Petia Niederländer
Guido Schäfer
WU Vienna
Matthias Schroth
Marlies Faulmann

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