WEF 2022, May 23rd: Latest update from Cointelegraph Davos team

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This year’s World Economic Forum is the first face-to-face event since the pandemic. The last WEF with physical attendees was January 2020.

Cointelegraph has set up a division in Davos to bring you the latest updates on one of the most important global events of the year, including editor-in-chief Kristina L. Corner, video chief Jackson DuMont, and news reporter Joseph Hall.

The second day of the global event will be full of major blockchain and cryptocurrency events featuring International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, Bank of Thailand Governor Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, French Bank François Villeroy de Galhau, Mastercard CEO and more. said Michael Miebach, chief economist at Bank of International Settlement Jon Frost and others.

A major topic of discussion among world leaders, central bank governors and executives is the role of blockchain, central bank digital currencies (CBDC), Web3, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Don’t forget to check this article regularly to be notified of the latest announcements of the event.

8.00 – Cointelegraph Editor-in-Chief Kristina Lucrezia Corner contacted PayPal’s Vice President Richard Nash to gain insight into the blockchain and crypto initiatives of major payment processors.

Nash told Cointelegraph:

“We are already doing a lot of work in the blockchain space… and we are working slowly in the crypto space and looking to work with others to accommodate everything we can… digital wallets or CBDCs in the future. can be.”

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