What finance and what currency in 30 years? Relive our conference


In 2049, how will we pay? Will the cash have disappeared? Will cryptocurrencies have triumphed? Will the currency be private? What role will biometrics play? Another dizzying question: what will become of finance? Will we collapse under the weight of debt? Will we be in the grip of the banks and the markets? Or will we have finally found a balanced model, respectful of the common good?

A meeting from the Cité de l’Economie (Paris-17e) that you can see again in the video below:

The evening’s program

6:00 p.m. – Opening by Pascal Riché, deputy editor of “l’Obs”

6:05 pm – Video “Profit as the only objective, it does not work”

Testimony of Gilles Mitteau, the YouTuber who comes from the trading rooms

Why finance should help society, by youtubeur Gilles Mitteau from the “Heu? Reka” channel

6:10 p.m. – Round table: Draw me a financial utopia

Jezabel Couppey Soubeyran, money economist

Marc Fiorentino, co-founder of Meilleurplacement.com

Hosted by Sophie Fay, journalist in the economy department of “l’Obs”

6:45 p.m. – In 2049, money is just an equation

Jean-Pierre Landau, economist

6:55 p.m. – Round table: How will we pay in 2049?

Alexander Stashchenko, co-founder of Blockchain Partner and president of Chaintech

Valerie Fasquelle, director of the supervision of payments and market infrastructures Banque de France

Moderated by Pascal Riché, deputy editor of “l’Obs”



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