SRC Trade Researcher talks trade at BITT Conference

SRC Trade Researcher, Alicia Nicholls, was a panelist at the 3rd Annual BITT ‘Central Bank meets Blockchain’ Conference on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 held at the Hilton Hotel, Barbados.

The highly anticipated conference attracts speakers and audience members from across the world, including from the fintech industry and the wider private sector, government, regulators and academia. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Beyond Borders’.

Alicia spoke about the potential benefits of BITT’s proposed blockchain-enabled Caribbean Settlement Network for the facilitation of intra-regional capital flows, trade, integration and ultimately development. Alicia is also a member of the CSN Working Group.

The other panelists were: Mrs. Racquel Moses (CEO of The Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator), Mr. Geoffrey Scott (Executive Director of ICBL) and Mr. John Williams (CEO of the Cave Shepherd Group of Companies). The panel was ably moderated by Mrs. Marla Dukharan (BITT Chief Economist).

Staff of the SRC were also in attendance at the conference.

The SRC congratulates BITT on a very well-organised, informative and successful conference.