- December 02, 2019
On December 2, 2019, the Aspen Institute Germany hosted a Digital Dish on the “Blockchain Strategies of Germany and the EU” together with Thomas Heilmann, Member of the German Bundestag (CDU); Katharina Gehra, CEO & Co-Founder, Immutable Insight; Co-author, Block52 Podcast; Supervisory Board, Fürstlich Castell’sche Bank; and Daniel Resas, Associated Partner at Schnittker Möllmann Partners and Senior Fellow at the Zicklin Center (The Wharton School). In conversation with by Oliver Voß, editor in the economic department of the publishing house Der Tagesspiegel, the planned crypto-currency Libra and aspects relating to the security as well as the economic background of blockchain-related innovations were debated. In the context of global developments in the e-finance market, the urgency of a German position as well as the remaining technical, regulatory and ethical challenges were also discussed.
Digital Dish is a regular series that brings one or two provocative thinkers together for an intimate, off-the-record lunch or dinner to discuss issues related to the most pressing tech policy debates. It features prominent speakers including policymakers, elected officials, activists, innovators, thought-leaders, business representatives from both sides of the Atlantic and a mix of frontier thinkers on tech policy and specialists focusing on the U.S.-European relationship.