Royal Canadian Mint's unveils new digital currency system on April 16

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TORONTO (CNW) - The Royal Canadian Mint, known globally for its investment in the research and development of innovative coinage solutions, has been actively monitoring the evolution of currency and payment technologies for a number of years. The emerging digital economy, the growing popularity of micro and nano-transactions and the explosion of mobile commerce suggest there are new opportunities for innovative currency options.

The Mint's Chief Financial Officer Marc Brulé will be giving a keynote address on April 17th at The Canadian Institute's Forum on Canadian Payment Innovations to provide details and discuss their Research and Development activities.

The Canadian Institute's Forum on Canadian Payment Innovations is a strategic business conference that will bring together an impressive line-up of speakers representing the key stakeholders in Canada's payments ecosystem. These leaders will provide vital information on the issues driving the evolution of the payments landscape in Canada.

Delegates will gain crucial insights and practical strategies, including:

 -- Strategies to address the fundamental change of the business, including funding and operational models

-- Crucial action plans to enhance overall consumer experience and adoption by retailers

-- Blueprints to plan a future for your payment organization which successfully negotiates a world infused with new payment methods and stakeholders

-- A thorough understanding of the regulatory environment for new payment technologies and the applicable rules and regulations

-- New methods to protect privacy, minimize fraud and generate revenue
…and much more!

Conference Title:  The Canadian Institute's Forum on Canadian Payment Innovations

Date: April 16-17, 2012

Location: Marriott Bloor Yorkville - Toronto, Ontario
Phone: 1-877-927-7936

For over 25 years, The Canadian Institute's conferences, summits and executive briefings have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision makers need to respond to challenges and opportunities both here at home, and around the world.

The Canadian Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, in the law, and in public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge. Headquartered in Toronto, The Canadian Institute produces over 180 events a year, attended by thousands of senior and C-level delegates from across the country. For more information, visit

For further information:

Media passes are issued at the discretion of The Canadian Institute and must be arranged in advance. Passes require two business days to process. Media can register in advance. For media accreditation contact:

Sharvan Salooja
Marketing Manager
416-927-0718 Ext. 7288



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