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Purchasing on the Internet
Drive Costs Out of Your Purchasing Department is the topic of the May 13 - 15 conference at the Holiday Inn Select in San Francisco. Attend this conference to learn how to maximize your electronic purchasing efficiencies through the use of Internet, Intranet and private networks. Topics to be covered include: steps to getting on line, integrating EDI and online purchasing, purchasing card issues, etc. Presenters include professionals from American Express, Wells Fargo Bank, Visa International, and Boise Cascade Office Products Corp. For information/registration call 1-800-882-8684, email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the IQPC Web site at http://www.iqpc.com
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Symposium on The Electronic Future of Cash, Washington College of Law, Washington, DC, Friday, April 18, 1997.
The first panel, "The Technology of Electronic Cash," features Newsweek columnist Steven Levy; CyberCash general counsel Russ Stevenson; Peter Wayner, author of Digital Cash: Commerce on the Net; Gary Lorenz, General Manager of Diebold Systems Campus Division; and a representative (invited) of the National Security Agency. The panel will examine the operation of stored value cards and encryption techniques and will include a demonstration of a "cyberpayment" made with digital cash.
The second panel, "Commentary on the Regulation of Electronic Cash," will bring together the authors of articles in the Law Review's Symposium issue (provided, with additional materials, to all registrants) to review and recommend regulatory efforts from the viewpoints of academics, practitioners, bankers, and consumer advocates. Panelists include: Professor Mark Budnitz, Georgia State University College of Law; Richard Field, Chair, Electronic Commerce Payment Committee, American Bar Association; Professor Egon Guttman, Washington College of Law; Professor David Oedel, Mercer University Law School; Simon Lelieveldt, Senior Policy Advisor, Payment Systems Policy Department, De Nederlandsche Bank (the Dutch Central Bank); and Brian Smith, of Mayer, Brown & Platt.
Dr. David Chaum, founder and president of DigiCash, has been invited to deliver a luncheon address.
The third panel, "The Perspective of the Regulators," features leading regulators discussing the statutory and regulatory approaches with which they are involved. Panelists include: Thomas Baxter Jr., General Counsel, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; William Kroener, General Counsel, FDIC; Michael Billsma, Acting Director, Community and Consumer Law, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Scott Charney, Chief, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, Criminal Division, Department of Justice; Paul Glenn, Special Counsel, Office of Thrift Supervision; Stephen Kroll, Legal Counsel, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCen), United States Treasury Department; John Lopez, Counsel, Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy; and Lucy Morris, Assistant Director for Credit Practices, Federal Trade Commission.