Bill Foster speaks on concerns regarding Facebook’s Libra project and the need for the Federal Reserve to create a digital currency.

Thursday, January 23, 2020 (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM)



On Thursday, January 23rd, Bill Foster, Democratic Congressman from the 11th district of Illinois, will be speaking at FinTank’s monthly Blockchain/Crypto group hosted by IIT, 565 W. Adams, in the Loop. Bill Co-Chairs the Congressional Blockchain Caucus on Capitol Hill.

The Congressman will speak on his concerns regarding Facebook’s Libra project and the need for the Federal Reserve to create a digital currency for the U.S. dollar. On September 30th of this year, Bill and Republican Congressman French Hill from Arkansas sent the following letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell:

“We are concerned that the primacy of the U.S. Dollar could be in long-term jeopardy from wide adoption of digital fiat currencies…it may become increasingly imperative that the Federal Reserve take up the project of developing a U.S. dollar digital currency.”

For more info and tickets see the Eventbrite Page. Seating is limited so don’t wait, buy your tickets now!

IIT Chicago-Kent/Stuart
565 W. Adams St.
Chicago, IL

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