“Bitcoin and the Future of Payments Technology” Fireside Chat with Lawrence H. Summers and Panel Discussion

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
05:15 PM to 07:15 PM

Join us for an evening event on bitcoin and the future of payments technology featuring a fireside chat with Lawrence H. Summers, followed by a panel discussion. This event will coincide with the launch of Michael Casey and Paul Vigna's new book, The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money are Challenging the Global Economic Order.

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Upcoming Events and Tours

  • Walking Tour: George Washington's Birthday Walk
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 11:00 AM

    Explore where the founding fathers lived, worked, wined and dined on this 90-minute walking tour of the Financial District.

  • Bruce Smart on "People on US Banknotes, 1861-1928: The Famous, The Familiar, The Forgotten"
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 12:30 PM

    Join us for a lunchtime talk with currency expert Dr. Bruce Edmund Smart.

  • Monopoly Tournament for Children and Adults
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 10:30 AM

    Join us for our third Monopoly tournament for children and adults, and stay for our Lunch and Learn with award-winning journalist Mary Pilon on her new book, The Monopolists.

  • Mary Pilon on "The Monopolists"
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:30 PM

    Join us for a lunchtime event with Mary Pilon on her new book about the little-known history of Monopoly.

  • Book Launch of "Genealogy of American Finance"
    Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 05:30 PM

    Join the Museum and Columbia Business School Publishing for the launch of the Museum's new book.

  • "A Force for Good" Panel Discussion
    Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 05:30 PM

    In A Force for Good, John Taft has gathered some of the greatest financial minds to explore how Wall Street can harness the same creative energy that invented credit default swaps and channel it towards the public good. Join us for a panel discussion featuring Barbara Novick, John Rogers and John Taft.

  • Walking Tour: Panics and Crashes
    Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 01:00 PM

    Join us for a 90-minute walking tour of FiDi (the Financial District) focusing on the history of financial panics and crashes.

  • Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz on "The Great Divide"
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 05:30 PM

    Join us for an evening with Nobel Prize-winning economist, bestselling author and Columbia University professor Joseph Stiglitz on his new book, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them.

  • Harley Spiller on "Keep the Change"
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:30 PM

    Join us for a lunchtime talk with "Inspector Collector" Harley Spiller on his new book, Keep the Change: A Collector's Tale of Lucky Pennies, Counterfeit C-Notes and Other Curious Currency.

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Alan Blinder on "After the Music Stopped"

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