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2nd Coin Conference 2013 in Berlin

The 2nd Coin Conference will be held in Berlin, Germany from March 12-13, 2013 focusing specifically on circulating coins as part of countries’ cash strategies, covering design, security, cost-effective production and much more from the perspective of currency issuers. more ]

Tradition Meets Innovation – Lectures at the 27th Mint Directors’ Conference

With 35 lectures over two days and 11 sessions during the MDC 2012 – it simply wasn’t possible to hear everything. Here, you’ll find a short synopsis of what was addressed in the various lectures. more ]

Tradition Meets Innovation – The 27th Mint Directors’ Conference

The 27th Mint Director’s Conference took place in Vienna from May 6th-8th, 2012. The conference motto was “Tradition meets Innovation” – a fitting choice, when you consider that its host, the Austrian Mint, one of the most successful mints in the global market, can look back on more than 800 years of history … more ]

2nd Coin Conference: Call for paper

The Coin Conference, which takes place March 12-13, 2013 at the Palace Hotel in Berlin, will bring together coin issuers (central banks and treasury departments) with the supplying industry. Proposals are now being invited for papers at the Coin Conference. more ]

Future of cash conference

From Tuesday 25 to Wednesday September, 26 2012 an international conference on the future of cash will take place in Paris. The event will be accompanied by an exhibition. more ]

Asian High Security Printing Conference Expands to Africa and Middle East

Reconnaissance International has extended its annual Asian High Security Printing Conference to include Africa and the Middle East, under the new name of Asian, Middle East and African High Security Printing Conference. more ]

Coin Conference on-line registration open

On-line registration has been opened for the 2nd Coin Conference, which takes place March 12-13, 2013 at the Palace Hotel in Berlin. Those who are fast and who will register until September 15 can save a 15 % discount. more ]

Update on the Coin Conference

The programme is taking shape for the 2nd Coin Conference, which takes place March 12-13 2013 at the Palace Hotel in Berlin. Many interesting papers have been confirmed yet. more ]

Pacific Island Coinage Seminar summary

The Royal Australian Mint held a Pacific Island Coinage Seminar from September 18 to 21, 2012 in Canberra. Delegates from Central Banks and financial departments represented nine nations aiming at developing the understanding of international coinage issues and trends. more ]

Coin Conference Brochure Now Available

The brochure containing the programme for the 2nd Coin Conference in Berlin will be available shortly. In the meantime, however, you can download the pdf. more ]

New Dates for the Coin Conference

The dates for the 2nd Coin Conference, originally scheduled to take place March 12-13 in Berlin, have been changed to October 28-30 due to a heavily-congested industry conference calendar in the first part of 2013. more ]

Technical Forum at World Money Fair Berlin 2013

The World Money Fair Berlin 2013 is a great occasion to discover the latest trends in coin and medal manufacturing. Join the Technical Forum on January 31, 2013 and visit the joint stand “The Best for Your Money” as of January 1, 2013. more ]

Technical Forum at the World Money Fair 2013

Over six hours of informative presentations and discussions with many interested listeners constituted the Technical Forum 2013 at the World Money Fair in Berlin. Laser technology, blank material and tooling security were only some of the various topics treated during this event. more ]

Registration for Technical Meeting of Mints in ASEAN open

The Royal Thai Mint is going to host the 16th Technical Meeting of Mints in ASEAN. Registration is open and will close on March 31, 2013. more ]

Mint Directors Conference 2014 website online

From May 11 to 17, 2014 the 28th Mint Directors Conference will take place in Mexico. Now the official website has been launched offering many information around this important event. more ]

2nd Coin Conference expanded programme

The 2nd Coin Conference will be held from October 28 to 30, 2013 in Berlin. The programme of events has been expanded to embrace more issues and diverse viewpoints. more ]

Coin and Packaging Competitions on MDC website

The organisators have informed us that the information regarding the Coin and Packaging Competitions during the 2014 Mint Directors Conference (MDC) are now online on the MDC website. more ]

Registration to EVA workshop at Brussels has opened

The registration website is now open for the EVA’s AGM and workshop 2013 which will take place on November 28, in Brussels. The topic of this edition is: “Shaping the EVA’s goals for the next 3 years”. more ]

Currency Research London Review Seminar

The Currency Research Team recaps the latest issues and trends presented at various international Conferences and Seminars for industry colleagues who have been unable to attend and participate in the international conferences. The next review seminar will be in London on November 4-5, 2013. more ]

MDC 2014 to offer B2B meetings

As an innovation on the MDC Conferences, the XXVIII MDC 2014 will allow all registered delegates to access to the B2B meetings section within the web page through an easy tool that will provide you with a friendly system to schedule your meetings. more ]

Quo vadis identity – Experts debate the changing nature of identity in the digital age

The digital age leads to a transformation of our identity containing challenges for the key issues of privacy and security. Giesecke & Devrient has invited more than 40 experts from at least 10 different nations to take part in the initiative IDENTITY Talk in the Tower. more ]

Unique technical summit on coin blank surface finishing

In November 2013 a unique technical summit on coin blank surface finishing took place in Bocholt, Germany. Waste water treatment company H2O and Spaleck Oberflächentechnik hosted 18 mint technicians to exchange know how about coin blank finishing and waste water handling. more ]

10th Technical Forum at the World Money Fair in Berlin

For the tenth time, mints and supplying industry presented their latest products for minting, die production and controlling. The programme offered by 17 speakers was impressive. more ]

The program of lectures of the MDC Mexico has been published

From May 11 to May 17, 2014 the next Mint Directors Conference will take place in Mexico City. Eduardo Padrón came to the World Money Fair in Berlin to invite all participants in the coin market to come. more ]

Shining the Future – Papers of MDC Mexico: Technical

From May 11 to 14, 2014, the Mints were meeting in Mexico. Here you find a short abstract of the papers given. Part III deals with the papers prepared by the Technical Committee. more ]

Shining the Future – Papers of MDC Mexico: Plenary Sessions

From May 11 to 14, 2014, the Mints were meeting in Mexico. Here you find a short abstract of the papers given. Part I deals with the papers of the two plenary sessions. more ]

Shining the Future – Papers of MDC Mexico: Marketing

From May 11 to 14, 2014, the Mints were meeting in Mexico. Here you find a short abstract of the papers given. Part II deals with the papers prepared by the Marketing Committee. more ]

Circulating coins: cost efficiency and collaboration with the general public

Between October 21 and 23, 2015, the Coin Conference took place in Madrid. In seven sessions, topics revolved around circulating coins. This time, we report on projects of central banks aiming at involving the general public in their activities to work in a more cost-efficient way. more ]

Circulating coins: cash logistics

Between October 21 and 23, 2015, the Coin Conference took place in Madrid. In seven sessions, topics revolved around circulating coins. This time, we report on strategies for an ideal cash logistics as described by different central banks. more ]

News on circulating coins: The Coin Conference in Madrid

From October 21 to 23, 2015, the Coin Conference took place in Madrid. It was attended by 200 delegates, representing more than 30 nations, who wanted to acquaint themselves with the latest trends in circulating coins. In seven sessions, 28 speakers talked about their experiences. more ]

Circulating coins: trends and new coin series

Between October 21 and 23, 2015, the Coin Conference took place in Madrid. In seven sessions, topics around circulating coins were discussed. This time, we report on trends and present insights from new coin series from Sweden and Mexico. more ]

2015 Excellence in Currency Coin Awards presented to winners

Every year, the Excellence in Currency Coin Awards recognise excellence in currency issue, production, processing, management, and distribution. This year’s winners have been presented the award during the Coin Conference in Madrid. more ]

News from the world of minting technology – Part 2

What’s new in coin minting? Held under the program of the World Money Fair, the Technical Forum provided the venue for experts to catch up. Please find short summaries of six presentations here. more ]

Speech of Thanks to Prabir Dee receding from the office as President of the Technical Committee

Dr. Peter Huber gave a speech of thanks to Prabir Dee who receded from the office as President of the Technical Committee at the MDC in Bangkok 2016. Here you will find its full text. more ]

The MDC in Bangkok: News from the world of mints. Part 1 The plenary sessions

From May 1 to 4, 2016, the Mint Directors Conference took place in Bangkok. It was attended by nearly 360 delegates for whom 35 presentations were held. Here you find the first part of a short abstract of the papers given. more ]

The MDC in Bangkok: News from the world of mints. Part 3 Sessions of the Technical Committee 2

From May 1 to 4, 2016, the Mint Directors Conference took place in Bangkok. It was attended by nearly 360 delegates for whom 35 presentations were held. Here you find an abstract of the papers given by the Technical Committee. more ]

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