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Ben Dyson

October 28, 2010

First Ever Student Conference on Fundamental Monetary Reform

Thomas Attwood would have applauded the news sent by Ben Dyson – a specialist in money and banking who has worked on draft legislation for banking reform in both the US and UK . 

Ben sends information about the student conference that the Positive Money campaign is running on 13th and 14th November.

The conference is called: ‘Banking Shapes the World: How Money & Banking is at the Root of Debt, Crisis & Poverty.’

Full details can be found at: http://www.positivemoney.org.uk/studentconference  

The conference will cover:

1. How the system of money and banking that we use is at the root of debt, crisis and poverty
2. Why fundamental reform, not better regulation, is the only solution
3. What we can do to make it happen

Speakers include
:

  • Steve Baker MP – an advocate of fundamental reforms to the banking system
  • Simon Dixon of Benedix – a former City market maker giving an insider’s insight into why few people in the City can see the root of the problem
  • Tony Greenham – Director of Business and Finance at the New Economics Foundation
  • Tim Evans – chief executive of the Cobden Centre
  • Jen Morgan – of the World Wildlife Fund and The Finance Lab
  • James Tyler – owner of City trading firm Tyler Capital
  • Josh Ryan-Collins – a specialist on monetary reform at the New Economics Foundation
  • Toby Baxendale – an entrepreneur and owner of one of the largest seafood suppliers in the UK
  • Ben Dyson – a specialist in money and banking who has worked on draft legislation for banking reform in both the US and UK

For further details and registration readers have been directed to: http://www.positivemoney.org.uk/studentconference

However please note that this conference is now fully booked.

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