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TEDxFlanders - Bernard Lietaer - design and implementation of currency systems

Bernard Lietaer is an monetary architect, author and international expert in the design and implementation of currency systems. He was one of the designers of the Euro. He has studied and worked in the field of money for more than 30 years in an unusually broad array of capacities ranging from Central Banker, fund manager and university professor to consultant. Why listen to him?Throughout his life, Bernard Lietaer has been looking for the ultimate leverage to improve all systems in life. He discovered that money holds the answer. It is a key acupuncture point when it comes to addressing most things we human beings care about, such as having access to good quality health care, nutrition, housing, education and participating meaningfully in the life of our communities through work we enjoy.As an experienced and internationally renowned consultant in monetary aspects, ranging from multinational corporations to developing countries, Bernard enlightens the structural issues of the ongoing economic crisis and offers some clear solutions.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)Bernard Lietaer is currently a Research Fellow at the Center for Sustainable Resources at the University of California in Berkeley, and is co-founder of ACCESS Foundation, an educational non-profit whose objective it is to communicate best practices in the domain of complementary currencies.
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