Mr. Takeshi Shirakami,
Director, Mr. Yasuhiro Tokutaka,
Director, Mr. Tadaaki Kumagai,
Director, Payment and Settlement Systems Department, Bank of Japan
Dr. Taiji Inui, Senior Manager, NTT DATA Corporation
Speakers from the Bank of Japan gave an overview of the on-going upgrading project of the BOJ-NET, including background, key features, and timeline of the upcoming upgrade. Dr. Inui addressed the most recent trends in payment and settlement systems throughout Asia, as well as implications to payment and settlement systems in Japan.