Using case studies, two experts explore the feasibility of implementing alternative local currencies in this session at PICNIC '09.
Artist and cultural activist Christian Nold presents the Bijlmer Bank Project and examines how trust networks function in a prototype system for an alternative local currency that could support local development and work in conjunction with the Euro.
Activist Oliver Dudok van Heel discusses The Lewes Pound Project and how the introduction of a local currency impacted the socio-economic situation in the town of Lewes.
PICNIC '09 - Amsterdam
September 23-25, 2009