The international monetary system is on the brink of change. The role of the US dollar as the primary reserve currency is being challenged in multiple ways. These points find unequivocal agreement. However, there is a great debate on the system's future shape. Will the US dollar be replaced by another reserve currency? Will we enter a new multi-currency system? What will be the implications for financial centres such as Singapore? Is there a role for gold in the new system - and, if so, what will it be? These are the types of questions academics, central banks and policy-makers are considering around the world and this launch will be an opportunity to discuss some of the most important questions being asked of the world’s monetary and financial system.