GDS International Announces Financial Services Technology Experts to Attend FST Europe Summit in May

Glasgow, SCOTLAND – April 19, 2013: GDS International has just announced it will host its eagerly awaited ninth Financial Services Technology summit on the 14th-16th May 2013 at the luxurious Turnberry Resort, in Scotland.

Online PR News – 20-April-2013 – Glasgow, SCOTLAND – April 19, 2013 – The renowned series – which takes place over two-and-a-half days – boasts 65 senior level financial executives from across Europe engaging in peer-led panel discussions, content-rich workshops and thought-provoking keynote speaker presentations.

This year’s event will focus on a range of exciting and on-trend topics, including strategic outsourcing development, risks and success; enterprise architecture in the boardroom; and virtualisation delivering custom business solutions using an architecture-driven approach. Delegates will also be looking at broader issues, including strategic business guidelines for eAccess security, and mobile devices in the enterprise.
To ensure the integrity of the event, GDS International has hand picked a c-level delegation of some of the most influential executives from in and around the financial sector to attend this year’s FST Europe event. The upcoming summit will see Mehmet Cemal, COO Global Asset Management & CIO UK for UBS; Andrew Hopkins, Chief Architect for ING; Carsten Henriksen, CIO for Spar Nord Bank; Ebbe Larsen, CSA for Danske Bank; and Ken Aitken, Head of Architecture for Tesco bank, all in attendance.

Daniel Turner, Financial Services Technology Europe Summit Director for GDS International, the global events company behind the summit, said: “The ninth FST Europe summit is shaping up to be the best yet, with an outstanding delegation and hot line up of topical interactive sessions which will allow those involved to dissect and debate the full spectrum of business challenges currently shaping IT investment priorities within the finance sector. Some major players within the market, and also some smaller, more niche and innovative solution providers will be joining us to both assess the technology challenges that lie ahead, and showcase their possible solutions.”

He continues: “We pride ourselves on delivering world class summits and are confident that the acceleration of initial business meetings along with the interactive workshop sessions will aid our delegation to operate within the sector moving forwards. We are thoroughly excited about the ninth FST Europe Summit!”

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