GDS International Hosts Greatly Awaited Fifth Australian CIO Summit in August

Melbourne, AUSTRALIA – June 5, 2013: Sixty-five of Australia’s leading CIOs will assemble in the heart of Melbourne in August for two and a half days of focused workshops, peer led panel discussions and working lunches at GDS International’s NG CIO Australia Summit.

Online PR News – 05-June-2013 – Melbourne, AUSTRALIA – June 5, 2013 – This popular event will take place on the 13th – 15th August 2013 at The Hilton on The Park Melbourne Hotel. After four greatly successful NG CIO Summits in Australia, this year’s event also promises to be extremely valuable with attendees joining tremendous workshops being run on cutting edge themes including; business intelligence, analytics, big data, cloud security and the very latest in BYOD technology.

Delegates will also be focusing on wider matters, including thought leadership from Samir Mahir, CIO, Tennis Australia on the implementation of analytics during the Melbourne Open and a keynote speech from Patrick Eldridge, CIO for Telstra International.

Enterprise Architects Northern Region Manager, David Wright attended last year’s event, and said: “I suspect eighty per cent of the conversations we’ve had will lead to business in one form or another”.

Attending NG CIO Australia this year will be; Sarv Girn, Reserve Bank Australia; Patrick Maes, ANZ Bank; Tom Quinn, News Limited; Samir Mahir, Tennis Australia; Andrew Po-Tang, Fairfax Media.

Nick York, NG CIO Australia Summit Director for GDS International, the global events company behind the Summit said: "We are hugely excited about this years CIO Australia Summit and are very proud to have received this much support from the CIO and solution provider community here in Australia. The summit will draw out first hand experience of the very latest technologies available to CIOs as they wrestle with the complex demands of implementing technology whilst becoming improved business leaders at the same juncture."

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