SOURCE: Institutional Investor Events

August 18, 2008 07:30 ET

Institutional Investor's 2008 Financial Technology Congress in High Demand

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 18, 2008) - Institutional Investor Events is proud to announce the 2008 Financial Technology Congress taking place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on September 22-23, 2008. Produced in association with Operations Management, the Financial Technology Congress offers participants the opportunity to attend TWO LEADING EVENTS in one venue: the Technology & Operations for Asset Managers Forum and the Enterprise Data Management Summit.

Sponsors for this event already include Advent Software, DTCC (Depository Trust & Clearing Company), Deloitte & Touche LLP, BNY Mellon Asset Servicing, G2 Systems LLC, Electra Information Systems, Evare, LLC, GoldenSource, Redi2 Technologies, Bonaire Software Solutions, and Omego LLC.

Keynote Speaker Mar Gudmundsson, from the BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS, will address the "Global Perspective on the Impact of the Financial Turmoil and Regulatory Initiatives on the Evolution of the Financial System."

The Plenary Address will come from Dushyant Shahrawat, Senior Research Director of Investment Management from the TOWERGROUP, on "The Real Impact of the Subprime Crisis on the Investment Management Business."

The 5th Annual Technology & Operations for Asset Managers Forum will tackle the technology and operational issues facing asset managers. Hear how firms are improving derivatives processing and reducing operational challenges, securing industry-wide standards for messaging, ensuring that trading systems are up to speed and accurately valuing OTC derivatives.

The 3rd Annual Enterprise Data Management Summit is the premier event for data management professionals, designed to assist the implementation of an EDM strategy by identifying the best processes, technologies and governance methods.

Notable Industry Speakers Include:

--  Michael Atkin, EDM COUNCIL
--  Rick Alm, Director, CREDIT SUISSE
--  Brad Bailey, KNIGHT CAPITAL GROUP
--  Michael P. Bishof, LOGAN CIRCLE PARTNERS
--  Eric P. Bloom, THE BOSTON COMPANY ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC
--  John Bottega, CITI
--  Ben Bresnahan, DRAKE MANAGEMENT
--  Chip Carver, MARKIT GROUP LIMITED
--  Michael Cloherty, GENERAL MOTORS ASSET MANAGEMENT
--  Tom Dalglish, BEAR STEARNS
--  Edmund Flynn, FIDELITY INVESTMENTS
--  William F. Gibson, IVY CREEK ASSOCIATES and EDM COUNCIL
--  Cherie Graham, BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN TRUST COMPANY
--  Amy G. Harkins, BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORPORATION
--  Lori K. Hoch, CORTINA ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC
--  Hong Loh, LEGG MASON
--  M. Paul Martin, MORGAN STANLEY INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
--  Steve Mumby, ST PARTNERS
--  Peter Nag, CITI
--  Kurt Regush, GOLDMAN SACHS
--  Peter Salvage, CITI
--  Peter Serenita, JPMORGAN WORLDWIDE SECURITIES SERVICES
--  Dayle E. Scher, TOWERGROUP
    

For details on the full agenda, speaking faculty and registration details, please visit www.iievents.com/technology or call 212.224.3569.

If you would like to feature the conference in your publication and attend as press, please contact Ronda DiMasi at 212-224-3569 or rdimasi@iievents.com.

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