New York, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014
The Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA®) is pleased to announce its 2014 educational events targeted to financial technology professionals. Topics are developed by the WSTA’s Content Advisory Committee, which is comprised of WSTA Board members, industry analysts and Platinum Vendor Affiliates.
The 2014 seminar theme focuses on delivering various technologies. There is also a panel discussion on January 14th on “The Cost of Compliance and IT Risk” with keynote/moderator Dr. Howard A. Rubin, CEO and Founder, Rubin Worldwide.
Below are the 2014 dates and topics. Additional educational events will be added throughout the year. The WSTA will also host two premier socials and informal Meetups during 2014.
January 14th “The Cost of Compliance and IT Risk” Panel Discussion, NYC
February 27th “Delivering Cloud, Data Center and Telecom” Seminar, NYC
March 20th “Delivering Mobility” Seminar, NYC
April 30th “Delivering Cybersecurity” Seminar, NYC
May 14th “Delivering Business Applications” Seminar, NYC
September 18th “Delivering Big Data” Seminar, NYC
October 15th “Delivering Cloud, Data Center and Telecom” Seminar, Boston
November 5th “Tech Trends-2014/2015” Seminar NYC
For more information on these events, please visit https://www.wsta.org/events/
For over 45 years, the Wall Street Technology Association (http://www.wsta.org) has provided financial industry technology professionals, vendors, service providers, and consultants forums to learn from and connect with each other. The WSTA facilitates educational seminars and networking events where members meet and exchange ideas and best practices that assist them in effectively capitalizing on technology advances and dealing with financial industry business challenges. Founded in 1967, the WSTA is a not-for-profit association with a long history of evolving to meet the needs of its members.
The WSTA hosts seminars, roundtables, panel discussions, social events and meetups. These events offer many opportunities to stay on top of leading technologies, as well as network and share information with industry colleagues. The WSTA’s quarterly educational Ticker Magazine and LimeLight e-newsletter provide additional content and information about the WSTA and industry-related activities. The newly launched website is a dynamic resource for keeping on top of the latest information and offers access to additional resources including a career center, white papers, blogs and information about other industry events.
Financial Firm Members
WSTA financial firm members are employed at banks, brokerages, hedge funds, insurance companies and other financial firms. The WSTA currently has about 2,300 members from over 50 different firms; 81% of the members hold senior titles such as CIOs, CTOs, Vice President, Director and Manager. The remaining 19% hold other titles such as analysts, engineers, architects, etc. The WSTA also reaches over 3,200 prospective financial firm technology professionals with information about educational and networking opportunities.
Affiliates and Sponsors
Affiliates and sponsors are an integral component of the WSTA. As a not-for-profit organization, they contribute significantly by providing the resources needed to run the educational and networking programs for WSTA financial firm members. These programs strengthen the bond between members and companies that serve the technology needs of the financial community.
The WSTA currently has over 200 technology firms that participate in the WSTA as an affiliate or sponsor. Companies that provide cloud, big data, mobility, security, software, infrastructure, networking, social, telecom and other industry-related solutions find the WSTA an invaluable forum to create awareness, educate and develop relationships with financial industry professionals.