New York, NY (PRWEB) December 01, 2015
The Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA®) is pleased to announce its 2016 educational events targeted to financial technology professionals in the New York tri-state area and Boston. Topics are developed by the WSTA’s Content Advisory Committee, which is comprised of WSTA Board members, industry analysts and Platinum Affiliates.
Below are the 2016 dates and topics. Additional educational events will be added throughout the year. The WSTA will also host two premier networking events, Summer Social and Holiday Gala, during 2016.
January 21st “Transforming WANs with Virtualization” Panel Discussion, NYC
February 25th “Mobile – First Design and Seamless Delivery” Seminar, NYC
March 15th “Analytics: Achieving a Sustainable Competitive Advantage” Seminar, NYC
April 14th “Assessing Cybersecurity Business Risk and Managing Threats” Seminar, NYC
April 28th “Fraud Data Intelligence Frameworks” Panel Discussion, Boston
May 11th “Maturing DevOps” Panel Discussion, NYC
September 22nd “IT on Wall Street: Infrastructure Provider to Business Partner” Seminar, NYC
October 27th “Anatomy of Digital Business Moments” Seminar, NYC
November 3rd “Critical and Emerging Technologies” Panel Discussion, Boston
November 17th “Critical and Emerging Technologies” Panel Discussion, NYC
For more information on these events, please visit https://www.wsta.org/events/
For 48 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, panel discussions, roundtables, and social events. 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 e-Zine and LimeLight e-Newsletter provide additional content and information about the WSTA and industry-related activities. The website is a dynamic resource for keeping on top of the latest information and offers access to additional resources including white papers, blogs, videos, 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 2,400 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.