GDS International’s FST Asia Summit Once Again Served As A Unique And Professional Learning Platform For Hundreds Of Leading CIOs and CTOs

By Gds International, PRNE
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

BRISTOL, England, November 17, 2011 -

The FST Asia summit - which took place from 1st - 3rd of November at The Golden Palm Tree, Kuala Lumpur - provided leading executives with an ideal framework for new business relationships to flourish.

The summit saw industry professionals from the financial services sector across the Asia meet to discuss compliance, workplace obligations, and maintaining the balance between innovation spending and operational and regulatory commitments.

Speakers included leading industry professionals such as; Andrew Milroy, VP ICT Asia Pacific Research, Frost & Sullivan; Patrick Raths, Director IT, Swiss Reinsurance Company; Michael Harte, CIO, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and many more. Companies including Huawei, Cisco, and Panduit sponsored the event.

Executives had ample opportunity to network with peers. Beau Murfitt, Director, CAM Management Solutions, said FST Aisa, “It is one of the best structured conferences that we’ve attended. We have got value for money, and we have got a number of significant opportunities to follow up after this conference.”

As well as comprehensive workshops, the summit involved panel discussions offering executives moderated, peer-led discussions on major industry issues. One-to-one meetings gave delegates the chance to meet with business analysts and analyst partners to discuss strategy and technology demands for the industry.

A total of 16 workshops covered a range of exciting and pressing topics for the finance sector. Topics included social media, fraud solutions, disruptive technology, enterprise architecture, and much more.

Jason Abrams, Summit Director at GDS International - the leading global business event company behind FST Asia - says, “We have always been proud of the quality of our summits, but this years’ Financial Services Technology summit was one of our best yet. It is very rewarding to know that our events provide the environment for executives to meet and build valuable relationships that will lead to many exciting new ventures and innovations.”

See what the delegates had to say about the event at

About GDS International:

GDS International is one of the most innovative events and media companies worldwide and a globally renowned producer of business-to-business summits, conferences, online information and advisory group gatherings.

Founded in 1993, GDS International specialises in meeting the B2B marketing needs of our clients. Having a strong presence in mature industrial sectors but a finger on the pulse of emerging markets - as well as up-and-coming B2B business verticals - means we are perfectly placed to capitalise on the exciting developments brought about by the advent of a globalised economy.

Our value proposition is simple: we deliver tangible business results from world-class events. 

Contact: Hannah Duffy,, +44(0)117-915-4811


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