VIENNA, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard's 2011 City Day event series will begin in Vienna on April 7. Last year, SunGard's City Day events brought together more than 5,000 finance industry professionals in major financial centers around the world. This year, SunGard's industry and product experts, customers, press, analysts and local business leaders will continue to discuss the issues of transparency, efficiency and networks in cities including Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Houston, Beijing, New York, London, Seoul, Zurich, Mumbai, Johannesburg, Dubai, and Sao Paulo. Discussion around these themes will focus on how SunGard can help financial institutions capitalize on the regulatory, economic and technology changes taking place in the industry. See http://www.sungard.com/ten.
The City Day series for 2011 will begin this week in Vienna, where Herbert Juranek, chief operating officer of Erste Group Bank AG and Dr. Michael Buhl, chief operating officer of CEESEG Group (Vienna Stock Exchange) will deliver the keynote address. Other keynote speakers confirmed for 2011 City Days include:
- Hermann-Josef Lamberti, chief operating officer, Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt on May 11;
- Former US Senator Chris Dodd, in Houston on May 19;
- Meredith Whitney, equities analyst, in New York City on June 20;
- Sir Howard Davies, economist, in London on July 6;
- Jim O'Neill, chairman, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, in London on July 6;
- Thomas Borer, former Swiss ambassador to Germany, in Zurich on September 15.
Harold Finders, chief executive officer, SunGard Financial Systems, said, "Tectonic shifts have taken place in the finance industry, driving changes in regulation, technology and management. SunGard is working with customers to help them capitalize on these changes by helping them increase transparency and efficiency and leverage business process networks. We are pleased to welcome such prominent leaders in the finance industry to our global City Day events, to share ideas, stimulate debate and inspire innovation around these topics."
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