CIFA Breakfast Briefing Curacao Version 2.0 21 February 2013

WILLEMSTAD - CIFA announced today its Breakfast Briefing Curacao Version 2.0 on Thursday 21st February with speaker Mr. Anthony A. de Lima, Chairman and CEO of CTEX (Curacao Technology Exchange N.V.)

Cloud computing, disaster-recovery facilities, real-time back ups are becoming increasingly important for the fi nancial services industry and Curacao is taking the lead in the Caribbean region to develop products and solutions to address this need.

During the Breakfast Briefing you will be informed about the developments in the area of Information Technology (IT). According to Mr. de Lima, the financial services industry is also affected by changes from a capital fl ow perspective and how companies, from small to large, are crossing borders nowadays. In his presentation, Mr. De Lima will give his vision on how these developments create opportunities for the International Financial Services Sector of Curacao and how these development can help the sector to attract international clients.
Mr. Anthony A. de Lima is an experienced executive in the area of Information Technology (IT), Financial services and Telecommunications sectors. As Chairman and CEO of CTEX Mr. De Lima is driving to build out the region’s largest technology park and datacenter facilities servicing the Caribbean and Latin America market. At present he is very active in promoting and attracting clients for CTEX and Curacao by means of roadshows and establishing partnerships and alliances.
Date: Thursday February 21st, 2013
Registration:  7:45 am
Breakfast Briefing:  8:00 - 10:00 am
Venue:  Belle Alliance  Avila Hotel
Language: English
Fee per person:  
NAf 50,- |CIFA members
NAf 65,- |non-CIFA members
Payments to be made before Tuesday February 19th  2013 by electronic transfer to CIFA (all payments are non-refundable).
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