Press Release: Agenda Announced for the Financial Industry Business Ontology Event

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San Diego, CA – EDM Council and DATAVERSITY announced the educational agenda for the first Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO™) Management and Technical Conference. The event will be held on April 19 – 20, 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina in San Diego, California. Visit to review the agenda, event details, speakers, and registration options.

The 2016 FIBO Management and Technical Conference will be co-located with Enterprise Data World, the world largest vendor-neutral data management conference.

Dennis E. Wisnosky, leader of the FIBO work at the EDM Council and a former CTO at the US DoD, describes the conference as “a distinctive educational opportunity to learn about FIBO from every angle, and to network with all of the leading architects and developers who are creating this important new financial services standard. We’re pleased to have many EDM Council member institutions sharing their first-hand experience with FIBO, including Wells Fargo, Deutsche Bank, Nordea, ScotiaBank, Franklin Templeton, and State Street Bank.”

The FIBO Conference program includes case studies, technical presentations, business use cases and product demonstrations. Topics include FIBO Concepts and Components, How FIBO relates to Financial Business Concepts, Practical FIBO implementation, FIBO Tooling, Enabling Products, and Future FIBO Directions.

To preview the complete list of topics covered at this event, visit

In addition to the agenda and registration announcement, Early Bird discounts were also announced and will end on March 11, 2016. EDM Council members receive additional discounts.

FIBO is a registered trade mark of the EDM Council.

For more information on this event, please contact

If you are interested in sponsoring the conference, please contact Warwick Davies at or call him at (781) 354-0119 for complete details on sponsorship options.

About EDM Council:

The EDM Council is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association founded by the financial industry to elevate the practice of data management as a business and operational priority. The Council is a leading advocate for the development and implementation of data content standards and the publication of data management best practices. For more information, please visit

About DATAVERSITY® is an online trade journal providing educational resources for information technology (IT) professionals on the uses and management of data. Our worldwide community of practitioners, advisers, and customers participate in, and benefit from hosted conferences, articles and blogs, as well as live webinars, CDMP certification, daily news reports, and more. Active members enjoy access to presentations, research, and training materials. For more information about DATAVERSITY, visit



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