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October 2014


 Catalyst Cap Intro: Credit | Fixed Income Alternative Investing
Date: October 27, 2014
Location: New York City, NY

Organized By:
Catalyst Financial Partners
www.catalystforum.com

Description:  Catalyst Cap Intro Events are sector focused, investor driven events that host hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners.

This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on the Credit and Fixed Income alterative investing sectors.

Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations, and their advisors, located on the US East Coast corridor, but also internationally.



 Big Data TechCon 2014
Date: October 27 - 29, 2014
Location: San Francisco, CA

Organized By:
BZ Events
www.bigdatatechcon.com
Discount: HedgeConnection members receive a $200 discount
Discount Code: BIGDATA

Description:  Big Data TechCon, October 27-29 in San Francisco, is the "how-to" show for big data developers, IT managers and practitioners. Big Data TechCon is technology-agnostic and will apply to organizations using relational databases, NoSQL databases, graph databases, unstructured data, flat files and data feeds



 Goal-Driven High Net Worth Investing Forum
Date: October 27 - 28, 2014
Location: The Harvard Club, Boston

Organized By:
Financial Research Associates
www.frallc.com
Discount: 15%
Discount Code: FMP111

Description:  This conference provides critical intelligence about income generation in retirement, blending active and passive investing, tactical versus strategic asset management, creating tax-efficient portfolios, and new perspectives on fixed-income.



 Private Wealth Management APAC Summit
Date: October 27 - 29, 2014
Location: Hilton Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Malaysia

Organized By:
marcus evans
www.pwmsummit.com

Description:  The fifth annual Private Wealth Management APAC Summit is the premium forum bringing elite buyers and sellers together. As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the summit offers regional SFOs, MFOs, wealth advisors, and international fund managers and consultants an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping wealth preservation and investment strategy.



 FundForum USA 2014
Date: October 27 - 29, 2014
Location: Mandarin Oriental Boston, MA

Organized By:
IIR
www.informaglobalevents.com

Description:  Join top speakers debate the newest research in big picture issues affecting asset management and the American saver. Hear and meet with the biggest global buyers as well as top US wire-houses, independents and insurance houses.



 Family Office & Private Wealth Forum West
Date: October 27 - 29, 2014
Location: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

Organized By:
Opal
www.opalgroup.net

Description:  The Family Office/Private Wealth Management Forum West is Opal's premier West Coast conference in North America for high net worth individuals and family offices. This event will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with investing in emerging markets, alternative investments, real estate, direct energy, venture capital, numerous other asset classes and will also address many of the softer issues related to the family office such as tax and regulation, asset protection, philanthropy, structuring a family office, and many more.

With today's changing landscape in the wealth industry, family offices are becoming more and more prevalent. Today's new wave of generational wealth is developing at a rapid pace all over North America and in many areas of the world. We are starting to see a shift in market dominance and the direction many high net worth families are taking with their investments. With, a rise in the need to include philanthropic endeavors into a family's portfolio and making investments from an impact investing standpoint, soft issues are just as important as investment management to the family office now more than ever. Held in Napa, CA, meet many of the generation's newly structured family offices from the technology arena of Silicon Valley and Northern California's wine country. Come and join us for three days of engaging discussions on the latest investment trends and soft issues with some of the newly formed family offices in North America as well as many well established and senior family offices, private investors, money managers, and private wealth service providers from the biggest hot bed of new private wealth in North America.



 IFN Africa Forum
Date: October 28, 2014
Location: Conrad Dubai

Organized By:
Redmoney Events
www.redmoneyevents.com

Description:  Running for the second year, the IFN Africa Forum 2014 is set to bring together industry players from the Middle East and Africa, as well as other key markets looking to explore the potential for Islamic banking in the areas of retail banking, trade finance, microfinance and wholesale banking in the world's most populous Muslim continent. In line with the developments in the African market, with countries such as Nigeria in west Africa issuing its debut Sukuk in 2013, South Africa picking up pace in terms of Islamic wealth management and making amendments to its Sukuk law, and Djibouti, Kenya, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and many others all resolute to build their individual Islamic financial capabilities, the IFN Africa Forum will continue to be a key event in the annual IFN Forum Series.



 Hedge Fund Association's Student Symposium: Pros and Cons of High Frequency Trading
Date: October 29, 2014
Location: Fordham University, New York

Organized By:
Hedge Fund Association
files.thehfa.com

Description:  Interested in learning more about high frequency trading (HFT)? Please join us on October 29th at Fordham University to attend the Hedge Fund Association's Student Symposium: Pros and Cons of High Frequency Trading. David Whitcomb, who Fortune Magazine recently called "the father of HFT" will deliver the keynote address. An interactive panel discussion by knowledgeable academics and practitioners will follow. Kevin R. Mirabile, a Clinical Professor of Finance at Fordham University, will moderate the panel. Networking opportunities and refreshments will conclude the evening.



 HFA Symposium Opportunities and Trends: Insurance Dedicated Funds and Structures.
Date: October 30, 2014
Location: Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Marina

Organized By:
Hedge Fund Association
files.thehfa.com

Description:  Please join us on Thursday October 30, 2014 for the HFA Symposium Opportunities and Trends Insurance Dedicated Funds and Structures to learn more about opportunities and risks of private placement life and variable insurance.