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October 2014

 LNG & Gas Contracts - Negotiation, Drafting & Management
Date: October 6 - 9, 2014
Location: Indonesia, Bali

Organized By:

Description:  This course is designed in a two-part workshop where the first three days will be catered to GAS Supply and Purchase Agreements and the last two days on LNG Project agreements. The course will enable participants to gain an insight into the way in which Buyers and Sellers view and negotiate GSPA's and will provide participants a detailed understanding of the of the terms that are important in these transactions. The course also includes Case Studies that examine the techniques for managing the risks inherent in a Gas Project. Furthermore, this course provides an overview, in workshop simulation format, of the techniques and steps for assessing project feasibility, types of commercial structures required in recent LNG Projects, and the major contractual interfaces required.

 ALTSO’s Rocktoberfest – Chicago
Date: October 8, 2014
Location: City Winery, Chicago, IL

Organized By:
A Leg To Stand On

Description:  Recognized as one of the most unique, highly-anticipated and effective events in the charitable and financial sectors, A Leg To Stand On's ("ALTSO's) Rocktoberfest unites leaders from the financial services community for a night of rock & roll and acoustic music performed by key players in the finance industry. ALTSO is a non-profit that changes the lives of children with limb disabilities in developing countries by providing them with free prosthetic legs and orthotic devices. Rocktoberfest originated 10 years ago in New York and now hosts over 1,400 supporters. This year's 3rd anniversary event in Chicago will host 500 guests and will celebrate the 11,000 children who have been treated as a result of this iconic event.

 Trading Show New York 2014
Date: October 8, 2014
Location: Three Sixty° Tribeca, New York City

Organized By:

Description:  The Trading Show New York provides unparalleled opportunities to network and do business with top trading firms, quant funds, end investors, banks, brokers, and technology providers.

By exploring the overlapping issues of quant investing, electronic trading, SEFs and big data for finance, The Trading Show New York truly has something for everyone.

It is the one-stop shop for the entire trading community!

 Beyond Budgeting Conference 2014
Date: October 9, 2014
Location: The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Description:  "Achieve sustained high performance by developing empowered and adaptive management models"

This One Day Conference has been carefully researched and innovatively produced to explore the Beyond Budgeting management model through inspiring case studies and insights presented by leading practitioners and academics. The Beyond Budgeting management model enables organizations to build lean, adaptive and ethical enterprises that can sustain superior competitive performance.

The conference aims at executives and managers of large and mid-sized organizations. It is of particular interest for persons in general management, finance and HR positions.

The summit is organized together with the Beyond Budgeting Institute (BBI) whose purpose is to help organizations achieve sustained high performance, also under turbulent conditions, by developing their management models from command & control towards empower & adapt.

 Opal Exchange Monaco
Date: October 20 - 21, 2014
Location: Fairmont Monte Carlo, Monaco

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Description:  By using a sophisticated interface, Opal Exchange provides the platform to schedule private and purposeful meetings between Managers and like-minded Institutional and Private Wealth Investors. Opal Exchange creates an opportunity to develop connections with those who have similar investment goals.

How it works: Opal Exchange is by invitation only. After Opal confirms participation, attendees will fill out a unique investment profile which will assist in pairing participants. Using the surveyed information, Asset Gatherers and Allocators have the opportunity to request specific one-on-one meetings through the Opal Exchange messaging tool. While at the event, Asset Gatherers will have a private Meeting Room in which they will host up to 24 intimate meetings with potential allocators. Each exchange will last 25 minutes.

 ALTSO’s Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest
Date: October 22, 2014
Location: Capitale, New York City

Organized By:
A Leg To Stand On

Description:  A Leg To Stand On's ("ALTSO's") Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest unites over 1,400 leaders from the hedge fund and finance industries for a night of rock & roll and acoustic music performed by key players in the hedge fund industry. ALTSO is a non-profit that transforms the lives of children with limb disabilities in developing countries by providing them with free prosthetic legs and orthotic devices. In the last 10 years, Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest has been recognized as one of the most unique, highly anticipated, and effective events in the charitable and finance sectors. This year's 11th anniversary will celebrate the 11,000 children who have been treated as a result of this iconic event.

 Hedge Fund Startup Forum Zurich 2014
Date: October 22, 2014
Location: Zurich, Switzerland

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Description:  Designed with the aid of hedge fund industry veterans, this event has been put together to provide those looking to start a Hedge Fund with an in depth guide to setting up a fund and gaining investment.
If you are starting up a new hedge fund, are an emerging manager with less than $250 AUM or an investor into funds you may be entitled to attend this event for fre

 European CLO Summit
Date: October 22 - 24, 2014
Location: Fairmont Monte Carlo, Monaco

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Description:  Opal is proud to present our European CLO Summit: The Annual CLO, Leveraged Loan, & Loan Liquidity Conference. The European CLO Summit is an educational forum designed for investors, issuers, underwriters, rating agencies, lawyers and accountants. At this conference they can learn the newest techniques to maximize returns and reduce risk exposure in this growing area of Asset-Backed Finance. An in-depth review of recent regulatory changes in addition to rating agency methodology, legal, tax and structural considerations will provide attendees with the tools necessary to stay one step ahead of their competitors. The conference will serve as an opportunity where a meaningful dialogue can be opened to address concerns regarding this dynamic segment of the market. This event promises to be the "must attend" CLO event of 2014.

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

Organized By:
Catalyst Financial Partners

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
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
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

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.

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

Organized By:
Redmoney Events

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.