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November 2015


 Big Data TechCon 2014
Date: November 2 - 4, 2015
Location: Chicago, IL

Organized By:
BZ Events
www.bigdatatechcon.com

Description:  Big Data TechCon, November 2-4 in Chicago, 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. Come up to speed on the latest big data technologies like Hadoop, Yarn, Spark, HBase, Hive and more! Use code BIGDATA for a $200 conference discount off the prevailing price. Register early for even more savings



 Women's Alternative Investment Summit
Date: November 5 - 6, 2015
Location: The Pierre, New York City

Organized By:
Falk Marques Group
www.womensalternativeinvestmentsummit.com

Description:  The 7th annual Women's Alternative Investment Summit brought together an influential group of more than 400 senior-level women fund managers, institutional investors, and advisors to the industry across the broad spectrum of alternatives to build trusted networks and engage in candid discussions about alternative investments in an emerging new world. This groundbreaking conference features moderated workshops and panel discussions, facilitated roundtable conversations, and keynote dialogues. Multi-session tracks address the many asset classes, including private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure and real assets investing.



 Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)
Date: November 16 - 19, 2015
Location: Singapore

Organized By:
Infocus International
www.infocusinternational.com

Description:  There are many moving pieces affecting the future of electric power development in Emerging Market. Unlike the past Independent Power Project models, which featured standardised take-or-pay contracts - today's market demands more innovative incentives to ensure better availability, better performance, as well as more attractive and sustainable mixtures of fuel sources.

Economies throughout Asia urgently need to master the key tools, models, and lessons learned for transforming and strengthening today's electricity sector. These include the latest models in negotiating Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), in designing and managing new competitive power markets, as well as attracting the right mix of renewable energy sources.



 3rd Annual Retail Banking Forum
Date: November 26 - 27, 2015
Location: Wien Hotel Vienna, Austria

Organized By:
Global Leading Conferences
www.globalleadingconferences.com

Description:  Retail lending remains the marginal source of income despite regulation restrictions and legislative pressure. Today's macroeconomic challenges forced banks to change and adjust its strategy in retail lending. In recent years the growth rate of retail banks slowed rapidly with ever-changing economy which radically changed the situation on the world financial markets. In a competitive environment, the struggle for customers' acquisition and retention imposes increased requirements for banks in general and development of strategies of retail banking. But at all times what remains unchanged is the value of the customer! With the light of the growing number of the new technologies, niches and opportunities - now is the time to make a breakthrough and become the market leader.

The conference will be focusing on what banking products and services are currently in demand, which sales channels are the most efficient, which methods of promotion of banking products are more successful, an insight from the regulators on best ways of rules implementation, how to attract new customers and retain existing ones.