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November 2014


 Hedgeopolis New York
Date: November 3 - 4, 2014
Location: ROOSEVELT HOTEL, NEW YORK CITY

Organized By:
Hedge Fund Association
www.hedgeopolis.com

Description:  On November 3-4, 2014, Hedgeopolis New York will bring together over 600 alternative investment professionals for one and a half days of panel discussions by some of the world's most influential institutional investors. Conference speakers include decision makers at leading pension funds, funds of hedge funds, endowments, foundations and family offices. Attendees will also enjoy hours of networking with investors and fellow Hedge Fund Association members.



 Middle East Family Office Symposium
Date: November 3 - 4, 2014
Location: Park Hyatt Dubai, UAE

Organized By:
Opal
www.opalgroup.net

Description:  As part of the Private Wealth Series, this family office and endowment conference is Opal's premier event for high net worth individuals, family offices, and endowments. The Dubai program is tailored to Middle Eastern investors who have an interest in new and exciting investment opportunities world wide. Whether you are interested in learning more about real estate, real assets, or how to continue to build on existing wealth, this conference gives delegates the opportunity to learn and mingle with industry experts.



 GAIM Ops West Coast
Date: November 3 - 5, 2014
Location: RITZ-CARLTON RANCHO MIRAGE, PALM SPRINGS, CA

Organized By:
IIR
www.iirusa.com

Description:  The Hedge Fund Industry's Most Significant Operations and Compliance Event is Expanding to the West Coast ! The event for c-level hedge fund executives and industry experts to cement formidable business partnerships, engage in valuable and strategic
networking and share what's top of mind with peers.



 Hedge Fund Americas Forum
Date: November 4 - 5, 2014
Location: New York City, NY

Organized By:
Latin Markets
ch124.infusionsoft.com
Discount: 15% discount for Hedge Connection Club Members

Description:  You're invited to The Hedge Fund Americas Forum (November 4 & 5 in NY) a two day meeting of 300 family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, hedge funds and consultants investing across the Americas. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage off the record with 300+ luminaries of the inter-American hedge fund and institutional investor communities in a private, personal setting where most of the delegates are end-investors.

The event provides 20+ hours of networking, two executive luncheons and an evening cocktail reception for all attendees. Access the agenda for the full speaker and panel details.



 Global Real Estate Crowdfunding Summit 2014
Date: November 5, 2014
Location: Park Lane Hotel, NY

Organized By:
iGlobal Forum
www.iglobalforum.com

Description:  iGlobal Forum is pleased to present our inaugural Global Real Estate Crowdfunding Summit, due to take place on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 in New York City. Continuing restrictive bank lending practices, relaxation of government regulations, yield-hungry investors, and social technology enablers within the real estate market have resulted in powerful new online funding and investing marketplaces for commercial real estate. At this breakthrough event, you will meet the key players and personalities shaping the real estate crowdfunding scene who will share insights and experiences, results to date, and what they learned along the way. You will get the content and contacts you need to successfully navigate the rapidly shifting real estate crowdfunding environment. This inaugural event will bring together 150+ capital raisers in the industry, the developers, syndicators, sponsors and entrepreneurs, with the capital providers: angels, VCs, private equity funds, hedge funds and institutional investors.



 Women's Alternative Investment Summit
Date: November 6 - 7, 2014
Location: The Pierre, New York City

Organized By:
Falk Marques Group
www.womensalternativeinvestmentsummit.com

Description:  The 6th annual Women's Alternative Investment Summit will bring 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, real assets, and distressed investing.



 Emerging Managers Summit South
Date: November 6 - 7, 2014
Location: Hyatt Regency Austin, TX

Organized By:
Opal
www.opalgroup.net

Description:  If you are looking to expand and diversify your asset allocation by investing in emerging managers as well as women and minority owned investment managers, the emerging managers conference will provide the unique opportunity to access a diversified group of up-and-coming performance-oriented managers and manager of managers. The event will explore the benefits and opportunities offered by investing in emerging managers as well as new strategies for implementing an emerging managers program. If you are an emerging manager, you will learn the procedures used by institutions to launch and maintain successful emerging manager programs. This event will showcase a variety of emerging mangers as well as minority-owned manager funds and other high potential smaller investment firms, and it will offer participants invaluable networking opportunities.



 After the Bell Panel Discussion: Connectivity: A Discussion on the Latest Initiatives and Technology in Ultra-Low Latency Trading
Date: November 6, 2014
Location: The Graduate Center, New York City

Organized By:
The Mankoff Company
www.themankoffcompany.com

Description:  Register now as space is limited - 30+ have already reserved their place for the After the Bell discussion on the challenges and opportunities in connectivity. Learn from our expert panels as to which technologies gain the best outcome and what is optimal in global access.

Held after trading hours, our panels are immediately followed by a networking reception to continue the discussion and optimize contact amongst your industry colleagues.



 Family Office Super Summit
Date: November 11 - 13, 2014
Location: Miami

Organized By:
Wilson Conferences
www.WilsonConferences.com

Description:  Family Office Super Summit: The #1 largest family office conference of 2014, our 3-Day Family Office Super Summit this year in Miami features 50+ speakers, a day dedicated to $1B+ family offices, dozens of single family offices, and hundreds of delegates.



 Elite Summit 2014
Date: November 12 - 14, 2014
Location: Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, Montreux, Switzerland

Organized By:
marcus evans
www.elitesummit.com

Description:  The Elite Summit is the premium forum bringing together the family offices and independent financial advisors of Europe's wealthiest individuals and families with internationally-renowned fund and asset managers. The Summit offers regional wealth managersan intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping both family governance and global asset allocation.



 5th Annual Private Equity Tax, Operations and Compliance Forum
Date: November 13 - 14, 2014
Location: The Princeton Club, New York

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

Description:  Whether you're from a large fund or small fund or your investment strategies greatly differ from others, this program was carefully designed to equip a wide-spread array of fund professionals with exceptional guidance on how to cost-effectively ensure total compliance and operational excellence.



 3rd China Vehicle Insurance Summit 2014
Date: November 13 - 14, 2014
Location: Crowne Plaza, Beijing, China

Organized By:
Duxes
www.duxes-events.com

Description:  Leading figures from insurance companies, auto dealers, telematic companies and a whole host of third party companies are set to gather, this November 13-14 in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Beijing for the 3rd China Vehicle Insurance Summit 2014.

Following a year of significant change and growth for the global insurance industry, especially in Asia, these individuals will share their knowledge and expertise on how to take advantage of the abundance of opportunities. China in particular, whose insurance market has increased 25% in the last 12 years, is of much interest.

Representatives from the government will also be present who will explain recent relaxation of China's economic policies and market-orientated reforms to China's vehicle premium rate as well as the effect of the ratio report of auto parts and vehicles.



 Winning and Retaining Institutional Mandates
Date: November 17 - 18, 2014
Location: The Harvard Club, Boston

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

Description:  Institutional investors and consultants will tell you how to win and keep their business. Leading industry practitioners will reveal the secrets of their success in acquiring new clients and servicing existing ones. The context is an interactive environment with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and network.



 Endowment & Foundation Forum
Date: November 17 - 19, 2014
Location: Boston Marriott Long Wharf

Organized By:
Opal
www.opalgroup.net

Description:  The 16th Annual Endowment and Foundation Forum will provide a forum for free exchange of ideas concerning portfolio planning and investment strategies. Rather than focusing on a particular investment style, this endowment and foundation conference will tackle issues that are most germane to nation's endowments and charitable foundations by examining critical investment topics, as well as need to align fiscal strategy with goals of a particular organization. Participants and delegates will speak on a range of issues, including necessity for non-profit governance for endowments, means of capturing alpha in a portfolio, methods of choosing money managers, and problems of ethics and liability in fiduciary planning, as well as addressing pros and cons of investing in equity, fixed income, alternative, and real estate products. By targeting industry sector, guest speakers and participants can gain a greater understanding of how organizations can utilize and dovetail with particular investment strategies.



 Power Purchase Agreement
Date: November 18 - 21, 2014
Location: Singapore

Organized By:
Infocus International Group
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.



 AnDevCon: The Android Developer Conference
Date: November 18 - 21, 2014
Location: San Francisco, CA

Organized By:
BZ Events
www.andevcon.com
Discount: HedgeConnection members receive a $200 discount for 3-day or 4-day discount.
Discount Code: ANDROID

Description:  AnDevCon, November 18-21 in San Francisco, is the technical conference for software developers building or selling Android apps. It will offer one day of intensive tutorials, followed by three days of technical classes. More than 1,000 software developers, engineers and entrepreneurs are projected to attend AnDevCon and choose from 70+ classes. Exhibits admission is free: visit more than 40 exhibitors!



 16th Annual Effective Hedge Fund Tax Practices
Date: November 18 - 19, 2014
Location: The Princeton Club, New York

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

Description:  Don't miss the industry's most comprehensive hedge fund tax conference!

Some of the hedge fund tax industry's most knowledgeable minds will share pertinent information to help your fund's tax plan attain maximum efficiency while remaining in total compliance with current laws.



 Tradetech Asia 2014
Date: November 19 - 20, 2014
Location: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Organized By:
IQPC
www.tradetechasia.com

Description:  TradeTech Asia is the region's largest trading and technology conference, bringing together over 500 senior equity trading and technology professionals.

With over 70% of the audience from a buy-side, broker or an exchange, TradeTech is unrivalled in its ability to uncover debate and determine where the industry is heading. Year after year it has convinced Asia's most senior trading and technology decision makers to leave their desks for two days each November.



 Cyber Security World Conference 2014 New York City
Date: November 21, 2014
Location: New York City, NY

Organized By:
Golden Networking
www.cybersecurityworldconference.com

Description:  Welcome to Cyber Security World Conference 2014 where renowned information security authorities and innovative service providers will bring their latest thinking to hundreds of senior executives focused on protecting today's enterprises. Cyber security experts will discuss topics such as protecting individuals and companies against cyber-attacks, biometrics as the future of security, risks brought by mobile computing, and protecting corporate and national infrastructure against foreign attacks.