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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.


 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.


 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.