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February 2015


 ADVANCED FORECASTING, INVENTORY AND WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT
Date: February 2 - 4, 2015
Location: JAKARTA, INDONESIA

Organized By:
Salvo Global
www.salvoglobal.com

Description:  The Trainer is the founder of Supply Chain Education (SCE) and has worked with major corporations such as Alcatel, Atlas Copco, Boeing, Fujitsu, Halliburton, Ingersoll-Rand, and Verizon, in the areas of supply chain and materials management, travelling extensively in Asia and the former Soviet Union. He has also founded the current online learning initiative that has been a huge success with some of the above companies, resulting in both a US and world-wide roll-out with approximately 2,000 participants, primarily in the areas of C.P.M., CPSM, CPIM and Six-Sigma.



 Alphascope
Date: February 3 - 5, 2015
Location: InterContinental Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Organized By:
ICBI
www.alphascope-event.com
Discount: 10% off for Hedge Connection Club Members
Discount Code: FKN2448HCW

Description:  Alphascope brings together 200+ asset managers, hedge funds, allocators and end investors to explore innovative quantitative methodologies in trading, investment and asset allocation strategies.
This brand new event is...

* The only quantitative finance event to offer insights and one-to-one networking time with end investors & allocators - over 20 top names already confirmed on the line-up
* The only investment management conference to focus on the science behind the strategy - hear from strategists & portfolio managers behind leading systematic & quant strategies
* The only event of its kind to offer a truly comprehensive agenda - combining in-depth scientific research with innovative networking opportunities and catering for all levels of technicality

Topics to be discussed include Alternative Beta, CTAs, Volatility, Relative Value, Asset Allocation, High Frequency and more. Visit the lphascope website now for details of the 2015 programme and speaker list to date.



 SPTechCon: The SharePoint Technology Conference
Date: February 8 - 11, 2015
Location: Austin, TX

Organized By:
BZ Events
www.sptechcon.com
Discount: 200 dollars off for Hedge Connection Members
Discount Code: SHAREPOINT

Description:  SPTechCon, February 8-11 in Austin, is the world's premier independent event for SharePoint. The format includes 70+ technical classes, workshops and breakout classes with content geared to IT professionals, business managers and developers. It features top Microsoft MVPs, expert MS speakers and solutions from 50+ exhibitors. Receive a $200 discount off either the prevailing price of a 4-day or 3-day pass by inserting the code SHAREPOINT when prompted on the reg page at www.sptechcon.com. Register early for even more savings!



 SuperInvestor U.S. 2015
Date: February 9 - 11, 2015
Location: Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco, CA

Organized By:
ICBI
www.superinvestorus.com

Description:  - Over 250+ industry leaders under one roof including 100+ LPs
The Leading West Coast U.S. Private Equity & Venture Capital Event

- Rub shoulders with industry titans
Industry godfathers due to address SuperInvestor U.S. in 2015 include:
- David Bonderman, Founding Partner & Managing Partner, TPG CAPITAL
- Mitch Truwit, Co-CEO, APAX PARTNERS

- Discover how 140+ speakers are responding to today's market
Hear from 120+ industry titans, veterans and innovators from around the globe, including 50+ powerful LPs and 50+ top performing GPs from: ONTARIO TEACHERS' PENSION PLAN, ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ, REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SILVER LAKE PARTNERS, AP2, THE JAMES IRVINE FOUNDATION, FRANCISCO PARTNERS, ATP PRIVATE EQUITY PARTNERS and TIAA-CREF.

- The latest private equity and venture capital research
Data topics in 2015 include buyout valuations and leverage (is it different to 2007?), venture capital pricing, buyout v. mid-market v. growth equity returns, secondaries fundraising and pricing, and much more...

- All the hottest markets and asset classes
Big themes for 2015 include mid-market, energy, secondaries, growth equity, tech buyout, credit strategies, healthcare and VC early stage and much more...



 European Family Office Winter Symposium
Date: February 9 - 10, 2015
Location: London Hilton on Park Lane, UK

Organized By:
Opal
www.opalgroup.net

Description:  The European Family Office Winter Symposium will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with investing in emerging markets, alternative investments, real estate, global credit & fixed income markets along with numerous other asset types. This family office event is the premier event for high net worth individuals and family offices. Private investors and asset managers from around the world will visit this intimate setting for two days of engaging discussions on the latest investment trends.



 Operations for Alternatives
Date: February 9 - 11, 2015
Location: PGA National Resort & Spa Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Organized By:
Alpha Research Group
www.ofa-america.com

Description:  Culture of Compliance
Like it or not, the regulatory environment is unlikely to loosen, and it's incumbent upon your entire team to embrace a culture of compliance throughout your firm.

OFA will provide you with insight and knowledge from others grappling with the same challenges, to help you create that culture of compliance that is appreciated by investors, and demanded by regulators.



 Investment Education Symposium
Date: February 11 - 13, 2015
Location: Astor Crowne Plaza, New Orleans, LA

Organized By:
Opal
www.opalgroup.net

Description:  This investment education conference aims to provide broad education and information on investing, fiduciary responsibility and selection of money managers to the key decision makers and other representatives of the nation's largest pension funds, endowments, foundations and other institutional investors. Participants of this conference will have the chance to exchange ideas and learn from other delegates and presenters who manage some of the largest capital flows within both the traditional and the alternative investment communities. Institutional investors will come from across the country not just to network but also to learn from the nation's leading institutional investors, asset managers, hedge fund managers, consultants and more.



 Private Investment Funds Compliance Master Class
Date: February 17, 2015
Location: The Princeton Club, New York

Organized By:
FRA
www.frallc.com
Discount: 15% discount for Hedge Connection Club Members
Discount Code: FMP111

Description:  Join Financial Research Associates on February 17, 2015 at the Princeton Club in New York, for an insider event that will bring together chief compliance officers as well as in-house general counsel and chief financial officers to address the challenges posed by an environment where the regulatory burden means costly fines and severely damaged reputations



 FP&A Innovation Summit
Date: February 18 - 19, 2015
Location: San Diego, CA

Organized By:
The IE Group
www.theinnovationenterprise.com

Description:  Over 250 finance leaders will attend this flagship financial forecasting & planning summit, to share the innovations that are driving the performance of their finance teams and forge lasting partnerships.



 Global AgInvesting Middle East 2015
Date: February 23 - 25, 2015
Location: Jumeirah Emirates Towers, UAE

Organized By:
High Quest Partners
www.globalaginvesting.com

Description:  Global AgInvesting Middle East 2015 (February 23-25) offers a comprehensive overview of agriculture investment opportunities, risks, and return profiles across all major global production regions. The third annual GAI conference in the UAE, this year's program in Dubai will feature discussions on strategies for diversified ag portfolios including regional variation, private equity, liquid investments, water, and protein plays. Global AgInvesting Middle East 2015 will highlight policies and opportunities for ensuring food security, including outsourcing and technological advances, and panel discussions will provide attendees with a picture of the agriculture investing landscape and a clear idea of where the real money is moving in the space.