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April 2014

 FP&A for Consumer Goods Summit
Date: April 21 - 22, 2014
Location: Chicago, IL

Organized By:
The Innovation Enterprise Ltd.
theinnovationenterprise.com

Description:  Meet Consumer Goods experts from across the US, and learn about the latest FP&A and Finance innovations!


 SPTechCon: The SharePoint Technology Conference
Date: April 22 - 25, 2014
Location: San Francisco, CA

Organized By:
BZ Events
www.sptechcon.com
Discount: HedgeConnection members receive a $200 discount
Discount Code: SHAREPOINT

Description:  SPTechCon, April 22-25 in San Francisco, is the world's premier independent event for SharePoint. The format includes 90+ technical classes, workshops and breakout classes with content geared to IT professionals, business managers and developers. It features top Microsoft MVPs, dozens of expert MS speakers and solutions from 40+ exhibitors (exhibits admission is FREE!). 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!


 HFA Symposium: Raising Hedge Fund Capital in the 21st Century
Date: April 23, 2014
Location: New York City, NY

Organized By:
Hedge Fund Association
files.thehfa.com

Description:  Please join us on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 for the HFA Symposium Raising Hedge Fund Capital in the 21st Century. The panel discussion will cover a variety of current issues relevant to emerging and established hedge funds and how they can overcome the issues and challenges of raising capital. Following the panel will be a keynote speech by Barbara Novick, the Vice Chairman of BlackRock, who will provide an update on the regulatory environment for hedge funds.

This HFA Northeast Chapter Symposium is complimentary. As the event is filling up very quickly, we will no longer be accepting registrations from any non HFA member service providers. If you are a non HFA member service provider and complete the registration form, you will be wait-listed ONLY.


 European Pensions & Investments Summit
Date: April 28 - 30, 2014
Location: Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, Montreux, Switzerland

Organized By:
marcus evans
www.marcusevans-conferences-northamerican.com

Description:  multiple opportunities

Proven event format - excellence in execution

Your delegate package at the EPI Summit includes all the essentials needed for a productive and rewarding event. As a delegate at the summit, you will receive:
*A two day streamlined agenda
*Access to the secured event website
*A comprehensive directory of solution providers
*An experienced event management team
*All meals and networking activities

awaken genius

pioneer ideas - illuminating exchanges

Developed via a profound dialogue with key market players and our extensive proprietary research, the EPI Summit program offers indispensable insights on:
*Reading the Rates - Monitoring macro movements to increase fund resilience amid interest rate volatility
*ALMed and Ready - Successfully linking funding and asset allocation to protect the balance sheet and support risk-ready investment decisions
*The Governance Double Helix - Integrating a unified direction into pension fun DNA to profit from a robust risk framework
*Beyond Active vs Passive - Embracing benchmark-driven, risk-guided asset allocation to reduce cost and volatility while achieving stable returns
*Tuning out the Noise - Making sense of a tumultuous market to form clear expectations and brace for potential tail risk events
*The Contrarian's Context - Swimming against the tide to capture attractively valued opportunities arising from gaps in the market


 Derivatives & Risk Management
Date: April 28 - 29, 2014
Location: New York City, NY

Organized By:
IQPC
bit.ly
Discount: HedgeConnection members receive a 20% discount
Discount Code: RISK_HEDGECON

Description:  Join us on April 28-29, 2014 in New York City at the Derivatives & Risk Management conference to meet with leading industry experts from some of the largest banking institutions, asset managers, traders, regulatory specialist and academics.

Learn how some of todays leading firms are revamping their risk management, valuation, trading and execution strategies and regulation and compliance protocols to effectively position themselves for growth in the wake of increased regulation in the $640 trillion dollar derivatives industry.


 Global AgInvesting 2014
Date: April 28 - May 1, 2014
Location: Waldorf Astoria, New York

Organized By:
High Quest Partners
www.globalaginvesting.com

Description:  Now in its sixth year, Global AgInvesting 2014 offers a comprehensive overview of agriculture investment opportunities, risks and return profiles across all major global production regions, as well as strategies for diversified ag portfolios including regional variation, private equity, and liquid investments. Concurrent track sessions will highlight the surrounding themes of ag venture capital and agricultural technology, water opportunities, and protein plays in livestock and dairy, global fisheries and aquaculture.

After the success of last year, a fourth day has again been added to cover the burgeoning AgTech sector, and venture capital and private equity opportunities therein. The GAI AgTech Investment Summit will take place on Thursday, May 1 (additional registration required).

Global AgInvesting 2014 is produced by global agribusiness consultancy, HighQuest Partners, and 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.


 The Growth Capital Expo
Date: April 29 - May 1, 2014
Location: Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV

Organized By:
Market Nexus Media
www.growthcapitalexpo.com

Description:  The Growth Capital Expo is taking place April 29 - May 1 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. This is the premier event in emerging growth company finance. The Growth Capital Expo brings together the best ideas, the most promising companies and the top deal makers in emerging growth finance for three days of education and networking in the nation's premier destination for meetings and entertainment. Join 300 of the top growth company executives, investors and finance specialists focused on the pre-IPO and public micro-cap market for an unparalleled experience in education, networking and deal making.


 20th Annual Spring Life Settlement Conference
Date: April 30 - May 2, 2014
Location: Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC

Organized By:
LISA
www.cvent.com

Description:  The Life Insurance Settlement Association's 20th Annual Spring Life Settlement Conference will be hosted in Washington D.C. at the Marriott Wardman Park on April 30th-May 2nd, 2014. LISA will once again assemble a wide range of outstanding speakers whose expertise and viewpoints are in high demand both in and outside the life settlement industry. Attendees will join together to celebrate 20 years in the Life Settlement Industry as we examine our past, evaluate our present and explore our possibilities. With new opportunities for consumers and capital to participate in the life settlement market and increased activity and investments being made in the market, this is sure to be a grand celebration and a monumental educational and networking conference.