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August 2015


 Advanced Data Management for Oil & Gas
Date: August 18 - 20, 2015
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Organized By:
Infocus International
www.infocusinternational.com

Description:  A highly interactive 3 day course for managers and users of petro-technical and geo-intelligence data to learn from industry optimum accepted practices and from field validated experience. Case studies are drawn from disparate disciplines and organizations, and focused on issues that are critical during a downturn in commodity pricing.



 Private Investment Fund Accounting, Operations & Compliance Forum
Date: August 20 - 21, 2015
Location: The Marines Memorial Club, San Francisco

Organized By:
FRA
www.frallc.com
Discount: HedgeConnection members receive a 15% discount
Discount Code: FMP111

Description:  BY POPULAR DEMAND - We're bringing our well-renowned and all-encompassing operations event out West!!! Whether you're a private equity fund, venture capital fund or a hedge fund, this conference will equip you with practical tips and techniques on promoting a truly compliant and cost-efficient culture within your fund.



 SPTechCon: The SharePoint Technology Conference
Date: August 24 - 27, 2015
Location: Boston, MA

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

Description:  SPTechCon, August 24-27 in Boston, is the world's premier independent event for SharePoint and Office 365. 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 40+ exhibitors (exhibits admission is FREE!).



 Cybersecurity Resilience for BDs and IAs
Date: August 24 - 25, 2015
Location: The Princeton Club, New York City

Organized By:
FRA
www.frallc.com
Discount: HedgeConnection members receive a 15% discount
Discount Code: FMP111

Description:  Attend Financial Research Associates' Cybersecurity Vigilance for BDs and IAs, August 24-25 in New York, a collaborative event that will offer practical, implementable options for firms and brokerages of all sizes looking for protection against threats that are now both persistent, and all but assured.



 Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)
Date: August 24 - 27, 2015
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

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 HR Minds Forum
Date: September 10 - August 11, 2015
Location: Wien Hotel Vienna, Austria

Organized By:
Global Leading Conferences
www.globalleadingconferences.com

Description:  In the ever-increasing pace of the 21st century, it is essential for all HR professionals to, apart from their traditional role, become familiar with various areas of the business.

As the world is shrinking, talent needs to be identified both globally and locally by utilizing information technological and alternative approaches. While capturing talent becomes a more transparent and brand-based process, retaining Generation Y becomes and ever more challenging task. How to recruit the top-of-their Generation Z class graduates? What are the most successful data storage strategies worldwide? What do HRBPs' role include and what has changed? How to utilize social media in order to create trust within the company and pride in employees? How to promote the company brand within the employed colleagues hence creating a higher rate for retention?