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September 2016


 Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)
Date: August 30 - September 1, 2016
Location: Johannesburg

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 Africa 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.



 Fixed Income Leaders Summit APAC
Date: September 6 - 8, 2016
Location: St. Regis, Singapore

Organized By:
WBR
www.fixedincomeapac.wbresearch.com

Description:  Why is Fixed Income Leaders Summit APAC Different to Other Events?

Fixed Income Leaders Summit is the only conference designed by the buy side for the buy side, offering you dedicated content to address your biggest fixed income trading and portfolio management pain points.

With 200+ of the most influential Heads of Fixed Income Trading and Portfolio Management from the top Asia buy side firms all under one roof at one time, this is your opportunity to benchmark your business with those that are best adapting to the new landscape.

Participation from key individuals from the entire value chain -regulators, sell side, trading platforms and technology providers means you will walk away with practical insights to help make your fixed income trading and portfolio management truly world class.



 6th Specialty Finance Summit
Date: September 7 - 8, 2016
Location: New York, NY

Organized By:
iGlobal Forum
www.iglobalforum.com

Description:  iGlobal Forum is pleased to announce our upcoming 6th Specialty Finance Summit, taking place in New York on September 7th and 8th. Opportunities within the specialty finance space are shifting as alternative lenders become more active, and online marketplace lenders draw in customers of their own. New fintech developments are fighting for survival in a competitive space as valuations affect the success of investments, and investors look forward for strategies to protect their capital in the event of a downturn market. Niche sectors are providing unexpected opportunities as the specialty finance sector becomes more and more crowded, so it is imperative to stay up to date on shifting investments and macroeconomic trends affecting the availability of investments and capital. Demand in the middle market is still on the rise, but standing out has never been more important. At the upcoming summit, you will have the opportunity to meet and network with 200+ senior-level executives from leading: specialty finance companies, marketplace lenders, BDCs, SBICs, private equity firms, hedge funds, wealth management firms, senior lenders, asset managers, and venture capital firms.



  InterDrone
Date: September 7 - 9, 2016
Location: Paris Hotel, Las Vegas

Organized By:
BZ Events
www.interdrone.com
Discount: Hedge Connection members receive $150 dollar discount.
Discount Code: FLYIT

Description:  After an impressive debut (2,797 delegates from 48 nations and rave reviews) InterDrone returns to Las Vegas Sept. 7-9 in a premier location: The Paris Las Vegas Hotel. It will feature 120 sessions for engineers, software developers, executives, investors, regulators and commercial drone "buyers and flyers" in more than a dozen vertical market segments. 4,000+ attendees from 6 continents and 125+ exhibitors.



 The Texas Credit & Hedge Fund Investor Forum
Date: September 7, 2016
Location: Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, TX

Organized By:
Markets Group
www.marketsgroup.org

Description:  The Texas Credit & Hedge Fund Investor Forum is a one-day meeting of Texas-based hedge fund investors. The meeting, taking place September 7th in Austin, provides local institutional and private client investors with peer-based and case-study focused education on contemporary hedge fund, opportunistic and structured credit investment strategies.



  HFA West Coast Symposium: Cybersecurity Challenges & Preparedness for Emerging Managers
Date: September 7, 2016
Location: British Consulate General, San Francisco, CA

Organized By:
Hedge Fund Association
www.icontact-archive.com

Description:  As cybersecurity threats become increasingly pervasive, fund managers need a practical tool kit to better understand the risks and protect their businesses. Emerging hedge fund managers in particular face daunting realities to comply with regulatory priorities concerning cybersecurity policies and procedures.

The HFA Symposium "Cybersecurity Challenges & Preparedness" will provide timely insights and best practices from leading experts on how cybersecurity preparedness can help improve your firm's operational edge and scalability, building further trust and credibility with clients.



 FP&A Innovation Summit
Date: September 8 - 9, 2016
Location: Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA

Organized By:
The IE Group
theinnovationenterprise.com
Discount: Hedge Connection members receive $200 dollar discount.
Discount Code: HC200

Description:  The FP&A Innovation Summit is coming to Boston on September 8 & 9.

This flagship event give you access to 35+ industry speakers, 20+ hours of networking and 14.5 CPE credits. Enjoy focused presentations, interactive panel sessions and thought provoking workshops! 



 GAI Asia
Date: September 13 - 15, 2016
Location: Hilton Tokyo Odaiba, Japan

Organized By:
HighQuest Group
www.globalaginvesting.com

Description:  HighQuest's sixth annual Global AgInvesting Asia - the world's premier agricultural investment seminar - is moving from Singapore to Tokyo for 13-15 September 2016 at Hotel Odaiba. This seminar is designed to help investors understand the breadth of the agricultural asset classes, key regions for investment, and ways to participate in the sector through investment allocation. Intensive panels and presentations will provide a comprehensive overview of where the money is moving in the sector.



 CFO Rising Europe Summit
Date: September 14 - 15, 2016
Location: Amba Hotel Marble Arch, London

Organized By:
The IE Group
www.theinnovationenterprise.com
Discount: Hedge Connection members receive $200 dollar discount.
Discount Code: HC200

Description:  CFO Publishing would like to extend an exclusive invitation to the CFO Rising Europe Summit, taking place in London on 14th & 15th September, 2016.
With 25+ industry speakers & 150+ delegates, this summit brings together Europe's leading finance professionals. Get 14.5 CPD credits.



 HFA New York Chapter Cocktail Reception
Date: September 14, 2016
Location: New York City, NY

Organized By:
Hedge Fund Association
www.icontact-archive.com

Description:  You are cordially invited to the HFA New York Chapter Cocktail Reception, presented by AlphaDesk, CACEIS and RSM. Please join your fellow alternative investment industry colleagues for an evening of casual discussion and networking. HFA and its leaders look forward to this opportunity to shed light on our organization and our mission.



 15th Global Real Estate Private Equity Summit: West
Date: September 15 - 16, 2016
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Organized By:
iGlobal Forum
www.iglobalforum.com

Description:  We are pleased to be hosting the upcoming Summit in Los Angeles. Venue details will be announced shortly.



 Capital Creation
Date: September 19 - 21, 2016
Location: Le Meridien Beach Plaza, Monte Carlo

Organized By:
WBR
WWW.capitalcreationeurope.wbresearch.com
Discount: HedgeConnection members receive a 15% discount
Discount Code: CCHC15

Description:  Capital Creation is the ultimate post-summer Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference attended by the European Private Equity elite. The event focuses on quality networking, incisive debate and an industry leading LP to GP ratio.

Attracting 300 qualified European private equity investors and fund mangers, Capital Creation offers critical analysis and off-the-record data on Europe's private equity landscape and future investment opportunities. Find new deal opportunities, managers that offer true value, and fund restructuring solutions with 80 expert speakers across 60 bespoke presentations and small-group formats.



 Corporate Governance & Activist Investing in Europe
Date: September 19, 2016
Location: The Waldorf Hilton, London UK

Organized By:
ArrowCon Partners
www.thedeal.com

Description:  As activist campaigns are becoming more sophisticated and the pool of target companies continues to grow, public company executives and directors have recognized the importance of taking a more proactive approach and adopting a range of structural changes within their company.

Corporate Governance & Activist Investing in Europe taking place September 19th in London explores the current state of the strategy, its effect on the structure and operations of European corporations, and examines best practices and corporate governance initiatives that public company boards can implement to proactively position themselves against an activist campaign.



 7th Annual Inside Alternatives Conference
Date: September 19 - 20, 2016
Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown, CO

Organized By:
Financial Advisor and Private Wealth magazines
www.fa-mag.com

Description:  The World's Largest Alternative Investments Event Designed Exclusively For Financial Advisors, Wealth Managers And Family Offices!

High-net-worth clients whether they are advised by RIAs, private bankers, trust officers, IARs, family offices or registered reps are looking for new, tested strategies to grow their wealth. This event, sponsored by Financial Advisor and Private Wealth magazines, promises clear insight on a plethora of alternatives that will help you help your most elite clients reach their goals. Featuring day 1 track on Impact/SRI & ESG Investing.



 HFA Chicago Symposium: Navigate Regulatory Pitfalls of Capital Raising
Date: September 20, 2016
Location: Chicago, IL

Organized By:
Hedge Fund Association
www.icontact-archive.com

Description:  While the importance of capital-raising to hedge fund managers has not changed, the regulatory landscape and attendant pitfalls have indeed changed. How can an effective marketing presentation become fodder for SEC scrutiny? How can Business Development professionals work with CCOs as a well-oiled team? Why is regulatory structure so much more important in the due diligence process these days? Don't despair!

Join us instead for an engaging conversation with industry experts designed to help you navigate the regulatory thicket using best practices to your advantage for Cap intro.

The HFA panel discussion will be moderated by Managing Director of Hedge Fund Research, Inc., Joel Schwab and we hope you'll join us after the program for cocktails, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres and professional networking opportunities.



 Latin Private Wealth Management Summit
Date: September 22 - 23, 2016
Location: Trump Ocean Club Panama City, Panama

Organized By:
marcus evans
events.marcusevans-events.com

Description:  The Latin Private Wealth Management Summit is the premium forum that brings together solution providers with the most recognized single and multi-family offices in LATAM in a private luxurious venue, destined to explore topics and issues, create business and debate about solutions for the private wealth industry in the region. Along with the content, there will be formal networking opportunities between investors and money managers, thanks to our "one on one" model of pre-schedule business meetings. Between the presentations and meetings, attendees can network during the coffee breaks, meals and cocktail hours!



 4th Annual Mobile Wallet Conference
Date: September 27 - 30, 2016
Location: JAKARTA, INDONESIA

Organized By:
IBc asia
www.mobilewallet-asia.com

Description:  4th Annual Mobile Wallet Conference addresses the key factors in implementing a successful business model and players' collaboration to accelerate scale and adoption in mobile wallets in Asia Pacific.

Focusing on the latest initiatives for mobile wallets and insights on consumer and retailer's adoption & awareness, IBC's 4th Annual Mobile Wallets will continue to address the key factors in implementing a successful business model and players' collaboration to accelerate scale and adoption in mobile wallets in Asia. The conference not only provides a single platform for market trends, insights and networking opportunities, it convenes international and regional key players to exchange ideas on innovative approaches driving mobile wallet initiatives in Asia.



 5th Annual HR Minds Forum
Date: September 29 - 30, 2016
Location: Hotel Novotel Berlin Mitte, Germany

Organized By:
Global Leading Conferences
www.glceurope.com

Description:  In a global marketplace in which human capital is a crucial asset for success, HR plays a central role to assure organizations attract, retain and develop first-class talent. Despite today's agile environment, enterprises have begun to use technology far and wide including HRM. Get inspired by HR's forward-thinking leaders through their thought-provoking case studies and the latest practical insights that are guaranteed to inspire growth. HR Minds is a symposium of revolutionary HR professionals who are devoted to create thriving HR strategies.

The aim of the event is to deliver interactive debates and share experiences with abundant chances to engage with speakers, network with peers and build relationships that will cultivate strategic discussions long after the forum. Find out the latest HR trends and developments to help lead your organisation at the right direction.



 NPL Europe 2016
Date: September 29 - 30, 2016
Location: Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, Mayfair, London, UK

Organized By:
SmithNovak
www.smithnovak.com

Description:  Following on from the outstanding success of this event in spring this year, we now bring you the FOURTH edition of the NPL Europe summit, once again bringing together key Originators, Investors, Servicers and Financiers from all over Europe to the centre of London.