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September 2014

 North American Investors Summit
Date: September 8 - 9, 2014
Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

Organized By:
marcus evans
nainvestors.marcusevans-summits.com

Description:  The North American Investors Summit is the premium forum bringing elite buyers and sellers together. As an invitation-only event, taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers senior investment executives and service providers an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping asset allocations.


 Financial Forecasting & Planning Innovation
Date: September 9 - 10, 2014
Location: Boston, MA

Organized By:
The Innovation Enterprise Ltd.
theinnovationenterprise.com

Description:  The Financial Forecasting & Planning Summit brings together the largest gathering of finance executives leading FP&A initiatives, offering unique insight into the innovations that are driving success in their companies. - See more at: http://theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/fpa-boston-2014#sthash.wa96jyfN.dpuf


 Power Purchase Agreement
Date: September 9 - 12, 2014
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

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


 IFN Global Forum
Date: September 15 - 16, 2014
Location: Conrad Dubai

Organized By:
Redmoney Events
www.redmoneyevents.com

Description:  In 2014, we will launch our inaugural global Islamic financial based forum. This follows HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum's vision to position Dubai as a main player in a bid to create a world-class Islamic economy and REDmoney's exclusive agreement with the Dubai Economic Council and the Dubai Government to collaborate on strategic projects that will not only support Dubai Government initiatives but will also boost the economy and sustainable economic development in Dubai and the UAE and to facilitate the implementation of the Dubai Government's agenda on the 'Islamic economy" issue.


 Research & Due Diligence for Wealth Management Platforms
Date: September 15 - 16, 2014
Location: The Princeton Club, New York

Organized By:
Financial Research Associates
www.frallc.com
Discount: 15%
Discount Code: FMP111

Description:  Network with industry leaders in wealth management from wirehouses, regional and independent broker/dealers, RIA platforms, and consultancies. Profit from rarely shared perspectives on the current business priorities, advisor use of home office resources, innovative screening techniques, the rise of the consultants, and the challenges of offering alternative investments.


 Family Office & Endowment Forum
Date: September 15 - 16, 2014
Location: Renaissance Vancouver Habourside Hotel, BC

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 Vancouver program is tailored to Canadian 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.


 SPTechCon: The SharePoint Technology Conference
Date: September 16 - 19, 2014
Location: Boston, MA

Organized By:
BZ Events
www.sptechcon.com
Discount: HedgeConnection members receive a $200 discount for 3-day or 4-day discount.
Discount Code: SHAREPOINT

Description:  SPTechCon, September 16-19 in Boston, is the world's premier independent event for SharePoint. It has content geared to IT professionals, business managers and developers.


 Establishing a '40 Act Alternative Fund
Date: September 17 - 18, 2014
Location: The Princeton Club, New York

Organized By:
Financial Research Associates
www.frallc.com
Discount: 15%
Discount Code: FMP111

Description:  What's especially unique about this program is the design. On day one - Successfully Operating a '40 Act Alternative Fund - take a deep dive into what it takes to efficiently run a fund in this space. On day two - '40 Act Alternative Fund Growth Strategies - explore the overall marketplace and how to distribute your fund through various lucrative channels. Attend day one, day two, or for optimum value and substance attend both days!


  3rd European Ports & Shipping Conference 2014
Date: September 18 - 19, 2014
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Organized By:
United Market Insight
www.umievents.com

Description:  United Market Insight is proud to announce the upcoming 3rd European Ports & Shipping Conference 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands. This 2 day international conference will bring together the largest ports, logistics and shipping companies operating out of Europe and throughout the world. Investment strategies, maintenance of ports and enhancing intermodal links will be some of the other topics covered at this annual event.


 Petroleum Contracts
Date: September 22 - 23, 2014
Location: Singapore City, Singapore

Organized By:
InVida Events
petrolcontracts.invidaevents.com

Description:  Petroleum contracts vary greatly in details but key points still revolve around how profits are shared and how costs are treated. Contracts may lead to a loss when not negotiated and framed properly. The parties involved including companies, contractors, and government must protect themselves against possible losses. Negotiating and implementing contract terms require skillful bargaining and understanding contracts. In this course, the foundation of petroleum contracts (ie, English Contract Law), the different types of contracts, and how these contracts are applied are covered.


 Catalyst Cap Intro: L/S Equity | Event Driven Investing
Date: September 22, 2014
Location: New York City, NY

Organized By:
Catalyst Financial Partners
www.catalystforum.com

Description:  Catalyst Cap Intro Events are sector focused, investor driven events that host hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners.

This Catalyst Cap Intro Event focuses only on the L/S Equity and Event Driven sectors.

Investors constitute predominantly single and multi-family offices, endowment and foundations, and their advisors, located on the US East Coast corridor, but also internationally.


 Private Investment Funds Due Diligence Summit
Date: September 22 - 23, 2014
Location: The Princeton Club, New York

Organized By:
Financial Research Associates
www.frallc.com
Discount: 15%
Discount Code: FMP111

Description:  An insider-only event that will bring together investors, and industry leaders in hedge funds and private equity funds to address current and future trends in due diligence. Plus, new this year: post-conference workshop on private equity due diligence with information on the SEC and new enforcement actions, management fees, and valuation.


 Global AgInvesting Asia
Date: September 23 - 25, 2014
Location: Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore

Organized By:
High Quest Partners
www.globalaginvesting.com

Description:  Global AgInvesting, the world's premier agriculture investment conference series, returns to Singapore, September 23-25, 2014 for the fourth annual Global AgInvesting Asia conference at the iconic Marina Bay Sands.

In 2013, close to three hundred allocators, fund managers, and industry executives came together to discuss the burgeoning asset class of agriculture and its surrounding themes. This conference helped to solidify and grow the community of thought leaders who believe in the strong fundamentals of agriculture and are committed to putting real money to work in the space. This year, the discussion and education will continue on global markets, regional risk and return profiles, crop specifics, liquid vs. illiquid strategies, the major role of water, an exploration of new technologies and much more. www.globalaginvesting.com