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September 2015


 The Hedge Fund Texas Investor Forum
Date: September 1, 2015
Location: Austin, TX

Organized By:
Markets Group
ch124.infusionsoft.com

Description:  The Hedge Fund Texas Investor Forum is a one day meeting of family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, consultants and fund of funds in Texas. The event provides educational updates on contemporary hedge fund, opportunistic & structured credit investments and asset allocation & portfolio construction strategies for institutional and private clients.

Through a series of interactive panel discussions with industry leaders, more than 100 institutional investors and family offices will explore innovative hedge fund and credit investments, discover new approaches to portfolio construction and asset allocation, and engage on the utility of hedge funds in the modern investor's portfolio.



 EPC Contracts for Energy Industry
Date: September 7 - 9, 2015
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Organized By:
Infocus International
www.infocusinternational.com

Description:  Today, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects are uniquely challenging. Parties currently involved in large complex and fast-track EPC projects frequently suffer financial loss that could have been mitigated by effective contract management. Appropriate practical "know-how" of EPC contracts will improve your ability to take appropriate steps, or to obtain necessary advice, to minimise or manage such risks.

This intensive workshop provides valuable insight into the rapidly evolving world of EPC contracts. It has been designed specifically for the professionals and management of energy industries throughout Asia Pacific and will be of particular interest to those with current or planned projects in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe and the CIS.



 Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)
Date: September 7 - 10, 2015
Location: Manila

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.



 Family Office & Endowment Investment Forum - West
Date: September 10 - 11, 2015
Location: Pinnacle Vancouver Habourfront Hotel, BC

Organized By:
Opal
www.opalgroup.net

Description:  Family offices, endowments, foundations, consultants, attorneys, financial planners, accountants, tax planners, estate planners, philanthropy specialists, succession and generational wealth planners, asset protection specialists, trust companies, long-term care specialists, hedge funds, fund of funds, real estate managers, equity managers, venture capitalists, academics specializing in family businesses, private equity, and luxury companies



 WorldPensionSummit 2015
Date: September 10 - 11, 2015
Location: The Hague, Netherlands

Organized By:
WorldPensionSummit
www.worldpensionsummit.com
Discount: HedgeConnection members receive a 20% discount
Discount Code: MEDIA2015WPS20

Description:  WorldPensionSummit is the only Global platform 'for and by' Pension Professionals. Exchange knowledge and share the latest innovative ideas for a sustainable pension provision. We offer key analysis, insights and ample room for peer-to-peer discussions and plenary sessions. Choose from dedicated tracks and meet top experts and key authorities in the field of retirement management, pension fund strategy, social security and employee benefits. More than 350 pension professionals from over 45 countries meet at the Summit every year! Register now at www.worldpensionsummit.com.



 The 3rd Annual Liquid Alts Summit
Date: September 10 - 11, 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:  The liquids alternatives space is growing by leaps and bounds. Many fund firms have launched new products and are eager to find an investor audience. Advisors, consultants, and investment platforms are hungry for more information on how to incorporate these products into the mainstream. The Liquid Alts Summit provides fund firms and wealth managers with a roadmap to successfully utilizing liquid alt products in the retail and institutional markets.



 2nd Annual Post-Trade Forum & Trade Show
Date: September 10 - 11, 2015
Location: NH Danube City Hotel, Vienna, Austria

Organized By:
Global Leading Conferences
www.globalleadingconferences.com

Description:  Following the great success of our 1st Annual Post Trade Forum with more than a 100 participants, GLC 2nd Annual Post Trade Forum is aiming to unveil an exclusive gathering of experts from across the Globe. Discover the latest innovations to the issues in the field of post trade. This event will provide you guidance in the upcoming implementation of T2S, and listen to the first hand experiences of those, who are one step ahead of the game.

Uncover the very latest updates on CCP Clearing, securities financing transactions, Capital Markets Union and many more.

Unearth a number of best practices that has assisted the top dogs in the competition, not only from the Europe banking sphere, but also from Stock Exchanges, Clearing Houses, Asset Managers, Associations, Governmental Bodies and Regulators. Without a doubt, an opportunity, that cannot be missed out for those involved in the post trade operations.

Acquire the above at a five star environment coupled with qualified and diversified selected set of peers this September in Vienna, Austria.



 CTA EXPO
Date: September 17, 2015
Location: UBS CENTER ONE NORTH WACKER DRIVE

Organized By:
CTA EXPO
www.ctaexpo.com

Description:  CTA Expo is designed to provide CTAs and FX traders the foundation of knowledge they need from both an operational and marketing perspective to raise additional clients, and the opportunity to network with family offices, capital raisers, professional clients and allocators looking to identify trading talent as a source of alpha.Managers can reserve a dedicated presentation room to present their fund in a dedicated room and 30 min time slot to attendees, use the mobile app to set-up meetings in advance, and meet in person to build relationships. CTA Expo also offers speakers on how managers can grow their business, gain access to capital sources and how allocators can more effectively manage their portfolios. Capacity is limited-register now!



 RFP Boot Camp for Asset Managers
Date: September 21, 2015
Location: The Harvard Club of Boston

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

Description:  Based on careful research, we have assembled a group of top-notch experts to instruct you in the latest skills and strategies for optimizing your RFP and consultant database operations. Our program even includes an extended workshop/Q&A with noted investment consultants who will provide their insight from the investors' side of the fence.



 Hedge Fund Due Diligence and Managed Account Summit
Date: September 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:  What are investors most concerned about when performing the necessary due diligence for Hedge Fund Investments? Join fellow industry professionals, hear their stories, and find out!



 Investment Trends Summit
Date: September 28 - 30, 2015
Location: Four Seasons, The Biltmore, Santa Barbara, CA

Organized By:
Opal
www.opalgroup.net

Description:  This year's Investment Trends Summit is implementing additional networking components which will encourage education and deal flow. Combining provoking panels and one-on-one meetings, attendees can expect to discuss various investment opportunities that have promising outlooks for the years ahead. The event will also offer unique networking opportunities and the beautiful sights Santa Barbara has to offer.

We have designed this Investment Trends conference to meet the needs of money managers, pension fund managers, pension fund officers, trustees, and family office executives who prefer smaller, more structured programs. The decision to limit the size of the summit opens the event as a casual and intimate environment perfect for both networking and our innovative one-on-one meetings.



 The 13th Annual Managed Account & UMA Summit
Date: September 28 - 29, 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:  What's driving growth and interest in Managed Accounts and UMAs? How will you capture your share of this industry? How will you tweak your goal-based investing strategies? How are liquid alternatives, ETFs, and index funds influencing investor decisions? How will you compete with roboadvisors? How are a select few successfully integrating a singular platform? Get the answers to these questions and many more at our 13th Annual Managed Accounts & UMA Summit slated for September 28-29 in New York City



 Co-Investing: Fall Summit
Date: September 28 - 29, 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:  Reduced fees. Increased returns. Two weeks to seal the deal. Think you've got what it takes to co-invest? You've read the headlines, now it's time to dive in and ask some serious questions about the deal flow of co-investing. How are options being sourced? Is it always part of the LP contract or a special offering? How do you get pre-emptive rights? Should you place more emphasis on the manager or the asset? Is it worth increasing your exposure? What other co-investment opportunities exist?