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|Security and Defense Conference|
Date: March 11, 2014
Location: The New York Hilton Midtown
Description: On March 11th management of leading security technology companies, investors, government officials, industry analysts and experts will gather to discuss how technology is transforming the future of security. This one day event (both live and online) will give investors and industry participants insight as to where to invest and the key trends to pay attention to. With an expected audience of over 500 attendees the agenda will present insight into how technology is transforming the sector.
Hosted by InvestorIdeas.com this is the largest investor and security industry event in the market. Live conference attendance is free for industry experts, investors, media and service providers. Visit www.investorideas.com/conference for information.
|Family Office Winter Forum|
Date: March 12, 2014
Location: Marriott Marquis, New York City
Description: As part of the Private Wealth Series, the Family Office Winter Forum will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with investing in emerging markets, alternative investments, real estate, direct energy, numerous other asset classes and will also address many of the softer issues related to the family office such as tax and regulation, asset protection, philanthropy, structuring a family office, and many more.
Today's new wave of generational wealth is developing at a rapid pace all over North America and in many areas of the world. We are starting to see a shift in market dominance and the direction many high net worth families are taking with their investments. With, a rise in the need to include philanthropic endeavors into a family's portfolio and making investments from an impact investing standpoint, soft issues are just as important as investment management to the family office now more than ever.
Come and join us for a highly intense day of engaging discussions on the latest investment trends and soft issues with some of the most well established and senior Family offices, Private investors, money managers, and private wealth service providers from around the globe.
|Investment Consultants Forum|
Date: March 12, 2014
Location: Marriott Marquis, New York City
Description: Opal Financial Group's investment consultants conference provides a unique environment for developing dialogue between plan sponsors, managers and consultants. The role of the institutional consultant is more important than ever in making investment decisions, often being asked to take on more than just the evaluation of investment managers. This event will feature panel-driven discussions focused on specific investment techniques of fixed income and hedge fund managers, the evolving role of institutional consultants, the manager evaluation process, transition management, investing in global markets, and more.
|The Outsourcing Innovation Summit |
Date: March 12 - 13, 2014
Location: Miami , FL
The Innovation Enterprise Ltd.
Description: The Outsourcing Innovation Summit brings together finance, operations and strategy professionals. Expect to learn about the latest outsourcing initiatives that are cutting costs, reducing waste and increasing productivity across the Fortune 500. - See more at: http://theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/outsourcing-miami-2014#sthash.khIJj6nn.dpuf
|Accounting and Auditing in the E&P Industry|
Date: March 12 - 14, 2014
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malasia
Description: This 3-day course will cover the essence of establishing good audit practices for internal, joint venture and production sharing contract audit processes in the oil & gas industry. Participants will benefit through specific understanding and of current industry audit practices, techniques and issues reinforced with real world oil & gas case studies learning and daily exercises.
|Cryptocurrencies: Opportunities, Challenges and Profitability in the Migration from Main Street to Wall Street|
Date: March 12, 2014
Location: The Graduate Center, New York City
The Mankoff Company
Description: Every day there is an article or comment on cryptocurrencies - whether it is Bitcoin or one of the other currencies currently being traded globally. According to a recent article, "The internet-based protocol behind bitcoin has the power to disrupt and transform the FinTech industry, and the cryptocurrency's recent endorsements from well-respected investors provide a critical first step toward legitimacy." These panel discussions address the movement of trade of cryptocurrencies from Main Street to Wall Street. But how do you gain on these opportunities? Is it just a bubble, another speculative commodity or something more? What regulation will be instituted and how will that affect trading?
In these informative panel discussions, we hear from experienced professionals in the industry on these issues and more. Held after trading hours so as not to take time off the desk, these discussions are immediately followed by a networking reception to continue the discussion and exchange of ideas. Join us on Wednesday, March 12th and learn why 2000+ of your industry colleague have attended Mankoff Company events.
|7th Annual Women’s Private Equity Summit|
Date: March 13 - 14, 2014
Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California.
Falk Marques Group
Description: The 7th annual Women's Private Equity Summit will be held March 13 & 14, 2014 at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California. The Summit has become the must-attend annual event for senior-level women in private equity and venture capital. This major industry conference attracts a powerful group of leaders GPs, LPs, and advisors to the industry to facilitate networking, fundraising, and deal-making opportunities and increase access to hard-to-get information. Close to 450 influential women attended last March's conference. With limited partners intently focused on generating returns, the event will zero in on LPs' expectations and the steps that private equity and venture capital firms are taking to deliver.
|Global Financial Markets: New Rules on Market Structure, Trading and Funding|
Date: March 17, 2014
Location: Chatham House, London, UK
Description: More than five years after the financial crisis, now is an opportune time to reflect on the implementation of the major pieces of regulation being embedded nationally, regionally and globally, and to consider the likely effects on financial markets.
Focusing on current and planned reforms to market structure, trading practices, and non-bank credit intermediation activities, this conference will ask what kind of policies and processes will provide regulatory and supervisory clarity and coherence.
|Cost Engineering, Risk Management and Earned Value Management|
Date: March 17 - 24, 2014
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malasia
Description: Cost Engineering and Risk Management (Day 1 - 3) program will cover the latest techniques and practical methodologies of project cost engineering and risk management to successfully manage project cost and risk, in order to maximize business ROI in the long run. You will gain the combination of unmatched risk analysis skills, cost engineering and thorough knowledge of your project parameters and uncertainties.
Earned Value Management (Day 4 - 5) program will cover the principles, methodologies and industry best practices in Earned Value Management. Using the knowledge to analyze project performance and to provide accurate cost and schedule forecasting, you will be able to contribute to your project's increased performance and success.
Delegates will be guided through step by step exercises on real oil and gas project case studies
|Investment Performance Measurement|
Date: March 24 - 25, 2014
Location: London, UK
Description: This practical two day training run by a former senior banker has been designed for anyone who needs to understand the fundamentals of measuring investment performance.
The course explores all aspects of performance measurement including the calculation of returns, impact of different benchmarks and adjusting performance for risk taken. Through the analysis of the best current industry practice you will learn how to set up, maintain and improve performance measurement systems within your organisation.
You will also have a chance to learn about the evolution of the asset and wealth management industries including the latest industry trends as well as some of the findings from behavioural finance.
|The Middle East Investment Summit 2014.|
Date: March 25 - 27, 2014
Location: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
Description: Relationships matter. That's what the interviews we've carried out with the GCC investor community have shown us more than ever before.
The region's biggest investors attend the Middle East Investment Summit build relationships with top performing and emerging funds. That's why you'll find dedicated networking time built into the agenda.
Plus, the show's online networking app lets you connect with other managers and investors before the event starts.
|Hedge Fund Due Diligence Master Class|
Date: March 25 - 26, 2014
Location: The Princeton Club, New York
Financial Research Associates
Discount Code: FMP111
Description: Financial Research Associates' Hedge Fund Due Diligence Master Class will feature seasoned investors, fund managers and prominent industry leaders who can detail their approaches to today's intricate due diligence challenges. Plus, earn 14 CPE and CLE Credits!
|Power Purchase Agreement|
Date: March 25 - 28, 2014
Infocus International Group
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, Asia and Middle East 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.
|FOW Trading Amsterdam|
Date: March 25, 2014
Location: Hilton Hotel, Amsterdam
Description: FOW returns to Amsterdam on 25 March 2014 with an expanded event format to reflect the growing diversity of the marketplace and the evolution of the key stakeholders in the Dutch Market.
We will retain our core focus on equity options but introduce new panel topics and a new section aimed at the local asset management community to broaden our appeal and deliver additional value to our clients.
|Stress Testing USA 2014|
Date: March 25 - 26, 2014
Location: Marriott Downtown, New York City
Center for Financial Professionals
Discount: 10% off for Hedge Connection Club Members
Discount Code: STHC14
Description: The 3rd Annual Risk Americas Risk & Regulation Summit is bringing together more than 70 CROs and Heads of Risk from the world's leading buy and sell side firms to focus on the latest innovations and developments for risk managers to maximize business and profitability.
|The 5th Indexing & ETF Investments 2014|
Date: March 26, 2014
Location: Shanghai, China
Description: The annual Indexing & ETF Investments conferences is the largest & unique index and ETF investment conference brand in china with around 1,500 attendees and over 130 speakers participated since 2010. As the largest platform and most powerful media in China even Asian index and ETF market, the conference dedicates to provide the latest industry information, deepest analysis on industry hotspots and most effective communication among market participant
|Managing Family Office & Wealth |
Date: March 26 - 27, 2014
Location: London, UK
Description: This 2 day practical programme for family office representatives and wealth managers explores the best strategies for preserving family wealth and managing a modern family office.
You will have a chance to explore the family governance mechanisms, intergenerational wealth transfer, managing complexities of international wealth mobility and succession planning. You will also learn about the operational setting and asset allocation, cost and risk management, tax advisory and philanthropy.
Run by an expert in family office and services for high net worth clients this course focuses on the latest market trends and effective wealth preservation strategies.
|2nd Annual Internal Audit Forum 2014|
Date: March 27 - 28, 2014
Location: Vienna, NH Danube City Hotel
Global Leading Conferences
Description: Over the last years all the financial institutions had to face with an increasingly complex set of domestic and international challenges. Meeting new requirements is an increasing challenge for the financial community particularly when it comes to Internal Audit. Internal Audit can play a more strategic role within the organization including identifying enterprise-weide cost efficiences, provide strategic insight in order to improve business performance and provide key insights focusing more and more increasigly on risks. Internal Auditors must focus on creating value by identifying, monitoring and providing early warning of new risks, improving processes and efficiency, being the catalyst for improvement, creating proactive relationship with the Management and the Audit Committe without jeopardize the independence. But deliver all these requirements is one of the biggest challenges for Internal Auditors.
The aim of our 2nd Annual Internal Audit Forum 2014 is to look at the impact of these new requirements Internal Audit has to face with and explore how the financial sector can adapt Internal Audit and put it at the heart of the financial institutions.
We hope that you will be able to join us, share your ideas and debate the challenges of Internal Audit banking sector has to face with nowadays.
|13th Wall Street Green Summit|
Date: March 31, 2014
Location: Columbia University Club, NYC
Global Change Associates
Description: The Wall Street Green Summit is the longest running and most comprehensive sustainable finance event in the industry. Launched in 2002 by Peter Fusaro, the Wall Street Green Summit covers cutting edge content, industry developments and features the practitioners and the leaders of tomorrow. Hear it here first!
The Wall Street Green Summit XIII is the "one-stop shop" to come up to speed on the latest developments in Green Finance.
|FundForum Asia 2014|
Date: March 31 - April 3, 2014
Location: JW Marriott Hong Kong
Discount: £100 off for Hedge Connection Club Members
Discount Code: FKN2393HDGWB
Description: We are delighted to announce Hedge Connection is partnering the 8th annual FundForum Asia 2014 conference.
FundForum Asia brings together 500+ top asset managers, fund selectors and distributors under one roof and is widely recognised as Asia's leading knowledge-sharing and networking event for the investment management industry.
Taking place in Hong Kong from 31 March - 3 April 2014, attendees will hear from over 150 outstanding speakers including:
Jed Laskovitz, CEO Asia Pacific, JP MORGAN ASSET MANAGEMENT
Carissa Xu, Chief Executive Officer, HENGJU WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Eleanor Wan, CEO, BEA UNION INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Ajai Kaul, CEO Asia ex-Japan, ALLIANCE BERNSTEIN
Joanna Munro, CEO Asia Pacific, HSBC GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT
Mark Konyn , CEO, CATHAY CONNING ASSET MANAGEMENT
Amy Cho, Managing Director, Asia, PICTET ASSET MANAGEMENT
Brian Baker, CEO, PIMCO ASIA
Plus many more...
|Big Data TechCon 2014|
Date: March 31 - April 2, 2014
Location: Hyatt Regency Cambridge, MA
Description: The "how-to" show for big data developers, IT managers and practitioners. Big Data TechCon is technology-agnostic and will apply to organizations using relational databases, NoSQL databases, graph databases, unstructured data, flat files and data feeds. The first show hosted 700+ attendees from 27 nations! Use code BIGDATA for a $200 conference discount off the prevailing price. Register early for even more savings. Exhibits are always free.
|Real Estate Investors Summit|
Date: March 31 - April 1, 2014
Location: Eden Roc Miami Beach
Description: Network with the industry's leading experts as they analyze the opportunities and challenges in the real estate market! Our 2013 event was a great success, with some of the top industry leaders in attendance. Opal's 2014 real estate investors conference will focus on the latest developments in the marketplace. It will analyze the opportunities and challenges in the real estate market; examine best practices and explore new deal making strategies.
Opal's Annual Real Estate Investors Summit promises to be 2014's leading conference and exposition for real estate professionals, hedge fund managers, private investors, family offices, pension funds and other institutional investors. It will provide various networking opportunities along with an educational platform.