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November 2016


 Alternative Investment Management Summit
Date: November 1 - 3, 2016
Location: St. Regis Hotel Dubai, UAE

Organized By:
AIM Summit
www.aisummit.org

Description:  Fast becoming the key alternatives conference in the Middle East that addresses the trends from both buy and sell side. The quality of delegates and speakers is high, especially the ability to attract international names who are clearly more interested in the dynamics of the region.



 Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)
Date: November 1 - 4, 2016
Location: Singapore, Maylasia

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.



 The 17th MENA Financial Forum & Expo
Date: November 3 - 4, 2016
Location: Westin Mina Seyahi Hotel, Dubai

Organized By:
Arabcom Group
www.meforexexpo.com

Description:  Arabcom Group gears for the 17th MENA FFXPO International Financial Forum & Expo Dubai to be held on 3-4 November 2016 at Westin Mina Seyahi Hotel. The show is the longest-running B2B & B2C financial show in MENA since 2007. It is designed for traders, investors, money experts, businessmen, brokers, decision makers, IBs, affiliates & amateurs. The exhibition & conference are free of charge!

Visitors will learn from the industry leaders & experts how to make profits & high return on investment, manage your capital & invest your money safely. They will also meet top tier global financial companies & C-level executives, trading academies, specialized banks, brokerage houses, hedge funds, investment baskets, managed funds, managed portfolios, exchange houses who will showcase their latest options, services, offers, tradable tools, investment baskets & present their competitive offers & valuable prizes.

It will be an unrivaled opportunity to explore a unique networking platform, exclusive investment opportunities, latest trading tips, Fintech tools, products debuts, live demos on trading platforms, algorithmic & robotic trading.



 Women's Alternative Investment Summit
Date: November 3 - 4, 2016
Location: The Pierre, New York City

Organized By:
Falk Marques Group
www.womensalternativeinvestmentsummit.com

Description:  The 8th annual Women's Alternative Investment Summit will bring together an influential group of more than 400 senior-level women fund managers, institutional investors, and advisors to the industry across the broad spectrum of alternatives to build trusted networks and engage in candid discussions about alternative investments in an emerging new world. This groundbreaking conference features moderated workshops and panel discussions, facilitated roundtable conversations, and keynote dialogues. Multi-session tracks address the many asset classes, including private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure and real assets investing.



 POWER WEEK
Date: November 7 - 11, 2016
Location: PARKROYAL on Beach Road Hotel, Singapore

Organized By:
Infocus International
www.power-week.com

Description:  Designed for the global electric power & energy industry, POWER WEEK provides 5 days of networking opportunities, consisting of 2-day conference as the focal event, 3 workshops, 2 supplementary masterclasses, multiple case studies, expert views, and valuable insights on market outlook.

Meet your industry peers from electricity regulators, national power companies, renewable & IPPs, investors and suppliers - all at one platform. It would serve as an opportunity to engage with top industry players from around the globe. With the vast range of participants at this exclusive event, learn about the success strategies and pitfalls of well-known power projects, through our intense case studies. With valuable insights on policy & regulations, technology innovations for generation / transmission / distribution, environmental impacts, fuel supply sources, renewable / hydro / nuclear / gas to power developments, power trading, IPP projects, investment & financing, power contracts & negotiations and many more from C-level expert speakers & attendees, POWER WEEK is certainly an event not to be missed!



 Fixed Income Leaders Summit
Date: November 8 - 10, 2016
Location: Barcelona Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos

Organized By:
WBR
wbresear.ch

Description:  The Only Meeting Place For The Most Influential Buy Side Heads Of Fixed Income Trading And Portfolio Management

As the only conference to bring together 300+ of the most influential heads of fixed income trading and portfolio management, walk away having benchmarked your department with those leading the way. If you are serious about making your fixed income business truly world class, then you do not want to miss this unique learning and networking opportunity.



 Quant World Canada 2016
Date: November 10, 2016
Location: Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto, ON

Organized By:
Terrapinn
www.terrapinn.com

Description:  Quant World Canada is back for its 6th year, this November 10th at The Omni King Edward Hotel in Toronto.

This year's event will serve as a forum for Canadian pensions, banks and funds to discuss quantitative-driven investing strategies and network with like-minded professionals in the field.
Quant World Canada has evolved to encompass innovation in data science, algorithmic trading, FinTech and high-performance computing as advances in capital markets technology have and continue to fundamentally change Canada's trading and investing landscape.



 Activist Investing in Canada
Date: November 14, 2016
Location: The Ritz-Carlton Toronto, CA

Organized By:
ArrowCon Partners
www.activistinvesting.com

Description:  As shareholder activist campaigns are maturing and becoming more sophisticated, Canadian corporations and boards have realized the importance of taking a more proactive approach and adopting a range of structural changes within the company. Institutional Investors, traditional long-only investors, company executives and boards are all working closer with activists, and company directors are realizing that they don't work for management, but rather oversee management. Activist Investing in Canada taking place November 14th in Toronto explores the current state of the strategy and its effect on the structure and operations of Canadian corporations.



 18th Annual Advanced Hedge Fund Tax Forum
Date: November 14, 2016
Location: New York City, NY

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

Description:  Get up-to-date on all of the changing legislative developments as well as industry trends and techniques by attending our 18th Annual Advanced Hedge Fund Tax Forum - the hedge fund industry's most comprehensive tax event! You'll learn how to better structure your plan, comply with new codes and dodge costly bullets while earning 9.5 CPE credits and networking with your peers.
Hear from many prominent tax experts discuss the most imperative matters facing hedge funds while highlighting the most successful strategies used by the industry's best performing funds.



 Private Wealth Tri-State
Date: November 15, 2016
Location: The Harmonie Club, New York City

Organized By:
Markets Group
www.bit.ly

Description:  The Private Wealth Tri-State Forum is designed to bring together more than 100 capital allocators and wealth managers from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut for a day of networking and knowledge share. Our agenda will cover asset allocation, alternative investing, growing and passing on personal wealth as well as regulatory compliance and the current state of the financial marketplace and global economy. As this event is completely closed door and invitation only, it has been designed to enable genuine peer-to-peer learning and networking for the local HNW community.



 7th Annual Hedge Fund Financial Reporting
Date: November 15, 2016
Location: The Princeton Club of NY

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

Description:  Stay current with the latest announcements from FASB and the SEC by attending our 7th Annual Hedge Fund Financial Reporting- the hedge fund industry's most complete guide to accurate financial statements! Concrete real-world examples of statements will be discussed so that you can acquire new insights and techniques while building a rapport with your peers.

Hear from industry leading auditors on issues facing hedge funds and get guidance on the most successful strategies used by the industry's best performing funds.

This conference runs together with our very popular Advanced Hedge Fund Tax conference - attend both for a maximum value and learning experience! For more information visit - Advanced Hedge Fund Tax conference.



 Heavy Duty Week
Date: November 15 - 18, 2016
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Shanghai, China

Organized By:
Duxes
www.duxes-events.com

Description:  Although the diesel engine market has gone through a challenging year in 2015, the global diesel engine sales are forecast to rise 7.7 percent per year through 2017 to $248.5 billion. The Asia- Pacific region will remain the dominant and fastest-growing geographic market, with dominant end-user market in the vehicles, off-highway and other mobile equipment segments.
While the global construction equipment market is predicted to pick up at a slow pace for the next few years, the OHV market in China still has to overcome many difficulties with the uncertainty in economic situation and changing customer demands.



 Midwest Credit & Hedge Fund Investor Forum
Date: November 17, 2016
Location: University Club of Chicago, IL

Organized By:
Markets Group
www.bit.ly

Description:  The Midwest Credit & Hedge Fund Investor Forum is a one-day meeting of family offices, pension funds, endowments, foundations, consultants and fund of funds in Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio, Iowa,Missouri and Wisconsin. The event provides educational updates on contemporary hedge funds, opportunistic & structured credit investments, 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.



 3rd Asia Pacific Reman Summit 2016
Date: November 17 - 18, 2016
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Organized By:
Duxes
www.duxes-events.com

Description:  Along with the increasing number of automobiles and End-of-Life vehicles in Asia-Pacific countries, resource shortages and environmental pollution have become ever-pressing issues. Developing sustainable approaches to manufacturing is a critical global concern. Remanufacturing, which has been increasingly discussed during Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) talks since 2006, is now deemed a key solution towards these problems.

Looking around the reman industry in the Asia-Pacific region, the Chinese government has formulated a package plan to support remanufacturing, ASEAN countries have seen a slight rebound in their auto industries after the automotive recession last year, and Australia is preparing to usher in a new age of remanufacturing in wake of the TPP agreement.



 4th Annual Back Office Operations Forum
Date: November 24 - 25, 2016
Location: Austria Trend Park Royal Hotel Vienna Austria

Organized By:
Global Leading Conferences
www.glceurope.com

Description:  This year we are organizing the 4th Addition of our Back Office Operations Forum, which has grown to be an industry leader in the banking operations sector.
Every year it attracts 100+ banking professionals from all over Europe, as it provides a unique networking platform to exchange knowledge and interact with peers from the industry.
We do not engage only subject matter experts, but our speakers are high quality public speakers, which makes our event outstanding and entertaining at the same time.

This summit will help you to understand how to compete in a digitalized world and the new players of the industry. Furthermore participants can hear the first hand case study about the impact of change management on the Global Finance Transformation

Come together to discuss challenges of the Lean Management and how to continuously sustain the lean culture in banks.
In this highly competitive industry information is a key, so do not hesitate to attend our event and gain the knowledge from the leaders of the industry.



 Mobile Payment Systems & Security
Date: November 28 - 1, 2016
Location: Singapore, Maylasia

Organized By:
Infocus International
www.infocusinternational.com

Description:  Thanks to big moves by Apple, Samsung, Google and others, the world of mobile payments is rapidly evolving. More retailers accept digital payments than ever before. However, in a world where evolving cybercrime tactics are out to get people's information, mobile payments can also cause the worst digital life experiences.

Therefore, this 4 days comprehensive course will be focusing key issues on mobile payment security. You will get updates on critical hacking techniques through live demonstration. You will also learn how hackers can break security features of mobile platforms and apps. The trainer will not only cover theoretical aspect of mobile security, but will also share his long experience with clients on mobile security. Attend this course and master how to protect apps, infrastructure and devices, in order to heighten security network of mobile payment gateway. The ultimate objective is to devise a security master plan against threats and hackers.