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September 2016

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

Organized By:
Infocus International

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:

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

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.

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

Organized By:
BZ Events
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.

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

Organized By:
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

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.

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

Organized By:
IBc asia

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

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.