As we approach the final quarter of 2011, there are a number of important events going on throughout the investment industry examining the trends we have seen so far this year, as well as what is to come in Q4 and beyond. These conferences and seminars feature some of the top organizations in the financial and technology communities, as well as prominent industry experts. These events also provide fund managers and other attendees with exceptional networking opportunities.
Following are a few of the top industry events coming up this fall for your consideration.
FINforums Annual Hedge Fund Summit
Wednesday, September 14
The Princeton Club of New York, NYC
Join FINforums and a group of distinguished industry experts as they discuss the most important and pertinent issues that are currently affecting hedge fund managers and other industry players. Topics covered throughout the Summit include:
The global macro outlook for Q4 and beyond
Techniques for successful capital-raising
Regulatory and compliance issues
Alternative hedge fund structures
This event is open to fund managers from hedge funds, private equity firms, commodity trading advisors, real estate funds and traditional asset management organizations. Investors and asset allocators are also invited to attend the Summit, as are service providers such as lawyers, fund administrators, technology companies, prime brokers and accountants.
The Business of Running a Hedge Fund
10:20am – 11:05am
Speakers: Ibrahim Gharghour (Pulse Capital Partners), Michael Alexander (Smarsh, Inc.) and Vinod Paul (Eze Castle Integration)
Moderator: Simon Fludgate (Aksia)
Rosenblatt Securities 3rd Annual Financial Technologies Summit
Wednesday, September 28
The New York Helmsley, NYC
Join Rosenblatt Securities for a breakfast presentation and interactive discussion led by Rosenblatt’s Director of Market Structure Analysis, Justin Schack, and President, Joe Gawronski. The primary topic of discussion will be an update on global market structure developments as they relate to trends in trading and regulations. Following that, Rosenblatt’s Managing Director and Partner, Scott Burrill, will give a short presentation on the latest technology trends in capital markets.
The objective of this Summit is to help private equity investors, corporate strategy executives and other industry players to gain a better understanding of the latest innovations in trading technologies, especially managed services, big data & cloud computing and data & analytics. The event is also an outstanding networking opportunity for all attendees.
Build or Buy? Managing Your Infrastructure in the Age of Managed Services
Speakers: Theodore Lardos (Raptor Trading Systems), Bob Guilbert (Eze Castle Integration), Nigel Kneafsey (OptionsIT), Steffen Gemuenden (RTS Realtime) and Philippe Thomas (Ullink)
TradeTech Architecture 2011
Tuesday, October 4 – Wednesday, October 5
Hilton, Tower Bridge, London
TradeTech Architecture will be returning for the fourth consecutive year on October 4-5 in London. This event is open to CIOs, CTOs, chief architects, heads of storage, security experts, application developers and infrastructure managers from throughout the investment industry. The event will provide insight into strategies for reducing costs and secure state-of-the-art technology to expand your business and compete more effectively on a global scale. Discussion topics include:
Future trends in cloud computing
Increasing market data volumes
The exhibit hall floor!
Be sure to stop by Eze Castle Integration's booth (Booth #14) for some great information.
Thursday, October 6
Bayard’s Conference Center, NYC
The 2nd Annual FinCLOUD conference is focused on cloud computing in the financial services industry. This cutting-edge training and networking event is aimed at providing information on a variety of topics related to cloud computing to representatives from investment firms across the global financial markets. Topics to be covered include:
Understanding public, private and hybrid cloud infrastructures
Understanding regulatory and compliance burdens with the cloud
Cloud Computing on Wall Street: Making the Business Case
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