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October 2017

QuantCon NYC

When: April 28- 30, 2017
Where: Marriott Marquis, New York City
Organiser: Quantopian
This algorithmic trading and quantitative finance conference includes interactive workshops, expert talks and tutorials on over-fitting, back testing, Bayesian global optimisation and more. The event also includes an algorithmic trading hackathon with ample networking opportunities with leaders from the quantitative finance world. Keynotes are Marcos López de Prado, senior managing director at Guggenheim Partners and Michael Kearns, professor at the computer and information science department at the University of Pennsylvania.
There is a 10 per cent discount for Alpha Journal readers on any ticket level. Use code: AlphaJournalQuantCon2017 .

Vietnam Wealth Management Forum 2017

When: September 7, 2017
Where: Park Hyatt Saigon, 2, Công Trường Lam Sơn, Bến Nghé, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Organiser: Hubbis
The event is focused on understanding the longer-term potential for wealth management in Vietnam and how to prepare for it. With a population fast-approaching 100m– around half of which is under 30 – it has been rapidly transitioning to a market-based economy. In the absence of many wealth management products and services that are common in other markets, transaction banking dominates. Only around 30 per cent or so of the population has a bank account. Banks are not allowed to sell mutual funds unless they have a securities licence and they are not allowed to offer dual-currency investments. The event is aimed at senior participants in retail banks, local asset management firms, insurance companies and other players interested in the development if wealth management in Vietnam. Speakers will provide insights from experts in overseas markets to understand wealth management, share best practices and review the components of successful businesses.

Catalyst Cap Intro: L/S Equity | Event Driven Investing

When: September 18, 2017
Where: New York
Organiser: Catalyst Financial Partners
The event is sector focused, investor driven and hosts hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on the long/short equity and event driven investing sector. Strategies covered include fundamental research, global equity, merger arbitrage, small/micro caps, regional/international, industry specific, trend/signals, as well as event driven funds based on behaviour, public reports, litigation, adverse news, structural change, insider filings and more.

Indonesian Wealth Management Forum 2017

When: October 19, 2017
Where: Shangri-La, Jakarta, Jl Jend Sudirman Kav 1, Jakarta Pusat, DKI Jakarta 10220, Indonesia
Organiser: Hubbis
The event is for the wealth management community in Indonesia. This event is for anyone servicing wealthy clients including private banks, retail banks, insurance companies, securities firms, local asset managers and others. Experts will provide insights in overseas markets, share best practices, the components of successful businesses and lessons learned from developing and managing wealth management offerings and elsewhere in Asia.

Asian Wealth Management Forum 2017

When: October 24, 2017
Where: Convention Point, Selnaustrasse 30, 8021 Zürich, Switzerland
Organiser: Hubbis
This is the only event of its kind in Switzerland dedicated to understanding the opportunity that the growth in Asian wealth represents. It looks in detail at the infrastructure, platforms, models, products and approaches that European-based organisations need to put in place in order to create propositions that will help Asia’s high net worth and ultra high net worth work with clients address concerns and meet their business and personal investment objectives. Many experienced practitioners from Hong Kong and Singapore will attend to discuss the realities of advising Asian clients and how the industry in Europe can take advantage of this. Topics are likely to include: what the Asian private banking and independent wealth landscapes look like today; the opportunities in wealth management; how international firms are getting on amid rising competition from regional and local players; where the biggest potential to develop a business in Asia exists; the best advice you for clients around investing in Asia. Practitioners will also share insights on the extent to which Switzerland and other parts of Europe are relevant to Asian clients. The event is designed for those in senior roles at single family offices, multi-family offices, independent/external asset management companies, private banks and other relevant wealth management institutions. European-based wealth managers will learn what Asian clients want from their wealth managers, how they like to access products and invest.

East Coast Family Office & Wealth Management Conference 2017

When: October 24, 2017
Where: The Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street, New York, NY 10016
Organiser: DC Finance
The event offers cutting edge education and a networking platform for local and international families from the US as well as Europe. Attendees are seeking investments, partners or friendship. The conference is a way to gain insights and innovative ideas from a panel of experts from all across the globe speaking on a variety of topics. This year’s event will discuss Investment in food and beverage, sports and entertainment panel, impact investing, direct investment, co-investment among families, alternative investments, next generation issues, high tech and innovation, homeland security, cyber security threats and women in family business. Over 200 single family office executives and ultra high net worth family members representing more than $100bn under management took part in last year’s event with some 85 per cent of attendees representing single family offices and ultra high net worth individuals family members.

November 2017

Digital Wealth Asia 2017

When: November 2, 2017
Where: Westin Hotel, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961
Organiser: Hubbis
With the continued global drive towards transparency, consideration needs to be given to structures used and jurisdictions. This event is most relevant for senior management, wealth planning practitioners and front-line advisers in private and retail banks, IFAs and independent wealth management organisations.

Catalyst Cap Intro: Emerging Markets | Commodities Alternative Investing

When: November 13, 2017
Where: New York
Organiser: Catalyst Financial Partners
The event is sector focused, investor driven and hosts hand-picked investment managers and investors that are introduced to each other with a view to become investment partners. This event focuses on the emerging markets and commodities alternative investing sectors. Strategies covered include frontier markets, South America and Brazil, Eastern Europe/Russia, China with South East Asia, India, global emerging markets as well as sovereign and emerging market debt. In commodities the event expects to attract managers active in energy, gas, precious metals and gold and food stuffs among others. Strategies will include fundamental, trade finance, CTAs, real assets, as well as single projects like oil and gas well drilling enterprises.