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April 2019

Financial Evolution: AI, Machine Learning & Sentiment Analysis

When: March 20, 2019
Where: Hong Kong
Organiser: Unicom
The finance industry is expected to lead the way in adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) with a significant projected increase in spending over the next three years. In order to process and understand the masses of data, methods such as machine learning and sentiment analysis have become essential to open the gateway to data analytics.
This is a sophisticated conference that interrogates and explores the implications of AI and machine learning in the financial services industry as well as identifying the investment opportunities of sharing knowledge and exploiting intellectual property in the finance domain.
Delegates will learn how to benefit from the progress in technological advances; find out about the impact of quantum computing and alternative data; benefit from the experience of world class presenters from the UK, US, Europe and India/Hong Kong; and gain exclusive insights into pioneering projects in AI, machine learning and sentiment analysis in finance.
The programme includes the latest state-of-the-art research, practical applications and case studies as well as networking opportunities.

May 2019

Financial Evolution: AI, Machine Learning & Sentiment Analysis

When: May 15, 2019
Where: Casino Maltese, Malta
Organiser: Unicom
The finance industry is expected to lead the way in adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) with a significant projected increase in spending over the next three years. In order to process and understand the masses of data, methods such as machine learning and sentiment analysis have become essential to open the gateway to data analytics.
This is a sophisticated conference that interrogates and explores the implications of AI and machine learning in the financial services industry as well as identifying the investment opportunities of sharing knowledge and exploiting intellectual property in the finance domain.
Delegates will learn how to benefit from the progress in technological advances; find out about the impact of quantum computing and alternative data; benefit from the experience of world class presenters from the UK, US, Europe and India/Hong Kong; and gain exclusive insights into pioneering projects in AI, machine learning and sentiment analysis in finance.
The programme includes the latest state-of-the-art research, practical applications and case studies as well as networking opportunities.

June 2019

Opportunity Zones Forum

When: June 3, 2019
Where: Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York City
Organiser: Opal Group
Coming off the US government’s Opportunity Zone (or OZ) programme, created as part of the 2017 tax cuts and Jobs Act, the conference brings together experts, influencers and investors. The event will examine the importance of the programme and its impact on low-income and distressed communities as well as discuss how the program is encouraging long-term private sector investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. The event explores the OZ investment process and regulations and current opportunities of the programme and future potential implications of investing through Qualified Opportunity Zones. Other topics to be discussed include structuring and fundraising a qualified opportunity zone fund; understanding the legal framework and tax incentives; the future of opportunity zones; industrial deals and multi-family deals; and private placement memorandums and risk factors.

Alternative Investment Management Summit (AIM Summit)

When: June 12, 2019
Where: Hotel President Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland
Organiser: AIM Summit
The summit is a platform for discussions on investment developments, global market conditions and latest trends. It acts as a gthering and connecting regional investors and managers in the world of alternatives (hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, private debt) with global industry leaders. The summit is a platform for discussions on investment developments, global market conditions, latest trends and acts as a networking forum for future business opportunities. The conference is conducted in an intimate setup to induce discussions on the best practices and know-how .

Financial Evolution: AI, Machine Learning & Sentiment Analysis

When: June 25-26, 2019
Where: Rooms on Regent’s Park, London
Organiser: Unicom
The finance industry is expected to lead the way in adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) with a significant projected increase in spending over the next three years. In order to process and understand the masses of data, methods such as machine learning and sentiment analysis have become essential to open the gateway to data analytics.
This is a sophisticated conference that interrogates and explores the implications of AI and machine learning in the financial services industry as well as identifying the investment opportunities of sharing knowledge and exploiting intellectual property in the finance domain.
Delegates will learn how to benefit from the progress in technological advances; find out about the impact of quantum computing and alternative data; benefit from the experience of world class presenters from the UK, US, Europe and India/Hong Kong; and gain exclusive insights into pioneering projects in AI, machine learning and sentiment analysis in finance.
The programme includes the latest state-of-the-art research, practical applications and case studies as well as networking opportunities.

October 2019

Marketplace Lending & Specialty Finance East http://www.opalgroup.net/trk/mpleb1904.html When: June 4, 2019 Where: Arnold & Porter, New York, NY Organisers: presented by Opal Group and Arnold & Porter Delegates will enjoy a day of interactive panel discussions and networking breaks. With over 250 delegates there will be opportunities to meet potential clients, learn from industry experts and create partnerships. While in the session room, trending topics will be addressed by some of the fields’ thought leaders. Some of the topics to be discussed include: legal and regulatory issues; what is new in marketplace lending securitisations; partnerships with banks, fintechs and platforms; the future of alternative lending; student loans; trends in small business lending; auto loans; fraud prevention, data security and verification; capital markets outlook; opportunities in real estate; and blockchain and its application potential in the financial sector. Private Equity Real Estate Forum

When: October 22, 2019
Where: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, Napa, CA
Organiser: Opal Group
Private equity real estate is a multi-trillion-dollar global fund industry. Commercial real estate is considered a capital market instrument — the “fourth asset class,” on a par with cash, fixed income and equity. The forum will explore the role of private equity real estate as well as the emergence of private real estate debt.
Some of the topics to be discussed at the event include: private equity real estate performance including core, core-plus, opportunistic and value-added; Deal flow by commercial property type, such as industrial, multifamily, office space, retail; Sourcing debt, leaseback and private equity capital for commercial real estate investment and development; the rise of private real estate debt; fundraising and deal structuring; the impact of “Trumponomics” on commercial real estate investment; and a retrospective on the 2008 real estate bubble and global financial crisis.

Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum West

When: October 23-25, 2019
Where: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, Napa, CA
Organiser: Opal Group
Over the three days, family offices, private investors, and investment managers will discuss the past recession and explore the best ways to map out their portfolios. With over 1,000 delegates there will be many opportunities to meet potential clients. Discussions will cover a wide variety of investment topics. Investment strategies such as Private Equity, Venture Capital and Technology will be themes throughout this conference. Additional hot topics such as impact investing, alternatives and the trustee beneficiary relationship will allow delegates to sample a diverse blend of subjects while networking.

Financial Evolution: AI, Machine Learning & Sentiment Analysis

When: October 29, 2019
Where: Hilton Zurich Airport, Switzerland
Organiser: Unicom
The finance industry is expected to lead the way in adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) with a significant projected increase in spending over the next three years. In order to process and understand the masses of data, methods such as machine learning and sentiment analysis have become essential to open the gateway to data analytics.
This is a sophisticated conference that interrogates and explores the implications of AI and machine learning in the financial services industry as well as identifying the investment opportunities of sharing knowledge and exploiting intellectual property in the finance domain.
Delegates will learn how to benefit from the progress in technological advances; find out about the impact of quantum computing and alternative data; benefit from the experience of world class presenters from the UK, US, Europe and India/Hong Kong; and gain exclusive insights into pioneering projects in AI, machine learning and sentiment analysis in finance.
The programme includes the latest state-of-the-art research, practical applications and case studies as well as networking opportunities.