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Asset management events worth joining in 2017

A collection of some of the most major and important investment management conferences taking place around the world which we think might be worth attending.

In the digital age, live conferences might be expected to go the way of printed newspapers. But in fact, the opposite appears to be happening. People are seeing more and more value from attending live conferences.

For that reason, I’ve gone on the hunt for events that might be of interest to you. So check out the list, and put those that are relevant in your calendar.

January


When: January 29-31, 2017
Where: Florida, United States

NICSAs Strategic Leadership Forum

About: This is an annual event hosted by NICSA for professionals in the global investment management industry. The focus of the conference this year is on disruptors facing the asset management industry.

Why attend? Develop and advance leading practices within the financial services industry by tackling challenging issues, from the evolving regulatory landscape to emerging disruptor technologies.

SimCorp in attendance: SimCorp’s Colin Tigh, New Business Development, will be in attendance.

Visit their website to learn more.

 

March


When: March 13-14, 2017
Where: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

MEFTECH

About: MEFTECH is the largest event that convenes the entire financial technology community from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Featuring industry-leading conferences, a tightly focused trade exhibition and much more, MEFTECH is the definitive platform where top decision-makers share insights with technology providers and collaborate to rethink financial services.

SimCorp in attendance: SimCorp will be sponsoring this event and will have a booth during the event, so feel free to stop by and meet Amaury de Grandmaison and Hassam El-shoura.

Visit their website to learn more.

When: March 15, 2017
Where: London, England

TSAM London

About: Promoted as “6 co-located conferences” – this conference covers technology and operational strategy, performance measurement and investment risk, client reporting and communications, marketing and sales communications, data management, and regulations and compliance.

SimCorp in attendance: SimCorp Coric is a Bronze sponsor at this event and will have a booth during the event, so feel free to stop by.

Visit their website to learn more.

When: March 21, 2017
Where: Tampa, United States

TradeTech, The Investment Operations Leaders Summit

Theme: Empowering the Buy Side to Revolutionize Cross-Asset Front-to-Back Investment Operation

 

About: Rub shoulders with 100+ heads of investment operations from leading buy side institutions. All sharing their first-hand experiences on the do’s and don’ts to successfully enhance your front-to-back investment operations.

SimCorp in attendance: Join us at InvestOps and use our exclusive 15% discount, 'SimCorp15' when registering online.
SimCorp’s Marc Mallett, Vice President of Product Management, SimCorp North America, will be a keynote speaker during the plenary presentation titled, The buy side blueprint for enterprise-wide automation: How to fully streamline cross-asset front-to-back processes using technology that does more with less in the current complex market conditions. If you’d like to schedule a meeting with our team during this event, please click here.

Visit their website to learn more.

When: 27 March 2017
Where: London, England

Marketforce: The Future of Fund Management

About: Offering a content driven program packed with insights from leaders in fund management, this event is your chance to get a head start by preparing strategies for future success.

Who's it for? Senior Asset Manager Professionals

Visit their website to learn more.

 

April


When: 25-26 April, 2017
Where: Paris, France

TradeTech Europe

This year's theme: Delivering Next Generation Trading Strategies and Technologies to Europe’s Equity Trading Community

SimCorp in attendance: SimCorp's Matthew Reid, Product Manager Trading will take part in an Oxford style debate titled "Optimising current technology platforms ". Is buying off the shelf is more cost effective and efficient than building an in-house system- for and against.

About: Network and debate with 1000 senior equity trading professionals from the who’s who of the global equity trading community. The event is designed by the buy side, for the buy side, to ensure your concerns, your challenges and your priorities are addressed head-on.

Who's it for? Equity trading professionals

Visit their website to learn more.

 

May


When: May 10, 2017
Where: New York, United States

Cutter Investment Management Council

Theme: Collateral Management, Managing Vendors and Service Providers, Reference Data Management Solutions

About: Asset management operators and technology professionals gather to hear industry updates and insights from Cutter Associates. Industry vendors gather to exhibit latest innovations and offerings.

SimCorp in attendance: Members of our team will be in attendance. If you’d like to schedule a meeting with our team during this event, please click here.

Website link here.

When: 16-18 May, 2017
Where: Boston, United States

Fixed Income Leaders Summit

Theme: The Only Benchmarking Opportunity for Buy Side heads of Fixed Income Trading and Portfolio Management

About: Rub shoulders with 250+ heads of fixed income from leading buy side institutions. All sharing their first-hand experiences on the do’s and don’ts to successfully enhance your front-to-back investment operations.

SimCorp in attendance: SimCorp’s Igor Gramatikovski, Director of Settlement, will be speaking on a panel during a closed-door, Leadership Boardroom Blockchain workshop, titled: Unlocking blockchain’s potential – How can this new technology revolutionize capital markets to slash cost and reduce risk. If you’d like to schedule a meeting with our team during this event, please click here.

Website link here.

June


When: June 6-7, 2017
Where: Boston, United States

Cutter Investment Management Council

Theme: Collateral Management, Managing Vendors and Service Providers, Reference Data Management Solutions

About: Asset management operators and technology professionals gather to hear industry updates and insights from Cutter Associates. Industry vendors gather to exhibit latest innovations and offerings.

SimCorp in attendance: Members of our team will be in attendance. If you’d like to schedule a meeting with our team during this event, please click here.

Website link here.

When: 12-14 June, 2017
Where: Berlin, Germany

FundForum International

About: 1400+ investment managers, intermediary investors and innovators.

Visit their website to learn more.

 

When: June, 2017
Where: New York, United States

TSAM New York

About: Bringing together senior decision makers from both the largest asset managers and smaller investment boutiques; the latest innovations, strategies and future trends are continually thrashed out in this melting pot of financial leaders.

SimCorp in attendance: SimCorp Coric is a Bronze sponsor at this event and will have a booth during the event, so feel free to stop by.

Visit their website to learn more.

 

October


When: 9 October, 2017
Where: Paris, France

L’AGEFI AMtech day

About:L’AGEFI AMtech day is one of the key French Asset Management tradeshows. More than 600 people attended in 2016.

SimCorp in attendance: SimCorp France will have a booth at the event, so feel free to stop by. SimCorp will also be speaking during one of the sessions (agenda tbc).

Visit their website to learn more.

 

November


When: November 2017
Where: Boston, United States

TSAM Boston

About: Promoted as “5 co-located conferences” – this conference covers technology and operational strategy, performance measurement and investment risk, client reporting and communications, marketing and sales communications, and data management.

SimCorp in attendance: SimCorp Coric is a Bronze sponsor at this event and will have a booth during the event, so feel free to stop by.

Visit their website to learn more.

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