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  HedgeWorld East 2013


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8:00 a.m.   Opening Remarks

8:10 a.m.   Plenary Keynote Panel: Katie Hall, Marina Mavrakis, Anne-Marie Fink, Eric Upin & Josh Lerner

Katie Hall, CEO & CIO, Hall Capital Partners†
Eric Upin, Managing Partner, Makena Capital Management
Anne-Marie Fink,, Chief Investment Officer, Employees Retirement System of Rhode Island
Marina Mavrakis, Managing Director, Head of Private Equity, High Yield & Distressed Investments, TIAA-CREF

Josh Lerner, Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School

9:30 a.m.   Manager Outlook

Top hedge fund managers discuss their market and economic views and their best ideas for making money in the coming year.

Bruce Frumerman, President, Frumerman & Nemeth Inc.

Joseph B Childrey, Founder & CIO, Probabilities Fund Management, LLC
Kenneth Goodreau, CIO, TIG ADvisors
Thomas McGlade , Portfolio Manager & Director, U.S. Office, Prologue Capital INC

9:30 a.m.   ExecConnect Meetings Commence

10:00 a.m.   Culture of Compliance

How have recent events and legislation influenced the practice of compliance by hedge funds? How can investors evaluate a hedge fundís compliance practices, particularly in light of recent insider trading cases? Seasoned practitioners in the compliance field will offer their insights and guidance.

Lynn Marcrum, Senior Analyst, Aite Partners

Jordan Thomas, Partner, Labaton Sucharow
Kevin Kelcourse, Assistant Director, Enforcement Division, U.S. Securities and Exchange Division
Gary Kaminsky, Principal, Rothstein Kass

10:30 a.m.   Does Size Matter?

Do smaller hedge funds really offer stronger performance numbers than their bigger brethren, as numerous studies have suggested? Do larger hedge funds provide opportunities that smaller funds canít match, particularly for large institutional investors that have more capital to deploy? Hear hedge fund managers and investors debate this issue.

Chris Clair, Managing Editor, HedgeWorld

Rachel Minard, Founder & CEO, Minard Capital
Tony Acquadro, Vice President Institutional Markets, BTS Asset Management
Mark Whitsitt, Vice President, Portfolio Manager/Hedge Fund Investments, Hartford Investment Management Co.

11:00 a.m.   Coffee Break

11:30 a.m.   The Distressed Cycle

Funds that invest in distressed debt and equity have been strong performers recently. But with the core premise of their strategies based around distressed cycles, can they continue to perform well in the near future? Where is the distressed cycle heading, and how will distressed managers play it?

Daniel Zwirn, Managing Member, Zwirn Family Interests

David Tawil, Co-Founder & Portfolio Manager, Maglan Capital
George Schultze, Managing Member & Founder, Schultze Asset Management
Brett Jefferson, President & CIO, Hildene Capital Management

12:00 p.m.   Keynote

Finding Real Diversifiers in Hedge Allocations

James Meisner, Managing Director, Commonfund

12:30 p.m.   Plenary Lunch

1:20 p.m.   Plenary Keynote

2:00 p.m.   Infovest21: Managers In Two Worlds

Hedge fund managers, who also run alternative mutual funds, provide case studies on how their investment ideas are translated into liquid vehicles and the resulting risk/return characteristics.

You'll hear from leading managers from across the spectrum of liquid alternatives: US and global long/short, credit/fixed income, emerging markets, managed futures, global macro.

Investors of all types, wealth managers and financial planners will find this event invaluable.

This content is provided by Infovest21 - click here for more information on this event.

2:30 p.m.   ExecConnect Meetings Resume

5:15 p.m.   HedgeWorld Ė Infovest21 Networking Reception

7:00 p.m.   Day 2 Concludes

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