Thought Leadership Dinner
May
17
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner

  • TBD

Gravitas is hosting a Thought Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017. The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Key Issues / Challenges
Thought Leadership Dinner
Aug
16
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner

  • TBD

Gravitas is hosting a Thought Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017. The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Key Issues / Challenges
Thought Leadership Dinner
Nov
15
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner

  • TBD

Gravitas is hosting a Thought Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017. The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Key Issues / Challenges

Thought Leadership Dinner
Feb
22
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner

  • TBD

Gravitas is hosting a Thought Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017. The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Key Issues / Challenges
Panel: New Technologies’ Impact on Alpha
Jan
18
4:30 pm16:30

Panel: New Technologies’ Impact on Alpha

How Big Data, AI, Machine Learning & Other Technologies Are Moving the Needle on Investment Processes

Please join the Managed Funds Association and Gravitas as we examine disruptive front office technologies that will increase alpha and give you the upper hand in investment processes.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Thought Leadership Dinner.
Oct
26
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner.

Gravitas is hosting a Thought Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Thought Leadership Dinner.
Sep
14
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner.

Gravitas is hosting a Thought Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

HFM US Hedge Fund Technology Leaders Summit 2015
Nov
16
Nov 17

HFM US Hedge Fund Technology Leaders Summit 2015

  • The Garden City Hotel

Gravitas is participating on a panel and roundtable at the HFM US Hedge Fund Technology Leaders Summit 2015 from November 16 - 17, 2015, at The Garden City Hotel in Garden City, NY.  The event is an exclusive gathering of senior technology and operational professionals who are responsible for the strategy and management of their firms' infrastructure and development.

IBM Smarter Risk Summit 2015
Nov
4
8:30 am08:30

IBM Smarter Risk Summit 2015

  • at the IBM South Bank offices

Gravitas is participating on a panel at the IBM Smarter Risk Summit 2015 on November 4, 2015, at the IBM South Bank offices in London.  The event will focus on how organizations are using innovative enterprise risk management programs and methodologies to drive business performance and improve outcomes while meeting regulatory requirements.

Gravitas Trends.
Oct
28
6:00 pm18:00

Gravitas Trends.

  • The CORE Club

The 10th Annual Gravitas Trends event will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at The CORE Club in NYC.  The event brings together CEOs, COOs, CFOs and CTOs from leading hedge funds to discuss industry trends for 2016.  This year's trends topics are: The Changing Investments that Hedge Funds are Making & The Evolution of the Prime Brokerage Industry.

Please RSVP ASAP, as space is limited.

Technology Panel.
Sep
10
9:00 am09:00

Technology Panel.

  • Bloomberg

Gravitas will be attending the Bloomberg Hedge Fund Startup Conference on Thursday, September 10, 2015.  Dante DeWitt, Managing Director, Global Head of Technology at Gravitas, will speak on the Technology: Meeting Investors IT & Security Expectations Panel at 2pm

Panel: Safely Leveraging The Cloud For Risk Management.
Jul
27
3:00 pm15:00

Panel: Safely Leveraging The Cloud For Risk Management.

  • IBM Client Center

Join Gravitas and IBM Risk Analytics for a panel discussion followed by a networking reception on July 27th in NYC that will explore how financial market firms are looking to cloud-based solutions for risk management, portfolio construction and reporting, and will also review the key findings from a recent survey. 

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • How are buy-side firms leveraging the cloud, partners for risk management and the front office?
  • What are the key drivers to support various risk related functions?
  • What are the concerns for adoption and how do you pick the right partner?
  • How are firms integrating market data within the cloud and with partners?
Happy Hour!
Jul
22
6:00 pm18:00

Happy Hour!

  • Armani Ristorante

Join Gravitas and McGuireWoods for happy hour on Wednesday, July 22nd at the bar at Armani Ristorante.  At this 'Meet & Greet,'  we will discuss the constantly changing economic and regulatory environments over cocktails and snacks. For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Thought Leadership Dinner.
Jul
1
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner.

  • New York, NY

Gravitas is hosting its monthly Thought Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.  The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Key Issues / Challenges
What You Need To Know About Cloud-Based Risk Solutions.
May
28
10:00 am10:00

What You Need To Know About Cloud-Based Risk Solutions.

More financial market firms are turning to cloud-based risk analytics applications and services to deliver the greater risk insight and transparency that clients and regulators are demanding. 

Join us for a webinar to discover how current cloud-based solutions can help you address regulatory pressure and client demands.

HFM Operational Leadership Summit.
May
18
May 19

HFM Operational Leadership Summit.

  • Garden City Hotel

Gravitas is participating in the HFM US Hedge Fund Operational Leaders Summit on Monday, May 18th and Tuesday, May 19th at The Garden City Hotel.  

The Summit is a highly exclusive educational and networking event open only to HFM members and a select audience of senior operational executives from the US's leading hedge funds.

Thought Leadership Dinner.
May
6
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner.

  • New York, NY

Gravitas is hosting its monthly Thought Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.  The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Key Issues / Challenges
Don't Miss The Boat!
Apr
29
2:00 pm14:00

Don't Miss The Boat!

  • Grand Cayman

Grab your swimsuits and flip flops, and join us for a BOATLOAD of fun on Wednesday, April 29th in Grand Cayman!  Families invited too!

Snorkel with friendly stingrays at Stingray City Sandbar and amongst coral formations and colorful fish at Barrier Reef.  

Pickup and Drop-off Location: Ritz Carlton | Grand Cayman; Pickup at 2:00 pm sharp!         

Remember to bring at least 2 towels per person.  Cream-only sunscreens are permitted on board.  Snorkel gear will be provided.  

Space is limited.  RSVP ASAP - cpinckney@gravitas.co

Thought Leadership Dinner.
Apr
22
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner.

  • Kiton

Gravitas is hosting its monthly Thought Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.  The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Key Issues / Challenges
Thought Leadership Dinner.
Mar
12
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner.

  • TBD

Gravitas is hosting its monthly Thought Leadership Dinner with the date TBD in March 2015. The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Key Issues / Challenges
Thought Leadership Dinner.
Feb
11
6:00 pm18:00

Thought Leadership Dinner.

  • Casa Lever

Gravitas is hosting its monthly Thought Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth. These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Key Issues / Challenges
Thought Leadership Dinner.
Nov
18
6:30 pm18:30

Thought Leadership Dinner.

  • Wolfgang's Steakhouse

Gravitas is hosting its monthly Thought Leadership Dinner on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.  The dinners in this series are meant to be private, informal gatherings of senior fund executives where they can discuss industry trends and key issues surrounding scale, efficiency and growth.  These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Industry Trends
  • Key Issues / Challenges
Gravitas Trends.
Oct
22
5:00 pm17:00

Gravitas Trends.

  • Andaz Hotel on Fifth Avenue

Please join us for our 9th Annual Gravitas Trends event on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. This thought leadership event brings together CEOs, founders, COOs and CTOs to discuss critical operational issues and trends impacting hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles today and tomorrow.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.  

ATTIRE: "Smart Casual" (aka Jackets Only)

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.  THIS EVENT IS AT CAPACITY.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS.

Political Landscape

Richard Baker, President & Chief Executive Officer, Managed Funds Association

Scaling Your Business with Technology                                                                           

Eash Sundaram, Chief Information Officer, JetBlue

Identifying, Assessing & Prioritizing Risk                                                                              

Patrick Howard, EVP, Enterprise-wide Head of Market Risk, BNY Mellon

 

2015 TREND TOPICS & SPEAKERS.

Advanced Analytics & Cognitive Computing: Redefining Big Data

Brian Walter, Watson Global Transformation Partner Global Leader, Wealth Management, Banking & Financial Markets, IBM WATSON GROUP

Zachary Frayne, Chief Technology Officer, TPG-Axon Management, L.P.

  • Big Data & Watson: Applications in the Financial Industry
  • Leveraging Watson to Enhance Performance

Distinguishing Your Business with Effective Branding                    

Mich Bergesen, Global Director, Landor Associates

  • Why is Branding Relevant to Alternative Firms?
  • What Makes A Brand A Strong Growth Platform in this Space?
  • Who in Your Industry is Doing It Well?
  • Branding Through Market Cycles: Building An Evergreen Identity

Creating Value & Relevance Through Innovation            

Kurt Brungardt, Chief Information Officer & Managing Director, MSD Capital, L.P.

  • Why is Innovation Relevant?
  • Risk Taking & Understanding The Competition 
  • Best Practices: The Importance of Iteration & Failing Faster

Cybersecurity: Closing the Vulnerability Gap

Mark Adams, Vice President of Corporate Development, eSentire, Inc.

  • The SEC & Cybersecurity Initiative
  • Recent Industry Cyber-Attacks
  • Best Practices
PE Thought Leadership Dinner.
Oct
6
6:00 pm18:00

PE Thought Leadership Dinner.

  • Ai Fiori

Gravitas is hosting its PE Thought Leadership Dinner on Monday, October 6, 2014.  The event is meant to be private, informal gathering of private equity executives where they can discuss recent SEC/OCIE Regulations along with industry trends specific to private equity.  These closed-door discussions have proven to be successful networking ventures for our guests.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at CPinckney@gravitas.co.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • SEC/OCIE Regulations
    • 28 Questions
    • Effect on PE Firms
    • Red Flags
  • New Trends
    • Seizing Opportunities & Managing Risks
    • Products for Deal Teams
    • Data Management & Reporting
  • Improving Efficiencies
    • Business Models (Outsourcing, Insourcing, Co-Sourcing®
    • Leveraging Technology
    • Leveraging Offshore Staff

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Please RSVP as soon as possible as space is limited.