October 21-23, 2019
Rancho Mirage, CA
Redefine fund operations. Navigate compliance. Master ODD.
The West Coast's favorite operations, compliance and ODD event
Join 320+ COOs, CCOs, GCs, CFOs and heads of ODD from hedge funds, private equity firms and institutional investors - the West Coasts' largest alternatives community
Why GAIM Ops West is Best
Join the leading alternatives community
With 300+ professionals from across the fund and investor spectrum, the GAIM Ops West community represents the increasingly diverse nature of the alternatives industry.
Meet leading experts from hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and multi-strategy/hybrid funds; benchmark the key trends in operations and compliance; and learn how to evolve with the changing alternatives landscape.
The focus for 2019
GAIM Ops 2019 will focus on investor expectations. Learn how funds are addressing the increasing demands on operations and compliance teams with greater efficiencies, new technologies and innovative business models to standout from the crowd.
Understand how your peers are solving for key 2019 hot topics including:
- Hybrid fund structures and fee models
- Conflicts of interest
- Environment social governance (ESG)
- Data: use, visualization, privacy
Learn from the best
COOs, CFOs, CCOs, General Counsels and Heads of ODD... no there is shortage of expertise at GAIM Ops West.
Hear from over 120+ industry thought leaders in a variety of formats, from big picture keynotes to speaker led roundtables, interactive summits to networking drinks overlooking the Palm Springs desert.
For private equity managers and investors
With a record attendance in 2018 from private equity firms and investors, GAIM Ops has established itself as the go to West Coast event for the PE community.
Attend the popular pre-conference Private Equity Ops & Compliance Summit, dedicated to the specific operations and compliance challenges for PE firms and investors
For institutional investors and ODD experts
GAIM Ops West is the country's most senior gathering of ODD and operations heads from endowments, pensions, foundations and single family offices.
Investors can join their peers at this exclusive, closed door institutional investor summit.
Benefit from all the technical expertise gathered under one roof by engaging with your peers at GAIM Ops West's 30+ roundtables and lunchtables.
Join the 2019 private equity summit for dedicated networking roundtables with institutional investors on key ops and compliance themes.
GAIM Ops West in Numbers
GAIM Ops West is an all-encompassing event. It offers a multitude of larger panels, intimate roundtables, personal development tracks and plenty of networking events. It's the operational due diligence conference that can't be missed!
Ms Jenny Priestas
James River Capital Corp
GAIM Ops West Coast is a very effective conference. Each year I attend I learn new perspectives and processes, as well as meet new and interesting colleagues. It is a great use of time.
David S. Bradley
COO & CCO
Hawk Ridge Management
GAIMOps West is the best operations and compliance conference on the West Coast. The conference gathers a wonderful cross section of general partner and investor CFOs, COOs, CCOs, and ODD professionals across the alternatives landscape.
John Canorro CFA
Managing Director, Operational Due Diligence
Cornerstone Advisors Inc.
EARN CPE CREDITS
GAIM Ops West is a CPE certified event.
Continuing Professional Credits (CPE) will be provided in accordance with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. All credits will be provided following the conclusion of the conference. With your attendance at GAIM West you are eligible to gain a max of 18.5 credits.