October 22-24, 2018
Rancho Mirage, CA
Redefine fund operations. Navigate compliance. Master ODD.
The leading alternatives operations and compliance event in the US.
Join 250+ COOs, CCOs, GCs, CFOs and heads of ODD from hedge funds, private equity firms and institutional investors
Why GAIM Ops West is Best
Set your own agenda
With over 90 speakers, 6 technical streams, 2 summits and your choice of over 30 boardrooms, breakout panels and round tables, you can follow your own agenda to suit your business and networking needs.
Access thought leadership on key themes for 2018 including: operations, compliance, ODD and finance.
Join the leading alternatives community
Meet 250+ professionals from hedge funds, private equity firms, allocators and institutional investors including:
- Heads of Operations / COOs
- Chief Financial Officers
- Chief Compliance Officers
- General Counsels
- Heads of Operational Due Diligence
Market trends and analysis
- How are minority stake investments in funds shaping alternatives?
- How do funds create and sustain admired culture?
- What more could investors do with fund reporting data?
2018 keynote speakers will be tackling the industry's key challenges, with insights from Dyal Capital Partners, Rashmi Airan and leading West Coast funds.
For private equity managers and investors
Attend the popular pre-conference Private Equity Ops & Compliance Summit, dedicated to the specific operations and compliance challenges for PE firms and investors.
Key topics for 2018 includes side letters, co-investing, subscription line usage, conflicts of interest and more.
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.
Are you an investor? Join your peers at this exclusive, closed door Institutional Investor Summit on Monday October 22.
Benefit from all the technical expertise gathered under one roof by engaging with your peers at GAIM Ops West's 30+ roundtables and lunchtables.
One of the most popular features - these interactive discussion sessions give you the chance to meet and share expertise on the issues that matters to you.
Share insights with Fund Ops and Compliance leaders
GAIM Ops West in Numbers
Hear investor needs from Heads of ODD and Operations
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. Every year I learn new best practices and areas to delve further when conducting manager due diligence.
John Canorro CFA
Managing Director, Operational Due Diligence
Cornerstone Advisors Inc.