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GAIM Ops West
September 10 - 13, 2023
Omni La Costa Resort & SpaCarlsbad, CA

September 10 - 13, 2023|Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA

Advance the future of ops and compliance
in alternatives

Share best practice at the West Coast’s most senior gathering

350+ hedge fund & private capital leaders. 240+ from investment mgrs & investors. 100+ C-level execs.

2023 agenda is now live!

Take a first look at the GAIM Ops West 2023 agenda here.

Why GAIM Ops West is best

Join the leading alternatives community

GAIM Ops West (Global Alternative Investment Management) brings together 350+ leading COOs, CFOs, CCOs, GCs, Heads of ODD and more to discuss trends, challenges and expertise. Creating a sustainable and successful alternatives industry.

Join operations and compliance leaders from hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and multi-strategy/hybrid funds, as well as the largest community of heads of ODD and operations from US and international institutional investors.

Tackle the hottest industry topics

The 2023 agenda will focus on the following areas:

  • Data, privacy and cybersecurity
  • The year of change and new operating models
  • Regulatory update for the industry
  • Crypto and risk management
  • Private credit, real estate and private equity

100+ thought leaders

Learn from the industry's leaders and innovators.

GAIM Ops West provides unprecedented access to these leading minds through a variety of formats, including ‘Stories from the Leaders’ sessions, small group roundtables and closed-door peer groups.

Speakers in October 2022 included representatives from IRS - Criminal Investigation Division, FBI, SEC, Twist Capital, BlackRock, MEMCO, Hawk Ridge Capital Management and many more.

Network your way to success

GAIM Ops West is your opportunity to make lasting connections.

Compare notes with your peers and join us for the welcome reception on Sunday. There will be lunch roundtable discussions, standing small group discussions and cocktail receptions and end of day networking drinks.

Delve deeper

Join the new ½ day summit on September 11 2023. Featuring both speakers from other industries and alternative investment. Examine topics like cyber resilience, operational best practice, doing impact right and much more…

The VIP programme: complimentary access

Join our network of the largest endowments, foundations, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and family offices. If you are an institutional investor, you can apply for a complimentary ticket.

GAIM Ops West 2022

Take a look back at the event highlights from Dana Point in October.



senior level attendees


institutional investors


from investment mgt firms

David S. Bradley, CFA, CAIA


Hawk Ridge Management

GAIM Ops West 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.

Be seen. Be heard.

We'll provide you with the platform to connect with the senior decision-makers in alternatives compliance and operations on the West Coast.

Raise your profile with our hybrid event solution. Connect with industry leaders in California. The opportunities are endless.

Contact or call +1 919 280 3282 for more details.

Championing sustainability

Discover the steps being taken to run GAIM Ops West as sustainably and socially responsible as possible including:

  • FasterForward to zero - Informa's commitment to net zero carbon
  • Reducing carbon emissions
  • Dedicated content on sustainability & impact in alternatives 
  • Wellbeing and accessibility


GAIM Ops West is now a CPD certified event.

Attendees can request a CPD certificate after attending the event. For further information on CPD certification please visit: