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Ben Graham Centre's 2012 Investing Conference

Value Investing

April 25, 2012

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Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, Toronto.

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Ben Graham Centre's 2012 Investing Conference


The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing at the Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario held a conference on Value Investing on April 25, 2012 at the Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, Toronto.

The mission of the conference was to promote the tenets of value investing as pioneered by Benjamin Graham, to expose conference participants to the various value investing methods used by practitioners, and to encourage and support academic research and study in the area of value investing.

The conference provided a forum to explain, discuss and debate the principles, practices and various applications of value investing from a global context. Corporate executives offered an industry perspective of how to look for value creating opportunities and how to create value.

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List of Topics and Presenters


Keynote Speech

Topic: Lessons learned from Sir John Templeton
Presenter: Lauren Templeton, Principal, Lauren Templeton Capital Management, LLC

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Value Investor Session

Topic: Take a simple idea and take it seriously
Presenter: Wayne Peters, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Peters MacGregor Capital Management

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Topic: Global trifectas
Presenter: David Winters, Managing Director, Wintergreen Advisers

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Topic: Searching globally for outstanding value investments
Presenter: Jeff Stacey, Founding Partner, Stacey Muirhead Capital Management

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Topic: Ben Graham’s net-nets are alive, well and working in 2012
Presenter: Mohnish Pabrai, Managing Partner, Pabrai Investment Funds

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Corporate Executive Session

Topic: Looking for and creating shareholder value – Industry perspective

Tom Ward, Chief Executive Officer, SandRidge Energy

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Marc Bertrand, President & CEO, MEGA Brands Inc.

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William McMorrow, Chief Executive Officer, Kennedy Wilson

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Richard Garneau, President & CEO, Resolute Forest Products

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