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Ben Graham Centre's 2018 Value Investing Conference

George Athanassakos Value Investing

April 25, 2018

Fairmont Royal York in downtown Toronto, ON

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The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing at the Ivey Business School at Western University will hold a conference on Value Investing on April 25, 2018 at the Fairmont Royal York in downtown Toronto, ON.

The mission of the conference is to promote the tenets of value investing as pioneered by Benjamin Grahamto 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 will provide a forum to explain, discuss and debate the principles, practices and various applications of value investing from a global context. Corporate executives will offer an industry perspective of how to look for value creating opportunities and how to create value.

Registration will open in early December.


Conference Organizer and Chair

George Athanassakos, Managing Director, Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing, Ivey Business School

Morning Keynote Speaker

Presenter TBA

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Presenter TBA

Value Investor Session

Presenter: Mohnish Pabrai, Managing Partner, Pabrai Investment Funds, Irvine, CA
Topic: Compounding is the 8th wonder of the world

Presenter: John Phelan, Co-Managing Partner and Co-Founder, MSD Capital, New York City, NY
Topic: TBA

Presenter: Elizabeth Lilly, Founder and President, Crocus Hill Partners, St. Paul, MN
Topic: Small and Microcap Stocks: The Last Undiscovered Frontier for Alpha

Presenter: Jan Hummel, Founding Partner, Paradigm Capital AG, Munich, Germany
Topic: TBA

Additional Presenter TBA

Corporate Executive Session

General topic: Looking For and Creating Value For Shareholders

Presenters TBA


We would like to thank our sponsors Brandes Investment Partners via Bridgehouse Asset ManagersBurgundy Asset Management Ltd., Sionna Investment ManagersTweedy, Browne Company, and The Center for the Advancement of Value Investing Education for their generous support in sponsoring the conference.