The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing at the Ivey Business School at Western University is holding its annual Value Investing conference on April 10, 2019 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in downtown Toronto, Ontario.
The mission of the conference is 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 provides a forum to explain, discuss and debate the principles, practices and various applications of value investing from a global context. Corporate executives offer an industry perspective of how to look for value creating opportunities and how to create value.
Conference Organizer and Chair
George Athanassakos, Managing Director, Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing, Ivey Business School
Morning Keynote Speaker
Presenter: Kiril Sokoloff, Founder and Chairman, 13D Research LLP, St. Thomas, USVI
Topic: Investing in Hong Kong & China: A conversation with Mr. Prem Watsa
Luncheon Keynote Speaker
Presenter: Lawrence A. Cunningham, Scholar and Author, Henry St. George Tucker III Research Professor of Law, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Topic: Getting the Shareholders You Deserve: How Quality Companies Attract Quality Shareholders
Value Investor Session
Presenter: Robert Robotti, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Robotti & Company Advisors LLC, New York, NY
Topic: Cyclical Investing: Mr. Market Goes to Rehab
Presenter: Barbara Ann Bernard, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Wincrest Capital, Nassau, NP, The Bahamas
Topic: The Ability to Take a Long Term View is One of the Few Enduring Competitive Advantages in Investing
Presenter: Josh Tarasoff, Managing Member, Greenlea Lane Capital Management, LLC, New York, NY
Topic: Lessons From My First Dozen Years
Presenter: Pavel Begun, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, 3G Capital Management LLC., Toronto, ON
Topic: Value Investing in a Global Setting
Presenter: Larry Sarbit, Chief Executive Officer, & Chief Investment Officer, Sarbit Advisory Services, Winnipeg, MB
Topic: Invert, Always Invert
Corporate Executive Session
We would like to thank our sponsors Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., Sionna Investment Managers, Tweedy, Browne Company LLC., and The Center for the Advancement of Value Investing Education for their generous support in sponsoring the conference.