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Upcoming Events

July 16-20, 2018
Seminar on Value Investing and the Search for Value
Dr. George Athanassakos will offer a highly sought after five day Seminar on Value Investing and the Search for Value to finance executives, finance professionals, portfolio managers, financial analysts and individual investors seeking knowledge of value creation, valuation and value investing theory and practice.

Mr. David Barr, President and CEO, PenderFund Capital Management Ltd., Vancouver, BC, will be a guest speaker on July 17, 2018.

Pre-registrations, to reserve a place in the seminar, are being accepted now. Payments and registrations will be accepted starting January 1, 2018.

For more information, see Seminars.

May 18, 2018
Ben Graham Centre’s 7th Symposium on Intelligent Investing
The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing will hold its 7th Symposium on Intelligent Investing. The mission of this academic symposium is to encourage and support research and study in areas related to value investing. The presenters will discuss their work on value investing and related topics, such as market anomalies and value vs. growth investing.

Click here for details on the Symposium.

April 26, 2018
Fairfax Financial Holdings Annual General Meeting
Mr. Prem Watsa, Chairman and CEO, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., Toronto, ON, has invited Dr. Athanassakos and a group of his Value Investing MBA and HBA students to attend the Fairfax annual meeting of shareholders at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. After the meeting, students will have an opportunity to meet Mr. Watsa and his team.

April 25, 2018
Ben Graham Centre’s 2018 Value Investing Conference

The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing will hold its 2018 Value Investing Conference at The Fairmont Royal York in downtown Toronto. 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.

More conference details including registration information to be announced.

April 24, 2018
Ben Graham Centre's 2018 International Stock Picking Competition
The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing will hold its annual International Stock Picking Competition at the MBA level in Toronto. Teams from MBA schools from around the world will compete for $14,000 in cash prizes as well as free attendance to the Ben Graham Centre’s Value Investing Conference and the Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. Annual General Meeting in Toronto, Canada.

Click here for details on the 2018 competition. Competition registration information to be announced.

March 15, 2018
Ivey Value Investing Class Guest Speaker
Mr. Thomas A. Russo, Partner, Gardner Russo & Gardner, Lancaster, PA, will be a guest speaker in Dr. Athanassakos' Ivey Value Investing Classes.

March 1, 2018
Ivey Value Investing Class Guest Speaker
Mr. Bryan Pilsworth, President & Portfolio Manager, Foyston Gordon & Payne, Toronto, ON, will be a guest speaker in Dr. Athanassakos' Ivey Value Investing Classes.

February 1, 2018
Ivey Value Investing Class Guest Speaker
Mr. Jeff Gramm, Author, New York City, NY, will be a guest speaker in Dr. Athanassakos' Ivey Value Investing Classes.

November 2, 2017
Dr. Athanassakos will give a speech on “Value Investing: Who, What and Why?”  to the members of Rational Capital Investment Fund, a student-led value-investing fund at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Business, Toronto, ON.

October 26, 2017
Dr. Athanassakos will be a guest speaker and talk about value investing at New York University’s Stern School of Business, New York City, NY.