Mr. Warren Buffet, the world's best known investor and the richest person in the world, has repeatedly invited Dr. Athanassakos and his Value Investing classes to visit him in Omaha, Nebraska.

February 27, 2015 Visit

Read an article about the visit from a student’s perspective.

Read notes on the meeting Ivey MBA and HBA students had with Mr. Buffett.

2015 Trip Photos

Mr. Buffett with students
Dr. Athanassakos' Value Investing class poses with Mr. Buffett


January 31, 2014 Visit

Read an article about the visit from a student’s perspective.

Read notes on the meeting Dr. Athanassakos and Ivey MBA and HBA students had with Mr. Buffett.

2014 Trip Photos

  • Mr. Buffett with Students

    Dr. Athannasakos' Value Investing class poses with Mr. Buffett

  • Mr. Buffett speaks to a group of students

    Dr. Athanassakos' Value Investing class listens attentively as Mr. Buffett speaks




March 30, 2012 Visit

Read notes taken at the meeting with Mr. Buffett.

2012 Trip Photos

  • Mr. Buffett with Students

    Dr. Athanassakos' Value Investing class poses with Mr. Buffett

  • Mr. Buffett and Dr. Athanassakos

    Mr. Buffett and Dr. Athannassakos pose for a photo


February 26, 2010 Visit

Read notes taken at the meeting with Mr. Buffett.

Search for value aims to spot bargains,” The Toronto Star, October 21, 2010

Western students gain insight into world of Warren Buffett,” Western News, March, 2010.

How to meet Buffett on the cheap,” The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), February 24, 2010. The article also appeared in Globe Investor Magazine Online on February 23, 2010.

“Ivey MBA students ready to pick Warren Buffett's brain,” National Post, February 24, 2010. The article also appeared online February 23, 2010.

2010 Trip Photos

  • Mr. Buffett and Dr. Athanassakos

    Dr. Athanassakos poses with Mr. Buffett

  • Mr. Buffett with Students

    Dr. Athanassakos' Value Investing class poses with Mr. Buffett

  • Lunch with Mr. Buffett

    Students enjoy lunch with Mr. Buffett

  • Mr. Buffett speaks to his guests

    Students listen to Mr. Buffett speak

  • Q&A Tour at Nebraska Furniture Mart

    Dr. Athanassakos' Value Investing students attend a Q&A session at the Nebraska Furniture Mart


March 31, 2008 Visit

Read the transcription of Dr. Athanassakos and his Ivey student's discussion with Mr. Buffett.

Read MBA student Nick Kuzyk's blog detailing the experience of the visit and the days leading upto the trip.

Read major takeaways from the meeting with Mr. Buffett from notes made during the visit.

2008 Trip Photos

  • Lunch with Mr. Buffett

    Dr. Athanassakos and his students have lunch with Mr. Buffett

  • Mr. Buffett Value Investing Students

    Left to right: Alex Motherwell, Reed McDonnell, Warren Buffett, Greg Donovan, Geoff Mcleod

  • Mr. Buffett and Dr. Athanassakos

    Dr. Athanassakos presents Mr. Buffett with a gift on behalf of Ivey's Value Investing Students.

  • Mr. Buffett with a Student

    Caio Lewkowicz poses with Mr. Buffett

  • Mr. Buffett with a Student

    Bobby Barkhodaei and Warren Buffett

  • Mr. Buffett with a Student

    Mr. Buffett with Nick Kuzyk

  • Mr. Buffett with a Student

    Mr. Buffett with Ian Fleming

  • Mr. Buffett with Students

    Left to right: Prabhsimran Chandhoke, Warren Buffett, Ryan Bruehlmann, Karim Moolani

  • Mr. Buffett with a Student

    Karlonia Kibis Poses with Mr. Buffett

  • Lunch with Mr. Buffett

    Students enjoy lunch at one of Mr. Buffett's favourite restaurants, Piccolo Pete's

  • Buffett with Students

    Left to right: Reed McDonnell, Greg Lindstrom, Vishwath Kumar, Warren Buffet, Craig Follett, Brandon Kideckel

  • Mr. Buffett with Dr. Athanassakos

    Dr. Athanassakos and Warren Buffett pose for a photo