May 1, 2017
Ben Graham Centre News
2017 Value Investing Conference and Stock Picking Competition
The Ben Graham Centre’s 2017 Value Investing Conference was recently held at The Fairmont Royal York in downtown Toronto. George Athanassakos, Conference Chair and Director of the Ben Graham Centre, notes the conference was a huge success, as it hosted over 250 professionals from around the world.
In addition to the Conference, George organized the Ben Graham Centre’s 2017 International MBA Stock Picking Competition. Teams from MBA schools from around the world competed for $17,500 in cash prizes, and the four finalist teams received free attendance to the Ben Graham Centre’s 2017 Value Investing Conference.
Conference Presentations and Speeches
Athanassakos, G., (April, 2017), Value Investing at Ivey, Fairfax Financial Holdings Annual General Meeting, Toronto, ON. Discussion
Athanassakos, G., (April, 2017), Active Management vs. ETFs and Robo Advisors, Be Graham Centre's Value Investing Conference, Royal York Hotel, Toronto, ON. Chair; presentation
Athanassakos, G., (April, 2017), The Benefits of Value Investing for Students, Ben Graham Centre's 2017 International Stock Picking Competition, Tangerine Centre, Toronto, ON. Chair; presentation
Crossan, M.M., (April, 2017), The Character of Leaders The Foundation of Good Governance, The Institute of Internal Auditors Canada, Ottawa Chapter, Ottawa, ON. Audit Leader Event
Crossan, M.M., (April, 2017), Developing Leadership Character, Western Engineering’s FIRST Robotics Competition, Dean’s List Lunch Presentation, London, ON.
Crossan, M.M., (March, 2017), Developing Leadership Character, P&C CFO/CRO Summit, Niagara, ON.
Kovacs, D., Austin, L. (Adjunct), Thorne, S., Evans, N., Moody, J. (December, 2016), Understanding Influences on Electricians’ Decision Making: Mental Modeling for OH&S, Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Session Chair
Peng, A.C., (April, 2017), Leader Punishment as a Necessary Evil?, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON. Invited speaker
Peng, A.C., (March, 2017), Leader Punishment as a Necessary Evil?, Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv, Israel. Invited speaker
Radcliffe, V.S., Stein, M.J., Spence, C., Wilkinson, B., (March, 2017), Professional Repositioning During Times of Institutional Change: Tax Accountants in the New Moral Order, Midyear Meeting of the Public Interest Section, American Accounting Association, Washington, DC.