Ben Graham Centre’s 2024 Value Investing Conference

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The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing at the Ivey Business School, Western University, is holding its annual Value Investing Conference on April 10, 2024, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. We will have full coverage of the event, so stay tuned if you cannot make it.

Below are details on the organizer and the event; the agenda lists top value investors who are scheduled to speak. You do not want to miss it!

Embracing Benjamin Graham’s Legacy

The mission of the Conference is to pay tribute to the pioneering work of Benjamin Graham by upholding the timeless principles of value investing. We are committed to empowering participants with insights into the diverse methods employed by practitioners and to nurture academic research and study in the area of value investing.

Learning and Networking Opportunities

No matter if you’re an individual investor, a seasoned professional, or an executive in the investment management or financial services industries, our Conference provides a platform to explore, discuss, and deliberate on the principles, practices, and diverse applications of value investing on a global scale. It’s a unique opportunity to engage and connect with experts and enthusiasts alike, sharing knowledge and experiences.

Value Investing in a Global Context

We believe in value investing as a universal concept. As we gather in Toronto, investors from around the world will unite to explore its vast potential and discuss how it resonates across different markets and cultures.

Registration is now open until April 1, 2024. Early Bird Pricing ends on March 6, 2024.

Conference Organizer and Chair

  • Dr. George Athanassakos, Founder & Managing Director, Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing, Ivey Business School
    • Topic: Defining risk: It all depends on your investing horizon?

Morning Keynote Speaker

  • Presenter: Andi Kerenxhi, President, Ubineer Corp., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • Topic: The Future of Fundamental Analysis: Can Humans and Machines Co-Exist?

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

  • Presenter: Jason Zweig, Investing and Personal-Finance Columnist, The Wall Street Journal, New York, New York, USA
    • Topic: “The Intelligent Investor”: 75 Years Young. What can we learn from Graham that still matters?

Afternoon Keynote Speaker

  • Presenter: Fokion Karavias, Chief Executive Officer, Eurobank SA, Athens, Greece
    • Topic: Eurobank: A Turnaround Story

Value Investor Session

  • Presenter: Samantha McLemore, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Patient Capital Management, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    • Topic: The Rumored Death of Value Investing: Complete Fabrication or Grains of Truth?
  • Presenter: Darren Gottlieb, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Vantage Asset Management Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • Topic: Investing in Small Caps: Hard Work Pays Off
  • Presenter: David Samra, Lead Portfolio Manager, Artisan Partners International Value Team, Artisan Partners, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    • Topic: Accelerating Value: Lessons from Resilient Companies
  • Presenter: Scott Barbee, President and Portfolio Manager, Aegis Financial Corporation, McLean, Virginia, USA
    • Topic: A View From the Trenches
  • Presenter: Graeme Forster, Portfolio Manager, Orbis Investments, Bermuda
    • Topic: The Great Misallocation
  • Presenter: Mohnish Pabrai, Managing Partner, Pabrai Investment Funds, Austin, Texas, USA
    • Topic: Circle the Wagons

Register here

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