The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing at the Ivey Business School at Western University held a conference on Value Investing on April 10, 2013 at the Fairmont Royal York in downtown Toronto.

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Value Investing Conference: List of Topics and Presenters

Morning Keynote Speech

Gary Shilling, President, A. Gary Shilling & Co., Inc.
Topic: Investment strategies for a changing world

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Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Jeremy Grantham, Co-founder and Chief Investment Strategist, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo (GMO)
Topic: Living at the intersection of 3 crises – Energy, food and climate

Value Investor Session

Tom Russo, Partner, Gardner Russo & Gardner

Topic: “Global value” equity investments

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Tim McElvaine, Founder and President, McElvaine InvestmentManagement Ltd.

Topic: Value investing without Pepto Bismol

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Robert Robotti, Founder and CIO, Robotti & Company Advisors LLC.

Topic: Has contrarian investing become conventional?

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Francis Chou, President, Chou Associates Management Inc.

Topic: Bonds vs. stocks in a value portfolio

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Corporate Executive Session

Thorsten Heins, President & CEO, BlackBerry

Topic: Beyond smartphones – The future of mobile computing

Richie Boucher, Chief Executive Officer, Bank of Ireland Group

Topic: Looking for and creating shareholder value – Industry perspective

Chris Fowler, President & CEO, Canadian Western Bank

Topic: Looking for and creating shareholder value – Industry perspective

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Terrence Leon, President & CEO, Leon’s Furniture Limited

Topic: Looking for and creating shareholder value – Industry perspective

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Madhavan Menon, Managing Director, Thomas Cook (India) Limited

Topic: Looking for and creating shareholder value – Industry perspective