Ben Graham Centre’s 2017 Value Investing Conference

Ben Graham Centre’s 2017 Value Investing Conference

April 19, 2017

Toronto, Ontario

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The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing will hold its 2017 Value Investing Conference at The Fairmont Royal York in downtown Toronto.

Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing

The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing at the Ivey Business School at Western University will hold a conference on Value Investing on April 19, 2017 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.

The conference will provide a forum to explain, discuss and debate the principles, practices and various applications of value investing from a global context. Corporate executives offered an industry perspective of how to look for value creating opportunities and how to create value.

“George runs a Value Investing Conference the day before our meeting…I highly recommend it – he has some outstanding speakers and it is well worth your time to attend.”

– Prem Watsa
Chairman and CEO, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd
from the 2016 Fairfax Annual Report

Conference Organizer and Chair

George Athanassakos, Director, Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing, Ivey Business School

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Will Danoff, Vice-president and Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments’ Contrafund, Boston, Massachusetts

Topic: “A Growth Manager’s Perspective on Value Investing”

Value Investor Session

Michael Van Biema, Founder & Managing Principal, Van Biema Value Partners LLC, New York, NY.

Thomas A. Russo, Partner, Gardner Russo & Gardner, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Topic: Global Value Equity Investing

Mohnish Pabrai, Managing Partner, Pabrai Investment Funds, Irvine, California

John Phelan, Co-Managing Partner and Co-Founder, MSD Capital, L.P.

Andrew Brenton, Chief Executive Officer, Turtle Creek Asset Management, Toronto, ON

Corporate Executive Session




Ben Graham Centre's 2017 Value Investing Conference

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