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GuruFocus Value Conference 2018 Announcement

Early bird registration is now open

August 10, 2017

We are excited to announce that GuruFocus Value Conference 2018 is now open for registration. We are in the process of lining up a list of great speakers. The candidates include some of the greatest value investors including Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio), Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio), Chuck Akre (Trades, Portfolio), Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio), Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio), and David Herro (Trades, Portfolio). If you have any suggestions on speakers, please let us know in the comment area of the announcement.

You can get a deep discount if you register now.

We plan to have ten speakers for GuruFocus Value Conference 2018. Three value investors have agreed to speak. These investors are:

William Smead

William Smead is the founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer at Smead Capital Management where he serves as Lead Portfolio Manager on the firm’s concentrated, high-quality, U.S. large-cap value equity strategy. He has worked in the investment industry for more than 30 years, including senior positions with Wachovia Securities, Smith Barney and Drexel Burnham Lambert.

Mr. Smead is regularly featured in the media, including CNBC and Bloomberg. He received a B.A. in Economics from Whitman College in 1980.

James Fletcher

James Fletcher, CFA, is the Director of small and midcap EM equities at APG Asset Management based in Hong Kong, where he manages a concentrated portfolio of stocks with a long-term focus towards high-quality, wide-moat businesses.

James is also the founder of a non-profit organization, Young Investors Society, that brings investing fundamentals and financial literacy programs to high-school students. James earned a B.S. in Finance from Brigham Young University, where he graduated summa cum laude and with University Honors.

Wade Slome

Wade W. Slome, CFA is President & Founder of Sidoxia Capital Management, LLC and Lead Editor of the Investing Caffeine blog. He has worked in the investment industry for more than 25 years, including a stint at American Century Investments, where he managed their $20 billion flagship Ultra Fund from 2002 - 2007. In addition to separate accounts, Mr. Slome manages a concentrated long-short hedge fund that predominantly targets attractively valued growth investments.

Mr. Slome earned an MBA from Cornell University and a BA in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

These are some of the pictures from GuruFocus Value Conference 2017:


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Audiences asking questions:



The conference is now open for Early Bird Registration. Register now at deep discounted rate.

About the author:

Charlie Tian, Ph.D. - Founder of GuruFocus. You can now order his book Invest Like a Guru on Amazon.

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The Science of Hitting - 10 months ago    Report SPAM
Nice list of potential candidates! Can't go wrong with Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) :)

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