13th Annual Value Investor Conference - Omaha
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Date: Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29, 2016
Location: University of Nebraska at Omaha, College of Business Adminstration

Value Investor Conference

2016
Value Investor Conference

(Includes Dinner with Chuck Akre!)
April 28 - 29, 2016

Save $725. on your registration until 2/29/16 for 2-Day Conference!
Save $2,035. on Big Bundle Registration!  17 Countries already represented!

(The 2015 Value Investor Conference was sold out with over 30 countries represented!)

Welcome to the official information and registration site for the annual Value Investor Conference and Events
held at the University of Nebraska - Omaha, College of Business Adminstration, Mammel Hall.

    The 2016 Value Investor Conference - Omaha affords you the opportunity to:

  • Meet investors from around the world.
  • Learn about the unique processes used by successful value investors.
  • Receive alternative perspectives from successful money managers, proven investment professionals, private investors, best selling authors, business managers, and journalists.
  • Network with other experienced and savvy value oriented investors.
  • Limited registration means a more intimate atmosphere, greater access to presenters and more productive networking opportunities.

Be sure to take full advantage of this unique opportunity to interact with these knowledgeable speakers in an informal atmosphere.
Register for VIC 2016 Now and Save! 
(Please note for your 2016 travel plans:  2015 was sold out ahead of the Conference date. Insure your seat and register today!)

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Please note: The Value Investing Conference is scheduled so that attendees can attend all the official events related to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting (which is usually on the first Saturday of May in Omaha, NE)

Value Investing Events
Value Investor Dinner

NEW! Group of 10 Special    •    NEW! Individual Seating Special

Announcing our 2016 Keynote - Chuck Akre!

Chuck Akre

Chuck Akre
Managing Member, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer Akre Capital Management

Omaha Value Dinner (Also included with early Conference registration)
Date: April 28, 2016
Location: Scott Conference Center (click for map)
6450 Pine Street, Omaha, NE 68106 (across the street from Mammel Hall)


2016 Keynote Speaker: Chuck Akre
Topic: TBA
Time: 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. — Reception
6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. — Dinner
7:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. — Keynote Speaker: Chuck Akre, Jr. with Q & A

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NEW!  Group of 10 Special
NEW! Individual Seating Special

Value Investor Conference 2016

13th Annual Value Investor Conference
April 28 - 29, 2016
Early Registration Savings Now!

Registration Savings until Feb. 29, 2016 includes:
  • 2-day Value Investor Conference
  • Omaha Value Dinner  - with Keynote speaker Chuck Akre, Akre Capital Management
  • Savings of $725. with discounted early registration by 2/29/16
  • $1,245. registration fee for 2-day Conference

Register Now for the Conference/Dinner only and SAVE $725!
OR — Save $2,035. with Big Bundle Registrations! Go to Registration page for details!

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    2016 Presenters

  • Rupal Bhansali

    Rupal J. Bhansali
    Chief Investment Officer, International & Global Equities Portfolio Manager

    Topic: “TBA”

  • Tom Gayner

    Tom Gayner
    President and CIO, Markel Corporation

    Topic: “TBA”

  • Aswath Damoaran

    Aswath Damodaran,
    Author, Professor of Finance - Stern School of Business, NYU

    Topic: “TBA”

  • Jeff Auxier

    Jeff Auxier
    Founder, Portfolio Manager, Auxier Focus Fund

    Topic: “TBA”

  • Fred Kiel

    Fred Kiel, Ph.D.
    Author, Consultant, Founder and Managing Partner - KRW Interntaional

    Topic: “Return On Character: The Real Reason Leaders and Their Companies Win”

  • Charles Brandes

    Charles Brandes
    Author, Philanthropist, Founder, Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.

    Topic: “A Conversation with Charles Brandes: A Disciple of the Benjamin Graham School of Value Investing”

  • Tren Griffin

    Tren Griffin
    Microsoft Executive, Author

    Topic: “Charlie Munger: Evolving Value Investing beyond Cigar Butts”

  • Michael van Biema

    Dr. Michael van Biema
    Author, Founder and Managing Partner, van Biema Value Partners

    Topic: TBA

  • Roger Lowenstein

    Roger Lowenstein
    Author, Director, Sequoia Fund

    Topic: TBA

  • Brian Bares

    Brian Bares, CFA
    Founder, Portfolio Manager, Bares Capital Management

    Topic: TBA

  • Charles Brandes

    François Rochon
    CEO, Chief Investment Officer, Giverny Capital (Canada)

    Topic: TBA

  • Anna Nikolayevsky

    Anna Nikolayevsky
    Founder and Chief Investment Officer - Axel Capital Management

    Topic: TBA

  • Plus More...
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Value Investor Agenda

(Complete Agendas will be distributed to Registrants)
Thursday, April 28, 2016

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION
University of Nebraska at Omaha, College of Business Administration, Mammel Hall Atrium
5:15 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. 
Robert Miles, Author, UNO Distinguished Lecturer and Conference Organizer
Topic: Welcome and Introductions

Day 1 (Thurs., April 28)
Afternoon Sessions: 5:20 p.m. – 6:15p.m.

Omaha Value Dinner
An Evening with Chuck Akre
(Included with Conference registration)
Value Investor Dinner

6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. — Reception
6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. — Dinner
7:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. — 2016 Keynote Speaker Chuck Akre, Jr. , Q & A
Keynote Topic: TBA
Location:  Scott Conference Center at the University of Nebraska (approx. 1 block from Mammel Hall)

Friday, April 29, 2016
 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast and Coffee
REGISTRATION
University of Nebraska at Omaha, College of Business Administration, Mammel Hall Atrium

Day 2 (Fri., April 29)
Morning Sessions: 8:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. (w/2 Breaks)
12:20 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. — LUNCH:  Mammel Hall Atrium
Afternoon Sessions:  1:20 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. — (w/Breaks - including SEES CHOCOLATE Break)

5:40 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. — Closing Remarks - Bob Miles

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Insure your seat for 2016 VIC.  Register early and save! Previous conferences have sold out.
  Please note for your 2016 travel plans:  2015 was sold out several months ahead of the Conference date.  
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Next Summit - Thursday, April 28, 2016

Announcing the 2016 Summit Series
NEW!
Philanthropy Summit Special Savings!
Bring along a friend for free - includes lunch!
Regular Registration — $695. each.  Save $895.! 
Register yourself and a friend by 2/29/16 for $495.!
Limited Seating! Group Discounts Available.
Value Investor Summit Series

A focus on how Warren Buffett, his Family and the Giving Pledge have Impacted Global Philanthropy. Creating a Legacy of Enduring Values. Challenges, Best Practices and Mistakes of Philanthropic Families.

Date:  Thursday, April 28, 2016
Location: University of Nebraska-Omaha
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (includes lunch) 

Benefiting Omaha Girls Inc.


    Registered Attendees will:
  • Participant with Susie and Peter Buffett in a Q&A panel discussion
  • Learn how the world’s most philanthropic families approach meaningful giving, lasting impact and enduring values
  • Prevent common mistakes of charitable giving
  • Understand the economic impact of empowering diversity
  • Explore Berkshire Hathaway’s charitable impact on Greater Omaha, Nebraska and beyond
  • Hear from those who are making a measurable difference
  • Find out why Warren Buffett isn't Omaha's first philanthropist, and he won't be the last, either
  • Recognize Smart Giving: How an Omaha group gives success a chance
  • Be able to answer 'Why doesn't Warren Buffett just write a check?'

    2016 Philanthropy Summit Speakers

  • Susie Buffett

    Susie Buffett
    Chairwoman, Sherwood Foundation; Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation and Buffett Early Childhood Fund; Director, ONE, Ounce of Prevention Fund, The Fulfillment Fund, Girls Inc., Rose Blumkin Performing Arts Center, Building Bright Futures,  and the Omaha Aviation Authority

    Topic: Buffett Family Panel Discussion — "Challenges of Giving Money Away; Early philanthropic influences; Concerns, Best Practices and Mistakes of Philanthropic Families, Audience Q & A".

  • Peter Buffett

    Peter Buffett
    Co-Chair and Co-President, NoVo Foundation; Director, Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation; Emmy Award Winning Musician and Composer; New York Times Best Selling Author, Life is What You Make It, Barron’s Most Effective Philanthropist

    Topic: Buffett Family Panel Discussion — "Challenges of Giving Money Away; Early philanthropic influences; Concerns, Best Practices and Mistakes of Philanthropic Families, Audience Q & A".

  • Kristen Williams

    Kristin Williams
    Sherwood Foundation, Director of Community Initiatives
    Topic: "Uncommon Community Initiatives, Strategies and Practices of the Sherwood Foundation"
    Time: TBA

  • Jessie Rasmussen

    Jessie Rasmussen
    President, Buffett Early Childhood Fund
    Topic: "TBA"
    Time: TBA

  • Sara Boyd

    Sara Boyd
    President, The Omaha Community Foundation
    Topic: "The Family Dynamic: Making Good Across Generational Divides"

    Takeaways:
    · Defying the gravity of familial roles
    · Leveraging values for common ground 
    · Achieving balance between the group and self

    Time: TBA

  • Sara Boyd

    Katie Weitz
    Community Consultant, Executive Director, Weitz Family Foundation
    Topic: "TBA"
    Time: TBA

  • Angela Eikenberry

    Dr. Angela Eikenberry
    Author, Professor, University of Nebraska-Omaha
    Topic: "Three Approaches to Making Meaningful Impact Through Philanthropy: Lessons from Giving Circles"
    Summary: What is philanthropy for? Making us more fully human? Saving lives efficiently? Bringing about systemic change? In a TED Talk-like format, Dr. Eikenberry discusses three approaches to thinking about and doing philanthropy and their potential implications. She does this by drawing on a decade of research on giving circles, groups of people who pool their money and time to support charities or social enterprises in an engaged and social way.
    Takeaways: 1. Discuss different approaches to philanthropy and their implications. 2. Learn about different types of giving circles and changing approaches to giving
    Time: TBA

  • Steve Jordon

    Steve Jordon
    Author, Journalist, Omaha World Herald (a Berkshire Hathaway Company)
    Topic: "The Oracle and Omaha: How Each Has Shaped Greater Omaha Charity"

  • Robert P. Miles

    Robert Miles
    Host, Author, UNO Instructor, The Genius of Warren Buffett Executive MBA Course
    Topic: "Warren Buffett an Intelligent Philanthropist: A Thinking Man’s Gift to the World"

  • Philanthropy Summit
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Value Investor Agenda


Complete Agenda will be distributed to registrants
Thursday, April 28, 2016

9:30 p.m. – 9:55 a.m.
REGISTRATION
University of Nebraska at Omaha,
College of Business Administration,
Mammel Hall

9:55 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Welcome - Robert Miles

Summit Morning Session
(w/Break)
10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Lunch (included with registration)
12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Summit Afternoon Session
(w/Break)
12:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks - Bob Miles

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Value Investor Conference Charlie Munger Summit
Sold out audience for the 2015 Charlie Munger Summit with Ron Olson taking questions from Wall Street Journal Reporter Anupreeta Das.
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Register by 2/29/16 and Save $1,310!

Genius of Warren Buffett Course —  Spring 2016
PLUS! Philanthropy Summit  Philanthropy Summit

One of a kind concentrated study of The Genius of Warren Buffett: The Science of Investing and the Art of Managing presented by Robert Miles. 

Spring 2016 Course
3 - Day Course - 24 hours
April 25 - 27, 2016
Monday (4/25): 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. with catered lunch included!
Tuesday (4/26): 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. with catered lunch included!
Wednesday (4/27): 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. with catered lunch included! Standard Registration Fee = $3,995.
Philanthropy Summit
Thursday (2/28): 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Includes lunch!

Standard Registration Fee = $695.
Register Now for Limited Time Savings!
Save $1,310 — Register by Feb. 29, 2016 for $3,380! Register Now!

(Additional registration options include Spring 2016 Genius Course, 2016 Value Investor Conference, Summit Series, and Value Dinner)

Learn the Oracle of Omaha’s educational timeline, investment principles, management philosophies, corporate governance, succession plan, mistakes, philanthropy and more.

● Unique and Limited: One of a kind course
● Inclusive and Diverse: Open to non-enrolled students from a variety of ages, academic backgrounds and work experience
● Distinguished Guest Lecturers: Including Berkshire managers
● Buffett Style Valuations: Immediately apply methods taught to value actual stocks and businesses acquired by Warren Buffett
● Investment Challenge Contest: Present a stock that fits Buffett's acquisition criteria
● Immediate Measurable Results: Previous participants selected an actual stock purchased by Berkshire Hathaway, have been promoted to lead Berkshire subsidiaries and appointed board members of non-profits

Note: Group Discounts available. 4 or more receive 20 percent off current rate. (Limited seating for this course.)

Make your travel plans now.  Spring 2016 registration now underway for this popular course that usually is sold out. 
Click here for detailed course information and syllabus.

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ExecMgmt/BuffettGenius/)


Genius of Warren Buffett Registration

"Genius Course for Spring 2015 included an international group of students representing 18 countries and was sold out."

Read Latest GOB Investment News Updates

Mammel Hall Welcome screen for the Genius of Warren Buffett course.
The Genius of Warren Buffett Course Testimonial Video (3 min. feature) was produced by five graduates (William Maag, Feng Chang, Matt Ord, Mark O'Hare, and Jamie Hunt). This clip was produced, filmed and edited by UNO student PR firm MaverickPR.
Genius of Warren Buffett Class Spring 2015 with Susie Buffett
Spring 2015 Genius of Warren Buffett class with intructor Bob Miles and guest speaker Susie Buffett.
Robert Miles

Topics in Robert Miles' “Genius of Warren Buffett” class at UNO this week included “the Oracle of Omaha's educational timeline, investment principles, management philosophies, corporate governance, succession plan, mistakes, philanthropy and more,” according to the class marketing materials. — CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD-HERALD
Read complete article about the Spring 2014 Course.   (Photo/Article courtesy: The World-Herald)

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Bob Miles presenting at the 2012 Value Investor Conference. (Photo courtesy: iMoney — Eric Tsang)
Fall 2014 Genius of Warren Buffett Course guest speaker, Susie Buffett.
Genius of Warren Buffett production by Maverick PR at UNO.
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Berkshire Annual Meeting Credentials
Berkshire shareholders and their guests need credentials to attend the annual meeting, to get special discounts at Berkshire-owned businesses and to attend the other shareholder-only events in Omaha in the days before and after the meeting.

Presenters include:
Warren Buffett CEOs, Publicly Traded Company Founders and CEOs, Best Selling Authors,
and World Renowned Professional Money Managers.
Travel Note: Conference is scheduled before Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha. 
Conference begins on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 4 p.m. and concludes
on Friday, May 1, 2016
at 5:00 p.m.
Previous Value Investor Conference Interviews
Please join us again on April 27 and 28, 2017 for our 14th Annual Value Investor Conference with premium presenters at the same great location, University of Nebraska, College of Business Administration, Mammel Hall. Now Accepting Early Registrations for auditorium seats. Go to Registration.
VIC 2015 sold out with a United Nations of like minded investors with attendees from around the globe representing 6 continents and over 30 countries.
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Italy
Macau SAR
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