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Value Investing Congress

August 25, 2011 14:28 ET

Ackman, Chanos, Greenblatt, Tilson, Cooperman and More to Speak at 7th Annual New York Value Investing Congress

Speaker Lineup Announced; Leading Investors to Offer Market Predictions, Strategies and Stock Picks

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 25, 2011) - Schwartz Tilson Information, Inc. today announced the speaker lineup for the 7th Annual New York Value Investing Congress, which includes leading investors Bill Ackman, James Chanos, Joel Greenblatt, Glenn Tongue and Whitney Tilson, Leon Cooperman, Alexander Roepers, and many more. The two-day conference will be held October 17 and 18, 2011 at the Marriott Marquis in New York's Times Square.

"We are in the midst of one of the most challenging market environments in recent memory," said Whitney Tilson, co-founder of the Value Investing Congress and co-managing partner of T2 Partners and Tilson Mutual Funds. "In times like these most investors tend to look to the market leaders for perspective, guidance and ideas. That's exactly why we assembled an all-star faculty for this fall's Congress."

Created by disciples of Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett, the Value Investing Congress is recognized as one of the premier events for value investors. The two-day conference is the place to network with other sophisticated investors, gain clarity on the current investment climate, and come away with actionable investment ideas.

"Each Congress, we see many new attendees and even more who come year after year -- that's the best indicator of the value this conference consistently provides," said Value Investing Congress Co-Founder John L. Schwartz, M.D. "We strive to continually raise the bar by introducing new luminaries to the speaking roster, while bringing back past favorites."

The speaker lineup for the 7th Annual New York Value Investing Congress continues to grow. Confirmed speakers currently include:

Bill Ackman, Pershing Square, L.P.
James S. Chanos, Kynikos Associates
Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors, Inc.
James Crichton and Adam Weiss, Scout Capital Management
Guy Gottfried, Rational Investment Group
Joel Greenblatt, Gotham Capital
Tim Hartch and Michael R. Keller, Brown Brothers Harriman
Michael Kao, Akanthos Capital Management
Alexander Roepers, Atlantic Investment Management
Glenn Tongue and Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners

The day before the Congress, on October 16, 2011, Whitney Tilson and Glenn Tongue of T2 Partners will teach "An Advanced Seminar on Value Investing: How to Decipher Financial Statements, Avoid Value Traps, and Pick Investment Winners." Utilizing more than a dozen real-world case studies, Tilson and Tongue will share how they analyze and value companies and identify promising investment opportunities. Past participants have realized great benefits from this intensive workshop, describing it as "an investment that pays for itself" with information that can be "immediately put to use."

About the Value Investing Congress
Whitney Tilson and John L. Schwartz established the Value Investing Congress in 2004 so that passionate value investors -- disciples of Graham, Dodd, Buffett and Munger -- can meet and learn from one another and achieve even greater investment success. Tilson is one of the country's best known value investors and is the co-founder of Value Investor Insight. Schwartz is the founder and former CEO of Continuing Medical Education, Inc., the highly successful medical information company. Click here to read what people are saying about the Value Investing Congress.

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