• Dear Fellow Investor,

    If you are in search of outstanding investment performance, you are also in search of great ideas.

    At our fully online events, you will not only save time, money and the hassle involved in traveling to a physical venue, but you will also benefit from more timely insights and more differentiated ideas.

    We have partnered with The Manual of Ideas, the acclaimed investment monthly, as well as with tech leaders Cisco, Microsoft, and Google to bring you a series of live events dedicated to your success.

    Our renowned instructors look forward to meeting you at a ValueConferences event soon!

    Your ValueConferences Team

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    Each conference is a two-day, fully online event. Attend sessions, meet the experts, and network with peers — from the comfort of your home or office.

    Day One: Wisdom
    The first day of each conference focuses on deepening your understanding of the conference topic. For example, Day One of the European Investing Congress looks at the status of the eurozone crisis, key implications for investors, and the process for finding great ideas.

    Day Two: Ideas
    The second day of each conference focuses exclusively on money-making investment ideas. Our instructors present long equity ideas that meet stringent fundamental investment criteria. Day Two will satisfy your desire to have the event you attend more than pay for itself. Enjoy and profit!

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Wesley Gray — Your Instructor at Best Ideas 2013

Managing Member, Empiritrage

Wesley R. Gray, PhD is an assistant professor of finance at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, where his research focus is on empirical asset pricing and behavioral finance. Professor Gray teaches graduate-level investment management and a seminar on hedge fund strategies and operations. Professor Gray is also the executive managing member of Empiritrage, LLC, an SEC-Registered Investment Advisor, and Turnkey Analyst, LLC, a firm dedicated to educating and sharing quantitative investment techniques to the general public. Professor Gray’s professional and leadership experiences include service as a U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer (Captain) in Iraq and various posts in Asia. Dr. Gray has also published 2 books: Embedded: A Marine Corps Adviser Inside the Iraqi Army and Quantitative Value: Automating Intelligent Investment and Eliminating Behavioral Errors. Dr. Gray earned an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and graduated magna cum laude with a BS in economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Wes Gray is co-author with Tobias Carlisle of Quantitative Value: A Practitioner's Guide to Automating Intelligent Investment and Eliminating Behavioral Errors. This book is one of the best on value investing we have read in years. It is a must read for anyone interested in finding out which quantitative investment methods work best in value investing.

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