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21st Annual Value Investor Conference in Omaha

Thursday and Friday May 2 - 3, 2024
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Mammel Hall and the Scott Conference Center

Thank you to everyone that participated in the 2023 Value Investor Conference and Events!  See you next year! Sign up for our news and updates on our mailing list!

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A Global Symposium for the Rational Investor representing all Six Continents and over 50 Countries.

2023 welcomed attendees from all 6 continents and 39 countries to our events at  the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Mammel Hall and Scott Conference Center.
Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe


5 Main Events

Genius of Buffett Course


April 29 - May 1, 2024

Three-day course on Warren Buffett, his philosophy, how he values companies, and more.

Value Investor Conference


May 2 - 3, 2024

Two-day conference with high-level value investing speakers.

System Summit


May 2, 2024

A series of high-level conferences with guest speakers from Berkshire companies.

Omaha Value & CEO Dinners


May 2 - 3, 2024One-hour value investment dinners with three-course meal included.


Spring 2023 

Speakers for 2024 will be announced in the late Fall 2023!  Registration for 2024 is now open!  Sign up for our news and updates for current information!


Omaha CEO Dinner Keynote

Vicki Hollub

CEO, Occidental Petroleum


"Growing Value in a Volatile World"



1) Occidental Petroleum's strategy

2) What differentiates us from our peers

3) Leveraging our core competencies to achieve net zero for ourselves and help others do the same

Benefiting UNO College of Business Student Scholarships

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Omaha Value Dinner Keynote

Tom Russo

Managing Member,
Gardner Russo & Quinn



"Lessons Learned from 'Global Value' Equity Investing"


1) Concentrate on long-term returns – five to ten years out.

2) Seek alignment of interests and avoid agency costs.

3) Celebrate benefits that come from the “capacity to do nothing.” 

Benefiting UNO College of Business Student Scholarships


VIC 2023

Chuck Akre

Managing Member, CEO, CIO.; Akre Capital Management with Chris Cerrone, Partner; Akre Capital Management


"Good Judgement Comes from Experience, and Experience comes from Bad Judgement. A conversation with Chuck Akre and Chris Cerrone about lessons learned the hard way."


The focus will be on some of the hardest aspects of the investing journey, including:

1) the difficulty of correctly evaluating people
2) recognizing the good ones early enough
3) getting distracted from what really matters by all the noise.

Book Recommendations

100 to 1 in the Stock Market (Thomas Phelps)
The Psychology of Money (Morgan Housel)


"Susie and our managers very much enjoy participating in your UNO class, and I hope you keep having these."  

- Warren Buffett

From previous years...

About Robert P. Miles

Robert P. Miles is an internationally acclaimed keynote presenter, author and distinguished authority on Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway. He is currently an Executive in Residence at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Through his study and personal interactions with Buffett, journalists and media moguls often seek Miles’ commentary on Buffett’s investment moves and management strategies. Miles is a long-term shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway. One of Miles’ greatest honors comes from getting to know Warren Buffett, the man and the remarkable wealth-building strategist. The author of three books, Miles has created assorted audio and video programs, and has appeared on many radio and television programs on five continents.

5/27/23 - Robert P. Miles in Malaysia

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