The Sohn Conference Foundation announced Monday the launch of its Investment Idea Contest ahead of its 18th annual conference.
The Sohn Conference, which will take place on May 8 in New York City’s Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, will accept investment ideas until May 3. The winner will present his/her idea at the conference. and will be “selected based on the judges' determination of the most compelling investment idea over a one-year horizon.”
Led by veteran hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt, the judging panel will be rounded out by Bill Ackman, David Einhorn, Seth Klarman and Michael Price.
Sohn Conference is expecting approximately 3,000 industry insiders and investors to attend. This year’s speakers will include some of the biggest names in the hedge fund industry including Paul Singer, Jeffrey Gundlach and Kyle Bass. Bill Ackman and David Einhorn are also expected to present their investment ideas at the conference.
The conference raises money for organizations involved with the care and treatment of pediatric cancer.