Baron Investment Conference - 2014 Agenda

Friday, November 7, 2014
Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, Broadway & 64th Street, New York City

Check-In Opens: 7:00AM
Check-In Closes: 10:15AM

7:30 Breakfast with Baron Portfolio Managers and Analysts
8:15 T. Andrew Smith, CEO, Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (BKD), Brentwood,TN. BKD is a leading owner and operator of senior living communities located throughout the U.S. 
8:50 Yos Shiran, CEO, CaesarStone Sdot-Yam Ltd. (CSTE), Kibbutz Sdot Yam, Israel. CSTE is a leading manufacturer of quartz surfaces used for kitchen countertops and bathroom vanities.
9:25 James E. Cashman III, President & CEO, Ansys Corp. (ANSS), Canonsburg, PA. ANSS sells engineering simulation software used to foresee how product designs will behave and how manufacturing processes will operate in real-world environments.
10:00 Break
10:15 Selim Bassoul, Chairman & CEO, The Middleby Corporation (MIDD), Elgin, IL. MIDD is a leading provider of commercial restaurant, food processing, and residential kitchen equipment. 
10:30 Conference Check-In Closes (No admittance after this time)
10:50 Edward Woodward, Executive Vice-Chairman & CEO, Manchester United plc (MANU), Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, U.K. MANU is a leading English Premier League professional soccer club. It's the most popular sports team in the world. It generates revenue from stadium admissions, broadcasting, sponsorships, and licensing.
11:30 Lunch & Surprise Entertainment
1:00 Linda Martinson – Chairman, President & COO, Baron Funds, Baron Capital Group, (BCG), New York City
1:15 Portfolio Manager Panel Discussion
Cliff Greenberg – Director, BCG & Portfolio Manager, Baron Small Cap Fund
Michael Kass – Portfolio Manager, Baron International Growth Fund and Baron Emerging Markets Fund
Jeff Kolitch – Portfolio Manager, Baron Real Estate Fund
Mike Lippert – Portfolio Manager, Baron Opportunity Fund
Andrew Peck – Portfolio Manager, Baron Asset Fund
James Stone - Portfolio Manager, Baron Energy and Resources Fund
Alex Umansky – Portfolio Manager, Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Fund and Baron Global Advantage Fund
Laird Beiger & Randy Gwirtzman - Co-Portfolio Managers, Baron Discovery Fund
1:50 Ronald Baron – CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Baron Funds, BCG, New York City
2:45 Surprise Entertainment
4:15 Meet the Baron team on the Plaza

ADMISSION INTO THE MAIN AUDITORIUM IS NOT GUARANTEED. SEATS ARE LIMITED AND WILL BE FILLED AS ATTENDEES ARRIVE. LATE-COMERS MAY BE TURNED AWAY.