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Ira Sohn Conference 2016: The Full Schedule

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A notable investment conference is taking place in New York City this week: the Ira Sohn Conference. The event kicks off at noon on Wednesday.

As the website describes, Ira Sohn has been going on since 1995 and "has been the premier investment event, bringing the world's savviest investors together to share fresh insights and money-making ideas."

Market-moving headlines have been known to come out of the conference. Last year, Bill Ackman's discussion on Jarden Corp (NYSE: JAH) sent the stock rallying after hours. Keith Meister outlined why Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) was "well-managed" and had great opportunities moving forward. (Scroll to the bottom of this article to see all the highlights from last year's event.)

Related Link: Sohn Investment Idea Contest: Pay Attention To The Winner

Here is the schedule for Wednesday's event.

12:00 p.m. EDT - Opening Remarks: Doug Hirsch, Co-Chair, Sohn Conference Foundation

12:05 p.m. - Larry Robbins, Founder, Portfolio Manager and CEO, Glenview Capital Management LLC

12:25 p.m. - Carson Block, Chief Investment Officer, Muddy Waters Capital LLC

12:45 p.m. - John Khoury, Founder and Managing Partner, Long Pond Capital, LP

1:05 p.m. - Chamath Palihapitiya, Founder and CEO, Social Capital LP

1:25 p.m. - Intermission

1:55 p.m. - Jeffrey Smith, Managing Member, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer, Starboard Value LP

2:15 p.m. - Richard Deitz, Founder, President and Fund Manager, VR Capital Group Ltd.

2:35 p.m. - Stanley Druckenmiller, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Duquesne Family Office LLC

2:55 p.m. - Eli Manning, Sohn-Manning Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Program at Hackensack University Medical Center

3:10 p.m. - Jeffrey Gundlach, Chief Executive Officer, DoubleLine Capital LP

3:30 p.m. - Intermission

4:00 p.m. - Zachary Schreiber, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, PointState Capital LP

4:20 p.m. - Sohn Idea Contest Winner

4:35 p.m. - Adam Fisher, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Commonwealth Opportunity Capital GP LLC

4:55 p.m. - Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology & Behavioral Economics, Duke University

5:15 p.m. - David Einhorn, President, Greenlight Capital, Inc.

5:35 p.m. - James Chanos, Founder and Managing Partner, Kynikos Associates LP

5:55 p.m. - Closing Remarks: Dan Nir, Co-Chair, Sohn Conference Foundation

Below are a few more of the highlights from last year's Ira Sohn conference, as reported in Benzinga's real-time news platform, Benzinga Pro.

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