The Bogleheads® 18 conference took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The conference was sponsored by the John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy.
The conference was the first one held after John Bogle’s death (January 16, 2019). The conference theme was a memorial to Mr. Bogle’s life and influence.
Former Vanguard CEO William McNabb joined William Bernstein for a fireside chat. The video:
Conference dates: October 16 -18, 2019
The 2019 Conference began on Wednesday afternoon October 16 with check-in followed by a wine and cheese reception.
After breakfast on Thursday morning some memories of Jack Bogle were expressed, followed by a Q&A session with the Panel of Experts. The expert panel consisted of authors Christine Benz, Dr. Bill Bernstein, Jonathan Clements, Laura Dogu, Rick Ferri, Mel Lindauer, and Allan Roth. After lunch, there was a book signing session, accompanied by personal discussions with the various authors and experts in attendance. During the book signing session there were breakout sessions with author and financial advisor, Allan Roth, CFP, CPA, MBA, as well as an ongoing wiki demonstration. Thursday evening, conference attendees visited Vanguard.
After breakfast on Friday, Gus Sauter gave his presentation, “Growing Vanguard”. A second Q&A session with the Panel of Experts concluded the conference.