Pershing Square Capital Management founder and CEO Bill Ackman will be attending the Ira Sohn Investment Conference in New York.

The event, in New York City's Lincoln Center, brings together some of the biggest names in finance to give their investment picks. 

Ackman, who skipped last year's conference, will take the stage on May 8. 

Earlier this month he decided to pull his stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) , taking a $2.8 billion loss on the company.

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