A private equity conference, “The Journey from Financial Engineering to Value Creation” will be presented by the Yale School of Management, Friday, Nov. 11, at the Hilton Stamford Hotel, Connecticut.

Keynote presenter Scott Schoen, vice chairman, Thomas H. Lee Partners, and James Attwood, managing director, The Carlyle Group.

Schoen will deliver the opening speech, and Attwood will be interviewed by Dan Primack of Fortunes Term Sheet during the luncheon.

Panelists include Robert Landis, partner, The Riverside Company; Thomas Barry, CEO and founder, Zephyr Management.

The roster of highly esteemed keynotes and expert panelists include institutional investors, visionary fund managers, key advisors and preeminent market-makers, including: David Gold, operating partner, The Riverside Company; Cory Eaves, managing director, General Atlantic; Thomas McGee, national managing partner, Deloitte LLP; Gary Matthews, managing director, Morgan Stanley Private Equity.

Fee for the all-day event is $350.

Topics include deal flow and deploying capital, real estate investing, private equity trends in the middle market; the blurring line between venture capital and growth equity; emerging markets and international investing; and value creation through operational partnerships.