Exciting Speaker Line-up Announced for World Risk Day Virtual Summit to be held on May 14, 2013

  Exciting Speaker Line-up Announced for World Risk Day Virtual Summit to be
                             held on May 14, 2013

The free event, themed "Shattering the Project Myth," features presentations
from global mega-project managers, c-level executives, and published industry

PR Newswire

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va., April 29, 2013

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --World Risk Day 2013, the
second annual awareness day focused on the importance of effective risk
management, has announced the schedule of speakers for the World Risk Day
Virtual Summit, taking place on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. The Virtual Summit will
feature a program of webinars, interviews and live Q&A sessions with
best-in-class project managers and risk practitioners from around the world.
This year's Virtual Summit will build on the success of the inaugural World
Risk Day in 2012, which attracted 2,300 registrations from around the globe.

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"Successful project delivery is increasingly important to all types of
organizations and to overall global economic growth. That is why this year's
World Risk Day theme is 'Shattering the Project Myth'. We want to shatter the
idea that project success is guaranteed by a focus on cost and schedule
alone," said Chris Bell, CMO of Active Risk, a Founding Supporter of World
Risk Day. "This year's Virtual Summit will explore a wide range of risk
management topics, illustrating how the better management of risk is vital to
successful project delivery. I'm very excited to be a part of the Virtual
Summit lineup, which once again features world class speakers."

The World Risk Day 2013 Virtual Summit webinar sessions include:

  oChristoph Schwager, Chief Risk Officer, EADS –
    "Developing a holistic approach to risk management"
  oNorman Anderson, President & CEO, CG/LA Infrastructure –
    "What lessons can be learned from the world's Top 100 infrastructure
  oRob Halstead, Head of Risk Management, Crossrail –
    "Strategies for successful collaborative risk management with contractors
    and the supply chain"
  oLieutenant Barry McNally, Lieutenant Commander Steve Lee, The Royal Navy –
    "Making the business case for risk management"
  oMichael Lopez, Senior Associate, Strategic Innovation Group, Booz Allen
    Hamilton –
    "What makes a great risk manager and how innovation projects influence
    risk management success?"
  oDavid Hillson, Risk Doctor and Partners –
    "New concepts in understanding and managing risk in projects"
  oChris Bell, Chief Marketing Officer, Active Risk –
    "Shattering the project myth – managing cost and schedule alone doesn't
    equal project success"

The World Risk Day Virtual Summit is free to attend and open to all.
Participants may register at http://www.worldriskday.com/virtual-summit. Due
to high interest, additional speakers are still being added to the program on
the web site.

To learn more about World Risk Day, please visit www.worldriskday.com or email

About World Risk Day
Founded in 2012, World Risk Day is an independent awareness day focused on the
opportunities that come from taking smarter risks. This year's event, with the
theme "Shattering the Project Myth", will feature a free Virtual Summit, an
online resource center, and social media discussion, creating a global forum
for business leaders to share best practices on how taking smarter risks
drives project outcomes, and ultimately, profitability within organizations.

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