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Sir David's insightful presentation will be of tremendous value to the risk practitioners and I am sure will stimulate a lot of discussion

Maidenhead, UK – Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, has announced that Sir David John Spiegelhalter, British statistician and Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, will be a guest speaker at the ARM Global Conference in London. Stella Rimington, former Director General of MI5 has also been confirmed as the key note speaker at the Conference, which takes place on 18 October at the Dorchester, Mayfair, London.

David Spiegelhalter is Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication and works to improve the way in which risk and statistical evidence are taught and discussed in society. He presents to, and advises, organizations on risk communication and is a regular commentator on risk issues. He presented the BBC4 documentaries ‘Tails you Win: the Science of Chance’ and the award-winning ‘Climate Change by Numbers’ and the Cambridge Science Festival talk (2013). He was elected FRS in 2005, awarded an OBE in 2006 and was knighted in 2014 for services to medical statistics.

Keith Ricketts, Vice President of Global Marketing at Sword Active Risk commented; “We are delighted to welcome Sir David as a guest speaker at our London Conference. In his work Sir David focuses on the difference between how we think and feel about risk and explains how to weigh up the real risk. Sir David's insightful presentation will be of tremendous value to the risk practitioners and I am sure will stimulate a lot of discussion amongst our ARM experts and industry peers.”

For more information and to register for your place please visit: ARM Global Conference series

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About Sword Active Risk

Sword Active Risk makes risk management simple, valuable and personal. Sword Active Risk provides the world’s first risk management software that drives business performance by enhancing visibility, accountability and confidence at project, program and enterprise levels. Active Risk Manager (ARM) is the first solution available which integrates Risk Management, Cost Management and Schedule Management to show the real impact of risk, to enable better-informed decisions, and the ability to leverage risk, creating competitive advantage.

Sword Active Risk is the project risk software provider of choice for the world’s leading Energy, Infrastructure and Defense projects, working with organizations like the US Air Force, Bechtel, Crossrail, US Federal Aviation Administration, Lockheed Martin, and Skanska to manage project risk worldwide.

Sword Active Risk has offices in the UK, USA and Australia, servicing customers worldwide directly and through a growing network of partners.

In September 2013 Active Risk was acquired by Sword Group. For more information please visit:

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Editors Contacts:
Keith Ricketts
Vice President of Marketing
Sword Active Risk
+44 (0) 1628 582500

Andreina West/Mary Phillips
PR Artistry
+44 (0) 1491 845553

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