Skip navigation
Skip navigation
You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser.

It is always enlightening to learn how others approach and embed risk management processes to mitigate operational risks and costs

Leading practitioners from global organizations in defense, utilities and infrastructure share best practice in managing enterprise risk

Herndon, VA, USA – Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, has announced the customer speaker line up for its US Active Risk Manager Conference, being held in Washington DC on 19th & 20th September 2018, at the Hyatt Hotel. As well as keynote speakers from senior US Military advisors, the agenda includes presentations from world-class organizations including Bechtel, Ameren Transmission, Transurban and Elbit on how they use Active Risk Manager (ARM) in practice to manage risk in high profile enterprise projects.

The Washington event is the first in the conference series, with later events confirmed for London on 18 October and Sydney, 1st November.

Robert Webb from Bechtel, the engineering, project management and construction company, is scheduled for the US conference first day. Webb will discuss how Bechtel uses ARM as a standard application for risk and opportunity management on major projects around the globe, across a range of industries.

The second day’s agenda includes Darin Hendry of Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois, which is responsible for more than 7,500 circuit miles of high-voltage transmission lines in Illinois and Missouri. Also on Day 2, Steve Lundquist of Elbit Systems of America and Transurban, recent winners at the StrategicRISK Asia-Pacific Management Awards will also present.

Keith Ricketts, Vice President of Marketing at Sword Active Risk commented; “We are delighted to welcome our customer speakers from different industries to share their experiences of deploying ARM to manage risk in critical, multi-million, high profile projects. It is always enlightening to learn how others approach and embed risk management processes to mitigate operational risks and costs. Feedback from previous conferences has shown that delegates find hearing about customer experiences from using ARM in practice is absolutely invaluable in addressing their own organizational challenges.”

For more information or to register for the conference, please visit:

- ends –


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: Sword Group

For further information and a detailed view of Sword Active Risk and ARM please visit:

Sword Active Risk

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

This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of PR Artistry Limited in the following categories: Manufacturing, Engineering & Energy, Computing & Telecoms, Construction & Property, for more information visit