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Thursday 10 November 2011                               Schedule is subject to change without notice
8:00 - 9:00
Registration and Coffee - Ballroom 2
9:00 - 10:00
Palisade Overview, and Risk in the Wrong Hands- Ballroom 3
Sam McLafferty, President, Palisade Corporation
Randy Heffernan, Vice President, Palisade Corporation
 
Ballroom 3
Gold Room
Ballroom 1
Copper Room
10:00 - 10:45
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Introduction to
The DecisionTools Suite

Thompson Terry
Palisade Corporation

10:45 - 11:15
Break - Ballroom 2
11:15 - 12:00
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Introduction to @RISK
Thompson Terry
Palisade Corporation

12:00 - 1:00
Lunch - The Pub
1:00 - 1:45
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Selecting the Right Distribution in @RISK
Thompson Terry
Palisade Corporation





CASE STUDY
Deconstructing Wood Costs: A New Way to Manage/Hedge Wood Price Risk for Biomass Heat and Power, and for Pellet Exporting Projects
Dr. William Strauss &
Eric Kingsley

FutureMetrics and Natural Resource Solutions LLC

CASE STUDY
Application of @RISK on Contingency Reserves
Lyle Hervert
Black & Veatch







1:45 - 2:30
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Introduction to Project Risk Management using
@RISK 6.0

Dr. Javier Ordóñez
Palisade Corporation




CASE STUDY
Using Simulation Modeling to Evaluate a Medical Insurer's Reinsurance Coverage – A Case Study
Lina Chan
& Dr. Domingo Joaquin

CP Risk Solutions and Illinois State University
2:30 - 3:00
Break - Ballroom 2
3:00 - 3:45
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Decision Modeling with PrecisionTree
Dr. Chris Albright
Indiana University


3:45 - 4:30
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Energy Modeling Applications of the DecisionTools Suite
Roy Nersesian
Monmouth University/Columbia University




CASE STUDY
Risk Management (using @RISK) within Portfolio Management and Financial Planning
Matt Rosenberg
RoseCap Investment Advisors




SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Simulation of Predictive Time Series in @RISK 6.0: Using Monte Carlo to Understand the Effects of Uncertainty on Time Series Models
Dr. Javier Ordóñez
PALISADE CORPORATION
4:30 - 5:15
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
New Features of
DecisionTools Suite 6.0 and @RISK 6.0

Sam McLafferty
Dr. Mirek Janusz
Erik Westwig

Palisade Corporation

CASE STUDY
Essential Leadership Education: Handling Project Uncertainty and Risk
Keith Hornbacher
University of Pennsylvania




5:15
Welcome Reception - The Pub at the Monte Carlo


Friday 11 November 2011
8:00 - 9:00
Coffee - Ballroom 2
9:00 - 10:00
 
Ballroom 3
Gold Room
Ballroom 1
Copper Room
10:00 - 10:45
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Introduction to
The DecisionTools Suite

Erik Westwig
Palisade Corporation
CASE STUDY
The Law of Large Numbers vs. Cost Risk Models
Chris Caddell
Turner & Townsend


10:45 - 11:30
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Best @RISK Features You Might Not Be Using
Dr. Chris Albright
Indiana University
CASE STUDY
The New Plastics: Analytics
Andrew Pulvermacher
Best Buy


CASE STUDY
Using Analytical Tools for Agricultural Development
John D. McKenzie
Innovastat

11:30 - 12:00
Break - Ballroom 2
12:00 - 12:45
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Customized Software Applications using @RISK and VBA
Dr. Javier Ordóñez
Palisade Corporation
CASE STUDY
Risk Modelling of a Mega Project Sanction Estimate
Paul F. Gill
Husky Energy



CASE STUDY
Using PrecisionTree for Modeling a Project Investment Decision
David Perkins
Grand Canyon University


12:45 - 1:45
Lunch - The Pub
1:45 - 2:30
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Distribution Fitting in
@RISK 6.0

Erik Westwig
Palisade Corporation


CASE STUDY
GMS Stator Replacement Project at BC Hydro
Dean Cardno
DK Cardno
Services



CASE STUDY
Incorporation of Uncertainty into Cost Estimating and Program Management
Gregory Brink
Value Management Strategies, Inc.
2:30 - 3:15
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Predictive and Data Analysis with NeuralTools and
StatTools

Dr. Chris Albright
Indiana University




3:15 - 3:45
Break - Ballroom 2
3:45 - 4:30
SOFTWARE PRESENTATION
Finding Optimal Solutions with New Evolver and RISKOptimizer 6.0
Dr. Mirek Janusz
Palisade Corporation
CASE STUDY
Contingency Allocation for Large Infrastructure
Projects Using @RISK

Francisco Cruz and
Mitul Parikh
PMA Consultants

4:30 - 5:15
Round Table Panel of Experts - Best Practices in Risk Analysis - Ballroom 3
Rafael Hartke, Petrobras; Andrew Pulvermacher, BestBuy; Roy Nersesian, Columbia University;
Dr. Chris Albright, Indiana University

5:15
Closing Reception at The Pub

Watch a video about the Vegas Risk Conference

 

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