The World Risk Day Virtual Summit will feature c-level innovators, authors, and academics, bringing together leading risk practitioners from around the globe
World Risk Day, the first-ever awareness day focused on how taking
smarter risks drives corporate strategy, improves business confidence
and grows profits has announced the initial schedule of speakers for the
World Risk Day Virtual Summit taking place on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012.
The Virtual Summit will feature a program of webcasts, interviews and
live Q&A sessions with best-in-class risk practitioners from around
“I am very proud of the Virtual Summit program we have put together with
the help of the other World Risk Day Supporters,” said Loren Padelford,
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Active Risk,
who will both moderate and present during the Virtual Summit. “Sessions
will offer innovative ideas and debate for c-level executives, risk
professionals and project professionals across all industries. World
Risk Day will provide a unique, global forum for business leaders to
share best practices on how taking smarter risks can drive opportunities
Virtual Summit presenters include:
• Paula Gold-Williams, EVP, CFO & Treasurer at CPS Energy
• Brenda L. Boultwood, Former SVP & Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for Constellation Energy
• Cees Klumper, CRO at The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
• John Hempenstall, CRO at Centennial Coal, a subsidiary of Banpu, Asia's largest independent coal group
Thomas H. Stanton, former senior staff member at the US Financial Crisis
Inquiry Commission, will launch his new book “Why Some Firms Thrive And
Others Fail”, with a presentation on World Risk Day.
The World Risk Day Virtual Summit also brings together presentations
from key international risk trade associations. Alex Hindson, Past
President of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) & Head of Group
Risk at Amlin will share insights on “The importance of Risk Culture”.
Carol Fox, Director of Strategic and Enterprise Risk Practice at RIMS
will present on “The Tipping Points of Risk Management”. The Virtual
Summit will also feature senior speakers from IRMSA (South Africa) and
RMA (Germany, Austria, Switzerland). The World Risk Day Virtual Summit is free to attend and open to all.
Participants may register at www.worldriskday.com/virtual-summit.
Due to phenomenal interest, additional speakers are still being added
to the programme on the web site. To learn more about World Risk Day
please visit www.worldriskday.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.