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Go "From Good to Great" at the Active Risk Manager User Conference October 18-19, 2011, Dulles, VA

Day one will kick off with a motivational speech by Don Yeager, followed by presentations from Risk Management experts Chris Mclean, Karl Davey and Michael Rasmussen. Day two will focus on case studies, educational workshops and practical strategies for today’s risk management challenges.

Dulles, VA, September 29, 2011 --( Active Risk (formerly Strategic Thought Group), author of award winning Enterprise Risk Management software Active Risk Manager (ARM) has announced that the annual ARM User Conference is to be held on Tuesday October 18 and Wednesday October 19 in Dulles, Virginia. This year’s theme is “From Good to Great” and the event will bring together some of the region and the nation’s most respected organizations using ARM to meet their risk management needs.

Don Yeager, motivational speaker and New York Times bestselling author will open the event presenting on the theme of “What Makes the Great Ones Great.” He will be followed by a series of presentations from risk management experts including Chris Mclean, Senior Analyst from Forrester Research Inc; Karl Davey, Risk Manager of the Year from Leighton Contractors and OCEG Fellow, author and advisor, Michael Rasmussen. Active Risk will also unveil the findings of its global “What makes a Great Risk Manager?” survey which benchmarks the personality traits and risk management processes of over 400 risk practitioners to date.

Day Two of the conference will focus on case studies, educational workshops and practical strategies for meeting today’s risk management challenges both in projects and across the enterprise.

Lynton Barker, Executive Chairman of Active Risk said, “From Good to Great accurately describes the journey our customers are on as they implement ARM to address the growing need for effective risk management. The conference will bring together ARM customers, which include the likes of the United States Air Force, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, US Department of Energy, NASA, Booz Allen Hamilton and Raytheon, to share best practices and fresh ideas. It is always a personal pleasure for me to meet organizations who are using ARM to meet strategic business objectives and who are extending the boundaries of the risk management discipline.”

For more information on the Active Risk Americas User Conference, October 18-19, 2011 please visit


About Active Risk
Active Risk (formerly Strategic Thought Group)* (AIM:STR) addresses enterprise-wide risk management (ERM) and governance, risk and compliance (GRC) requirements with advanced software and services that can be implemented across organizations in all industry sectors.

Active Risk Manager (ARM) is recognized as having the most extensive range of ERM software capabilities available today. ARM enables the identification, communication, analysis and mitigation of risks and opportunities available in both quantitative and qualitative formats. It covers project and portfolio risk, supply chain risk management, business continuity, controls management, reputational risk, health and safety, incident management, governance, compliance risks and more.

Active Risk has main offices in the USA and UK and services customers worldwide directly and through a growing network of partners.

For further information and a detailed view of Active Risk's products and services visit or call +44 (0)1628 582500 (EMEA/Asia Pacific) or +1 703 673 9580 (Americas).

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