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The first APM Risk SIG event of 2011 was held on Thursday 27th January at The Jurys Inn in Nottinghams City centre. The subject of the day was the focus on the synergies between risk management and earned value management (EVM); two principle project management controls that feature prominently in the APM Body of Knowledge.

In 2008 the APM released the publication Interfacing Risk and Earned Value Management authored by leading risk and EVM practitioners. This APM Risk SIG event, although not officially billed as a joint event with the APM EVM SIG, aimed to review the subject matter highlighted in this publication but with a greater emphasis on the outputs and effect on risk management in projects.

The event was fortunate enough to have several of the authors of Interfacing Risk and Earned Value Management in attendance; Daniel Wynne, Turner & Townsend; Edwina Hayward, BMT Hi-Q Sigma; Peter Campbell, Risk Advantage.

Unfortunately in the days leading up to the event two of the keynote speakers Alex Davis, Ministry of Defence and Michael Higgins, Eurocopter, both pulled out due to work and personal reasons respectively. The agenda of the event was rescheduled and Peter Campbell, Risk Advantage and APM Risk SIG Chairman, kindly stepped in to present at the last minute.

Further details of the event can be found by clicking on the link below.


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