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List of Presentations at Conferences

- 2005 AACE International in Las Vegas titled “Marrying Risk Register with Trending”
- 2005 PertMaster International User Conference in Houston titled “Schedule Risk Analysis  and Credibility”
- 2006 AACE International in New Orleans titled “Significance of WBS in Risk Modeling”
- 2006 Canadian Heavy Oil Conference in Calgary titled “Effective Mega Project Risk Controls”
- 2006 ARES Corporation PUG conference in Calgary titled “ Contingency Simulation and Management”
- 2007 Palisade (@RISK) User Group in Miami USA titled “Stochastic Decision-making method”
- 2007 Energy IQ International conference in Abu Dhabi titled "Project Risk and Management"

​- 2007 Best Practice Users’ Group in London England titled “Strategic Decisions under Risk Conditions”

- 2008 Canadian Institute EPC Project Management conference in Calgary titled “Risks in EPC World”

- 2009 Palisade Energy Forum in Calgary titled “The Cost of Risk Quantification”
- 2010 Palisade @RISK conference in London England titled "Put More Science in Cost Risk Analysis"
- 2011 SPE Technical Conference in Denver USA titled "Understanding and Handling Residual Risks"

- 2012 Manuscript of 300-page fully indexed & referenced "Project Risk Management in Energy Industry"
- 2014 Canadian institute EPCM conference in Calgary titled “Managing Risks of Overseas Engineering”

- 2015 Palisade @RISK Conference in Calgary titled “Quantifying Management Reserves”

- 2017 AACE Chinook Section Dinner Meeting in Calgary titled "Projects, Risks and Contingency"

- 2017 Palisade Conference in Nashville titled "Contingency Determination using @RISK for capital projects"

- 2018 PMI Southern Alberta Chapter Dinner Meeting Calgary “Project Professionals and Project Failures”

- 2019 AACE & CIQS Joint Meeting Vancouver “Is it Important to scientifically derive Project Contingency?”

- 2019 Project Management Institute Conference “Managing Mega Capital Projects - Behind the Façade”

- 2020 Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) Webinar “Projects and Contingency: Science & Art"

- 2021 ASCE "TMEP Employs Risk Mitigation Measures for Trenchless Construction on their new Pipeline"

NOTE: To read selected presentation in PDF, please click each "publication" below.

Presentation and Publications
by John G. Zhao - Copyright

Riskcore Company Introduction and Business Profile
For Information and References, January 2022, Calgary, AB

Managing Mega Capital Projects - Behind Façade (PMI)
PMI-SAC Annual Conference Symposium, November 2019, Calgary, AB

TMEP Using Risk Assessment Tool to Aid Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)
ASCE Conference, August 2021, Calgary, AB

Innovative Cost Forecasting Technique - Beyond Cost Estimate (AACE)
AACE Chinook Dinner Meeting, November 2021, Calgary, AB

Virtual Seminar - Scientifically derive Project Contingency (CIQS)
CIQS National Conference, November 2020, Canada

Determining Contingencies for Megaprojects with @RISK (Palisade)
Palisade Risk Conference – Nashville, TN, USA, Nov. 2017

Seminar Conference - Project Professionals and Project Failures (PMI)
PMI SAC Conference, November 2019, Calgary, AB

Seminar Conference - How to Calculate "Management Reserve Fund" (i-PCI)
Project Controls Community Seminar, April 2017, Calgary, AB

Understanding and Handling Residual Risks - The marriage of science and psychology (SPE)

SPE ATCE, 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA

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