2019 Annual Conference

Applications of Probability Management

March 26 - 27, 2019
Loring Ward Corporate Office
San Jose, CA

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Loring Ward Corporate Office

Loring Ward Corporate Office

About the Conference

The discipline of probability management represents uncertainties as arrays of auditable data called SIPs. It is being applied in many areas, from operational risk at power utilities to readiness modeling in defense to disaster preparedness in cities. The open SIPmath Standard is a platform agnostic approach to communicating uncertainty that can be used in anything from native Excel to cloud applications. Learn how the integration of SIPmath with Tom Keelin’s Metalog System for data driven simulation and Doug Hubbard’s HDR Random Number Framework is fueling a new generation of probability management applications.


Loring Ward Corporate Office
10 Almaden Boulevard, 15th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113



Tuesday, March 26
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 5:15 PM Conference Sessions
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM Reception and Technology Partner Demonstrations
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Networking Dinner (Off-Site)

Wednesday, March 27
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Conference Sessions

Registration Details

(until 2/1/19
(after 2/1/19)
General   $1200 $1500
Academic/Government**   $525 $650

30% discount for multiple attendees from the same organization. Please contact Melissa Kirmse for the discount code prior to registration.

Cancellations received by 3/15/19 will receive a full refund. No refunds will be given after Friday March 15, 2019. Cancellations must be made in writing to Melissa Kirmse. Substitutions are welcome in lieu of cancellations.

**Must use current military, government, or academic email to receive Academic/Government rates.

Hotel Reservations

Attendees are responsible for making their own guestroom reservations by contacting the hotel directly. We do not have a room block reserved, but several nearby hotels are listed below along with their distance from the Loring Ward offices.

Hotel De Anza (141 feet; 1 minute walk)
233 W Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA 95113  
Reservations | 800-843-3700

AC Hotel by Marriott (.1 mile; 3 minute walk)
350 W Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA 95113
Reservations | 408-924-0900

Hyatt Place San Jose (.3 mile; 8 minute walk)
282 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95113
Reservations | 844-291-1579

Fairmont San Jose (.4 mile; 8 minute walk)
170 S Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113
Reservations | 408-998-1900

There will be a Technology Partner Reception at Loring Ward on Tuesday, March 26 from 5:00 - 6:30 PM. Beer, wine, and light snacks will be served.

The following Technology Partners will be demonstrating:

  • Aaron Brown, SIPmath Group

  • Tom Chesnutt, A&N Technical Services

  • Max Henrion, Lumina Decision Systems

  • Brian Putt, ProbabilityManagement.org

Networking Dinner

A networking dinner will be held after the Technology Partner Reception on Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30 PM at the Old Spaghetti Factory, a short walk from the Loring Ward offices. The dinner is open to all conference attendees including speakers for an additional fee. Space is limited so reserve your spot early.