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Palisade Partners with Mitsubishi Chemical and Hitachi for 2013 Tokyo Risk Conference

Event Addresses Key Business Risks, Offered Free of Charge

Tokyo, Apr 17, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Palisade Corporation, the market-leading developer of risk and decision analysis software and solutions, has partnered with Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation and Hitachi, Inc. (Marsh Broker Japan, Inc.) to hold the 2013 Tokyo Risk Conference. The conference is part of Palisade's long-running global series of Risk Conferences that draw over 1,000 decision-makers each year. This is a "must attend" event for professionals dealing with risk in any industry, and will be held at the Prince Sakura Tower Hotel in Tokyo on May 14.

This important event will address topics critical to Japanese business, such as supply chain management, food safety, inventory optimization, and how risk is addressed in higher education. The sessions will be led by experts from Palisade, Mitsubishi, Hitachi, and others, and will include discussion of Monte Carlo simulation and other techniques. With Monte Carlo simulation, you can examine thousands of different scenarios at once. The result of a Monte Carlo analysis tells you the probability of different events occurring, as well as the impacts of those events. The program will be conducted in Japanese.

In today's post-economic crisis world, planning for risks is more important than ever for businesses in all industries. For this reason, the event is being offer free of charge to all interested professionals. According to Palisade Vice President Randy Heffernan, "It is very important to us that we educate as many people as possible on the use of these powerful techniques. Planning for low-probability, high-impact risks is a mission-critical business function, and with a little training and right tools, it can be done quickly and effectively." Interested parties should go to www.palisade.com/jp to register, call +81-3-5456-5287, or email Palisade's General Manager for Asia, Freeman Liu at [email protected] .

About Palisade Corporation

Palisade Corporation is a global expert in quantitative risk analysis. The company's best known products are the @RISK and DecisionTools Suite line of risk analysis and decision support software that adds-in to Microsoft Excel. Palisade has operated in Japan for many years, and all Palisade software is available in Japanese. The Tokyo office provides yen pricing and fulfillment, a Japanese web site, and a wealth of tutorials, case studies and resources in Japanese.

Palisade has experienced increasing demand for @RISK and the DecisionTools Suite in Japan in recent years. Manufacturing, finance, shipbuilding, utilities, and insurance are just a few industries adopting Palisade software solutions in Japan. In addition, many university MBA programs are turning to the DecisionTools Suite software to teach the next generation of business leaders how to perform risk analysis.

Headquartered in Ithaca, New York, USA, Palisade was founded in 1984, and also maintains offices in Sydney, Australia, London, England and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

To contact Palisade in Japan:

15/F Cerulean Tower,
26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya,
Tokyo 150-8512
Tel: +81 3 5456 5287
Email: [email protected]

Source: Palisade Corporation

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