May 11, 2012: MIT’s BCP Course: The Top Five reasons YOU should attend!

Informational Update For May 11, 2012 MIT’s BCP Course: The Top Five reasons YOU should attend! MIT Professional Education is again offering its “Crisis Management and Business Continuity” Course at the MIT campus in Cambridge MA on July 23 – 27, 2012. The Top Five reasons you should attend! The Speakers! Experts from organizations ranging… Continue reading May 11, 2012: MIT’s BCP Course: The Top Five reasons YOU should attend!

Breakout Track 4

Breakout Track 4 Tuesday 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Strategic Session 4 Implementing BCM standards for Organizational Certification and Program Sustainability Novice/Intermediate Tejas Katwala, Continuity Logic This presentation will review and compare new and most common BCM standards  and best practices for organization certification and program sustainability.  Attendees will walk through an implementation framework to understand how to initiate the… Continue reading Breakout Track 4

Breakout Track 3

Breakout Track 3 Monday 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Strategic Session 3 All About Business Continuity Metrics Intermediate/Advanced Frank Perlmutter, Strategic BCP Are you constantly seeking more executive buy-in for your BC program? Do you have difficulty presenting to your true effectiveness beyond generating plans? Learn metrics that will “wow” your executives, strengthen your risk management… Continue reading Breakout Track 3

Breakout Track 2

Breakout Track 2 Monday 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Strategic Session 2 Achieving Disaster Tolerance in Data Centers Intermediate/Advanced Tom Clark, Liberty Mutual Insurance Data centers have become a significant focus during the last 20 years as technology has dramatically evolved. Companies are getting more applications, more operating systems, more platforms, more hardware, and more IT… Continue reading Breakout Track 2

Breakout Track 1

Breakout Track 1 Monday 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Strategic Session 1 The State of Business Continuity Preparedness Novice/Intermediate/Advanced Stephanie Balaouras, Forrester Research Learn the current state of enterprise  business continuity preparedness and how much progress we’ve made since our BC preparedness survey in 2008. The results will reveal  how company practices regarding business impact analysis, risk… Continue reading Breakout Track 1

General Sessions

General Sessions Monday General Session 1 We Need to Talk: Building Trust When Communicating Gets Critical 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Phillip Van Hooser Communication skills are vital in our industry. Clients can be won or lost, crisis can be mismanaged and employees’ rendered ineffective when poor communication is utilized. Learn key strategies to help… Continue reading General Sessions

Sunday Workshop Sessions

Sunday Workshop Sessions 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Sunday Workshop Session 1 Birds of a Feather – Business Continuity Roundtable Discussions Novice/Intermediate/Advanced Facilitated discussions on business continuity trends and key topics of interest coordinated within Industry roundtables. Participate in dynamic dialogue with fellow conference participants having similar backgrounds and expertise. Experienced business continuity professionals will lead… Continue reading Sunday Workshop Sessions