DRJ Fall 2020 will be a Full Virtual Experience!

Our state-of-the-art virtual conference platform with broadcast quality programming will still allow us to meet face-to-face!
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DRJ Fall

2020

Focus on the Future of Resiliency

Reduce downtime. Increase workplace safety. More secure data. Reduce overall risk. New skills. Latest technology. Lively discussions on the top issues.

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September 28, 2020 – October 1, 2020

DRJ’s 63rd Conference

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Sessions

65+ Sessions

Speakers

85+ Presenters

A virtual experience

Exciting Full Virtual Experience Available

Gold Sponsor

DRJ Fall 2020 (Virtual) Scholarship

DRJ Fall 2020 Gold and Silver Sponsors have generously sponsored 20 Full Conference Passes! Fill out this form for the chance to receive one of these complimentary passes.

Play the Game to win!

We have some amazing prizes for you to earn throughout the event! You will be able to earn points by attending sessions, interacting with the other attendees, and visiting the exhibit booths. The more engaged you are with the event, the more points you earn! By earning points, you will be eligible to win some of our incredible prizes.

HOW TO EARN POINTS

You can earn points starting Monday, Sept. 28 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern through Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern.

What to Expect at DRJ Fall 2020

Learn about the tools, build the connections, and receive the education you need to ensure your business is prepared for any situation. Be confident you can reduce downtime, ensure workplace safety and protect data integrity. This kind of knowledge and first-hand experience can’t be gained from reading an article or watching a short 10-minute video. Get the instant access and contact with the real industry experts who can help you make the difference in your business. You’ve got an important job to do and we can give you the tools you need to do it successfully.

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About This Event (A Virtual experience)

When it comes to business continuity, what worked a year ago will not be effective today. You need fresh resources, new knowledge, and strategic connections to protect your business. As the premier business continuity resource in the U.S., DRJ has the in-depth education and technology to ensure you’re equipped for today’s disruptions and tomorrow’s emerging threats.

UP TO THE MINUTE INSIGHTS IN BUSINESS CONTINUITY

The Fall 2020 agenda is packed with engaging, interactive, and purposeful sessions to give you the skills and tools you need to put business continuity into practice.

$995 / Person

  • Access to all sessions for 6 months
  • Admission to Exhibition Floor
  • Certification of Attendance (up to 65 CEU’s)
  • Access to entire attendee list via chat

Awesome Speakers (just a sample)

Vu Cap

Vu Cap

Cyber Security SME
Naveen Chhabra

Naveen Chhabra

Forrester Research
Richard Cocchiara

Richard Cocchiara

Cognitient Corp
Ray Holloman

Ray Holloman

HCA Healthcare
Dr. Lisa Koonin

Dr. Lisa Koonin

Health Preparedness Partners, LLC
Shane Mathew

Shane Mathew

Virtual Corporation

What to Expect at DRJ Fall 2020: a Virtual experience

Reduce downtime. Increase workplace safety. More secure data. Reduce overall risk. New skills. Latest technology. Lively discussions on the top issues.

This is a small sample of the return on investment you and your business will see from spending four days at DRJ Fall 2020: A Virtual Experience. Learn about the tools, build the connections, and receive the education you need to ensure your business is prepared for any situation. Be confident you can reduce downtime, ensure workplace safety and protect data integrity. This kind of knowledge and first-hand experience can’t be gained from reading an article or watching a short 10-minute video. Get the instant access and contact with the real industry experts who can help you make the difference in your business. You’ve got an important job to do and we can give you the tools you need to do it successfully.

gold sponsor

With over 60 years of combined experience in the mass notification industry, OnSolve is the leading global provider of SaaS-based critical communication solutions for enterprise, SMB, and government organizations. The formation of OnSolve in 2017 brought together three of the industry’s most relied upon products, CodeRED, Send Word Now and MIR3.  The company’s cloud-based solutions provide users with fast, reliable methods of sending critical information and alerts to employees, residents and other stakeholders across multiple devices. Mass notification and collaboration is an essential element of emergency response and business continuity planning, keeping teams on track and coordinating during critical events. OnSolve solutions are designed and proven to save lives, protect revenue, reduce costs, and preserve business continuity.  More information can be found at www.onsolve.com.

Bronze sponsors

Meet Your mentor
(Virtual Rooms to network with other mentor participants)

We are excited to announce the DRJ Mentor Program – a 10-month accelerated learning path designed to promote education, opportunity, inclusion, and excellence surrounding the exploration and evolution of all aspects of business continuity and operational risk management. Using our proven framework and easy-to-access online portal, participants will be provided best in-class mentor/mentee matching, facilitated goal setting, access to educational resources in the library, as well as encouragement and support from the Mentor AlumniGroup.

Schedule

11:00
11:00 - 12:00

General Session 1 / Keynote

Kenyon Salo - "The Bucket List Life" - Create More Experiences, Share More Stories, and Live More Fulfilled!
12:00
12:00 - 12:15

Networking Break

Grab a cup of coffee and join one of our networking groups or schedule a one-on-one with another attendee
12:15
12:15 - 01:15

PRE-RECORDED - Breakout Track 1 / Senior Advanced Track 1

• BT1-01 - Jerome Wendt - Make The Right Choice among DRaaS Solutions • BT1-02 - Harlan Dolgin - FFIEC's Focus on Resilience: What it means to you • BT1-03 - Roger Stearns - Supply Chain Risk Management and an Integrated Risk Approach • BT1-04 - Daniel Dorman - Employee Preparedness is Fundamental! • BT1-05 - Robert Chandler - Focus on the Future of Resiliency: The New Domain of Human-Technology Interaction Failure Disasters • SAT-01 - Richard Cocchiara - Operating as a Chief Information Security Officer in the New World
01:15
01:15 - 02:45

Virtual Trade Show

02:45
02:45 - 03:45

Birds of a Feather - Robbie Atabaigi/Ron Moore

03:45
03:45 - 04:00

Networking Break

Grab a cup of coffee and join one of our networking groups or schedule a one-on-one with another attendee
04:00
04:00 - 05:00

PRE-RECORDED - General Session 2 / Gold Sponsor

Mark Herrington - Operational Resiliency in the New Normal
11:00
11:00 - 12:00

LIVE General Session 3

Michele Turner - The Treatment for Organizations' Coordinated Resiliency Efforts: A Potentially Risky Kaleidoscope Vision
12:00
12:00 - 12:15

Networking Break

Grab a cup of coffee and join one of our networking groups or schedule a one-on-one with another attendee
12:15
12:15 - 01:15

PRE-RECORDED - Breakout Track 2

• BT2-01 - Anne-Marie McLaughlin/Rafael Panariello - Putting Plans Into Action: Enacting Global Resiliency During COVID-19 • BT2-02 - Ron Kamps - How to Create a Cyber Response Plan when you are a CBCP and NOT a CISSP • BT2-03 - Diego Palacios - Elevate Risk Management Within Your Organization • BT2-04 - Ray Holloman - Planning for a Successful IT Disaster Recovery Exercise • BT2-05 - Diane Maurice - The Future of Money Compliance and Crisis Management
01:15
01:15 - 02:45

Virtual Trade Show

02:45
02:45 - 03:45

Roundtable Discussions Group 1

(4 separate topics) • 1 - Shared Perspectives on Career Development with Sue Hornstra (moderator), Cheyene Marling, Tracey Rice, and Alice Kaltenmark • 2 - IT/Disaster Recovery Trends with Damian Walch (moderator), Jerome Wendt, Randall Till, and Terry Schade • 3 - COVID-Business Best Practices and Frameworks with Ann Pickren (moderator), Regina Phelps, and Lisa Koonin • 4 - Building a Diverse Resiliency Program with Vanessa Mathews (moderator), Chauncia Willis, and Ruha Devanesan
03:45
03:45 - 04:00

Networking Break

Grab a cup of coffee and join one of our networking groups or schedule a one-on-one with another attendee
04:00
04:00 - 05:00

PRE-RECORDED - Breakout Track 3

• BT3-01 - Ramesh Warrier - Orchestrating a Disaster Recovery Test • BT3-02 - David Halford - Evolve or Fade Away: Operational Resilience - the new frontier • BT3-03 - Allen Downs and Paul Saxton - Fireside Chat: Architecting a Resilient Enterprise in the Covid 19 World and Beyond • BT3-04 - Regina Phelps - Are You Ready for the Impact of a Cyber Breach? Do a Cyber Exercise to Find Out! • BT3-05 - Naveen Chhabra - The State of Disaster Recovery
11:00
11:00 - 12:00

LIVE General Session 4

Regina Phelps/Sean Robinson - How do you develop a crisis management program for a large global company? Easy…One Step at at Time
12:00
12:00 - 12:15

Networking Break

Grab a cup of coffee and join one of our networking groups or schedule a one-on-one with another attendee
12:15
12:15 - 01:15

PRE-RECORDED - Breakout Track 4 / Senior Advanced Track 2

• BT4-01 - Girish Dadge - Beyond Hypothetical DR Planning: How to Prepare for the Reality of Post-Disaster Recovery • BT4-02 - David Snyder - Change - Why you NEED it! • BT4-03 - Jamie Goodloe - No BC Program is Complete Without an Effective Crisis Communication Plan • BT4-04 - Mark Armour - How Doing Everything Wrong led to my Success in Business Continuity • BT4-05 - Cary Jasgur - Organizational Resilience: When Response and Recovery are no Longer Enough • SAT-02 - Dr. Jo Robertson - The New Rules of Crisis Leadership
01:15
01:15 - 02:45

Virtual Trade Show

02:45
02:45 - 03:45

Roundtable Discussion

Post COVID-19, The New Normal with Tracey Rice with Fusion, Renuka Darbha with BOX, Margaret Millett with Metlife, Sharon Smith with HBO and Sue Brown with Guggenheim
03:45
03:45 - 04:00

Networking Break

Grab a cup of coffee and join one of our networking groups or schedule a one-on-one with another attendee
04:00
04:00 - 05:00

PRE-RECORDED - Breakout Track 5

• BT5-01 - Phil Lambert - DRJ Academy Introduction • BT5-02 - Dan Perrin - Planning for People: The Human Element of Recovery • BT5-03 - Julia Halsne - Plans? We Don't Need Plans! - Learn how one agency implemented their plan and went off the map in response to COVID-19 • BT5-04 - Steven Ramizez/Vu Cap - Implementing a Successful Cyber Resiliency Program in Healthcare • BT5-05 - James Know/Keith Frederick - Resiliency Begins with the Culture of your People. Don't start your program tripping over the first step • BT5-06 - Patrick Potter - Fighting Cyber Attacks Requires More than Security - It Requires Cyber Resiliency
11:00
11:00 - 12:00

LIVE General Session 5

Eric McNulty/Steven Goldman - Meta-Leadership
12:15
12:15 - 01:15

PRE-RECORDED - Breakout Track 6

• BT6-01 - Ted Brown - The Pennsylvania State University and The Hershey Medical Center - How We Executed During The Corona Pandemic And Lessons Learned • BT6-02 - Cliff Thomas - Navigating Business Resiliency Best Practices: Perspectives and Cautions • BT6-03 - Susan Zielan/Joe Layman - CCPA: Align Your Organization with the New Data Privacy Regulation • BT6-04 - Robbie Atabaigi/Ava Wallace - What to Expect When Expecting…Your Auditor! • BT6-05 - Marcus Wildsmith - Maintaining operational resilience while delivering at pace
01:15
01:15 - 02:45

Town Hall with Vanessa Mathews

Focus on the Future of Resiliency – open discussion by seasoned BC experts with Vanessa Mathews (moderator), Michele Turner, and John Liuzzi
02:45
02:45 - 03:45

Industry Roundtable Discussions Group 2

(4 separate topics) • 1 - Industry Roundtable (Regulated Industries): Still Business as Usual? Business Continuity Requirements for Regulated Industries with James Green (moderator), Sherri Flynn, Frank Lady, and James Mitchell • 2 - Industry Roundtable (Critical Infrastructure): Changing Your Organization’s Readiness Mindset with Kelly McKinney (moderator), Matt Ziska, Linda Reissman, and Vanessa Mathews • 3 - Industry Roundtable: Service Industry with Jayme Rick (Moderator), Cary Jasgur, Michael Herrera, and Robert Sharp • 4 - Industry Roundtable (Public, Government, Others): Working Together to Prosper in a COVID-19 World - Pragmatic Solutions from City and Industry Leaders with Sandra Baer (moderator), Sharon Reynolds and Rich Lechner
03:45
03:45 - 04:00

Networking Break

Grab a cup of coffee and join one of our networking groups or schedule a one-on-one with another attendee
04:00
04:00 - 05:00

LIVE General Session 6

Robert Chandler - Focus on Anticipatory Leadership: The Future of Resiliency Risk and Resiliency