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Fall World 2000: The International Symposium and Exhibition with a Disney Flare

Written by  Michelle Saab

The largest DRJ east coast conference was held at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort on September 10-13, 2000. The 12th International Disaster Recovery Symposium and Exhibition brought in an excess of 1,500 total paid attendees, vendors, speakers, board members and staff. The new location of the event at the Disney hotel was a welcome change of scenery and excitement for all involved. he conference and exhibition was hosted by the Disaster Recovery Journal and co-hosted by Ajilon, Compaq, DRII, FedEx Custom Critical, Hitachi Data Systems, PPBI, and SunGard Business Continuity and Internet Services. The Mock Disaster was sponsored by FM Global and the Cyber Cafe' was sponsored by Rentsys Recovery Services. The large Disney property seemed to be a successful change. The parks, which included Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, EPCOT Center, Animal Kingdom and Disney-MGM Studios, supplied a nice break for all. The hotel itself spaced many pools and