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August 15, 2012: Preparing for the Convergence of Business Continuity & Risk Management

Informational Update For August 15, 2012

Preparing for the Convergence of Business Continuity and Risk Management

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Keep pace with the escalating demands being placed upon BC and RM professionals. Join us for a “Power Hour” review of risk management principles, challenges, and opportunities, and come away with a comprehensive perspective on big picture trends, current practices, and tangible tools for utilizing them:


  • BC/RM convergence - The lines between BC and RM are merging into a single practice area. Understand how to set-up your program strategy to expand your organization’s focus from “BC Planner” to “Strategic Risk Manager.”

  • Industry status - See what’s happening now, and how it affects you and your organization.

  • Applying RM standards, best practices and frameworks - Harness the power of established standards into your program.


Learn how to stay ahead of the curve, by bridging the gap between concept and practice with a strategy that satisfies the needs of multiple business and regulatory constituents. Reserve your time for “Preparing for the Convergence of BC and RM” today.

Presented by Frank Perlmutter, co-founder of Strategic BCP® and ResilienceONE® BCM software, and a nationally recognized speaker who draws upon more than 15 years of BCM experience, including his role as Manager of Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations Planning for the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

 

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DRJ Monthly Webinar Series - Free Every Month

A CPS Energy Case Study: Emergency Communication from a Utility Perspective - Striving to Meet Increasing Customer Expectations

Free Webinar On Wednesday, August 22, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Sponsored By Send Word NowDuring this webinar, Anita Bateman from CPS Energy will discuss how CPS Energy, the nation's largest municipally owned energy utility, is leveraging Send Word Now's alerting capabilities in innovative ways to communicate with customers and employees. After an initial implementation in 2011, the CPS Energy team is moving forward to the next phase, implementing employee alerts and beginning the process of implementing Spanish language alerts and customer-specific power outage alerts. Anita will also discuss their most recent customer alert test and lessons learned. CPS Energy is the nation's largest municipally owned energy utility, providing both electric and natural gas service in San Antonio, Texas. CPS Energy serves over 717,000 electric and 325,000 gas customers in and around the 7th largest city in the nation and over a 1,514 square mile service area.

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Quick Links


WHITE PAPERS

The Business Case for Business Continuity Management Software

When it comes to building a business continuity management (BCM) program that's complete, current, and compliant, there is no substitute for BCM software. But the benefits of a good BCM program extend beyond just using an automated tool.


DRJ BLOGS

How to Calculate ROI from Cloud Computing

In a business world that is embracing the cloud more and more every day, it is interesting to see that, while the cloud benefits companies in several ways, these companies seldom demonstrate their advantage from the cloud in terms of ROI (return on investment).


BC Management, Inc's 11th Annual BC Management Compensation & Program Study

"Assessing Business Continuity World-Wide"

BCM COMPENSATION RESEARCH REPORTS - Study participants who complete the BCM Compensation section will receive multiple BCM Compensation Reports. Previous BCM Compensation Reports included USA, Canada, Asia Pacific and Europe. BC Management will publish individual BCM Compensation Reports for any country logging 50+ complete study participants.


CALL FOR PAPERS 2013

Submit CFP For Spring World 2013 Today! Deadline: 9/24/12

Disaster Recovery Journal, host and sponsor Spring World 2013 invites you to nominate a speaker and/or topic for our conference.


BC TRAINING

New BCI Licensed Level 1 Course

The BCI Level 1 Course is a foundation course based on the Business Continuity Institute's "Good Practice Guidelines".


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Early Bird Registration Extended for Fall World 2012!

Hurry! Register by August 16 to reserve your spot at Fall World 2012 and save $100 off the low registration fee. You cannot afford to miss this conference!

Attendees at DRJ conferences return year after year for the quality sessions, the outstanding information and the training they receive on site. The return on investment is extremely high. Register now and choose from more than 40 sessions to guide you through the most difficult topics. Gain full access to the exhibition hall as well. Find the latest information on projects and services in the industry and make lifelong networking contacts.

DRJ makes it easy to access everything you need at Fall World 2012. Register now to reserve your spot in the world's number one conference dedicated to business continuity.

Visit DRJ.com/FallWorld for complete details!

Fall World Exhibit Hall
Monday Evening Hospitality

Monday Evening Hospitality

You won't want to miss the Monday Evening Hospitality hosted by conference Gold Sponsor SendWordNow. It is a fun-filled event for attendees, vendors and speakers. Food, drinks and networking are offered in a relaxing environment.

Enjoy the Amenities at Sheraton San Diego Hotel

Fall World 2012 will be held at the luxurious Sheraton San Diego Hotel. This bayside location is the perfect spot for attendees to unwind after conference hours. Restaurants are onsite and nearby, offering a variety of places to explore. The hotel also features a fitness center, two pools, spa and a beautiful bay and marina views. Meeting space is updated and ample size to host the largest gathering of business continuity planners from around the globe. Make your hotel reservations early, as a block of rooms with the special conference rate will only be held for a limited time. The hotel provides free shuttle service to and from the airport from 5:30 a.m. to midnight. Shuttles run approximately every 15 minutes.

Sheraton San Diego Hotel
Discounts

Travel Discounts Available

American Airlines is DRJ's official airlines for Fall World 2012. For reservations, call 800-433-1790 or visit www.aa.com. Use file #8392AZ for the discounted rate. Avis is DRJ's official rental car service. Call 800-331-1600 or visit www.avis.com. Use file #D005078 for the discounted rate.



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