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Business Recovery Association of Virginia

The Business Recovery Association of Virginia is an independent professional association of those involved in Business Continuity/Recovery and Contingency Planning. Membership is open to anyone who would like to participate. There are no membership dues or meeting fees. Leadership is by an informal Steering Group.

Meetings are held quarterly at host sites, generally in the Richmond area.

Meetings are held quarterly at host sites, generally in the Richmond area.
Regular Meetings format: 1:30pm registration, 2:00pm meeting
  • informal meeting time for user exchange, experiences, networking
  • presentations by members; personal experience/efforts
  • vendor participation welcome; restricted presentations (non-sales)
  • presentations average 30-45 minutes each, plus time for Q&A.
Info. from other organizations, publications, meetings of interest, etc. at meeting.

Upcoming Events

Programs-2010:
February 18 – Wireless Continuity and Internet Issues & H1N1 Update– VHDA-Innsbrook
March 31-April 2 Va. Emergency Mgmt Symposium – Hampton Roads Convention Center
June 10 - Leveraging your BC/COOP Pandemic plan; State COOP/BC plans – Bon Secours
Aug. 19 - FEMA Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Accreditiation and Certficiation Program (PS-Prep), ISO 31000 and Risk Management
Nov. 18 - TBD - Bon Secours

Recent Files

June 10 - Leveraging your BC/COOP Pandemic plan; State COOP/BC plans – Bon Secours

FEMA Download

Other

November 23, 2009 - FEMA Continuity Planning/Preparedness; Emergency Housing – Federal Reserve, FEMA - (Power Point Download)
Long-Term Community Recovery Emergency Support Function #14 (.PDF), FEMA - (Power Point Download) 
How To Implement a Risk Management Program When You Are A Business Continuity Manager (PDF)
Business Continuity - Rules & Regulations - Martin Myers [PDF]
Surviving the Baby Boom Sunami [PDF]
Next Meeting: May 21 – BC Regulations; the Baby Boomer Tsunami (Staffing)–Bank of America Programs-2009:
February 19 –Business Continuity in Today’s Economy - VHDA (Innsbrook)
April 1-3 Va. Emergency Mgmt Conference –Hampton Roads Convention Center
May 21 – BC Regulations; the Baby Boomer Tsunami (Staffing)–Bank of America

 

Steering meetings on 2nd Thursday of month following regular meeting

Contact: Clarence Elliott - phone (804) 343-5631, email Clarence.Elliott@vhda.com

Programs-2008:

Steering meetings on 2nd Thursday of month following regular meeting
Contact: Clarence Elliott - phone (804) 343-5631, email Clarence.Elliott@vhda.com

The Archives

  • Programs-2001:
    Feb. 7 - Automated Notification - Capital One, Innsbrook
    March 14-16 - VEMA 2001 Conference - Williamsburg Marriott
    March 15 - Rapid Response DR Options - Williamsburg Marriott
    April 11 - Sungard Seminar, Mobile unit demo - Richmond Sheraton West
    May 10 - Mock D.R. Exercise - Bank of America
    Aug. 9 - Hot Site Alternatives: Co-location, 3rd party Hosting, Managed Solutions - SunTrust Mortgage Center; tour of Relera data center
    Nov. 14 - Terrorism: Mitigation and Response - Joint meeting w/VISE - Trigon
  • Programs-2002: (quarterly meetings)
    Feb. 14 - Certifications and Training for Business Continuity Planning
    March 12-15 - VEMA 2002 Conference - Williamsburg Marriott
    May 9 - Richmond-area Disasters (James Center etc.) - Suntrust Mortgage
    August 8 - Storm Ready/NWS Support/Hurricane Season - U of Richmond
    Nov. 13 - 9/11/01, Workarea recovery (Joint meeting with VISE) - Trigon
  • Programs-2003: (quarterly meetings)
    Feb. 13 – Training & Awareness for Business Continuity – Capital One
    March 12-14 –VEMA Conference (Preconf. Training 3/11)–Williamsburg Marriott
    May 8 - DR Exercises/Workshop – Bank of America
    July 9 – Homeland Defense - Joint meeting w/VISE – Anthem Blue Cross
    August 14-15 - VEMA Summer Conference– Richmond Holiday Inn Koger Center
    December 4, 2003 - Capital One

Steering meetings on 2nd Thursday of month following regular meeting

Contact: Clarence Elliott - phone (804) 343-5631, email Clarence.Elliott@vhda.com