Build Your Industry Connections

The stronger the industry connections you have — the stronger your knowledge and resources. We want to connect you with your peers and leaders, innovators and experts in business resilience. Take advantage of the packed Exhibit Hall where you can see the latest products and innovations in business continuity.

We make it easy for you to network and connect with those who can help you expand your knowledge and bring further expertise to your organization. Our Sunday evening Welcome Reception hosted by DRJ and our Monday Night Hospitality sponsored by Fusion and MIR3 give you a chance to mingle, relax and to make some lasting connections.

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Speakers

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David Nolan, MBCI,is the CEO and founder of Fusion Risk Management, Inc with more than 30 years of experience in business continuity risk management. Nolan is a frequent contributor to industry forums providing webinars, blogs, articles and presentations.
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Ann Pickren, MBCI, is COO at MIR3. Pickren serves as a board member of the USA Chapter of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), president of the Atlanta Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) and is member of the DRJ Executive Council. Her experience spans the BC/DR, crisis management and supply chain management sectors, providing strategic counsel for many Fortune 500 companies. Pickren oversees global marketing and sales operations, including sales engineering, direct sales, OEM and channel sales.
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Rob Rae is vice president of Business Development at Datto. With more than 25 years of sales and B2B activities, Rae has extensive experience in IT hardware and software sales.
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Brian Zawada, FBCI, MBCP,is the director of consulting for Avalution and the president of the USA Chapter of the Business Continuity Institute. Over the years, Zawada has consulted with organizations of all sizes, in nearly all industries, to build business continuity programs that are credible, pragmatic, and long lasting. Active in developing standards, and a strong proponent of using standards and management systems to improve organizational performance, Zawada previously served as the head of the United States delegation to Technical Committee 223, the group responsible for the development of ISO 22301.

 

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Focused and Specialized Learning

With a packed agenda, workshops and break-out tracks you can customize your Fall World 2015 learning experience. Gain the knowledge and hands-on education that you need to strengthen your business continuity skills.

Our sessions are appropriate for all knowledge levels and aspects of industry — whether you’re new to business continuity or a high-level manager — you’re guaranteed to learn. We bring together only the best experts in the industry to share their experiences and knowledge with you.

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Sunday - Sept. 27, 2015

  • 8:30am - 11:30am Pre-Conference Courses - Continue
  • 10:00am - 7:00pm Onsite Registration Opens
  • 12:00pm - 7:00pm Cyber City
  • 1:00pm - 3:30pm Sunday Workshops
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm Solutions Track
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm Exhibit Hall Opens
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm Welcome Reception
  • 5:30pm - 7:00pm Product Demos

Monday - Sept. 28, 2015

  • 6:45 am - 5:15 pm Cyber City
  • 6:45 am - 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
  • 7:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m Onsite Registration
  • 8:15 am - 9:15 am General Session 1
  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am General Session 2
  • 10:45 am - 11:45 am General Session 3
  • 11:00 am Exhibit Hall Opens
  • 11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 11:45 am - 1:30 pm Exhibits/Product Demos
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Breakout Session 1
  • 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Break
  • 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Breakout Session 2
  • 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
  • 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Breakout Session 3
  • 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Closes
  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Product Demos
  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Hospitality

Tuesday - Sept. 29, 2015

  • 6:45 am - 5:30 pm Cyber City
  • 6:45 am - 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
  • 7:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration/ Info Desk Open
  • 8:15 am - 9:15 am General Session 4
  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am General Session 5
  • 10:45 am - 11:45 am General Session 6
  • 11:00 am Exhibit Hall Opens
  • 11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 11:45 am - 1:30 pm Exhibits/Product Demos
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Breakout Session 4
  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
  • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Workshop Sessions
  • 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall Closes

Wednesday - Sept. 30, 2015

  • 6:45 am - 12:00 pm Cyber City
  • 6:45 am - 8:00 am Networking Breakfast
  • 7:00 am - 12:00 pm Information Desk Open
  • 8:15 am - 9:15 am General Session 7
  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am General Session 8
  • 10:45 am - 11:45 am General Session 9
  • 11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:30 pm Post-Conference Courses

Hotel & Travel Information

Venue

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Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel
1 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

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Located steps away from San Diego's famous Gaslamp Quarter and PETCO Park, you have limitless dining and entertainment options. If you prefer to stay on-site, take advantage of the dining options at the hotel and be sure to enjoy a dip in the heated saltwater pool.

If you want to stretch your legs between sessions and in the evening, enjoy a walk and the views in the 4.3-acre park and waterfront promenade. Don't forget to check out the San Diego Embarcadero for the running and walking trails - you'll enjoy the views!

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Room Reservations and Rates

A block of rooms is reserved for DRJ Fall World 2015. Once filled, reservations are made based on the available hotel space, with the rate subject to change at the discretion of the hotel. We recommend you make your reservation early to guarantee the best rate possible! Attendees may make reservations online at https://aws.passkey.com/g/36875125 Or call 800-Hiltons (800-445-8667) and mention the group code "DRJ". All attendees are responsible for making their own reservations. Contact Conference Director Patti Fitzgerald at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for government room rates.

Guest Rooms:
Each room has a large work desk, high speed Internet and a 37” flat panel LCD HD television. Enjoy the heated saltwater pool and a walk in the 4.3-acre park and waterfront promenade.

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Transportation and Car Rental

You have a few transportation options: arrange a car rental service in advance or book in advance on the Terra Moto transportation shuttle. Visit http://www.terramoto.net to book your spot on this environmentally friendly shuttle service. You have additional options with a taxi service or the San Diego Super Shuttle, http://www.supershuttle.com.

Car Rental
A partnership with Budget and Avis ensures a discounted rate on rental cars for DRJ Fall World 2015 attendees. By phone please call 1-800-825-7537 ex. 33325 to make your reservation. Use file #U404172 to take advantage of the special discounted rate.

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