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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Frank Perlmutter, CBCP, MBCI, president at Strategic BCP®, is an outspoken advocate for BC/DR professionals across all industries.
Keith Cantando, MBCP, CBCLA, manager of Global Business Resiliency at Cisco, has over 25 years of experience in business continuity and IT disaster recovery.
Michael Lazcano, director of Global Business Continuity Services at Gap Inc., supports 150,000 employees, 3,300 company-operated stores, and 400 franchise stores.
Dr. Michael C. Redmond is CEO and lead consultant for Redmond Worldwide. Dr. Redmond helps organizations create great cyber incident response programs and has improved the incident management process.


  • "Great Conference! Well organized & very well managed."

    DRJ is your leader in all things business continuity — we're backed with more than 25 years of real industry experience and knowledge..

  • "I’ve been coming to these conferences for 20 years and I still learn something new every time I come!"

    DRJ is the largest and most comprehensive product exhibition that provides buyers with a first-hand look at technological advances that harness the power of the converged network.

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    Agenda PDF

    The full lineup of Sessions and Courses has been released! DRJ hosts the premier business continuity conferences in the industry. Our goal is to provide you with the education, networking, and knowledge you need to succeed. Click here to download it!

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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



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!


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 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.


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 to book your spot on this environmentally friendly shuttle service. You have additional options with a taxi service or the San Diego Super Shuttle,

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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We understand your budget is tight and you must justify every expenditure and quantify the return you expect on your investment. DRJ shows maximize the return on your investment of time, money, and energy. Visit the Exhibiting page for full details on Exhibiting & Sponsoring opportunities or contact our office at (636) 282-5800 for details about: Gold sponsorship, silver sponsorship, bronze sponsorship, full conference sponsorships, lunch and breakfast sponsorships, coffee/snack break sponsorship, mock disaster sponsorship and the cyber city sponsorship.