Solutions Track 1: Enterprise Wide Recovery: Real World Implementation Featuring McKesson
Ron Martel, IBM
Almost every enterprise faces challenges to create a comprehensive resilience program. For the larger enterprise with relatively independent business units, the issues are even more pronounced. Hear some creative and innovative approaches to how effective teaming can address these complex issues and advance your program. Speakers from IBM and McKesson will discuss how they continue to build their program.
Ronald J. Martel is business development executive, Business Continuity and Resiliency Services, IBM Global Technology Services.
Solutions Track 2: Automating the New ISO 22301 Global BCMS Standard
Chris Alvord, COOP
ISO 22301 details a quality, globally accepted, auditable BCMS standard. This session covers the overall need for automation to support ISO 22301, with an exploration of five major program management areas where software can be exceptionally helpful for the new standard.
Chris Alvord, CEO, CBCP, MBCI, OCEG Risk, ISO 22301 lead auditor, started COOP Systems after senior roles in the industry for more than 25 years.
Solutions Track 3: Incident Response Planning
Ramesh M. Warrier, eBRP
eBRP’s practitioners work with some of the world’s largest enterprises, and are exposed to the challenges posed by today’s ever-changing business environments. Executives in today’s organizations demand something beyond the traditional BCM deliverables - and eBRP has the blueprint - Shape of Things to Come. This informative session will include: Planning – Addressing the changing business eco-system; Plans – By the pound vs. viability; and incident response – method, not madness.
Ramesh M. Warrier, director, is the chief visionary and conceptualist behind the eBRP brand.
Solutions Track 4: In The Eye of the Storm
Dan Perrin, Senior Director Practice Leader for Workplace Recovery, Regus
Amid all the human devastation caused when Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast United States there was a stark realization that many of the plans put in place by “business continuity” specialists had been unable to withstand the force of the disaster. Learn the reasons for the failure of traditional BC strategies. The presentation will be packed with real examples of the experiences described.
Dan Perrin is a leader within the workplace recovery space. As the Americas practice leader and a senior director with Regus, he’s been instrumental in the development, management and recovery of thousands of organizations. Perrin joined Regus in 2005, at that time Regus had 400 business centers globally, it now has over 1,500 locations in 100 countries. Perrin’s team of workplace recovery specialist’s support organizations through all types of crises including Hurricane Katrina, the Japanese Tsunami, unrest in Middle East and most recently Hurricane Sandy. Perrin holds a BS in Global Enterprise Management and a Masters in Finance from American InterContinental University.
Solutions Track 5: Will Your BCP Help You Recover From A Cyber Incident?
Ron LaPedis, SunGard
You’ve been hacked! You’re not quite sure what’s been exposed or exfiltrated, or where the attack is coming from. This session will give you the facts you need to help update your BCP to cover cyber attacks including detection, incident response, ongoing operations, and return home. So put on your best white hat and be prepared to learn how to protect yourself from the black hats.
Ron LaPedis, MBCI, MBCP, CISSP is workforce continuity strategist at SunGard Availability Services.
Solutions Track 6: The Impact of Social Media on BC/DR Strategies
Ann Pickren, MIR3
James (Jim) W. Satterfield, Firestorm
Social media brings risk, BC professionals need to understand those risks and be prepared to deal with the disruption they could cause. This panel discussion will touch on those risks, but also explore three ways that social media can be incorporated into a BC program: as a tool for monitoring brand threats, to gain situational awareness and as a tool for communication. The panel will be joined by other BC/DR experts.
Ann Pickren serves as vice president, solutions for MIR3. Her experience spans the BC/DR, crisis management and supply chain management sectors
James (Jim) W. Satterfield is the president/COO of Firestorm. Satterfield has experience as president, CEO, and COO of various public and private companies.
Solutions Track 7: The Significance of Relevant Communications During A Crisis
Abbas Haider Ali, xMatters
Explore how to create an efficient incident management plan by discovering the stages of disaster and incident management, the importance of leveraging a communication plan with two-way capabilities and the significance of relevant communications. In addition, learn how mobile technologies contribute to relevant communications platform.
Abbas Haider Ali, CTO, xMatters, brings more than 15 years of experience across a wide range of domains .
Solutions Track 8: The Economic Impact of Downtime
Dennis Wenk, Symantec
The economic impact of interruptions and failures can be as significant as a nature disaster. Don’t let downtime take your business down for good. Learn how to calculate the cost of downtime to your company, determine exactly how much protection is needed, and implement an optimal solution to business continuity. Find out how the top Fortune 500 companies and leading government agencies are protecting their business continuity.
Dennis Wenk is principal resiliency architect for Symantec’s Information Availability Group. He has consulted worldwide with large Fortune 500 customers.
Discover solutions to key problems affecting business continuity practitioners. Seasoned industry veterans will discuss products, case studies, research findings and much more. Sessions are targeted to all experience levels, novice to advanced. Sunday, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.