DRJ's Fall 2018

Conference & Exhibit

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Volume 31, Issue 1

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The #1 Educational Experience In The Industry

Learn From and With the Best


With over 40 sessions, 45 speakers and 85+ vendors - you’re getting the best value for your education and travel dollars.

We are known at our conferences for bringing together the leading industry experts and business continuity educators to give you a positive and beneficial learning experience.  Fall World 2014 promises to live up to this reputation. We are compiling an outstanding line up of experts from around the globe, touching on every aspect of business continuity, emergency response, crisis notification and much more.

Our popular mock disaster exercise is back again for our 51st conference and is always a popular session. When our full conference agenda is available, be sure to select this session to experience hands-on training and in-depth knowledge of how to utilize an exercise to improve readiness in your organization.

Our general sessions and break-out tracks bring you a first hand look at the most cutting topics in the industry. We are bringing in leading speakers and professionals to teach you about topics such as:

  1. Social media trends and communication for business continuity
  2. Understanding your BIA and what to do with it
  3. IT management and technology resource management planning
  4. Teamwork that makes a difference when disaster strikes
  5. Learning about the latest ISO standards and requirements

In order to further increase your learning opportunities, be sure to check back to read about our pre- and post-conference courses. These courses offer you longer sessions that provide extra knowledge to make a real difference in your organization.

For those of you working towards a BCI certification don’t forget to look into the BCI training courses offered at DRJ Fall World 2014. The schedule will be released soon – as will the full conference agenda.


Pre and Post-Conference Courses Tackle the skills and knowledge you need to improve your career and your organization.

We have partnered with a number of leading experts to provide you with additional learning opportunities. These pre/post courses are a smart way to stretch your educational budget while maximizing the returns. These do require a separate registration - see our website for details.

And don’t forget you can earn CEU points and gain invaluable one-on-one training during these courses. A sample of past classes include:

  • Everything You Need to Know to Design a Successful Exercise: Learn everything you need to know in order to design a successful exercise from the ground up. This interactive workshop will set you up to confidently test your emergency plan.

  • Contingency Planning 101: A Course for New Planners: this is a practical course on how to build a business continuity program for your organization. It will go step-by-step through the process of building a program and provide you with the tactical tools needed to execute each step of the program.

  • Public and Private Integration: Tools, Techniques, and Tripwires: for those of you working in the private sector, learn how to develop working relationships with public sector organization so you can be better prepared to continue, or resume critical operations in a regional disaster.

  • ICOR CMC 2050: Crisis Communication Planner: Learn how to prepare your organization for inevitable threats to reputation, execute the crisis communications plan, then, when the crisis has passed, assess and do what must be done before the next threats occur.