Breakout Track 7

Breakout Track 7 Tuesday, September 25: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Breakout Track 7 – Session 1

Beyond Tabletops – Comprehensive Exercise Programs

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Joe Bechtold, Texas Instruments

Speaker Spotlight

Joe Bechtold

If you want more out of your exercise program than checking the compliance box then this is the session for you. In it you’ll learn:

  • what’s missing from a tabletop centric exercise program
  • the benefits of more advanced exercises
  • exercise design concepts that will help you build effective and efficient exercise
  • how to best incorporate exercises into your business continuity program
  • challenges with more advanced exercises and possible solutions

Exercises are critical because they stress your plans, validate your training, and confirm your readiness. Make sure you’re getting the most out of them.

About Joe Bechtold
Joe Bechtold, CBCP, BC Specialist for Texas Instruments & a FEMA certified master exercise practitioner.


Breakout Track 7 – Session 2

What Matters to Internal Audit for BCP Programs?

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Joe Miner, P&G

Joe Miner

This presentation would cover what an Internal Controls Organization would expect to see as evidence to ensure the BCP/BCM Program is designed to succeed, and can demonstrate that appropriate risks are being managed throughout the enterprise. ISO 22301 and the Lines of Defense Model serve as the road map for success.

About Joe Miner
Joe Miner currently works in P&G’s Global Internal Audit organization, serving as an IT Audit Manager. Joe began his 33 year career at P&G after graduating with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Tech.


Breakout Track 7 – Session 3

Disaster Case Study: 6 Steps to Simplify your BC Program Response Before, During and After a Disaster

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Joe Layman, Molina Healthcare
Susan Zielan, Molina Healthcare

Joe Layman Susan Zielan

The 2017-18 season has been an exceptional period for disasters, from hurricanes and wildfires to mud slides and winter storms. Learn from this interactive session how businesses responded to and recovered from business interruptions to disaster declarations. We will discuss the responses from our companies and share real-world examples of what to do, and what not to do, in the aftermath of a disaster. Join the conversation to learn more about what you can do to actively prepare, mitigate and ultimately respond to disasters that affect your organization.

About Joe Layman
Joe Layman is the Director, Business Continuity Management for Molina Healthcare and oversees the Business Continuity and Emergency Management Teams.

About Susan Zielan
Susan Zielan, BCM Program Manager, is responsible for the development and implementation of enterprise-wide emergency management, business continuity, and crisis management plans.

Breakout Track 7 – Session 4

BE PROACTIVE: The Benefits of Planning for Climate Risks

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tashonda Haugabrook, Metropolitan College of New York

Tashonda Haugabrook

Across the world today, we face a host of weather extremities – extreme winds; extreme flooding; several, back-to-back, high category hurricanes in one season. The unpredictability of the environment forces continuity planners to take into account hazards once unimaginable. As well, regulations are beginning to reflect the NEED for the consideration of climate risks.

This presentation focuses on the most pressing issues regarding climate change and highlights what organizations in various sectors are doing to prepare. It provides long-term resolutions to efforts in planning and awareness building around climate risks.

About Tashonda Haugabrookn
Tashonda Haugabrook, MPA, is an Adjunct Professor in the Emergency & Disaster Management Program at Metropolitan College of New York, and a Consultant for KETCHConsulting.

Breakout Track 7 – Session 5

Cyber Resilience: BCI Annual Report and Practitioner Perspectives

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Alice Kaltenmark, The BCI US Chapter
Lisa Jones, The BCI US Chapter

Alice Kaltenmark Lisa Jones

Has your firm been the target of a cyber attack? What controls does your organization have in place to identify and triage potential cyber threats? And how confident are you that you would know about a breach prior to it impacting your operations or reputation?

Alice Kaltenmark and Lisa Jones will review the highlights of the third annual BCI Cyber Resilience Report providing insight into cyber incidents, their costs, and consequences to organizations. They will also share personal insights and lessons learned from their practitioner experience.

You will leave this session armed with key themes, facts and figures from the 2018 BCI Cyber Resilience Report on the top cyber threats and what measures organizations are undertaking to protect themselves from these threats. You will also leave with tips and insights from fellow resilience practitioners to aid you in discussing and evaluating the effectiveness of your own cyber resilience capability.

About Alice Kaltenmark
Alice Kaltenmark joined the BCI US Chapter board as a voluntary board member in 2015 and is currently the Chapter Vice President.

About Lisa Jones
Lisa Jones has over 11 years of business continuity and disaster recovery planning experience in the healthcare provider and health insurance industry.

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