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Welcome to CPO

Important Dates

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2017 Information Security Summit

October 30 - November 3

I-X Center, Cleveland, OH



        CPO Fall Summit


Mark your calendars to attend the annual CPO Fall Summit.

Event Date:  October 24th 

Time:  10am - 3pm

Location:  Quest Conference Center, Columbus OH


Join us for this opportunity to learn and network with industry experts and your peers. 

Courses offered after the summit

  • Ted Brown, Ketch Consulting
    • 10/26 - 10/26, time TBD
    • Courses: BIA, Tabletop Exercise, Crisis Management

Mark your calendars now!

 CPO is changing its name

The results are in - the name change from Contingency Planners of OHIO to Continuity Professionals of Ohio (CPO).

The board will now begin the process to implement the name change, which will take a couple of months
to complete. During this transition, CPO will continue to operate as Contingency Planners of OHIO.



Check it Out!! New Job Postings!!

Looking for a job? An open position in our industry have been posted on MyCPO Jobs.

Check it out by logging into MyCPO!





As a professional in the business continuity, disaster recovery and/or information security arenas - or you're tasked with these responsibilities within your organization - you can surely appreciate the necessity and importance of advanced preparation and planning, as well as the benefit that accompanies education, information knowledge sharing and networking. Celebrating 30 years in 2016, CPO is growing stronger and becoming more valuable to individuals and organizations – get involved now!

Whether you find value in the networking, education, information-sharing, conversations and camaraderie of the monthly regional meetings, understanding peer organizations' challenges and strategies, the annual conference, website functionality only available to members, details about seminars and training or the many other benefits associated with being a member of CPO, your involvement with us will not only strengthen the organization, yet will also support your continued development.

NOTE: you do not have to be a member of CPO to participate in the monthly meetings, yet your membership is strongly encouraged to ensure our continued success and growth. Please join online.

This site also lists the Programs Directors and contact information for each region (North, Central, and South) and the whole Executive Council on the Contact page to ensure that you are involved in any activities in your area.