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2014 CPO Conference - Monday Afternoon Workshop
Is your continuity program having a positive impact? Could you quantify it?
Is your IT DR program improving your ability to recover? Could you prove that?
The Monday afternoon session (9/22/2014) for this year’s conference is a Measuring Preparedness Workshop. David Lindstedt will show us a better way than counting documented plans to demonstrate the value of preparedness planning efforts.
In this interactive workshop, participants will discover a way to measure preparedness and recoverability. Participants will get hands-on experience with the theory and practice of quantifying preparedness and calculating their Recovery Confidence Index™. We will collaborate on ways to implement these techniques within the next 10 days to better exhibit the value of your preparedness planning programs.
Bring your laptop or tablet to get the most from this workshop!
To register for the conference, click here.
2014 CPO Conference - Keynote speaker
We’re very excited to share that the Keynote Speaker for the upcoming CPO conference is Al Berman, President and CEO of DRI International!
Al will speak on “BC Today: What Really Matters Right Now?" Al plans a frank discussion of the issues facing organizations and governments; including, regulations and standards, supply chain, technology, cyber-security and others.
Al is a MBCP, a NFPA committee member, a member of the ASIS BCP technical committee, a member of the Committee of Experts for ANSI-ANAB, a former member of the NY City Partnership for Security and Risk Management, President for Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) and the co-chair for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation committee to create the new standard for the US Private Sector Preparedness Act (PL 110-53). Over a career that has spanned 25 years he has served as a President and CIO for a major financial institution, National Practice Leader for Operational Resiliency for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Global Business Continuity practice leader for Marsh.
Please join us at the 2014 Business Survival & Recovery Conference on September 22-23!
Registration for the 2014 CPO Conference is open!!
The 2014 CPO Business Survival and Recovery Conference will be held September 22-23 at The Conference Center at OCLC
6600 Kilgour Place | Dublin, Ohio 430174 | www.oclc.org.conferencecenter.
The conference will start at 1:00 on Monday, September 22, with a workshop led by David Lindstedt on Measuring Preparedness. Similar to last year, we will visit a local establishment for refreshments and networking from 5:00-7:00pm on Monday.
Bright and early on Tuesday, September 23, we will kick off the 2014 Conference with a keynote address by Al Berman, President and CEO of DRI International. The sessions will continue throughout the day and the conference will end around 4:45 pm. The agenda will be published this week.
To attend, please register here. We look forward to seeing you there!
CPO MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL
A few changes for CPO members are being made for the 2014 CPO Business Survival & Recovery Conference. You must be a member in good standing by August 18, 2014, to take advantage of these changes. If you have not renewed your membership for 2014, go here to renew your membership. If you are not sure whether your membership is up-to-date check out your profile on MyCPO or contact the CPO Information Systems Coordinator, sysInfoCoord@cpohio.org.
Check it Out!! New Job Postings!!
Looking for a job? Two open positions in our industry have been posted on MyCPO News. Check it out by logging into MyCPO!
DRJ FALL WORLD
-- in beautiful San Diego September 7-10, 2014
DRJ is proud to present our 51st conference! For more than two decades, we have produced top-quality, innovative shows that pack more into the agenda for the lowest registration fee!
Our attendees return year after year to discover new techniques, make life-long networking contacts and explore the latest products and services in the exhibition hall.
Fall World 2014, we have kept the favorites that continually please our attendees and added even more! We are once again offering the Solutions Track on Sunday. These tracks feature many of the top vendors in the industry and discuss how products and services have been applied to successful recoveries and creating resiliency.
Enjoy everything that Fall World 2014 offers for the same low price! Earn a better return on investment and discover why DRJ shows are number one in the industry!
2014 Business Survival & Recovery Conference