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If you are interested in presenting at one
of our regional monthly meetings to share
your expertise please, complete
speaker request form and send it to
the Program Director of the region
you are interested in speaking at.

Welcome to CPO 


Important Dates

Ohio Public Private Partnership (OP3) Regional Conferences

Central Region                                Northeast Region                                           

April 12th  8am-3pm                         May 16th   8:45am - 3:15pm                      

Mapfree Stadium                               Akron General Health & Wellness Center       

One Black & Gold Blvd                       1940 Town Park Blvd                                    

Columbus, Ohio                                Uniontown, Ohio                                         

OP3 2017 Region Conference Schedule

Spring Summit

May 17th

Columbus, OH

Planning has begun for our 2017 Spring Summit conference. Mark your calendars now to save the date! 


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.

CPO Issues Call for Speakers for 2017 Spring Summit Conference

The Spring Summit conference Committee strives each year to select a line up of speakers
with the goal of allowing our attendees to hear and experience educational, informative
and innovative speakers on a variety of topics associated with our industry.

If you are interested in applying for a speaker opportunity, please complete the speaker form
and sent to


Questions? Please contact our 2017 Conference Program Chair, at cpoconference.speakers@cpohio.org 

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.