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

Welcome to CPO

Important Dates

 See calendar for more information  

Central Region Meeting 
The importance of emergency planning and Tour of the State of Ohio Emergency Operations facility 
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 
1:00 to 3:00 p.m. 

Spring Summit
May 14th 
Gahanna, OH

Ohio Public Private Partnership (OP3) South Regional Conference
May 16th 
Conference Schedule

Fall Summit 

October 22nd 
Gahanna, OH

Spring Summit Call For Speakers


To better serve your needs, the planning committee is requesting help in identifying potential speakers for
the May event.
You may be interested in speaking or you may know a good candidate. 

Speaking at the CPO Summits is voluntary.  If selected to present, CPO will provide you with an opportunity
to network
with CPO members and lunch.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Actual Disaster Response
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Business Continuity Exercises (such as Active Shooter)
  • Cyber Security, Regulatory Issues
  • Data Center Recovery/Recovery in the cloud
  • Strategies for High Availability/Continuous Availability
  • Disaster Recovery Planning for Higher Education
  • Fundamentals of Resiliency
  • Governance, Compliance, Standards
  • Keeping Plans Relevant (and up to date)
  • Lean and "Green" Plans
  • Legal and Insurance Issues
  • Metrics & Maturity Models
  • Notification and Communication Tools
  • Recovery Testing
  • Risk Management, Vendor Risk, Vendor Management
  • State and Local Government Plans
  • Strategy Selection Processes
  • Training & Awareness Plans
  • Work Area / Business Recovery
If you or someone you know, would like to speak, please complete the attached Speaker Proposal Form to 
submit the required information to [email protected] 

The deadline for speaker proposals is Monday, March 4, 2019

BCI Training in the USA 

There are many great training opportunities offered by BCI all over the USA and online, conducted by approved instructors.
Click here for the list of courses being offered.

Ohio Public Private Partnership (OP3) 2019 Conference Schedule

Click here for conference schedule




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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.