2015 Pre- & Post-Conference Workshops

Complement your schedule by adding a pre - or post-conference workshop. Check out the new sessions for 2015!

2015 Conference Agenda

Featuring more than 70 sessions addressing a wide range of today's most important and relevant continuity topics. The industry's most complete educational program. 

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View the complete program by clicking on Agenda (above) or download the registration guide PDF (at the lower right).

Featured Keynote Speaker

Water and Disasters: The Impact of Thirst

Could water scarcity motivate a young man to commit an act of terrorism? Could contention for water break an American company’s supply chain? Could management of water give a country a competitive advantage? The three stories in Nat’s presentation illustrate ways that water will affect business continuity practitioners in the 21st century.



Nathaniel L. Forbes


Forbes Calamity Prevention


Compelling and Relevant Content

Featured Session

Visionary Leadership: A Critical Skill for Managers
Linda Pace, Prudential

This interactive session highlights the skills need by today’s business continuity leaders. Participants will explore sharing, reinforcing the vision, building trust and communicating a compelling message that provokes action. Hear what others leaders have to say and gain insight into your own style. Workshop includes group exercises that enhance communication and give attendees the opportunity to give and receive feedback. Some participants will have the opportunity to deliver a visionary message. 

Session Takeaways: A resource list and tools to move from “just managing” to becoming a visionary leader.



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More than 70 breakout sessions... the industry's most comprehensive educational program.  Content is efficiently categorized into meaningful tracks:

  • Case Studies
  • Emerging Issues 
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Program Development, Methodology, and Measurement
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Technology Enablement
  • Ask the Experts                 

Sponsor Spotlight

Please be sure to join us on Sunday, April 19, 2015, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., for the "Get Certified" Welcome Reception sponsored by the Business Continuity Institute.  This is your early opportunity to meet and network with colleagues and enjoy some light fare and beverages.  Location: Talking Stick Resort Salt River Ballroom Balcony.
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for business continuity (www.thebci.org).  Be sure to visit them in Booth #215 and check out their post-conference classes.

PRE- and POST-Conference Workshops


Pre- Conference Sessions

  • Advanced IT DR/Infrastructure Resiliency Workshop (Two-day workshop)
  • Don’t “Present”, Persuade! The three essentials of a persuasive presentation – and how you can use them to change your world (One-day workshop)
  • Are You Prepared for Workplace Violence? (Half-day workshop)

Post- Conference Sessions

  • CMC 2050 — Crisis Communications Planner (Two-day workshop)
  • TI 2050:  Critical Environments Technology Professional (Two-day workshop)
  • Cyber Risk and Resilience Management Program (One-day workshop)
  • Learn To Create A Table Top Exercise — An Exercise In Business Continuity/COOP Preparedness! (Half-day workshop)
  • The BCI Business Impact Analysis Masterclass (One-day workshop)
  • The Crisis and Incident Management Masterclass (One-day workshop)


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