The threat of a continued outage in a critical business processes can have major consequences for an energy or utility company. In an era of instant information, stakeholders demand to know whether an organisation is prepared to react appropriately and ensure continuity of operations.
Recent disasters and their associated impact in Middle East and North Africa have highlighted the importance of system availability, forcing senior management to have contingency planning on the forefront of their minds.
The Business Continuity Management for Utilities Conference will be held from 13 – 16 September 2015 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, to help organisations develop their Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Crisis Management (CM) learning road maps. The conference will equip business leaders with the tools needed to, not just survive, but thrive in this new world of risk.
➤ Learn how to execute a successful business continuity plan and recovery processes for your business
➤ Discuss BCM trends and how to overcome the cultural challenges faced in the Middle East
➤ Ensure appropriate levels of communication and information between the incident management and business continuity teams, suppliers and other stakeholders
➤ Gain valuable knowledge and information through networking sessions, experience sharing and panel discussions
➤ Interact and network with industry experts from leading utilities plus national and international oil companies
➤ Explore BCM solutions that will enhance your organisation’s resilience
Key topics include:
➤ Road map to your organisational business continuity management competencies
➤ Implications of ISO
➤ Cyber terrorism: The emerging threat
➤ Incident response and the crisis / emergency management plan
➤ Cultural change for behaviour and attitude shifts
➤ Recovery time and recover point objectives
➤ Supply chain and service provider resilience
➤ Implications of political unrest on country infrastructure
BSI and the Continuity Forum bring you the Risk and Resilience Conference 2014. Organisations across business and public sectors need to understand how in world of dynamic and fast moving risks they can improve the effectiveness of their risk and resilience management. This conference aims to connect Risk Management and Resilience far more deeply into organisational thinking and build the business case for better and more effective action.
This webcast is the second in the the Continuity ForumsClimate Adaptation Programme (CAP)webcast series and focuses on the critical role BCM and Risk Professionals have in addressing the threats posed by Climate Change.
In this edition Continuity Forum Programme Director, Sara McKenna, questions Russell Price and Kylie Russell (Business Lead for the Environment Agency Climate Ready programme) on the work underway and how the BCM and Risk professions need to evolve their efforts.
This event has been designed for professionals with responsibility for Business Continuity Management within their organisations to find out more about the solutions available to enhance and develop their procedures, whether in the initial stages of planning or well established and tested.
The Human Aspects of Business Continuity - 29th March 2012
A special full day seminar from the Continuity Forum and DSM â€¨being held on 29th March in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
When a crisis hits an organisation, the Business Continuity focus is often placed on the physical recovery of infrastructure and the restart and protection of critical processes. Its a stressfull business and to achieve this effectively you need your team to be in tip top shape, yet crises can come in many flavours that frequently cause real issues for the people you are counting on. How they react and cope is vital to your recovery!
Understanding how the Human Factors in crisis interact with your management planning is key to ensure your organisation gets back to work quickly and effectively.
MIR3 To Help Companies Prepare For Hurricane Season
Hurricane Seminar Will Look at 2011 Season Predictions and Offer Enterprise-Level Preparedness Solutions
In advance of the 2011 hurricane season—which begins June 1— ImpactWeather, Inc., an organization that helps businesses worldwide fulfill their safety, security, operational and risk management missions, with sponsorship support from MIR3, the innovator of real-time Intelligent Notification™ and response technology, will present The 22nd Annual Hurricane Seminar for Business and Industry: Innovation, New Techniques and What to Expect in 2011. Taking place Tuesday, May 24, at the Hilton Houston Hobby Airport from 7:45 a.m. until noon, this year’s lineup will educate business and industry leaders on how to get, and stay, prepared for the hurricane season.
When you think about risks posed by IT today, your concerns go way beyond what’s happening in the data centre or the IT department. Information and Communications Technology is an essential part of virtually every business process. As a result, managing Technology Risk now means much more than protecting data. It means protecting the heart of the business itself.
Protecting our social and commercial centres is a vital task for the police and security services, but one that cannot be truly effective without wider participation from the community. This is where VSAT fits in.