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Webcast "Introducing the Climate Adaptation Programme"

Webcast Climate Adaptation and Business Continuity - an essential connection

This webcast introduces the Continuity Forums Climate Adaptation Programme (CAP)
The Climate Adaptation Programme is a core project that focuses on more effectively connecting Risk and Business Continuity Management with Climate Adaptation.
In this Webcast we provide an introduction to the reasons behind the project and share a brief outline of the activities and benefits planned. 

Continuity and Resilience Conference | London | EC2 | 16th Sept

Continuity and Resilience Conference | London | Sept 16



The BSI in partnership with the NFPA, City of London, and ISO is holding a free conference on “Continuity and Resilience” at the Guildhall, London, on 16th Sept. 
Topics include BCM certification vs alignment; BIA; supply chain continuity; human aspects of continuity;  crisis management; city resilience; and cyber resilience.  
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to contribute to the discussions.  
Lunch is provided.  
For further information please contact david.adamson@bsigroup.com with your details and organization.






Chairman’s opening

Rick Cudworth, Partner, Deloitte

Welcome from  City of London and BSI

Morning Session – Continuity


Business Continuity Management - Overview 

Ken Willette, Division Manager, Public Fire Protection Division, National Fire Protection Association


Business Impact Analysis

Ian Charters,  Continuity Systems, Ltd


Human Aspects of Continuity Management

Lynne Donaldson, HR & Crisis Consultant, Corpress LLP


ISO 22301 Certification or Alignment?

John Sharp, Managing Director, Kiln House Associates Ltd

11:10 -11:25

BCM for SMEs

Eric Bekaert, Senior Policy Advisor in Crisis Management, Service of the High Official for Defense and Security – Ministries of Economy and Finance


Morning Networking Tea & Coffee break

Extended Networking Session and Lunch


Cyber Risk and Resilience

Russell Price, Chair, Continuity Forum

Simon Guilderson, Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal


City Resilience

Speaker Dr. Robert MacFarlane, Assistant Director, UK Resilience Training and Doctrine

Cabinet Office, Civil Contingencies Secretariat 


Guidance on organizational resilience – focus on ISO 22316 –

Organizational Resilience

James Crask, Enterprise Resilience, PwC


Afternoon Networking Tea & Coffee break


ISO Panel discussion

The panel will comprise ISO TC 292 Work Group 2 members who will consider key topics highlighted by conference participants


Chairman’s summary

Rick Cudworth, Partner, Deloitte


Event closes


For further information please contact david.adamson@bsigroup.com with your details and organization.


Business Continuity Management for Utilities | Abu Dhabi | 13-16 Sept


Business Continuity Management for Utilities | Abu Dhabi | 13-16 September 2015


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.

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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.

Why Attend:

  • ➤ 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:

  • Business Continuity Middle East - Abu Dhabi - September 13-16➤ 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
  • ➤ ICT continuity management
  • ➤ Systemic failure

In association with United Arab Emirates Supreme Council for National Security and the Continuity Forum



PAS 7000 EVENT Briefing | Managing and mitigating supply chain risk

Link to BSIPAS 7000 Launch: Breakfast Briefing

New Supply Chain Standard to Uncover and Mitigate Supply Chain Risks

Tuesday 4 November 2014 (Free)

VENUECentral London

TIME: 8.30am to 10.30am (registration starts at 8.00am)


Risk & Resilience Conference

// 3rd April 2014 London - EVENT CLOSED

Continuity Forum and BSI Risk and Resilience Conference 2014

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.   

Webcast "The role of Business Continuity & Risk Professionals in addressing Climate Risk


Climate Adaptation and Business Continuity - an essential connection

This webcast is the second in the the Continuity Forums Climate 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. 

Practical Business Continuity Event - DSM Peterborough


Practical Business Continuity

6th March 2013

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.

Human Aspects of Business Continuity - Free Event 29th March

The Human Aspects of Business Continuity - 29th March 2012
A special full day seminar from the Continuity Forum and DSM 
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 event to help with Hurricane preparations

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.

Managing ICT Risks May 11th


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. 


Liverpool BC Forum group offers free training March 22


Liverpool Business Continuity Management Forum is offering free business continuity training for small/medium businesses and voluntary organisations throughout 2011.

Building the BCM plan - Reading 15th March

The Continuity Forum 'Building the BC Plan' event is aimed at those looking to develop their Business Continuity skills, or those at the very start of the BC Planning phase within their organisation. 
Within small groups we explore what BCM means to your organisation and how you can meet your obligations to customers and other stakeholders in an efficient and comprehensive manner.

VSAT ... the Vulnerability Self Assessment Tool a lot of work and some high hopes

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. 

Civil Contingencies 2011 Conference Programme


Civil Contingencies 2011 Programme 

Seminars at Civil Contingencies 2011

Conference Seminars available at Civil Contingencies 2011- 18 Jan 2011

A careful selection of one-hour seminars running in the morning and afternoon will allow delegates to understand complex areas of specific interest. You will have the opportunity to attend two seminars in total. These sessions will open up into an interactive discussion, giving you the chance to contribute and debate the hot topics of the day.

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