Business Resilience Forum - Agenda
8:30am - 12:30pm Wednesday 2 November 16
8.30 – 9.15 am Registration and breakfast
9.15 – 9.30 am Welcome - Amanda Johnson, DSM Continuity
9.30 – 10.00 am Organisational resilience – what is it and why is it a useful concept? Gareth Jones, Crisis interface
Gareth has over 30 years’ experience in risk management related roles specialising in corporate level crisis management and resilience. This presentation will examine some of the core concepts concerning organisational resilience and the perceived need for this attribute.
10.00 – 10.30 am Steve Turner, Business Continuity Transport - Staff Transport Solutions For Business Continuity
Steve will explain the evolving nature and planning requirements for emergency transport in the industry as we know it, and how ever increasing “on demand” transport has increased year on year by unexpected events.
10.30– 11.00 am Coffee and networking
11.00 – 11.30 am Designing & delivering a user friendly BC system – Catherine Braun, Environment Agency
Catherine joined the Environment Agency’s Business Continuity Team in 2011, having worked previously in communications and government relations. This will be a case study in the successful introduction and testing of a centralised solution for BCM across the organisation.
11:30 am – Noon BC Question Time
Due to popular demand this slot will be taken up with a range of BC questions put to the panel of experts with discussion opened up to the floor for all delegates to contribute.
Noon onwards Facility tour, supplier exhibition, networking
1pm - Optional workshop: Data visualisations to win and defend your BC Budget.
This will be a highly engaging exercise run by Matt Hodges-Long, of Continuity Partner to visualise the ‘real world’ risk profile of an organisation based on both its Industry Sector and Geographical Locations to create a compelling justification for Business Continuity investment.
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