Program Announced for 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference

Continuity Insights has announced the full conference program, including speakers, sessions, plenaries, and panel discussions for the 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference, taking place April 23-25, at the Hilton Miami Downtown, Miami, Florida. The preliminary schedule kicks off on Sunday, April 22 with a selection of pre-conference workshops and certification classes,

Pre-Conference Sessions

PRE1 Super Leaders: An Assessment and Development Workshop for Crisis Management Leadership Sunday, April 22, 2018, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (full-day workshop) Leadership is the most influential and critical element of successfully managing a contingency or crisis. Effective leaders have the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to inspire and impact others.

Breakout Sessions, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

A19 - Nationwide's Crisis Management Journey            Joni McLean, Manager, Nationwide Learn how Nationwide, a leading insurance and financial services company, implemented their crisis management program throughout the company for senior executives, board members, the business and remote locations.  Nationwide will share how the program matured, the current tools used to keep executives prepared

Breakout Sessions, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

A15 - Implementing Adaptive Business Continuity at Brink's    Mark Armour, Director Global Business Continuity, Brink's Inc. This will be a comprehensive look at exactly what was done at Brink’s to align the company with Adaptive BC Principles. Whether you are already familiar with the adaptive framework or are just learning about it

Breakout Sessions, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

A9 - What Works: Cisco Services Supply Chain Risk Management        Don Hall, MBCP, CBCLA, ARMP, Cisco Services Business Continuity Program Manager, Cisco Systems, Inc. This presentation shares Cisco Services’ supplier BC processes highlighting assessment scoping, questions, risk dialogue, metrics, and supporting supplier contracts language. Cisco Services customer support and service supply chain

Plenary Session, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Business Interrupted – Cyber Risk Gets Physical Dr. Nader Mehravari, Chief Scientist , and David White, Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Axio  Cyber crime is the greatest threat to every company in the world. Ginni Rometty, IBM's chairman, president and CEO  The magnitude of recent events is posing unprecedented challenges to corporate boards, C-suite

Breakout Sessions, Monday, April 23, 2018, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A7 - Implementing a Global Travel Security Program at T. Rowe Price Blaise D’Ambrosio, Global Business Continuity Manager, T. Rowe Price T Rowe Price recently implemented a global Travel Security program utilizing a leading in industry vendor. Attendees will learn the good and the not so good of the planning and implementation process.