Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City May 18, 2017





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Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

Expect a warm welcome and outstanding service from the friendly staff at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City, centrally located on the Avenue of the Arts, nine miles from Philadelphia International Airport. Enjoy views of the Delaware River and downtown Philadelphia from our comfortable Philadelphia, PA hotel, within easy reach of attractions including the Pennsylvania Convention Center, City Hall and Liberty Bell. The business district, home to CIGNA and Sunoco, is blocks away. Be impressed by the stunning four-story glass atrium as you enter our contemporary hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Our signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie awaits you on arrival. Hold business conventions and weddings at our Philadelphia hotel with 27,000 sq. ft. of flexible function space including two elegant ballrooms. The hotel boasts the progressive IACC certified 4,200 sq. ft. Assembly on Five full-service meeting center featuring six spacious conference rooms, breakout space and an outdoor patio. A business center, wired and wireless internet access and a dedicated events team are all provided.

Continuity Insights is partnering with the Disaster Conferences on this event to assist in providing compelling content and subject matter experts.  Their mission is simple, to provide valuable education, training and the best practices to assist organizations and communities prepare, respond and recover from emergencies and disasters.

Since 2006, the Disaster Conferences has held over 60 conferences across more than 35 cities in the United States. With an impressive past attendee list and a collection of respectable sponsors, our conferences offers essential knowledge and education while also creating opportunities for personal interaction. Our conference provides connection and support to local, regional, state and national entities.

With a focus on delivering both informative and resourceful conferences by offering programs and activities, the Disaster Conferences succeeds by centering on relative and modern topics on disaster management.

When it comes to emergencies and disasters, getting involved in a community that includes experts and valuable resources in disaster management is the key to success. By providing these assets, our conference reaches its goal of delivering the best resources available.

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Philadelphia Disaster Recovery Conference

Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City May 18, 2017

Philadelphia, PA: May 18, 2017
Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
237 South Broad Street – Philadelphia

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

 

Disasters 101: Introduction to Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC)

Tim Mathews D.Sc. Executive Director Enterprise Resiliency, Educational Testing Services8:00 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. General Session #1

Tim Mathews D.Sc.
Executive Director Enterprise Resiliency, Educational Testing Services

Continuity planning is about building and improving resilience in your business.  It is about identifying key products and services, the interdependencies of activities, risk analysis, and developing plans and strategies to ensure continued business operations and/or enable you to recover quickly and effectively.  This session will provide the participants with a roadmap from where they are now to where they need to be.

8:50 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Break

 

Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

Frank Perlmutter, President, StrategicBCP9:00 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. General Session #2

Frank Perlmutter,
President, StrategicBCP

The business impact analysis (BIA) is the foundation on which to build a business continuity program. This session will review the critical methodology, tools, scope, and summary of the BIA in a way that ensures alignment with objectives and priorities.

9:50 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Break

 

Kathy Lee PattersonGaining Management Buy-In

10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Breakout #1
Kathy Lee Patterson,
Business Continuity Manager
Independence Blue Cross

Hannah ZimmermanHannah Zimmerman
Business Continuity Analyst
Independence Blue Cross

The presentation will cover why it is important to speak in terms and priorities that management understands, to engage their support and buy-in for business continuity programs.  Learn what your management cares about and how you can use that to help sell the value of DR/BC planning.

 

Supply Chain Business Continuity Planning and how critical it is for the SMB Market Firms

Ralph Petti President, Continuity Dynamics10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Breakout #2

Ralph Petti
President, Continuity Dynamics

Can you really DEPEND on your Supply Chain partners to respond to your needs when a disaster strikes? You have planned for your own firm, but have you required your Supply Chain partners to have their own BC Plans? Can you afford to have a critical partner NOT be prepared – or, do you look elsewhere for someone who can be there for you? This session will give you specific tips that you will use immediately at your own firm.

10:50 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Break

 

Social Media and Managing Crisis Communication

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Breakout #3

Ted Brown, KETCHConsultingTed Brown
President, KETCHConsulting

Social media has become a major channel for businesses, but ultimately it is harder to control the message on social than on other media. The session will look at the different procedures and philosophies with using social media when handling internal and external incidents.

 

Personal Preparedness

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Breakout #4

Robbie LaRocca, Ed.D., CFE, CPP, PCI, MBCIRobbie LaRocca
Ed.D., CFE, CPP, PCI, MBCI
Associate Director Global Security Group, Merck

Personal responsibility – the power of one – is the most important component of focus to recover from an interruption to your business. . This session will discuss personal preparedness planning for your most valuable asset, your employees.

 

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Topic Table Discussions (TBD)

 

Cyber Risks and Emerging Technology/Threats

1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. General Session #3

Frank Leonetti President, Northstar AdvisoryFrank Leonetti
President, Northstar Advisory

Some of the highly publicized cyber-attacks have illustrated that adversaries are interested in more than just access to valuable information assets. This session will discuss real-world insights from recent cyber incidents. How does preparedness planning for cyber incidents differ from traditional business continuity planning? What other precautions should be taken to prepare for cyber-attacks?

2:20 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Break

 

Violence Preparedness

2:30 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. Breakout #5

Steve Sacchetti Vice President, Allied UniversaSteve Sacchetti
Vice President, Allied Universal

No organization can assume that it will be immune to a wide range of disturbing, threatening, and violent conduct.   A better grasp of behavioral sciences can lead to a more complete explanation for why people behave in a certain way in disasters, emergencies and violent incidents.  This session will assist organizations to be better prepared to understand and manage crisis-related human behavior.

 

Greig Fennell Sr. Director, Business Continuity ComcastEmergency Preparedness and Assessing Critical Infrastructure

2:30 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. Breakout #6

Greig Fennell
Sr. Director, Business Continuity
Comcast

Marc Tumolo Manager, Business Continuity ComcastMarc Tumolo
Manager, Business Continuity
Comcast

Having a major footprint in the City of Philadelphia, Comcast’s Business Continuity Office (BCO) manages the establishment of Floor Captain Programs, First Aid Training, Location Response Plans and exercises to the train teams and employees on what to do during different situations involving the Comcast Campus. Throughout the country, the BCO works to identify and assess business risks related to the loss of technologies, operations, locations and people; and partners with various business teams to develop proactive and reactive strategies.

3:20 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Break

 

Workshop: Basics of Building a Business Continuity Program

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. General Session #4

Barbara McAvenia, CBCP, CBRA, AFBCI, ITIL  Senior Manager, Business & Technology Resilience, Aon Service CorporationBarbara McAvenia
CBCP, CBRA, AFBCI, ITIL
Senior Manager, Business & Technology Resilience, Aon Service Corporation

This session will introduce the basics of building a business continuity program. Where do you begin? Ideas on how to gain support, identifying and rating risks, planning, exercising, and reports will be shared.
5:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns








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