Two-day educational event will take place October 23-24, 2017
at the TKP New York Conference Center:
Continuity Insights has announced the full conference program, including keynotes, speakers, and sessions, for the 2017 Continuity Insights New York Conference, taking place October 23-24, at the TKP Conference Center in the heart of New York City.
The opening keynote, Corporate Smokejumper: Crisis Management Tools, Tales, and Techniques, will be presented by Gil Meyer, a crisis management expert who inspires creative change in how organizations approach crisis management, in addition to being the author of Corporate Smokejumper. He is a sought-after speaker who shares his experiences from the front lines of crises in the corporate world.
Day two will kick off with “Everything You’re Doing Is Wrong? (Helpful Hints from the Adaptive BC Manifesto).” David Lindstedt, founder of Readiness Analytics, an organization focused on providing meaningful metrics for preparedness practitioners, and the creator of the RPC Model of Organizational Recoverability, will keynote this session, discussing the emergence of a new “Lean” alternative to traditional preparedness planning practices.
In addition, conference sessions devoted to Case Studies, Trending Topics, Program Development & Advancement, Measurement, Metrics, and Maturity, Emerging Technology, and Professional Development. One of this year’s highlights will be the FEMA Region II Shelter-in-Place Workshop, which will give participants the chance to exchange best practices and evaluate potential solutions to major disasters requiring shelter-in-place.
“This is the most diverse conference program we’ve ever had for New York,” said Robert Nakao, Executive Publisher of Continuity Insights. “Our goal is to provide education, networking, and the exchange of ideas and information to all business continuity professionals, from millennials to seasoned practitioners, regardless of the sophistication of their technology, industry, or company size.”
Attendees will have the opportunity to network with other practitioners during attendee breakfasts, lunches, breaks between sessions, and in the exhibit hall. More than two dozen business continuity service providers and consultants will be demonstrating products and answering questions in a relaxed setting during exhibit hours.
The main conference program will conclude at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24.