Continuity Centers

Be our Guest at Contingency Planning Exchange April 4th

If you’re not already a member of the Contingency Planning Exchange, attend this eventĀ as a guest of Continuity Centers on April 4th. The CPE is a great venue for networking with fellow Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planners, colleagues and experts as well as learning up-to-date BC/DR strategies.

To attend this event for free, click here to register, select the “Check – offline payment” and put a note in the comments section that you’re attending as a guest of Continuity Centers. See the full agenda below.

Make sure to look for our team and introduce yourself – we look forward to meeting you!


JPMorgan Chase
270 Park Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY
11:30AM – 4:50PM


“Back to the Future”
Re-visiting and Reviewing Best Practices of Recovery and Mitigation

11:30am – 12:30pm
Registration, Networking and Vendor Displays

12:30pm – 12:35pm
Welcome & Open Remarks

12:35pm – 1:05pm
Sustainable Communications Networks – Non-terrestrial options for maintaining communications in emergency situations for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.
Chris Porto – Persistent Telecom Inc.
Session Description:
Understanding new satellite technologies and how it can support communications in the event that normal networks fail during a disaster. Learn more about how this technology can provide you with mobility solutions using your existing mobile devices and connecting to your in-house networks.

1:05pm – 1:45pm
Radar Check: What are key threats / challenges do members see?
Bill Raisch – Executive Director, International Center for Enterprise Preparedness (InterCEP) at New York University
Session Description:
Bill will be conducting a high paced interactive session with the audience to both shares ideas and to help create opportunities to expand on those ideas at future events of the CPE.

1:45pm – 2:30pm
Break, Networking, Vendor Displays

2:30pm – 3:15pm
BC Testing – Planning, Preparation, Execution and Testing and the need for an After-Action Report – Come and learn how to yield real value from testing and validate your recovery solutions.
Gerry Nolan – CEO & Principal, Eagle Rock Alliance
Session Description:
Learn the necessary principles & proven best practices when executing a BC test. What are the pros & cons of Table Top Exercises versus “live” testing? We also discuss DR testing and how you might want to combine a BC test with a DR test. Come join Eagle Rock Alliance – celebrating their 20th anniversary as innovators in the field of Business Continuity – as they take you through an effective approach that will yield positive results to your firm.

3:15pm – 4:00pm
Getting it right – BIAs that add value!
Dov Gardin – Account Executive, Lootok
Session Description:
Start your annual BCM process with a better way to approach the BIA . No more ‘rinse and repeat.’ No more data collection insanity. Join Dov Gardin from Lootok – a leader in BCM innovation – as he guides you through a BIA process that is simple to follow and provides output that you can actually use!

4:00pm – 4:45pm
BIA Interactive Audience Participation Discussion

4:45pm – 4:50pm
Closing Remarks

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