CPAC 2017 Symposium

Concord, North Carolina
Thursday, March 09, 2017
CPAC 2017 Symposium
Thursday, March 09, 2017 8:00 AM -
Friday, March 10, 2017 1:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Concord
(704) 455-8200
5400 John Q. Hammons Dr NW
Concord, North Carolina 28027
United States

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Once again CPAC brings together a variety of experienced and respected professionals to share practical solutions and tactics helping ensure organizations are prepared for business interruptions. Attendance at this event provides at least 18 CEUs with DRII . 

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Featured Presentations include (Session Descriptions):
  • The Right Stuff for Crisis Management Team Leaders, Dr. Robert Chandler, PhD
  • Black Swans in 170 Days, Bo Mitchell, CEM, CBCP, ..., 911 Consulting
  • Workplace Violence: How do you stop the madness?, James (Jim) W. Satterfield , President/COO of Firestorm
  • Emergency Preparedness the Increasing Threat with Severe Weather, Carl Finney
  • The BCM Program of the Future, Peter Laz, MBCP and Chris Servia, CBCP
  • State of the Hack & Insuring the Attack, Evan Taylor, Risk Consultant with NFP, and Devon Ackerman, Sr. Director, Kroll’s Cyber Security and Investigations
  • The True Cost of Fast Fashion: Lessons Learned from Industry Response to Rana Plaza Factory Collapse, Chloe Demrovsky, DRII
  • 12 Keys to Getting C-Level Approval for Resiliency (3 session workshop), Manuel Lloyd
  • State of the Hack & Insuring the Attack, Evan Taylor  (NFP) & Devon Ackerman (Kroll’s Cyber Security...0
  • Meet Me at the Playground, Terrance Culp, Verizon Wireless
  • Risk Culture – Case Studies and Solutions, Patricio Moratt, Synchrony Bank
  • Successful Business Resiliency Includes Childcare, Heather Beal
  • Unexpected Life, Kimberly Eure, Motivational Speaker
  • Successful Disaster Recovery Requires Resilient Employees, Jeanine Joy
  • The New Kid on the BC Block: ISO 22317 Guidelines for Business Impact Analysis, Tatiana Moklebust, AmerisourceBergen
  • Scenario-based Recovery Metrics, Rod Davis, BC Consultant, SIL International
  • Queens University DRII MBCP Program,
  • Cyber Resiliency: Key Components of a Resilient Enterprise, Steven Head. CBCP, CISSP, CISM...

Thursday Evening Sessions

  • ES-1, 5:45 PM - Fusion Risk Management Demo Session - Join the Fusion team for a demonstration of the Fusion Framework System. In this demo, you'll learn about the product's capabilities, understand Fusion's advisory consulting services.
  • ES-2.1 6:45 PM -Sungard Availability Services: Assurance Software -Join Sungard,  with your colleagues as you learn how planning professionals are delivering exceptional operational resiliency using Assurance Continuity Manager.
  • ES-2.2 6:45 PM - Globalstar Communications: Demo & Dinner - Join Globalstar to learn the importance of incorporating alternative means of communications into your contingency planning.  We will review staggering data shedding light on the cost of businesses who plan for disaster versus those who do not.

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Tables 10 &11

Silver Sponsors

Table 14

Table 8

Lunch Sponsor

Table 16

Breakfast Sponsor

Table 21


Table 17

Table 9

Table 1




  • Physiological and Psychological Performance Challenges during Disasters and Emergencies - Dr. Robert Chandler, Ph.D
  • Mailroom Security: Role of Training in  Critical Infrastructure Protection - Ketih James, JGW Group
  • Driving BCM Adoption Through Simplification - Ralph Campo, TWC
  • Power Grid Reliability and Risks of Interdependent Infrastructures - Richard Zinno, Generac Power Systems
  • Business Continuity Today: What Really Matters Right Now - Al Berman, DRI International
  • BCM Industry Trends - Robbie Atabiagi
  • BC & Operational Risk Management - The Secret Ingredient for Effective Resilience - Patricio Morat, Synchrony Financial
  • Crisis Management: One Size Doesn't Fit All - Thomas Serio, Verizon Wireless
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