12th Annual CPAC Symposium

Charlotte, NC
Thursday, December 02, 2010
12th Annual CPAC Symposium
Thursday, December 02, 2010 7:30 AM -
Friday, December 03, 2010 1:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Marriott Charlotte Executive Park
5700 Westpark Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

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Marriott Charlotte Executive Park Hotel

Paid Registration includes Continental Breakfasts, Breaks, Lunch, Door Prizes

The Earlier You Register the More you Save !

Save up to $50 by registering before November 13, 2010




 $225 for CPAC members or other BCP groups, $275 for non-Members    after  11/12/2010

Unique discount codes sent to current, paid CPAC members and to regional BCP groups permitting them to take advantage of special Symposium Discounts Questions



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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 . Attendance certificates will be included with attendee packets.

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Speakers & Sessions Include:

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 GS1 Operations Availability Risk - A Balancing Act – John Morency, Gartner Group

Mission Integration and Megacommunity Approaches to Preparedness and Response – LoFaro Syvertson, Booz Allen Hamilton


The Dog Ate My Disaster Plan: The Lighter Side of BCP/DRP, Dr. Steve Goldman, Goldman Associate


Public Private Sector Partnerships: Dealing with the media and public officials in the time of a disaster - Jim Sughrue, PIO, Raleigh Police Department


 Ask the Experts Panel Discussion with the Presenters, moderated by Barry Pruitt

Breakout Topic Sessions

    • Facility Contingency Planning, J Kunert
    • Keeping the Lights On During the 2010 G20 Global Summit, S Bernier
    • Effective Business Continuity Program Frameworks, P Laz
    • Data Center Relocations – It’s Not Just “Move This Stuff!”, B Cardos
    • Supply Chain Disaster Recovery, P Dunn
    • Weather Detectives, D Coash
    • CERT (Community Emergency Response Teams), P Moore
    • Duke Energy - Implementing New BC Software, Lessons Learned, M Agee
    • Trends & Directions in Production Resiliency and Recoverability, Piggott, Sungard
    • "The Link" - Testing an Event Response, P Tiffany
    • DR in the Cloud, J Wolf and A Holbrook
    • 10 Triumphant Techniques: Winning Business in the Crowded DR/BC Market, L Walker
    • Risk: Assess, Mitigate, Protect,  B Pruitt
    • Measuring Your Success, T Lee
    • PS-PREP (Private Sector Preparedness) Are You Ready?, A Pickren
    • DRI Organization and Certifications, Russell Wooldrige
    • Mock Exercise (Friday 12/3), S Goldman

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Sponsors & Exhibitors (click floor plan for larger view)

A variety of exhibitor/sponsor opportunities are available.
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  • Gold Sponsors $3000 (includes 5 admissions, 2 exhibitor tables, +) 

  • Silver Sponsors $2000 (includes 5 admissions, 1 exhibitor table, +)
  • Luncheon Sponsor $1500 (includes 4 admissions, exhibitor table, +)
  • Continental Breakfast Sponsors $950 (includes 3 admissions, 1 exhibitor table, +)
  • Break Sponsors $850 (includes 3 admissions, 1 exhibitor table, +)
  • Exhibitor Tables $400 + at least two door prizes (includes 2 admissions)

    Sponsors and Exhibitors receive recognition in the Symposium Attendee Package, on appropriate Tables, during general sessions, and on the CPAC Website. All sponsors are asked to provide suitable door prices for general session and luncheon drawings for which they will receive full recognition. Exhibitors will select their tables from exhibit floor diagram during registration process.

    Those attending may obtain a discounted rate at:

    Marriott Charlotte Executive Park
    5700 Westpark Drive
    Charlotte, North Carolina 28217

    704-527-9650 or 800-359-7961

    The number  of rooms for Wednesday 12/1 and Thursday, 12/2 in our block is limited.  Symposium Room Rate Ends on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, or when the limited block of CPAC rooms has been sold out.  If you need a room, reserve early!

    The hotel will continue to accept reservations from CPAC attendees after this date at the prevailing room rate, subject to availability.

    Normal Rate is $199 (+tax) per night. A discounted rate of $109 (+tax) will be granted at time of registration, only if attendee requests the Contingency Planning Association of the Carolinas (CPAC) Symposium Rate "CTP" when calling the Marriott 800#. Reservations may also be made at www.marriottcharlotte.com and provides the group code of CTPCTPA.





    Contact Information

    Payment Instructions

    • Checks will be accepted when mailed to

      P.O. Box 32492
      Charlotte, NC 28232-2492

        • $35 will be charged for returned checks.
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