7th Annual BCM Conference

Venue: Etc Venues Victoria, 1 Drummond Gate, London, SW1V 2QW

Date: Wednesday 5 March 2014, London

7th Annual BCM Conference

Join us in London on Wednesday 5 March 2014 and be a part of the business continuity event of the year.

The 7th Annual BCM Conference provides a vibrant platform to share industry knowledge and offers insights applicable at all levels of business continuity. Get the knowledge and skills you need to drive key organizational change and sustain the professional development of your business.

This is a unique opportunity to learn from leading industry experts about implementing BCM strategies that will minimize risk and enable your business to operate seamlessly in a crisis. Hear about the issues BCM practitioners currently face and find practical solutions that you can quickly implement.

6 reasons why you should attend:

  • Get the latest government updates about business continuity and crisis management
  • Find out how the renowned international standards ISO 22301 and 22313 can improve your business continuity processes
  • Understand why BCM is equally important for both large and small organizations
  • Hear tried and tested BCM strategies from industry experts
  • Assure key stakeholders that your organization is a reliable business partner
  • Discover what other resources are available to help you advance in your BCM journey.

This year’s line-up includes industry leaders such as The Economist, BBC, Deloitte LLP, PWC and many more.

So what are you waiting for? Participate in current discussions, network with peers and have all your business continuity questions answered.

Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Eligible for CPD points

Supported by

Who should attend?

BC Professionals

  • Risk Managers
  • IT Directors
  • Senior Directors of SME’s
  • Disaster Recovery Managers
  • Crisis/Incident Response Managers
  • Emergency Planning Officers
  • Health and Safety Managers
  • Facilities and Operations Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Certification Bodies
  • Auditors
  • Corporate Governance Managers


09:00 – 09:30 Registration

09:30 - 09:40 Chairmans opening remarks

Rick Cudworth, Partner, Deloitte LLP


09:40 – 10:00 Organizational Resilience – Business Continuity & Crisis Management

Hetti Isaac, Business Continuity Policy Manager, Civil Contingencies Secretariat, Cabinet Office

Getting to know ISO 22301

10:00-10:30 ISO 22301 Case Study - The road to certification

David Clarke, Business Continuity Manager, Telefónica UK Limited

10:30 -11:00 Why do we need ISO 22313?

Malcolm Cornish, Managing Director, RMI

Ian Charters, Director, Continuity Systems Ltd  

11:00 – 11:15 Q&A

11:15 – 11:30 Tea & Coffee

11:30 -12:00 The importance of BCM for SME’s

Dave Austin, Director, Operational Resilience, OPREL Ltd

12:00 - 12:30

Decision making in crisis management: soft factors as enabling foundation of the Crisis management framework

Alessandro Carone MBCI, Senior Manager, KPMG Advisory Italia

Luigi Di Iorio, Consultant, Open Humans Solutions

12:30 – 12:40 Q&A

12:40 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:45 Operational & Strategic Resilience: Two sides of the same coin – includes interactive activity

Facilitators: James Crask, Senior Manager, Risk Assurance

Charley Newnham, Resilience and Business Continuity Specialist, PWC

14:45 – 15:00 Tea & Coffee

Business Continuity in practice

15:00– 15:25 What every BC manager should know about cybercrime

Vicki Gavin, Head of Business Continuity & Information Security, Economist Group

15:25 – 15:50 Case study: BCM & BBC

Dave Cooke, Head of Business Continuity & Risk Management, BBC Global News

15:50 - 16:15 Case Study: Resilience and BCM at Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital

Jess Dunford, Trust Resilience Manager (EP) Guy's & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust

16:15 - 16.25 Q&A

16:25 - 16.45 Panel discussion: Lessons learnt and the future of BCM

16.45 Chairman’s closing remarks

To book your place simply click on the one of the options below link below.

Definition of rates:

Standard rate:  Includes organizations that are not controlled by the government and often have ltd or plc at the end of the full company name.

Public sector rate: Organizations that provide basic government services, including the police, military, public roads, primary education and healthcare. This rate also applies to local authorities, councils and government departments, schools and hospitals.

SME rate: An organization that employs fewer than 250 people and has an annual turnover of less than £25 million.

* This combined package price includes a 15% discount on the total price for attending both conferences. This price is not available with any other offer, member rates still apply.

7th Annual BCM Conference - Standard


7th Annual BCM Conference - SME/Public

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