Chicago BC Professionals: There’s a Disaster Preparedness Summit Near You!

Get a jump start on September’s National Preparedness Month by attending BRPA’s American Red Cross Disaster Recovery Summit!

Join leadership from the business community, government, and nonprofit organizations for a day of learning, interactive discussions, and collaborative breakout sessions. The Disaster Preparedness Summit will be hosted by Business Resumption Planners Association, (BRPA) Wednesday August 21, 2013. The event will be held at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center Booth School of Business.

The morning panel discussion will feature three panelist speaking on the topic “Core Capabilities: Bridging the Gap between the Public and Private Sector.” Panelists are Bob Mahan, CSX, Robert (RC) Lawler, W.W. Grainger, Inc., and Michael G. Master, Cook County Dept of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. For the entire agenda, click here.

Attendees also will discuss the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Core Capabilities, Public and Private Partnerships, Social Media planning, Strategic Decision Making under Uncertainty, and the use of “War Gaming” as a tool to evaluate and validate Emergency and Business Continuity Plans.

There is still time to register for the event! Click here for more information, and click here to register now!

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