Travel Risk Management

Speaker: Frank Slater, CGI

Every organization has a legal responsibility to provide a reasonable standard of care and achieve due diligence when sending employees abroad or even employing foreign workers; organizations that don’t are risking their employees, reputation, financial liability, and potential criminal charges under legislation. In an emergency the organization has to have prepared their travelers, their home-based staff, and their response protocols.

This presentation will cover the four pillars of a robust travel risk management program (Plan, Prepare, Prevent, Respond) as used by U.S. Federal authorities and how to integrate with your business continuity plans and health and safety policies.

To view this presentation, follow this link: Travel Risk Management

Frank-SlaterAbout the Speaker: Frank Slater, CBCP, is a Director of Consulting Services with CGI and is the National Capital Region (Ottawa) Business Unit’s Business Continuity Practice Leader. Frank is an ITIL Service Manager, and Member Business Continuity Institute (MBCI). He is both a licensed Business Continuity Maturity Model assessor and a certified British Standards Institute (BSI) 25999 (Business Continuity Management Program) Internal Auditor.

Frank was instrumental in establishing CGI’s own world-wide BC and pandemic response programs. He has contributed to the maturing of the many clients (government and private sector) continuity programs.

With more years of experience than he would like to admit to (35+, shhh!), Frank has experience in designing, developing and delivering successful cost-effective IT and non-IT business solutions and projects within the government environment and the private sector. He is currently the President of the Ottawa chapter of the Disaster Recovery Information Exchange.

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