BCI World 2016 Programme: Day 1

Day 1: 8th November 2016


- 09.00
   Registration and welcome refreshments

09.00 - 09.10    Welcome and introduction

Speaker: David James-Brown FBCI, BCI chair

09.10 - 10.00    Opening Keynote Address

Speaker: Michele Wucker
Summary: The Gray Rhino; How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore

10.00 - 10.30    Keynote address

Speaker: Tim Astley – Regional Practice Leader, Europe - Strategic Risk & Business Resilience, Zurich Insurance
Summary: Global Economic Risk Report; Considering long term political, socio economic & technical changes and their impact on business

10.30 - 11.00     Networking and refreshments

11.00 - 12.30     Breakout sessions

Breakout 1

How to build Organizational Resilience

Luke Bird MBCI Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group
The Shifting Sands of Resilience in Major Projects - Lessons from a BC Practitioner

Dr. Robert MacFarlane Hon MBCI – Assistant Director (UK Resilience Doctrine and Training) in the Civil Contingencies Secretariat, Cabinet Office
Validating resilience capabilities and arrangements: are we there yet?

Ron Miller MA (Hons), ACII, MBCI, Chartered Insurance Risk Manager Sungard Availability Services
Resilience - why it means BC has to be better at risk

Facilitator: James Crask -Senior Manager (Enterprise Resilience), PwC

12.30 - 14.00     Lunch

14.00 - 15.30     Breakout sessions

Breakout 1

Collaborating for Organizational Resilience

Jeff Lewis MBCI Head of Business Protection, Royal Mail Group
Small Team- Large Reach - a case study in achieving organisational resilience

Joris Bouve, Advisor, Flemish Government
Business continuity and risk management at a strategic level: case study of the Flemish Government

Marcin Drachal MBCI, Business Continuity Manager EMEA , RBS
Co-ordinating management disciplines to build operational resilience in responding to major crisis situation

Additional panellist: Julia Graham FBCI
Deputy CEO and Technical Director at Airmic

Facilitator: Martin Caddick MBCI, Director of Business Resilience, PwC

15.30 - 16.00     Networking and refreshments

16.00 - 17.00     Breakout sessions

Breakout 1

The Quest for the Perfect BC Software Tool

Richard Cooper MBCI Arbor Continuity Inc.
A completely unbiased ‘lessons-learned’ approach to navigating the market place.
Practical guidance on finding the right solution for your needs.

17.00                  Close of day 1

19.00 - 00.00   Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony (ticketed event)


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BCI World 2017
November 2017
London, UK

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