Disruptive Event Management and Business Continuity Planning Conference, Wellington, New Zealand

Sam Mulholland was a guest speaker at the Conferenz Disruptive Event Management & Business Continuity Planning Conference held in Wellington on the 28th and 29th August 2013.  

The two topics presented by Sam were Examining the Cost of Disruption to Build a Business Case and People and Capabilities: Planning for the Human Factor.   Both presentations were extremely well received by the conference attendees.

Other interesting topics presented by speakers included:

  • Strategic Planning for disruptive events
  • Building resilience: Adding value to your business
  • Mitigating risk for supplier disruptions
  • ISO 22301 in action: Opportunities, Plans and Actions
  • Testing your business continuity plans
  • Case Study: Protecting the vital data and computer systems at Victoria University
  • Case Study:  Putting your plans into context
  • Case Study: Money, Money, Money (Keeping it Flowing)
  • Case Study:  Managing critical service failures
  • Communication Boot Camp: Improving communications during a crisis and beyond.

The conference was extremely interesting and re-iterated why it is so important to have a good level of business resilience in place.