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Business Continuity & Emergency Preparedness for Utilities - 2nd Annual

Accelerating Organizational Resilience Initiatives to Advance Logistical Coordination and Utility Partnerships

13-15 May 2014
Chicago, IL - Millennium Knickerbocker, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Building a Business Structure that Enables an Organizational Culture of Resilience during All Phases of an Incident

Conference Workshop

Provisioning of Resources: Succeeding the Management of Logistics During a Critical Incident

Why You Should Attend

Business Continuity & Emergency Preparedness for Utilities - 2nd Annual

The 2nd Annual Business Continuity & Emergency Preparedness for Utilities Conference will cover lessons learned in business continuity and emergency response planning, ICS implementation, mutual assistance, cyber security threats, regulatory impacts and the aging workforce, among others. This conference will bring together key industry professionals to create an environment for benchmarking and knowledge sharing on key disaster recovery best practices.

Via case study presentations, Heads of Business Continuity, Emergency Preparedness, and Disaster Recovery from leading Electric and Gas Utility Companies will put a heightened focus on business continuity and disaster recovery planning to better fit the unique needs of their industry and to minimize threats and critical incidents.

Attending Electric and Gas Utility VPís, Directors and Managers will interact with speakers and their peers in a classroom-style setting that fosters both audience interaction and engagement. Seating for this conference is limited to maintain an intimate educational environment that will cultivate the knowledge and experience of all participants.

Key Topics

  • Hear how Toronto Hydro aligns their BCP and ERM programs to bring value to the organization
  • Improve logistical coordination through Georgia Power/ Southern Company’s contingency plans to ensure proficient operations
  • Capture Florida Power & Light’s strategies for leveraging communication between BC and Storm Restoration teams during critical incidents
  • Learn how Southern California Edison, ComEd and Oncor Electric Delivery Streamline ICS activation
  • Utilize Exelon Generation’s emergency preparedness to execute nuclear plant safety enhancements
  • Previous Attendees Include

    ComEd, Florida Power & Light, Southern California Edison, Alabama Power, Entergy, San Diego Gas & Electric, Centerpoint Energy, Teco Energy, Colorado Springs Utilities, Edison Electric Institute, PPL Electric Utilities, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Con Edison, Georgia Power, National Grid USA, Baltimore Gas & Electric, Xcel Energy, BC Hydro, Northeast Utilities, AGL Resources, El Paso Electric Company, NSTAR Electric

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    Event Sponsors
    Atlas Oil
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    Business Development Partner
    North Highland Group
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    Event Partners

    • GeoConnexion

    • OilVoice

    • DailyEnergyReport

    • Electricity

    • enerG

    • IAEM

    • Navigant

    • Public

    Practical Insights From

    Evermary Hickey
    Manager, Emergency Preparedness
    Florida Light & Power

    Jeff Riggins
    Director Storm Governance
    Duke Energy

    Lisa Hood, ABCP
    Manager, Business Continuity & Emergency Preparedness Security Operations
    Hydro One Networks Inc.

    Aaron Strickland
    Emergency Operations Director
    Georgia Power/Southern Company

    David Bunge, CEM, MEP
    Senior Emergency Preparedness Administrator

    Joyce Shroka, CBCP
    Director Business Continuity & Records
    NiSource, Inc.

    Carol Adams, MPM, CEM, CBCP, MEP
    Senior Systems Analyst, Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Coordinator
    Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN)

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Great information sharing topics on track with issues we face, great networking opportunity." Duke Energy
    • "The marcus evans conference is a great venue for utility professionals to share their issues and successes and learn and grow from each other." Con Edison
    • "Well developed conference. Nice diversity of topics covered by leaders from their respective companies." Duke Energy
    • "This conference always provides an excellent level set in a rapidly evolving business environment" - Ameren
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Tyler Kelch

    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
    9th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60611

    Fax: 312-894-6304