8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Welcome Address and OSSNHS Induction

Join Chloe Demrovsky as she welcomes DRI2022 attendees to Las Vegas. She will address key updates from DRI International and our profession as a whole as she sets the tone for our annual event. At this time, we are also proud to induct DRI’s newest MBCPs in the Order ...
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
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Keynote Presentation: A Life of Resilience

Sichan Siv embodies resilience and will share his inspiring story with DRI2022 attendees in the perfect keynote kick-off session. Siv is the international bestselling author of Golden Bones, an American dream story, and the political thriller Golden State. In 2001, after unanimous confirmation by the U.S. Senate, he was ...
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
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Supply Chain Resilience: Recent Examples of Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions

Join us for a discussion from a global manufacturer’s perspective on how their supply chain has been impacted with their business continuity teams playing a key role in its resiliency the past few years. Included in this session are: Key supply chain components and contributors Common known and unforeseen ...
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
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The Shift Towards IT Response, Recovery and Resiliency

As IT threats continue to grow, IT outages will remain a rising challenge for organizations. Therefore, it becomes crucial to develop disaster recovery strategies and implement IT resilience capabilities to protect the most valuable assets and services. Advancements in communication and technology have reshaped the development of disaster recovery ...
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
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Enterprise Resilience at Netflix

Taking Netflix’s unique culture into account, we have developed a strategic vision for the Enterprise Resilience (ER) program to identify where our critical assets are, how resilient they currently are, and how to increase their resilience when and if needed. This process includes: Educating leadership and risk owners of ...
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
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How Comprehensive is Your Business Resiliency Program?

Wondering if you’ve got your business resilience bases covered? Attend this session to find out. We’ll cover plans for emergency response, crisis management, IT/DR, and business units as well as industry standards, regulations, and guidelines. We’ll also take into account the unique business sector needs of financial services, food and ...
2:50 PM - 3:50 PM
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Chokepoints That Can and Will Affect Your Organization

Are you aware of the various chokepoints that may be affecting your organization? During this session, we will look at physical and/or natural issues, as well as operational issues, that ultimately affect your day-to-day production capabilities. Discussion will involve topics global in nature, including technical threats to your supply ...
4:10 PM - 5:10 PM
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Afternoon Plenary: Leadership During Covid-19: New Report on Trends and Outcomes from DRI International and Harvard’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative

For the resilience community and executive leadership across all industries, the pandemic has become the seminal challenge of their careers. This can’t miss session will share key findings from joint research conducted by DRI and Harvard’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI). Findings were published in a report titled “Covid-19: ...
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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Welcome and Plenary Session

8 a.m. Welcome — Kyle George, First Assistant Attorney General, State of Nevada We’re thrilled to have Kyle George, Nevada’s First Assistant Attorney General, welcome DRI2022 attendees and share his office’s pandemic perspective with us. 8:15 a.m. Plenary Session – Straight from the headlines to DRI2022! Join us in welcoming ...
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
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Business Benefits of Personal Emergency Plans

When we boil it all down, people are a business’ single most critical asset.  Of course, we plan to have backups for key personnel, but what happens when our people are also affected by the same disaster and repercussions that impacts our business?  This presentation is intended to provide ...
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
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COVID-19: Continued Threat! Lessons Learned and Critical Path Forward

We are entering the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Omicron variant has caused an extremely high case rate that has disrupted many businesses’ operations. What do business continuity professionals need to do now? When and how can a safe return to the workplace resume? There have been ...
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
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Supply Chain Continuity in a Cyber Environment

In this session we will explore the supply chain landscape and boundaries in today’s world. How do these issues affect our risk and impacts, and most importantly how do we prepare, protect and recover? The presenter also will share best options to test supply chain continuity plans and the benefits of ...
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
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The Great Debate: Your Chance to Weigh in on Important Issues

What risks are you most concerned about? How well prepared are you to manage them? How do you think our profession will change over the next few years? In this highly-interactive session, participants will have the opportunity to vote on a number of the key issues which have emerged ...
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Melrose 3
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Do We Really Need to Perform Backups on Cloud Data?

That’s a good question! Attend this session to find out the answer and to explore the hidden risks in your cloud backup strategy. We’ll also discuss how to ensure that back ups are occurring, data restoration exercises to validate your backups, segregating production backups, using redundant systems, the dangers ...
2:50 PM - 3:50 PM
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Mindfulness to Promote Physical and Mental Well-being

Climate change, globalization, and the intricate complexity of multiple operational risks (e.g. supply chain, technological innovations) have challenged Business Continuity Management Professionals to quickly respond to and recover from a growing number of business disruptive events. The need to strengthen business resiliency cannot be questioned, yet promoting the physical ...
4:10 PM - 5:10 PM
Melrose 3
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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: BDO – We Just Saved Our Client $100 Million Dollars by Leveraging BCP, Let Us Explain How

Imagine walking into your boss’ office announcing that you just helped your organization save up to 20% of its annual insurance spend for the next 5-10 years.  In this “hard market”, executives are struggling to find the balance between investing in business continuity programs and investing in insurance.  However, ...
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Melrose 4
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BCM in Costa Rica, Focus on the Public Sector in the Face of Covid-19

Using Costa Rica as a reference for the Business Continuity Management in Latin America, this presentation makes a review of the public management in the face of the COVID-19 emergency for management of institutional continuity, management of financial sustainability for the continuity of critical public services and management and ...
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Assessing your Vendors: Taking Resiliency to the Next Level

Understanding third party vendor risk is essential for organizational resiliency. This session will address best practices for assessing vendor risk and resiliency.  We will review how to evaluate residual risks and potential impacts to incorporate vendor risk into a comprehensive resiliency program.  We will also review using data analytics ...
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
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Looking Back to See the Path Forward

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”  Whether you align to this original quote communicated by George Santayana, or the latter summary by Winston Churchill, the underlying message is spot on. The year 2020 brought with it a pandemic, civil unrest, and multiple natural and ...
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
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Creating a Center of Excellence to Build Out Community-wide Resilience

Organizations can play an active role in the resilience of their communities by establishing a Center of Excellence in Resilience. Community resilience builds by utilizing ground-up/grassroots efforts and a Center of Excellence is a top-down approach. By bringing these together in this session attendees will learn what, why, and ...
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Celebrity Ballroom 1-3
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Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks

Attend this lively, interactive session to close out the conference on a high note! DRI President and CEO Chloe Demrovsky will moderate a panel discussion with a business continuity dream team. They’ll discuss Covid-19 lessons learned, as well as key takeaways and themes that emerged over the course of the conference. ...