The Middle East's only business continuity management conference dedicated to the energy and utilities sector

The threat of a continued outage in a critical business processes can have major consequences for an energy or utility company. In an era of instant information, stakeholders demand to know whether an organisation is prepared to react appropriately and ensure continuity of operations. Recent disasters and their associated impact in Middle East and North Africa have highlighted the importance of system availability, forcing senior management to have contingency planning on the forefront of their minds.

The Business Continuity Management for Utilities Conference will be held from 13 – 16 September 2015 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, to help organisations develop their Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Crisis Management (CM) learning road maps. The conference will equip business leaders with the tools needed to, not just survive, but thrive in this new world of risk. The event will also feature comprehensive pre-conference and post-conference workshops designed to give you practical insights that your can implement in your organisation - click here for more information on the topics covered.

Top reasons why you should attend:


Learn how to execute a successful business continuity plan and recovery processes for your business


Discuss BCM trends and how to overcome the cultural challenges faced in the Middle East


Ensure appropriate levels of communication and information between the incident management and business continuity teams, suppliers and other stakeholders


Gain valuable knowledge and information through networking sessions, experience sharing and panel discussions


Gain valuable knowledge and information through networking sessions, experience sharing and panel discussions


Interact and network with industry experts from leading utilities plus national and international oil companies


Explore BCM solutions that will enhance your organisation’s resilience

Who should attend?

The Business Continuity Management for Utilities Conference provides an opportunity for the industry's key players to meet and discuss current challenges they face in the market.

You will meet other Directors, Heads, Managers, Team Leaders, Consultants, Analysts from:


Emergencies / Crisis Management


Business Continuity Management


Disaster Recovery Management


Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)


Information Security and Business Continuity


Business Quality / Internal Control


Business Resilience


Distributed Energy and Microgrid Strategies for Risk Mitigation

Key topics include:


Road map to your organisational business continuity management competencies


mplications of ISO


Cyber terrorism: The emerging threat


Incident response and the crisis / emergency management plan


Cultural change for behaviour and attitude shifts


Recovery time and recover point objectives


Supply chain and service provider resilience


Implications of political unrest on country infrastructure


ICT continuity management


Systemic failure

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NRG Expert
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Arabian Oil and Gas
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