\"

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

Featured Speakers

View All Speakers

Silver Sponsor
Roundtable Sponsor
Networking Sponsor
Supporting Partner
Media Partners
Media Partners
Media Partners
Media Partners
Media Partners
Media Partners
Media Partners
Media Partners