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Call for Speakers
If you are interested in presenting at one
of our regional monthly meetings to share
your expertise please, complete the
speaker request form and send it to
the Program Director of the region
you are interested in speaking at.

Welcome to CPO

Important Dates

 See calendar for more information  

BCI Community Resilience Volunteer Week
August 12-16

Fall Summit 
October 22nd 
Gahanna, OH

Fall Summit Call For Speakers

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Actual Disaster Response
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Business Continuity Exercises (such as Active Shooter)
  • Cyber Security, Regulatory Issues
  • Data Center Recovery/Recovery in the cloud
  • Strategies for High Availability/Continuous Availability
  • Disaster Recovery Planning for Higher Education
  • Fundamentals of Resiliency
  • Governance, Compliance, Standards
  • Keeping Plans Relevant (and up to date)
  • Lean and "Green" Plans
  • Legal and Insurance Issues
  • Metrics & Maturity Models
  • Notification and Communication Tools
  • Recovery Testing
  • Risk Management, Vendor Risk, Vendor Management
  • State and Local Government Plans
  • Strategy Selection Processes
  • Training & Awareness Plans
  • Work Area / Business Recovery
If you are interested in speaking at the Fall Summit, please complete the Speaker Proposal Form and 
return to [email protected] . 

The deadline for speaker proposals is Monday, September 2, 2019.

CARLSON-WRIGHT AWARD - Call for Nominations 

In 2019, CPO established the Carlson-Wright Award in honor of Carolyn Carlson and Carolyn Wright.  The Carlson-Wright Award 
will go to the CPO member that exemplifies the dedication, passion and love for CPO that was demonstrated by Carolyn and Carolyn.

Please help us honor the award namesakes by taking a few minutes to nominate a peer who is deserving of this award or consider nominating yourself.
Nominations and letters of recommendation for this award will be accepted until August 31st.

For additional information, visit MyCPO News

BCI Training in the USA 

There are many great training opportunities offered by BCI all over the USA and online, 
conducted by approved instructors.

Click here for the list of courses being offered.

Ohio Public Private Partnership (OP3) 2019 Conference Schedule

Click here for conference schedule

Advance Your Resilience Career: Register for a 2019 Training

Course with DRI!  

Looking for a course that will put your career on the path to advancement? Plan ahead to register for 
one of DRI International's remaining 2019 training programs.


Explore These 2019 Courses

 Business Continuity
 (BCLE 2000)
Aug. 5-9
Chicago, IL

Business Continuity Audit 
 Aug. 5-10
 Dearborn, MI

IT/DR Workshop

Aug. 19-20
Dearborn, MI

Healthcare Continuity
(HCLE 2000)

Sept. 9-13
Dearborn, MI

Business Continuity Review
(BCP 501w)

Sept. 16-17
On the Web
Bridging the BC Knowledge Gap
Sept. 23
On the Web

Risk Management Continuity
(RMLE 2000)
Sept. 30-Oct. 4
Dearborn, MI
Master's Case Study Review
(BCP 601)

Oct. 7-9
Dearborn, MI

Business Continuity
(BCLE 2000)

Oct. 7-11
Chicago, IL
Cyber Resilience for the Business Continuity Professional
(CRLE 2000)

Oct. 21-25

Dearborn, MI

IT/DR Workshop
Oct. 28-29
On the Web

Risk Management Continuity Review
(RMP 501)
Dec. 2-3
On the Web 
On-Site Group Training - DRI offers on-site team training designed to fit the needs of every organization, large or small, at a facility of choice (or online). 
Please contact Russell Wooldridge, Senior Director of Business Development: (410) 379-2101 or [email protected]




 Check it Out!! New Job Postings!!

Looking for a job? An open position in our industry have been posted on MyCPO Jobs.

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As a professional in the business continuity, disaster recovery and/or information security arenas - or you're tasked with these
responsibilities within your organization - you can surely appreciate the necessity and importance of advanced preparation and planning, 
as well as the benefit that accompanies education, information knowledge sharing and networking. Celebrating 30 years in 2016, CPO is
growing stronger and becoming more valuable to individuals and organizations – get involved now!

Whether you find value in the networking, education, information-sharing, conversations and camaraderie of the monthly regional meetings, 
understanding peer organizations' challenges and strategies, the annual conference, website functionality only available to members, details
about seminars and training or the many other benefits associated with being a member of CPO, your involvement with us will not only strengthen
the organization, yet will also support your continued development.

NOTE: you do not have to be a member of CPO to participate in the monthly meetings, yet your membership is strongly encouraged 
to ensure our continued success and growth. Please join online.

This site also lists the Programs Directors and contact information for each region (North, Central, and South) and the whole Executive Council 
on the Contact page to ensure that you are involved in any activities in your area.