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Business Continuity Committee

Business Continuity Awareness Week 2011

March 24, 2011 | Business Continuity Committee

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI), an international resource for business continuity practitioners, declared March 21st to March 25th Business Continuity Awareness Week.  The week is designed to promote business continuity management through educational events.  BCI will be conducting free webcasts throughout the week to educate interested participants on the nuances of business continuity management.  BCI […]

March 22-26 is Business Continuity Awareness Week

March 24, 2010 | Business Continuity Committee

The NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is recognizing business continuity awareness week by holding a series of three informal conference calls on topics identified as important. The first call, from 1:00 – 2:00 PM on Monday, March 22, will feature speakers from New York City’s Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) team, the City’s own […]

Deputy Commissioner for High Education Joseph Frey speaks to Business Continuity Committee

January 26, 2010 | Business Continuity Committee

The meeting featured a presentation by Joseph Frey, Deputy Commissioner for Higher Education, titled “Statewide Provisions for Regulatory Relief in Times of Temporary Closures of Higher Education Institutions.” The presentation focused on the development of protocols that would permit flexibility during a sustained disruption without impacting the integrity of the academic degree. Commissioner Frey addressed […]

Nils P. Ekberg of NYSTEC speaks to Business Continuity Committee

November 9, 2009 | Business Continuity Committee

The September Business Continuity Committee meeting featured a presentation by Nils P. Ekberg, Information Security Consultant at the New York State Technology Enterprise Corporation (NYSTEC). The presentation, titled “Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Overview,” covered a number of topics, including: lessons learned from other universities’ educational experiences (e.g., a study of colleges’ experiences recovering from […]

Rachel Stein Dickinson of OEM Speaks to the Business Continuity Committee about Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP)

August 20, 2009 | Business Continuity Committee

The Business Continuity Committee’s July meeting featured a presentation by Rachel Stein Dickinson, Deputy Commissioner for Finance, Policy and Administration at the NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM), who oversees OEM’s Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP). Ms. Dickinson discussed creating, upholding and regulating business continuity plans and addressed ways in which OEM has assisted other […]