PMI Silicon Valley PMI San Francisco
Escalating, catastrophic weather disasters have increasingly crippled companies while juxtaposition customers increasingly expect businesses to recover quickly without negative impact to their businesses.
An estimated 25 percent of businesses do not reopen following a major disaster, according to the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS).
Major corporations lose customers and clients after each natural disaster or prolonged business interruptions such as power and Internet outages.
Project Managers can mitigate disaster impacts to themselves, their households, their team, projects, and companies with simple proactive measures.
Learn from a pro and fellow PM, how to mitigate disaster impacts to you, your household, your team, your projects, and your company, with simple proactive measures.
5:30 PM - Sign In & Networking Reception
6:15 PM - Dinner Buffet & Continued Networking
6:35 PM - Introductions / Agenda
6:40 PM - Presidents Messages
7:00 PM - Presentation & Workshop
8:30 PM - Upcoming Dinner, Raffles & Close
9:00 PM – Adjourn
1.5 - Category A
About the Speaker:
Jean Anderson is recognized as a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) program and project leader in business and community service. Currently, Jean is a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Program Testing Manager at Cisco for a $100 million dollar program, managing BC/DR program builds and validations for the latest Cisco (BC/DR) solution in an innovative BC/DR re-use data center – (related article: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/091411-cisco-data-center-250877.html?source=NWWNLE_nlt_cisco_2011-09-19), and integrating this new solution with Cisco corporate Disaster Response. Jean contributes a unique blend of award-winning planning, tactical, and technical program/project management experience, with an infectious passion for cost-effective BC/DR excellence. For more information, please see Jean’s business web site: www.awsdisasterplanning.com and Jean’s volunteer neighborhood web site: www.seascapecert.org.
About Joint Chapter Dinner Meetings:
Joint dinner meetings with the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley chapters will give the opportunity for members and non-members to network with one another while enjoying a buffet meal and earning PDU’s. Join us for this anticipated annual event!
This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.