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The Contingency Planning Association of the Carolinas, Inc (CPAC) is a not for profit (501-c3) professional peer group, which shares information, education, and resources in contingency planning in North and South Carolina. CPAC supports proactive preparation for the resumption of business activities, in the event of a unplanned interruption that adversely affects the operation of the organization. Our Mission »
CPAC Symposium? CPAC regretfully announces that the 16th Annual Symposium will not be held as scheduled, due to a number of Leadership, Sponsorship, and Timing issues. We are working to determine if a shorter event can be provided during 2015.
What is Contingency Planning? <Video>
Contingency Planning is the process of developing advance arrangements and procedures to enable an organization to respond to a disaster so that support of the critical business functions resumes within a defined time frame, the amount of loss is minimized, and the stricken facilities are repaired or replaced as soon as possible. Read more »
Why Join CPAC?
CPAC provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, topics and information in the field of Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Risk, and Emergency Management. This information sharing involves local, state and federal government, the business community and individuals. directly enhances effective and efficient communication between government agencies (Incident Command Center or Emergency Management Office) and private business during disaster recovery. Read more »
Queens University of Charlotte - Business Continuity Planning non-Certificate course, begins February 18, 2014. Prepares individuals for careers in the growing field of business continuity, Queens University of Charlotte is collaborating with Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) to offer the Business Continuity Certificate starting in February 2014. This 45 hour course is designed for students new to the field of Business Continuity Management or for professionals seeking certification and guidance in building business continuity plans for their organizations. www.queens.edu/BCM
The location of each meeting will be provided on the SC-Columbia and NC-Charlotte chapter pages and by email notices. Organizations and individuals may join CPAC by completing an application and paying nominal annual dues. Please visit the "Join CPAC" area of this website for further information about becoming a member.
SC-Columbia - Columbia, SC Chapter meets quarterly, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on the second Wednesday in the months of January, April, July, and October.
NC-Charlotte - Charlotte, NC Chapter meets Quarterly from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on the second Wednesday in the months of February, May, August, and November.
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March 22-25, 2015, Orlando, FL - Join other CPAC members and BC, DR, Risk, and Emergency Mananagement professional from across the country. Network with professionasl from a wide variety of industries and professions. Talk with exhibitors, vendors, and presenters. Build your knowlege and contacts, while earning continuing education points, maintaning your certification. CPAC members received a 10% Discount. Preview the Agenda, REGISTER NOW.
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