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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 in the event of a unplanned interruption that adversely affects the operation of the organization is a direct benefit of CPAC meetings and activities. Our Mission »
What is Contingency Planning?
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 »
May 16, 2013. BCPC Quarterly Meeting, Lunch: 12:30 pm, Program: 1:30 - 4:30 pm, Quintiles, Inc., Bradford Building, 5827 South Miami Boulevard, Morrisville, NC 27560, Bradford Conference 6346. Additional details at www.bcpcarolinas.info or contact Frank Suggs: Frank.Suggs@firstcitizens.com
May 23, 2013, 10:00 am, SCEMD Recovery Task Force Meeting, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, SC 29172, Contact Elizabeth Ryan, Recovery Manager with Questions, Office - 803-737-8774, Cell - 803-201-3739
May 23, 2013 - Free webinar: ISO 22301 - The New Standard for Business Continuity Best Practice. ISO 22301 is the new international standard for Business Continuity Management. It provides organizations with a framework to manage risk and ensure that they can continue operations in any type of event. The standard also gives stakeholders and customers absolute confidence in the organization’s resilience. In this free webinar, ISO 22301 expert John McGill will help you understand the ISO standard, why it’s important, how to plan for certification, and what building a Business Continuity Management System entails. With his guidance, you will see how implementing the standard can give your organization a competitive advantage. The webinar is designed for those considering certification in the standard, switching from BS 25999, or simply wanting to improve their Business Continuity planning. It is also for anyone who wants to understand the standard. If you are unable to attend, a recording will be available after the webinar. To register for the Webinar, visit https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/535174830
June 23-26, 2013, World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM), Toronto, CN, Metro Toronto Convention Center
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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