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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 »
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 »
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.
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.
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.
Join the CPAC "opt-on/off" List Server and be notified of CPAC meetings, events, and information by sending an email to email@example.com from the email address to be added to the server, with the subject line Join CPAC List Server. No message body is required. The server will send a confirmation email back, to which the sender must reply to confirm the email address. The address will then be active on the CPAC List Server.
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August 1 - 5, 2016 - MIT Crisis Management & Business Continuity Professional Education Course, Cambridge MA
DRI2017, DRI International’s sixth annual conference for business continuity and resilience professionals, will be held at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV, from Feb. 26 to Mar. 1, 2017. DRI2017 promises to feature one of the most expansive and varied programs in the DRI conference history, with a particular focus on personal development programs to reach out to underserved members of the business continuity community: women, millennials, and veterans transitioning from active duty to civilian careers. Start making your travel plans now, and we’ll see you in Vegas for another fantastic event!
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