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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.
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.
March 3-7, 2014, ISO 22301 Lead Auditor Course, SAS Headquarters, Cary, NC. Includes ICOR ISO 22301 self-assessment tool.
March 3-5, 2014, ICRC Conference, | University of Central Florida | Orlando, FL - Registration is now open for the fourth annual International Crisis and Risk Communication (ICRC) Conference. The 2014 conference will focus on "The Human Element" which calls our attentionto the human factors that can cause crises, help mitigate incidents, create and manage communication before, during and after events.
Attention Small Business Owners: CPAC offers 'Pro Bono" Assistance to Small Businesses
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