September 29, 2009 11:00 ET

BrightTALK Hosts Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Summit

Interact With Business Continuity Experts Live on BrightTALK

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 29, 2009) -

WHAT: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Summit hosted by BrightTALK™

This summit will feature leading experts exploring strategies and tactics to build a strong business continuity and recovery plan within an enterprise, the right technology choices for business recovery and best practices and tips to develop a strategy and architecture to meet 24/7 availability and recovery requirements.

The interactive webcasts will cover best practice advice in implementing a comprehensive BCM program, measuring the quality of the program, the appropriate recovery strategies and technologies required for your business to recover, and more.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 6, 2009, from 2:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. PDT (The webcasts will also be immediately recorded and viewable on-demand at BrightTALK).


"Disaster Planning: Building a Comprehensive BCM Program"
Colin Ive, Chief Specialist IT Risk & Continuity Management at Nokia

"Implementing an End to End Business Continuity Program"
Mark Jones, Head of Business Continuity at Northern Rock

"Enabling Disaster Recovery in the Enterprise"
Paul Sudlow, Product Marketing Senior Consultant at Dell

"Overview of Business Continuity in Today's Environment"
Alan Berman, Executive Director of DRI International

"2010 Risk Outlook, Time to Get Back to the Basics"
Kevin Burton, CEO of Burton Asset Management, Inc.

"Resiliency Management Model- The Future is Now"
Paul Kirvan, Board Member of the Business Continuity Institute

"The BIA Study-Identify What is Critical to Your Company"
Michael Herrera, President/CEO & Patrick Potter, VP of MHA Consulting

"Business Continuity: Small Business"
Ian Skidmore, Head of Contingency & Disaster Management at Dudley Council

"Enterprise Preparedness Using Our National Preparedness Standard"
Donald Schmidt, CEO of Preparedness, LLC

"BCM in the Supply Chain"
Lee Glendon, Business Continuity Institute

"Making Your Testing Come Alive"
Tim Armit, Managing Director at Clifton Risk Management Ltd.

WHERE: Summit program and registration is available on BrightTALK:

ADD WEB 2.0 CONTENT TO YOUR SITE: The summit can also be accessed (live and later on-demand) through the BrightTALK player, which can be embedded into any of your websites and blogs. For information on how to embed a player or to participate in future summits, contact Donna Suen at (415) 955-0599 or dsuen (at)


BrightTALK is devoted to making webcasting the ultimate business tool for transferring knowledge. BrightTALK creates a vibrant exchange of ideas between presenters and viewers featuring live, interactive access to the world's top thought leaders.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Donna Suen
    (415) 955-0599
    dsuen (at)