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Dhiraj Lal

Executive Director
Continuity & Resilience, UAE

R Vaidyanathan

Sr Director Cognizant
BCI Hall of Fame

Elvin Chan

Business Continuity Management
Royal Bank of Canada, Hong Kong

Ted Katagi

Kenja, Japan

Dr. Lamees Abdulmajeed  Al Qaisi

ex BCM Head and Academician

Daman Sood

International Trainer & Consultant

Sunil Mehta

Managing Director

Dr. Raghuram Rajan

Former IMF Chief Economist and ex-Central Bank Governor
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Agenda details

17 March, 2021

Welcome address

09:00 AM - 09:05 AM
By Dhiraj Lal

Continuity and Resilience in pandemic times - thoughts from across the world

09:05 AM - 10:00 AM
By R Vaidyanathan, Elvin Chan, Dr. Lamees Abdulmajeed  Al Qaisi

WFH Challenges - the untouched points

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
By Daman Sood

IT Service Continuity - the first step to IT Disaster Recovery and Resilience

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
By Sunil Mehta

Dhiraj Lal in Conversation with Dr. Raghuram Rajan, former IMF Chief Economist.

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
By Dr. Raghuram Rajan

Using Communications for effective Pandemic response - Case Studies from smart companies

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
By Mitesh Shah

Driving Business Continuity and Resilience - Case Studies from Leadership

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
By Nina Chatrath, Dr. Fadi Hashem, Nalin Chandna, Adedeji Faniyan

Learn how to enhance corporate value and reputation through GDPR Compliance

02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
By Kersi Porbunderwalla

Need to Invoke Your Business Continuity Plans? Leverage Automation and Digitization in Your Response Operations

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
By John Davison, Enrico Rudloff

Resilience through Automatic Cyber Defense and Attack Solutions – EDR &BAS

03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
By Michael Botnik

Cybersecurity Readiness via Education and Awareness

04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
By Akash Agarwal

Planning a Cyber-Security simulation exercise

05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
By Virag Shah

Ensuring sustainable Continuity and Resilience excellence

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
By Pawan Desai, Dr. Mahmoud AlBurai, Abdulrahman Alonaizan, John Robinson

The Value of BCM Automation Software

06:30 PM - 07:00 PM
By Marzia Haenen, Paul Gant

Remote Auditing of Business Continuity in COVID-19 times

07:00 PM - 07:30 PM
By Mark Fenech, Robert Clark

The Security and Resilience architecture in intelligent Cloud Platforms

08:00 PM - 08:30 PM
By Edna Conway

Enhancing Resilience competencies via professional certification

08:30 PM - 09:00 PM
By Aurora Murati

Making Resilience come alive – how the UK Post Office kept 9000 branches daily through 2020

09:00 PM - 09:30 PM
By Tim Armit

How Penn State University executed its Corona virus response - and lessons learned

09:30 PM - 10:00 PM
By Edward (Ted) B. Brown III

Business Continuity and Resilience in legal firms and professional services

10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
By Sarah Garrington

Vote of Thanks - Day 1 Wrap Up

10:30 PM - 10:40 PM
By Dhiraj Lal

18 March, 2021

Welcome address and announcements

09:00 AM - 09:05 AM
By Dhiraj Lal

We have the COVID vaccines. What next for Business Continuity?

09:05 AM - 09:30 AM
By Chris Miller

COVID-19 lessons learned and immediate improvements - wisdom from experts and practitioners

09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
By Ted Katagi, Safdar Husain, Harsha Shastry, Shawn Lim, Ahmed Riad

Disaster Recovery post COVID-19

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
By Chittaranjan Kajwadker

BCM Excellence

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
By Sourav Mukherjee, Dhiraj Lal, Mohammed Jenaibi, Harriet Richards

Discover 4 different approaches to conducting a BIA

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
By Paul Gant

Business Continuity Planning for the biggest show in town

01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
By Steve Yates

My Amazing Learning journey

02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
By Pompy Das 

Barclays Resilience

Home working or smart working?

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
By Lyndon Bird

How can Knowledge Management strengthen BCM and make an organization truly resilient

03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
By Vanessa Thurlwell

Resilient through diversity

04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
By Eren Aslan

Agility During COVID-19 - How the UK's Solicitor's Regulation Authority showed BCM Leadership during the pandemic

05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
By John Graddon, Julie Goddard

How to Harness the Power of AI to Streamline the Cyber Resilience of your Business.

05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
By Roger SELS

Crisis Management on the battlefield

06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
By Dwayne Grizzle

Food for thought - how Supermarket Business Continuity has contributed to Societal resilience

06:30 PM - 07:00 PM
By Steve Mellish

Can Data Visualization Help Drive Resilience?

07:00 PM - 07:30 PM
By Katherine Whitaker

The Adaptive approach - thinking differently about Business Continuity

08:00 PM - 08:30 PM
By Mark Armour

Cyber resilience - how to fail gracefully!

08:30 PM - 09:00 PM
By Flick March

Business Continuity in the Insurance Industry and Financial Services

09:00 PM - 09:30 PM
By Ron Kamps

From reactive to prepared – The challenges of the New Normal

09:30 PM - 10:30 PM
By Howard Mannella, Rohit Lal, Rancell Ehiemua, Agnidipta Sarkar

Vote of thanks and key take-aways – ONLINE GLOBAL RESILIENCE SUMMIT

10:30 PM - 10:40 PM
By Dhiraj Lal

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