UPCOMING EVENTS

Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity – Resilient Infrastructure: Chicago

 

Strategies to help protect and recover your organization’s most critical data.

 

November 14, 2018

 

9:00am-5:00pm

 

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

 

Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O’Hare) Illinois

  


Overview

 

Your system crashing is inevitable! Never mind the reason. The goal is to make sure you have an infrastructure that is as resilient as possible so that it can meet business needs in the event of a disaster. There are steps you can take to maximize your availability and prevent significant downtime.

 

The content of this one day conference will help you in determining the right level of availability protection, how to design, implement, test and get management buy-in for a highly reliable network infrastructure.

 

Who Should Attend:

  • CIOs/VPs/Directors
  • DR Managers
  • Infrastructure & Security Managers

What You Will Learn

 

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • Value of Investment – Balancing Data Corruption, Disaster Recovery, and Cost
  • Cyber Security & BC/DR: Recovering from Ransomware & Breaches
  • Reducing the Cost of DR and Lowering your Risk Profile
  • Cloud Architecture: DR in the Cloud, DC Failover in Near Real Time
  • Metrics and Business Interruption
  • Business & IT: How to Set the Right IT DR Expectations (panel discussion)

 

Conference Price: $289.00 per person

 

Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.


Conference Program


8:00am – 9:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00am-10:00am: Value of Investment – Balancing Data Corruption, Disaster Recovery, and Cost

 

 

For decades, enterprises have worked to get their Recovery Point from days, to hours, to seconds. Today, ransomware and data corruption are challenging and forcing enterprises to develop new but often counter-intuitive approaches to business continuity. This session will provide strategies for balancing these conflicts while still allowing for sub-second disaster recovery RPO.

 


10:00am -10:30am: Refreshment Break


10:30am-11:30am: Returning Value to The Business Through Resilient Infrastructure

 

Scott Davis, Global Enterprise Architect, Hitachi Vantara

 

Rethinking your approach to DR/BC with the role of Resilient Infrastructure focused on the value of your Data. We can’t ignore infrastructure to support applications, but you can have a differentiated outcome by understanding the value of your data first, which will prioritize supporting infrastructure for real-time Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Business Intelligence..

In this session attendees will learn how to:

  • Make Informed Infrastructure Decisions That Add Value to the Business
  • Plan Your IT Evolution and Analyze Strategic Alternatives
  • Achieve Fastest Time to Value While Reducing Risk

 


Davis


11:30am-12:30pm: Reducing the Cost of DR and Lowering your Risk Profile


Jason Wankovsky, Vice President, Consulting Services & CTO, Mindsight

 

Learn modern strategies on how enterprises can make IT investments available for data replication. We will present frameworks on how Recovery Time Objective (RTO) from days to hours, and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) from hours to minutes. This session will give you some ideas how to better build your infrastructure while improving your Disaster Recovery posture.

 

 


12:30pm – 1:30pm Luncheon


1:30pm-2:30pm: Cloud Architecture: DR in the cloud, DC Failover in Near Real Time


Ryan F. O’Halloran, Vice President of Managed Services, Access One, Inc.

 

Content that will be covered:

  • New DR trends
  • How to make DR easier
  • How to encourage the business to pay for DR and what should be encompassed
  • Moving DR into the cloud

 


2:30pm – 3:00pm: Refreshment Break


3:00pm-4:00pm: Breakout Session: Real World Scenarios

 

 

In this session, attendees will break out into groups and be presented with real world scenarios that have happened our could happen and how as a team the group needs to respond.

 


4:00pm-5:00pm: Business & IT: Planning with the End in Mind – How to Bake BC/DR Into Everything You Do (panel discussion)

 

Moderator:
Aaron King, Director, Cloud Sales, US Signal
Panelists:
Denise Lintz, Director of Core Infrastructure, Information Services, U.S. Cellular
Lawson Kelly, Chief Technology Officer, Hyatt
Kalyan Srinivasan, AVP, IT Infrastructure Operations, CNA Insurance
Nicholas J. Meyer, CBCP | IT Disaster Recovery Senior Analyst, American Family Insurance
Paul Synnes, Business Continuity Consultant, CBCP, American Family Insurance
and other executives from IT departments

 

In this session attendees will learn how to better set expectations with the business by getting ahead of the curve with a BC/DR first mentality towards every initiative.

 

Areas that will be covered:

  • How to start with a BC/DR first mentality
  • How to review the plan with the business
  • Adjusting for new business application priorities
  • How the teams should respond together in the wake of a disaster

 


King


Conference Price: $289.00 per person

 

Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.

 

Exhibits

As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.


CONFERENCE CO-SPONSORS