​Middle Eastern Companies Taking Extra Measures To Minimize Business Disruption

In today’s liberalized and competitive economy, organizations are becoming increasingly less tolerant of lapses in service and a proper design to reduce the risk from an unexpected disruption. As more businesses look at outsourcing, organizations that can continue to deliver services at the agreed levels and without disruptions, will continue to thrive. In an age of digitization, cloud based services and imminent cyber threats, are businesses prepared to survive a major disaster or is there a plan to be assured of the desired continuity of products and services at any point in time?

In today’s liberalized and competitive economy, organizations are becoming increasingly less tolerant of lapses in service and a proper design to reduce the risk from an unexpected disruption. As more businesses look at outsourcing, organizations that can continue to deliver services at the agreed levels and without disruptions, will continue to thrive. In an age of digitization, cloud based services and imminent cyber threats, are businesses prepared to survive a major disaster or is there a plan to be assured of the desired continuity of products and services at any point in time?

Fleming.'s 5th Annual Business Continuity & Emergency Response Forum scheduled to take place from 09-11th February, 2015 at Grand Millennium Al Wahda in Abu Dhabi; aims to discuss the ever-changing technology landscape and its implications on business continuity management. The summits' learning and outcome will serve as a blueprint for companies who look to re-evaluate and reconstruct their risk management and compliance programs in line global standards and best practices. The 2015 edition is expected to gather over 100 professionals comprising of high ranking company officials and technology experts from across the Middle East.

Keynote address by Dr. Saif Al Dhaheri, Director Safety & Prevention, NCEMA; followed by a keynote presentation by Abdalla Sharar, Head Business Continuity, NCEMA and a special address by Abdulaziz Zurub, Abu Dhabi City Municipality Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Team Leader, UAE will highlight the proceedings of the first day along with other key topics from high caliber speakers across the region. Further highlights include a NCEMA focus panel lead by Abdalla Sharar, Head Business Continuity, NCEMA and Salman Al Salman, Sr. Business Continuity, NCEMA.

The second day of the summit will kick-off with a keynote by Abdulrahman Yousuf Al Naser from Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA), followed by a host of orations such as Business Continuity Outsourcing, Securing Management Commitment with BCM,“X” Factors and Selecting the Right Recovery Strategy. The summit has also garnered industry support through leading solutions providers such as SendWordNow, DNV-GL, MIR3 and Ascent who will showcase their innovative products and services tailored for the BCM sector coupled with intensive networking amongst delegates, sponsors and speakers across both days. Supported by IIRSM and the BCM Institute, a leading global Business Continuity (BC) & Disaster Recovery (DR) Institute, attendees will receive credit hour points for their participation.