Central Arizona Meetings 2021


Despite going virtual the second half of 2020, we still had quality speakers and presentations. 

2021 is going full-steam ahead so check back often.

All meetings, unless noted, are on the first Thursday of the month from 9:00am-11:00am, except July and December. Check your email or this site for updated information. 

These programs are for YOU!!!


Next chapter meeting is August 5 from 8:30-11am.  Check back later for details. 

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June 8, 2021

11:30am - 12:30pm MST/PST

ACP Los Angeles chapter extends an invitation to you and your members for our June chapter meeting!  

We will be hosting Steven Crimando, the principal and founder of Behavioral Science Applications, who will be covering the topic of Preparing for the New Era of Civil Unrest. To learn more about this event and register (or if you’d like to extend this invite to your members) click this link!

We look forward to the event and hope you join us!


ACP June Meeting: BC Leadership – Do You Have “The Right Stuff?”


Event to be held at the following time and date:

"Business Continuity Leadership: Do you have the right stuff?"

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EDT)

Click HERE to register and attend or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/acp-june-meeting-bc-leadership-do-you-have-the-right-stuff-tickets-157681007137


Speaker Biography:

John Liuzzi has over 30 years of management experience in both the public and private sectors. He is an experienced company President, C-Level executive, and three-term Congressional appointee who possesses an outstanding combination of technical expertise and business acumen. He has over 25 years of Business Continuity experience which includes directing the response efforts for many major disaster events.

Join ACP Colorado Rocky Mountain's monthly Chapter Meeting! 

Can We Trust These Guys?

June 18, 2021
3:30 PM Eastern | 2:30 PM Central | 1:30 PM Mountain | 12:30 PM Pacific

Click here for more information and to register!

Can We Trust These Guys? Learn how to build a quantitative Trust Scorecard for your needs in 60 minutes. If Trust is a catalyst for action, how can we measure its relative Value and Risk sufficiently to produce a definitive indicator of what action to take?

About the Speaker:  
Greg Christian
has been active in Risk Management for thirty years with experience in occupational safety and health consulting, environmental hazards analysis, physical security, business continuity management and resilience planning. 


DRJ's Webinar Series is an outstanding free resource to gain quick, in depth training on a wide array of topics that matter most to industry practitioners.The weekly webinars feature a different cutting-edge topic and presenter, providing you with a convenient, easy way to discover new solutions, strategies and information. Registration for any live webinar is always free, so sign up now to reserve your space. And, if you want to review the information again, an On-Demand feature is available.*These are sponsored webinars and your contact information might be shared with the sponsor.  By registering for any of these webinars, you agree to share this contact information with the sponsor.

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Visit ACP's website for more details and to register for all upcoming webinars!


Post-Pandemic After Action Reviews

Thursday, June 17, 2021
1:00 PM Eastern | 12:00 PM Central | 11:00 AM Mountain | 10:00 AM Pacific

Click here to register!

Presented by:
John J. Jordan
Managing Director,
Crisis Management Associates, LLC
President, ACP Northeast Florida Chapter

John J. Jordan is the Managing Director of Crisis Management Associates, LLC, a consulting firm which provides emergency management planning, training and exercises for a wide variety of governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and corporate clients. John has almost forty years of operations and planning experience, with over twenty years specializing in the field of emergency management. 

This presentation will focus on how to organize, conduct and capture a post-pandemic “After-Action Review.” It is vitally important that companies and organizations identify the challenges they faced, how they coped, what worked, and what did not work during this pandemic event. This information can then be used to make changes in plans, thus ensuring a better response during future events.

Presenter John Jordan has extensive experience conducting After-Action Reviews and preparing After-Action Reports for governmental and non-governmental clients and has trained hundreds of emergency management personnel in the proper methodology for executing Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) compliant After-Action Reviews/Reports. He has served as the Project Manager for many corporate and governmental AARs after a variety of disaster events, including the 2009 Influenza Pandemic.

Workplace Violence: Lessons in Prevention, Management and Continuity From Over 1800 Cases

Thursday, June 24, 2021
1:00 PM Eastern | 12:00 PM Central | 11:00 AM Mountain | 10:00 AM Pacific

Click here to register!

Presented by:
Dr. Larry Barton
Threat Assessment Expert and Professor of Public Safety, University of Central Florida

Dr. Larry Barton is widely considered the world's leading assessor of threats to people and the worksite with over 30 years of supporting employers when an employee, contractor or third party poses a risk through actions, ideation, social networking, or suggestive behaviors. The author of five books, 70 peer reviewed articles in the continuity, medical, behavioral and business press, he is the on-air commentator during cases of workplace violence on CNN and CNBC. For the past 16 years he remains the highest rated speaker at The FBI Academy on the issue of mitigating the potentially violent person, including cases of suicidal ideation and due to intimate partner violence, that could spill into the work site.

Check Out ACP's Webinar Archive

We know you've had a busy year and you can't always join ACP's live webinars. Did you know that you can watch past webinars when it's convenient for your schedule?

Just login to ACP's website and then check out the Webinar Archive! It's one of the many benefits exclusive to members like you. Below are just some of the 2020 webinars:

  • New! Building an Effective Multi-generational Workplace
  • Preparing For and Responding To Severe Weather
  • Being A Leader In The Organization's Resilience In Light Of Covid 19
  • ISO 22301:2019 - What is it, why is it important and what do I need to do to implement it!
  • Planning for Pandemic Pandemonium: Business Continuity in the Post-COVID era
  • Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic Adaptation and Planning for Business Continuity Professionals
  • The Need to focus on Emotional Intelligence within Emergency Management Leadership, During COVID-19 and Beyond!
  • Returning to the Workplace in Uncertain Times
  • Re-boarding Your People to Your Real Workplace
  • Preparing For A New Era Of Civil Unrest Safety, Security & Business Continuity

While you're there, you can also check out the COVID Town Hall Forum series that was recorded this past May, June, and July or the new discussions facilitated by Liberty Valley Chapter member Michael Harding!



This conference will include IT professionals from Phoenix, Tucson and surrounding areas.

  • Members can earn up to 6 CPE credits during the day at no cost                                  

  • Access to more than 20 vendor exhibits

  • Door prizes, gift cards and cash drawings during the day, including Amazon Gift Cards as well as $500.

To Register: https://f2fevents.com/register/?att=PHX&ref=Association&par=ACP

With us taking INTERFACE to an online virtual format, members can now attend from the comfort of their home or office. 

Registration is open now so feel free to share this with your members. The INTERFACE-Phoenix conference is taking place on Thursday June 24th.



Registration is now open for DRJ Fall 2021 “Resiliency in a time for rebuilding”

Running September 19 - 22 in Phoenix and online. 

Secure early registration pricing.




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New and Improved IS-315 & IS-317 Courses Available NowFEMA has two new independent study (IS) courses available on the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) website:

  • IS-315: CERT and the Incident Command System (ICS)—this course now includes more content on how Sponsoring Organizations can use CERT, the innovative ways to integrate CERT programs into your response framework, and more! To learn more, please click here.


  • IS-317: Introduction to Community Emergency Response Team—this course now takes less time to complete; includes revised practices that cover the fundamentals of CERT; and covers various ways CERTs can contribute to communities before, during, and after an emergency! To learn more, please click here.