Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP) - Central Maryland Chapter is a non-profit trade association dedicated to fostering continued professional growth and development in effective Contingency & Business Resumption Planning. ACP is the recognized premier international networking and information exchange organization in the business continuity industry.

ACP provides members an excellent information exchange experience and opportunities to set response and recovery trends while strengthening relationships through public and private partnerships.

Our Vision

To build the premier international organization for business continuity professionals.

Our Mission

Everything we do professionally and as an organization is dedicated to protecting lives, safeguarding businesses and fostering community resiliency.

Our Core Values

Knowledge – We are valued as experienced thought leaders

Integrity – We are committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity

Innovation - We are forward thinkers developing better ways to guide the profession

Supportive - We are committed to supporting our members and chapters

The Central Maryland Chapter of the Association of Continuity Professionals would like to invite you to our January 8 meeting in Baltimore.

Here’s a synopsis of the presentations:

T. Rowe Price’s 2019 Adapt to Change

Cyrus Green, T. Rowe Price

“Don’t let the grass grow under one’s feet.” T. Rowe Price (TRP) has experienced a growing client preference to engage online or by mobile phone. This led to the decision for TRP to close 1 of 3 operational sites. This decision brings the following manageable risk: Operational, Business Continuity, Incident Response, and Vendor. TRP traditionally relies on three-sites to manage contingency by shifting work to alternate sites. In the case that either sites are impacted by severe weather or unexpected loss of work site. TRP could experience an impact to meeting client service level agreements. This is an opportunity for TRP to share and identify the best practices and standard operating procedures with our conference business partners and review contingency escalation protocols, contingency strategies, review of critical vendors, etc.

Relieving Stress for Non-Typical Responders

Dr. Laura Cathcart, University of Maryland, Baltimore

This presentation will provide attendees with tips on preparing for, recognizing, and mitigating stress for those who don’t routinely deal with emergencies, but may be called upon to help during an incident.

The meeting will begin at 8:00 am with a complimentary breakfast and networking session and will conclude by 10:30 am.

Please click here for more information and to register: https://acp_jan8.eventbrite.com.

Whether you are a continuity planner, disaster recovery manager, resiliency planner or emergency manager, this event is designed for you. We hope you can join us for this unique learning and networking opportunity!

 
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