Welcome to the Association of Continuity Professionals Eastern Great Lakes Chapter (EGLACP)

Dedicated to the evolution of Continuity Management. ACP provides a forum for the exchange of experiences and information through a network of local Chapters. Volunteer organizations, government agencies and businesses of all sizes can benefit from these networking opportunities.

Eastern Great Lakes Chapter of ACP (EGLACP), membership includes representatives from a variety of businesses, large and small, in central and western NY as well as parts of Ohio. It is open to any professional in upstate New York who is engaged in Information/Cyber Security, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, or Emergency Management.

We provide a forum to share ideas & learn from each other’s experiences and promote awareness of in the community.

EGLACP invites organizations and professionals involved in with Information/Security, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Emergency Management to attend any future meetings as a guest. The first meeting is free as a guest. After that. Non-members pay $35 for each meeting they wish to attend and $60 for the Annual Conference. Members may attend for no additional cost after the $125 ACP and Chapter membership fee, 5 educational meetings a year, the Annual Conference, 2 Webinars a month, and the Annual Holiday Party.








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About Fusion Risk Management

Our focus is operational resilience  encompassing business continuity, risk management, IT risk, and crisis and incident management. Fusion seeks to help companies anticipate, prepare, respond, and learn in any situation by equipping them with the software solutions they need to be successful. 

We empower organizations by allowing them to make data-driven decisions so that leaders can proactively manage what’s to come. And with Vista Equity Partners, we have the resources to continue expanding in all areas of the growing market.

Our Platform

The Fusion Framework System is built on the Salesforce Lightning Platform which enables clients to have access to their programs securely anytime, anywhere, from any device. Choosing the Lightning platform means peace-of-mind regarding data security, system availability, and data storage. With this leading enterprise software that is a proven platform, it also makes integrating with other platforms and systems that much easier.



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Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) is the oldest and largest nonprofit that helps organizations around the world prepare for and recover from disasters by providing education, accreditation, and thought leadership in business continuity, disaster recovery, cyber resilience and related fields. Founded in 1988, DRI has certified 15,000+ resilience professionals in 100+ countries and at 95 percent of Fortune 100 companies. DRI offers 15 individual certifications, including the globally recognized CBCP certification, and certifies organizations as Resilient Enterprises. DRI offers training programs ranging from introductory, to master’s level across a variety of specialties in multiple languages; online and in-person continuing education opportunities; and an annual conference dedicated to the resilience profession. DRI supports charitable activities through the DRI Foundation.

DRI provides independent analysis and standard-neutral, technical advice for governments and international organizations as the voice of the resilience profession. DRI is a Standards Development Organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), an International Organization Liaison Observer to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee 292 that manages ISO 22301, a National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) Training Provider, and a United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction ARISE Initiative Partner. Our certification programs are recognized by various government agencies including the U.S. Federal Government.

While most of you are aware of DRI International’s presence, fewer of you are aware of the all-volunteer DRI Foundation which was formed in response to the great Japanese earthquake of in 2011.  We became aware that while large organizations were doing wonderful work, small local organizations and the people they supported were not getting the help they needed.  And so, this became the genesis of the DRI Foundation; a 501(c)3 charitable foundation whose goal was to raise funds to help small, underserved groups in disaster areas. 

Since then, we have helped victims of disasters around the world.  In the first three months of this year alone providing over $50,000 to food banks and medical facilities. 

The Foundation expanded its efforts to doing volunteer work in locations that hosted our annual conference.  Mayors of both Nashville and Las Vegas (twice) proclaimed DRI Foundation Day for our work in their communities.    

From there, we set up two annual scholarships to help certified professionals pay for higher education.

We founded Women in Business Continuity Management (WBCM), which has grown to 500+ members , to provide a much-needed forum for women professionals seeking to reach out to their peers and a mentoring program.  There is even a scholarship program to help women enter the field.

Our Veterans Outreach Program has provided a way for us to give back to those who protect us.  To date over 700 veterans have received free training, certification and help with job placement.








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MAY 4TH, 2023!

Participating Chapters:

Greater Boston, Connecticut, Metro NY, Garden State and Eastern Great Lakes


Thank you to AlertMedia: Our Gold Sponsor!

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AlertMedia helps organizations protect their people and business through all phases of an emergency. Our award-winning threat intelligence, emergency communication, and travel risk management solutions help companies of all sizes identify, respond to, and recover from critical events faster and with greater confidence. AlertMedia supports critical communication for thousands of leading businesses—including DHL, JetBlue, Coca-Cola Bottling, In-N-Out, and Walmart—in more than 130 countries. For more information, visit www.alertmedia.com


Thank you to Fusion3 Consulting: Our Social Event Sponsor!

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Fusion3 Consulting is a consulting firm offering strategic advice and solutions to organizations aiming to optimize their processes using the ServiceNow® platform. Fusion3 is a ServiceNow® Premier Partner specializing in business transformation, process enhancement, change management, and technology consulting via process discovery, optimization, and technological solutions. Fusion3 Consulting has helped customers in many industries, including financial services, technology, IT Services, and Human Resources, and is committed to providing innovative and practical solutions that assist customers in achieving their objectives. Fusion3 is passionate about transforming the way people work.


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