Upcoming North Texas Chapter Meeting Dates and Locations

Except where noted, Chapter meetings begin at 12:00 pm. Attendees should anticipate a minimum of 1.5 hours with the expectation that meetings will run 2 hours. Refer to the list below for upcoming 2018 dates and locations.  Addresses and directions to locations, including map links, are at the bottom of this page.

Anyone interested in being a speaker, hosting an event, and/or sponsoring lunch please contact our Programs Director.


 January 8, 2019

Location:  Quest Diagnostics

Topic: Business Continuity v. 3.0: BC Goes Strategic

Presenter: Jim Rosenbluth, Preparis

February 5, 2019

Location:  Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits - space limited to 40 

Address: 2001 Diplomat Drive Farmers Branch, TX 75234  map

Time: Special time:  3:00 - 6:00PM  -  RSVP Required  

Topic:  Site Visit/Tour and networking

Presenter: Barry Morgeson - Resiliency Leadership, from Continuity Insights.

March 5, 2019

Location:  Fannie Mae (Granite Park VII) 5600 Granite Parkway, Plano, TX 75024 Parking Map

Topic:  Business continuity and crisis management considerations from the Oct. 1, 2017 shooting in Las Vegas

Presenter:  Luis Tapia, CBCP, CEM

Lunch: Provided by Fannie Mae

April 2, 2019

Location:  SIRIUS Computer Solutions

12801 North Central Expressway #300 Dallas, TX 75243 (75 & 635)  Map

Topic:  Active Shooter Emergency Action Planning for Critical Incident Leadership

Presenter: FBI Special Agent (SA) Laird W. Hightower

Lunch: Provided by SIRIUS Computer Solutions

May 7, 2019

Location: Toyota North America Headquarters - Plano   

Time: Special Event Time:  4PM

6565 Headquarters Dr, Plano, TX 75024 (121 & Dallas North Tollway) Map

Topic:  Presentation, site visit, and networking event afterward (provided by Toyota)

Presenter:  Mark Doi

June 4, 2019

Location:  Boy Scouts of America

Topic:  Operational Resilience: Connecting the Dots.

Presenter: Terrence Lee, CBCP - Strategic BCP

Lunch: Provided by Strategic BCP

July 9, 2019

Location: Boy Scouts of America

Topic:  Cybercrime: Is it a Business Continuity event?

Presenter: Mike Jennings, CBCP, CBCS, CDRP

Lunch: Provided by Assurance Software

August 6, 2019

Location:  Boy Scouts of America

Presenter: Ace Data Recovery

Topic: What is Missing from Every BC/DR Plan

Lunch: Provided by your North Texas Chapter ACP

September 10, 2019

September Meeting - ACP-NT Public/Private Summit
***REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED, WALK-INS ARE NOT ALLOWED *** Government ID will be required to gain access to the campus. 

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 10, 2019  2:00 - 5:15PM, Networking opportunity 5:15-6:30PM

Where:  JPMorgan Chase & Co. (All pre-registered attendees, email from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on Monday the 9th, with remote parking details, and parking shuttle pickup information please PRINT that form and bring it with you on the shuttle).  There is NO parking available at the JPMorgan Chase & Co. campus, due to construction.  All pre-registered guests must park in the reserved lot across the street.

Address:  Legacy West, Plano, TX (Near 121 & Dallas North Tollway)

Topics/Agenda Flyer:  North Texas ACP Public/Private Summit

Presenters: Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, US Secret Service, City of Plano, Frisco, and Parker County offices of Emergency Management (and more)

October 1, 2019

Location:  Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - 2200 N Pearl St., Dallas, TX 75201  Map 

Special location instructions:  *** RSVP/Pre-registration Required ***

Presenter:  Multiple presenters and a brief tour 

Lunch:  Lunch will be provided

October 16, 2019

Field Trip to Disaster City and Agility Recovery

All four Texas ACP chapters – North Texas, South Texas, Capital of Texas, and Alamo are sponsoring a combined field trip, all-day October 16, to the premier emergency management training facility in the country known as Disaster City. Located near College Station, Disaster City is a 52-acre training facility used by emergency management teams all across the US. Also located near an Agility Recovery site (formerly Rentsys), will be providing lunch to all registered participants. North Texas chapter ACP is sponsoring transportation for our members and we will need your registration to determine the best transportation vehicle. (Sorry helicopter is not available) Agility will have a specific registration for the lunch portion of the field trip. Don’t miss this great opportunity to network with ACP members across Texas while being amazed with the Disaster City, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Brayton Fire Training Field, and learn what Agility Recovery has to offer. More communications forthcoming.

November 12, 2019 (special date)

Location: Mary Kay - Richard R Rogers (R3) Manufacturing, Research and Development Center

Special Time:  2:00 - 5:00 PM

Address: 2613 Denton Tap Road, Lewisville, TX 75067 (Map)

Topic: "Supply Chain Crisis Management" Presentation, Site Tour, and Networking Event

Presenter: Cardell Brown, Sr Manager Corporate Environmental Health and Safety at Mary Kay Inc.

***RSVP and Pre-Registration Required*** - You must reply Yes to the Evite from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in order to attend this meeting (invite to be sent by early November to all NT-ACP Chapter members).

December 3, 2019

Location:  Maggiano's Little Italy (Willow Bend, Plano)

Topic:  Holiday Luncheon  (North Texas Chapter ACP members-only event, RSVP required)

Time:  11:00AM - 1:00PM

If you would like to host one of our monthly meetings and/or be a speaker on a topic, in 2020, please email our Programs Director with the subject line “ACP Host”.


January 7, 2020

Location:  TBD

Topic: TBD

Presenter: TBD

February 4, 2020

Location:  Ericsson, Plano 

Address: Coming soon

Topic:  TBD

Presenter: TBD

March 3, 2020

Location:  Sirius Computer Solutions

Address:  New Office location - Coming soon

April 7, 2020

Location: Fannie Mae (Granite Park VII)

Address: 5600 Granite Parkway, Plano, TX 75204

May 5, 2020

Location: TBD

June 2, 2020

Location: TBD

July 7, 2020

Location: TBD

August 4, 2020

Location: TBD

September 1, 2020

Location: Sirius Computer Solutions

Address:  New office location (Coming soon)

October 6, 2020

Location: TBD

November 3, 2020

Location: TBD

December 8, 2020

Location: TBD

Topic:  Holiday Luncheon & Year End Event  (North Texas Chapter ACP members-only event, RSVP required)

Time:  11:00AM - 1:00PM

Frequent Chapter Meeting Location Addresses/Directions


Boy Scouts of America (BSA)

1325 W. Walnut Hill Lane, Irving, TX 75038, Room 103 (unless otherwise indicated)

Parking in rear of the building (North side, tiered parking lot), check-in with the guard.  Cafeteria on site.