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
***RSVP & PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED *** Government ID will be required to gain access to the campus. Walk-ins will not be allowed in.

If you would like to attend the 2019 Summit and have not received an email invite, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a subject of “Please invite me to the ACP Summit”.  Please include your Name and Email.

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

Where:  JPMorgan Chase & Co. (After registration, but before the event, additional information, with remote parking details, and parking shuttle information will be sent to all registered attendees)

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 ***

Topic:  FEMA presentation

November 5, 2019

Location: Mary Kay Headquarters, Addison, TX

Topic: Site visit (possible tour of their new lab - TBD)

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

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.