Next Chapter Meeting: Tuesday, February 25th        

Location: Grapevine Restaurant, 11055 Three Chopt Road, Richmond VA 23233 (804-440-9100

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                                                          Clarence Elliott @ 804-782-2983 or

                                                         Connie Riffe @ 804-726-7844                 

Meeting Time: 11:30 am registration / networking; 12:00 to 2:00 pm meeting

Lunch / Meeting Fees: Members: $10.00 Non-members: $20.00 

SpeakerMultiple (to be determined 

Program: BC Software Panel Discussion

Other Events 2020:

MADRA Meeting (bimonthly) Washington, D.C. - MADRA Events

CPAC Symposium (February 6) Charlotte, N.C. - CPAC Symposium

Homeland Security Symposium & Expo (February 13) Christopher Newport University - Homeland Security Symposium

DRI2020 (March 1-4) Savannah, Ga. - DRII Conference

DRJ Spring World (March 15-18) Orlando, Fl. - DRJ Spring Registration

VA Public Health & Healthcare Preparedness Academy (March 23- 25) Harrisonburg - Va Preparedness Academy  

Virginia Emergency Mgmt Symposium (March 31 - April 3) Roanoke, Va. - The Hotel Roanoke - VEMA Symposium

Continuity Insights Management Conference (April 20-22) San Antonio, Tx. - 18th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference

ACP's 2020 Summit (April 22-23) San Antonio, Tx. - Additional Information to follow...

DRJ Fall World (Sept 29 - Oct 2) Phoenix, Az. - DRJ Fall World Registration

Virginia1st Annual Meeting (Oct 17) Richmond, Va. - Virginia 1st

Resilient Virginia Events - Resilient Va Website

Additional events per ACP National Website - ACP National Posted Events

Great SouthEast Shakeout - Home Page

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2020 Old Dominion Chapter MEETING CALENDAR

Program Dates: Feb 25, Apr 28, May 26, Jun 23, Sept 22, Oct 27, Nov 17

No meetings are scheduled for the month(s) of: January, March, July, August and December (Board Meeting)

Monthly Chapter Meetings - normally 4th Tuesday, 12:00 NOON - 2:00 PM

NOTE(s): Times and locations may vary

Normal Cost (Lunch/Program): ODC Members ($10); All other attendees ($20)

February 25: BC Software Panel Discussion    

Host Location - Grapevine Restaurant

Speaker - tbd  

April 28: Disaster Experience Tabletop Exercise

Host Location - UNOS

Speaker - Bob Mellinger, Attainium

May 26:   

June 23: 

September 22: 

October 27: 

November 17: "Voting / Open Discussion"

December 15: ODC Board Meeting

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2019 Meetings

February 26: Phishing: Trying not to get caught on the Bad Guys "Phishing Hook"!   

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Country Club (Lunch)

Speaker - Robin Hillman, Affinion Group/Connexions Loyalty

Don't Get Caught on the Hook

Phishing Tips Card 

April 23: The Disaster Experience - Quickfire Exercise

Host Location - UNOS (2:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

Speaker - Bob Mellinger, President, Attainium Corporation

Attainium: Readiness Resources

May 28: 2018 Hurricane Lessons Learned, 2019 Season Forecast

Host Location - UNOS Headquarters

Speaker - Jonathan McGee, Meteorologist, Tropical Program Leader, NWS Wakefield

NOTE: Due to the upload size limitations, the NWS presentation was broken into 5 part as follows:

NWS Presentation (1 of 5) 

NWS (2 of 5)   NWS (3 of 5)   NWS (4 of 5)   NWS (5 of 5)  

June 25: GDPR and Privacy in the US

Host Location - Grapevine Restaurant

Speaker - Shana Bumpas, Director of Information Security, University of Richmond

General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR)

September 25: "Trends in Disaster Recovery (DR) and Backup"

Host Location - Quality Technology Services (QTS)

Speaker(s) -  Ben Jenkins, Account Executive – SoVA & WV, QTS 

                      Dan Butzer, Global Field CTO, Zerto

Zerto 7.5 Enhancing Hybrid Cloud and Cyber Resilience with CDP

November 5: "C-Suite support: BCP/DR/Risk Management, Workplace Violence" and "Active Assailant Preparedness for Business Continuity Managers"

Host Location - UNOS Headquarters, 4th Street, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Speaker(s) - Ted Brown, Dave Hunt, KETCH Consulting

Ted Brown: Convincing the C-Suite to Invest in BCP, DR and Risk Management 

Dave Hunt: Active Shooter Part 1 and Active Shooter Part 2

November 19: "Elections and Panel Discussion"

Host Location - Grapevine Restaurant

Roundtable Discussions

December 4: ODC Board Meeting

2018 Meetings

February 27: Business Continuity and Cybersecurity 

Host Location - Grapevine Restuarant (Lunch)

Speakers - Patrick Logan, SELTEK Technology Solutions & Kathy Scourby, KNS Consulting

Disaster Preparedness and BC Planning

Cybersecurity

April 24: Managing Risks: A New Framework

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Country Club (Lunch)

Speaker - Eddie McAndrew, CISSP, PMP, ITIL, MSIS of !mpactmakers

Managing Risks: A New Framework

May 22: Some Interesting Aspects of Recent Weather Events

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Country Club (Lunch)

Speaker - William (Bill) Sammler, Warning Coordination Meteorologist of NOAA's National Weather Service

NWS Review of 2017 Weather Events - Hurricanes

NWS Review of 2018 Weather Events - January Blizzards

NWS Review of 2018 Weather Events - Early March Winds

NWS Review 2017-2018 Weather Events - Situational Awareness Resources

June 26: Travel Risk Management

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Country Club (Lunch)

Speaker - Paul Ferrell, Director of Sales at iJet (WorldAware)

WorldAware: Travel Risk Management

WorldAware: Travel / Manager Perspective

WorldAware: Situational Awareness 

October 9: "Supply Chain Risks and How to Audit Them” and “Active Assailant Preparedness for Your Organization”

Host Location - Grapevine Restuarant (Lunch)

Speakers - Ted Brown, CBCP, President & CEO of KETCH Consulting and Dave Hunt, CPP, President, Homeland Security Consulting LLC

November 27: Tornadoes in Richmond - Lessons Learned

Host Location: Jefferson Lakeside Country Club

Speaker - Clarence Elliott, MBCP, Contingency Planner, UNOS and President ACP Old Dominion Chapter

Tornadoes in Richmond - Lessons Learned

January 3, 2019 ACP ODC Board Meeting

2017 Meetings

February 28: Health-related Impacts on Businesses

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Country Club (Lunch)

Speaker - Dr. Nancy Welch (Virginia Dept. of Health)

District Health Director for Chesapeake and Western Tidewater

VHD - The Workplace as an Incubator for Infectious Disease

VDH - Zika Virus

April 25: Hurricane Matthew - Virginia Beach and their "Rain Event"

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Country Club (Lunch)

Speaker: Bill Sammler, Warning Coordination Meteorologist - National Weather Service

Hurricane Matthew - Anatomy of a Flood

June 27: Ransomware / Malware

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Country Club (Lunch)

Speaker: Richard Blair

UNOS Ransomware Presentation 

October 11: Resilience and Leadership

Host Location: Grapevine Restaurant

Speaker: Ted Brown III, CBCP, CBCV, MBCI, President & CEO: KETCHConsulting

                                       Member: CPM Hall of Fame

Website: CEO of KETCHConsulting

Presentation: Resilience and Leadership 

November 14: Bon Secours Lessons Learned from Hurricane Irma

Host Location: Jefferson Lakeside Country Club (Lunch)

Speaker: Clif Hairfield, CBCP, ITIL V3, CERT 

In Hurricane Irma, why did nursing home patients have to die?

December 19

ACP ODC Board Meeting 

2016 Meetings

February 23: Cyber Security / Email

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Club (Lunch)

Speaker - Jerry Montella: Cyber Security Presentation

Cyber Security Presentation

April 26: Workplace Violence

Host Location - UNOS

Speaker -Caroline Ramsey Hamilton: Active Shooter Presentation

Risk and Security LLC Website

Active Shooter Presentation (Part 1)

Active Shooter Presentation (Part 2) 

May 24: UCI Bike Race Planning / Lessons Learned

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Club (Lunch)

Speaker - Capt. Will Smith: UCI Road World Championships UCI Road World Championships Video UCI Bike Race by UNOS

UCI Road World Championships Presentation

UCI Road Race per UNOS

June 28: Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Lightning & Staying Weather Aware

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Club (Lunch)

Speaker - Bill Sammler: NWS Presentation

NWS Hurricanes Tornadoes Lightning (Part 1) 

NWS Tornadoes Hurricanes Lightning (Part 2)

Sept. 27: DR in the Cloud, DR in QTS Colocation, DR at Your Sites

Host Location - Quality Technology Services

Speakers - Steven Rosenthal, QTS Sr. Product Manager and

David Weisbrot, QTS Solutions Architect: QTS Presentation

Quality Technology Services (QTS) Presentation

October 25: Agility Recovery Solutions - Lessons Learned

Host Location - Jefferson Lakeside Club (Lunch)

Speaker - Carl Mackey, Area Director: Agility - 2015 Year in Review

Agility Recovery: 2015 Year In Review

Nov. 15: ACP Election of Officers / Roundtable Discussions

Host Location - Grapevine Restaurant

Speaker - Clarence Elliott, President ACP ODC

ACP ODC Elections and Roundtable Discussion

Dec. 20: ACP ODC Board Meeting

2015 Meetings

January 26: The Disaster Recovery Experience

Host Location - UNOS

Speaker - Bob Mellinger - Attainium Corp.

The Disaster Recovery Experience: Quickfire Exercise

March 10: Cybersecurity

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace (Lunch)

Speaker - Gene Fishel: ACP ODC Comp Sec Presentation

State-Level Computer Security Issues and Enforcement

May 14: The Impact of Social Media and Emergency Technologies Disaster Management

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace (Lunch)

Speaker - Adam Crowe: The Rise of Information on the Go

The Rise of Information on the Go (Part 1)

The Rise of Information on the Go (Part 2)

June 23: Weather Threats - Summer Storms, Hurricane Season

Host Location - VDEM EOC Tour

Speaker - Bill Sammler: Summer Storms and Hurricane Season

Summer Storms and Hurricane Season (Part 1)

Summer Storms and Hurricane Season (Part 2)

September 15: Remember 9/11 - NYC Office of Emergency Services

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace (Lunch)

Speaker - John Scrivani: Director of the Transportation of Emergency Operations Center (VDOT)

Remember 9/11 - NYC Office of Emergency Services

October 27: Cloud Disaster Recovery (Technology Trends in DR)

Host Location - Peak 10 (Lunch provided by host)

Speaker - Shannon Snowden: Peak 10 Solutions Propelling Your Success

Peak 10: Solutions Propelling Your Success

November 17: Elections - Secretary & Treasurer - 2016 & 2017

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace (Lunch)

Speaker - Clarence Elliott

ACP ODC Elections and Roundtable Discussion

2014 Meetings

February 25: The New Era of Business Continuity

Speaker - Cliff Barcliff - ACP ODC President

May 27: CERT at Work or, Better Put, Smart at Work

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace

Speaker - Linda Rubin - CERT Manager for VDEM

November 18: ACP ODC Elections for New President

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace

Speaker - Clarence Elliott

2013 Meetings

January 22: Planning for Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger Chapter

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace Speaker - Philip Oppenheim - ACP ODC President

May 28: Preparing for the 2013 Hurricane Season

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace Speaker - VDEM presenter)

July 23: Panel Discussion on using BIAs

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace Speaker - Philip Oppenheim - ACP ODC President

September 24: Back to School (Work)

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace Speaker - Ashley Barker - Senior Recruiter Morton Consulting

October 22: ACP ODC Elections for New President

Host Location - Nick's Roman Terrace Speaker - Mike Gifford - CEO of ACP International