June Meeting: Greater than the Sum of it's Parts

Date: June 12th, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: United Way (50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007)

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July Meeting: Tour of Data Foundry's Houston 2 Data Center

Date: July 10th, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Houston 2 Data Center (660 Greens Pkwy, Houston, TX 77067)

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Protection of essential operational data is a critical part of any business resilience program. Come on a tour of one of Houston's most advanced data centers purpose-built to be resilient including being rated for 185mph winds. (For reference, Category 5 hurricanes have sustained winds above 157mph.) Learn the kind of measures Data Foundry has implemented into the design, construction and operation of their impressive Houston 2 Data Center.

Note: This is a high-security facility and all visitors will need to be pre-cleared for security purposes. For those interested in visiting, Data Foundry has requested we provide them with your full name and associated employer or organization before our tour to facilitate that pre-clearance process and we may contact you to confirm your information. All approved attendees must bring government-issued identification on the day of tour to be admitted to the facility. The security desk will hold onto your identification while you are on the tour and return it to you at its conclusion.


 

August Meeting: Business Disruption Insurance

Date: August 14th, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: United Way (50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007)

Synopsis:

Our presenter will discuss the various types of insurance that respond to certain expenses and loss of income after a catastrophic event hits your business.

Jim joined Wortham in 2000 and specializes in financial risk and other alternative risk management products.

Prior to joining Wortham, Jim worked at American General Corporation, a $100 billion diversified financial services company, where he served as Treasurer for eight years and was responsible for all capital markets and cash management activities. Before taking the Treasurer position at American General, Jim managed portfolios of private placement debt and equity investments at American General and at Equitable Life for 15 years.

Jim has a BBA and an MBA from the University of Texas.

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September Meeting: Innovative Workplace Recovery

Date: September 11th, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Regus Recovery Center (2500 Wilcrest Suite 300, Houston, TX 77042)

Synopsis: To be announced

Our Presenter:

Dan Perrin, Global Solutions Director - Workplace Recovery, The Regus Group

 

 

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Program Topic

Presenter

2/13

METRO Emergency Management: How we keep the region moving!

Michael L. Riggs, METRO

3/13

Hurricane Harvey: Historic Flooding and Lessons Learned

Jeff Linder, Harris County Flood Control District

4/10

Murphy Oil: Passing the Harvey Test

Jessica Jackson, Murphy Oil

5/8

Hurricane Preparedness and 2018 Season Outlook

StormGeo 

6/12

Greater than the Sum of it's Parts

Anthony Pizzitola, Disaster Recovery Institute

7/10

Tour of Data Foundry's Houston 2 Data Center Field

Data Foundry

8/14

Business Disruption Insurance

James Gleaves, Wortham LLC

9/11

Innovative Workplace Recovery (at Regus Recovery Center)

Dan Perrin, Regus

10/9

Business Continuity Education

Chapter Round Table

11/13

Table Top Exercise

Chapter Round Table

12/11

Annual Member Appreciation Luncheon