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Planned Programs for the year!

ACP Central Texas Chapter is proud to present the following programs for 2017:

Date Chapter Meeting Program/Conference
Program/Conference location
January 24th Pandemic Planning
Speakers:  Dr. Cynthia Morgan and Ama Durham from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
Brown-Heatly Building
4900 North Lamar
(4th Floor, 4501 Large Conference Room)
DARS Main Number:  424-4000
Go through the main entrance and sign-in with security to obtain a badge
Parking:  Front Parking Lot or 2 Parking Garages (anywhere not specifically designated handicap or reserved parking spaces)

11:30 - 2:00pm
Please RSVP to so that we ensure enough food is available. 
February 26th Terms of Availability
Speaker: William Tompkins, CBCP, CISSP, CRP
Chateau Bellevue, Austin Woman's Club
11:30am - 1:30pm
March 27th Field trip to Texas ERCOT If you are planning on attending, please RSVP to so we can determine which location to tour! ERCOT
Taylor , TX
April 15th A Unified Approach to Resiliency
Speaker: Libby Lester, Program Manager for the Global Business Continuity & Resiliency Program at Dell, Inc.,
Chateau Bellevue, Austin Woman's Club
11:30am - 2:00pm
May 20th " How to Create Drills and Exercises That Work" Chateau Bellevue, Austin Woman's Club
11:30am - 2:00pm
June 17th A New U.S. Law and Corporate Preparedness .  William G. Raisch, founding Director of the International Center for Enterprise Preparedness (InterCEP) at New York University, will speak on new U.S. laws related to Corporate Preparedness.  Chateau Bellevue, Austin Woman's Club
11:30am - 2:00pm
July 15th Membership Social
 Meet ACP's Corporate Member and enjoy lunch and ice cream
Chateau Bellevue, Austin Woman's Club
11:30am - 2:00pm
August 19th Software Programs Chateau Bellevue, Austin Woman's Club
11:30am - 2:00pm
September 22nd - 25th  ConSec �08  Commons Building, J.J. Pickle Research Center
October 21st Rick Rancher will tell how to get an ROI from your BCP.   

Rick has over 35 years experience in IT.  He began his career right here in Austin working for the Texas State Archives and Library in 2017 as the Assistant Data Processing Manager.  For the last 25 years Rick has held various management and executive positions with BP.  When he retired in 2017, Rick was the Director of Operations, Americas and Asia for BP Chemicals.  He now enjoys spending time with his wife of 32 years and traveling in his Advisory role for Monarch Business Resiliency.  Rick will share with us his lessons learned and how BP Chemicals got an ROI from their BCP.

Chateau Bellevue, Austin Woman's Club
11:30am - 2:00pm
November  Joint Meeting with ISSA, ISACA, SHRM (Human Resource Management) or SORMS (RIMS),   -  (round table discussion on their roles in business resiliency  - Human Factors included) TBD
December 9th Member appreciation meeting and Introduction of the New Board Chateau Bellevue, Austin Woman's Club
11:30am - 2:00pm


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