World Continuity Congress Malaysia 2010 Press Release 24 June 2010
Countdown To 10th WCC - Being Prepared is Not an Option
Kuala Lumpur 24 June 2010 – 'More initiatives from the public sector to promote business continuity management'. That is the tune that Organiser BCM Institute is hoping more organisations will be singing along to in the upcoming World Continuity Congress (WCC). Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) practitioners will indeed be welcoming these growth measures as well as special Guest-of-Honour, Yang Berhormat Tuan Haji Fadillah bin Haji Yusof, Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, who will be celebrating a decade of BC-DR Thought Leadership during the conference kickoff on 5th July. The WCC conference will be followed by masterclasses till the 9th July.
In the wake of global disasters, nothing befits the congress theme better than “Being Prepared Is Not An Option”. A timely event to address the growing interest in the implementation of business continuity processes in various industries, the upcoming WCC comes with a one-day series of presentations, case studies, workshops subsequently followed by the optional in-depth four-day master class sessions.
Who will be speaking? Various industry experts rose to the occasion to speak and the list includes LTC (Rtd) Husin Jazri, CEO of Cybesecurity Malaysia, Steve Sobak, Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Blood Bank, SingHealth; Willem Hoekstra, Societe General of BCM Asia; John Lounsbury, Senior Security Solution Architech of British Telecom Singapore Pte Ltd; Thomas Ng Seng Chew, Chief Information Officer of e-Genting Sdn Bhd also Chairperson of Share Guide Association (SGAM); Jason Teo, Senior Director of Business Continuity, Infineon Technologies Asia Pacific who is also chairman of Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA ASIA); Michael Kum Regional President, IT Service Management Forum also Managing Consultant for MKF Solutions and Noraishah Omar Executive Director NISA Advanced Solutions Sdn Bhd.
BCM Institute's President Dr Goh Moh Heng further encouraged participants to "...be ready to learn from their vast experiences, how they handle and manage their business continuity management (BCM) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) challenges. This is what you can expect from attending the World Continuity Congress.” Participants will indeed second Dr Goh's quote once they have attended this event.
BCM will also be offering the BCM-5000 (Advanced level BCM) and DRP-300 (Intermediate IT DR) courses in Malaysia for those who may not have the opportunity to attend the course in their home country. These courses will lead to the Business Continuity certified Expert (BCCE) and Disaster recovery Certified Specialist (DRCS) respectively.
For more information on the WCC, workshops and masterclasses, please log on to http://www.worldcontinuitycongress.com.
About World Continuity Congress (WCC)
WCC has established itself to be the unparalleled BC & DR event platform in Asia offering access to some of the most remarkable individuals in the industry through a 2-day get-together amongst industry professionals and would-be practitioners. Besides visionary BC and DR keynotes experts with workshops, It also combines with two days of in-depth master class sessions tailored to organizations, customers, and partners. The conference has been held annually since year 2000 in Singapore as DRI Asia, which was subsequently renamed as World Continuity Congress in 2007 to reflect a global presence. The Malaysian chapter began hosting WCC in Kuala Lumpur since 2006.
About BCM Institute Established in 2005, the BCM Institute aims to promote awareness and share knowledge in the business continuity management and disaster recovery planning community by offering courses, examinations, certification, conferences and seminars worldwide. Headquartered in Singapore, our global presence pulsates in more than 10 countries in Asia, Europe and the Middle East, with members growing to more than 1,500 located in 36 countries. Some of our notable clients are Fortune 500 organizations.
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