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DRJ Fall 2019

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - October 2 @ 12:00 pm MST


Disaster Recovery Journal, the leading business continuity publication in the world, has officially announced the launch of its 61st conference, DRJ Fall 2019 “Innovations in Managing Risk & Resiliency,” Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Phoenix, Ariz.

In an unprecedented response to the call for papers, the agenda provides a deep dive into all facets of managing risk in today’s hyper-connected, over-regulated, increasingly outsourced world. DRJ Fall 2019 offers the industry’s broadest range of topics for professionals responsible for business continuity and disaster recovery.

“One of the trends we’re seeing is an increasing number of new people attending our conferences,” said Bob Arnold, DRJ president. “They are being pulled into creating new business continuity plans and dealing with new levels of uncertainty. Not only are they able to immerse themselves in the training and sessions, we facilitate connections with other attendees who are more seasoned professionals.”

The four-day event will feature more than 65 sessions, workshops and executive roundtables, more than 85 expert speakers, networking meals and hospitality events, product demonstrations, and more than 80 exhibitor booths.

The location for DRJ Fall 2019 is the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, an upscale hotel in the Sonoran Desert. A plethora of amenities abound: excellent dining options, business center, invigorating recreation, five sparkling pools, lazy river and waterslide, on-site fitness facility, spa, golf course, and more. The Desert Ridge Marketplace, located across the street from the resort, offers an abundance of shopping and dining options.

Industry leading experts for DRJ Fall 2019 include Stephanie Balaouras, Forrester Research; Joseph George, Sungard Availability Services; Regina Phelps, Emergency Management Safety Solutions; Dr. Steven B. Goldman, MIT; Vicky McKim, Auereon; Joe Starzyk, IBM; Dr. Lisa Koonin, Health Preparedness Partners (CDC retired); Dr. Robert Chandler, Lipscomb University;  Mathew Ricks, Stanford University; and Melanie Lucht, Carnegie Mellon University.

Conference fee: $1295 – $1495

To learn more about the conference, visit www.drj.com/fall2019 or watch the DRJ events highlight video. Register by July 31, 2019, and save $200.


September 29 @ 12:00 pm
October 2 @ 12:00 pm


Disaster Recovery Journal


JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
350 East Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054 United States
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