BCI South West Chapter Meeting

  • 10:00 - 15:30
  • 9 Mar 2023
  • Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom

To register for this event please log in to your BCI website profile. If you do not have a website profile, please register here.  Please note that you don't have to be a BCI Member to attend this webinar/event and that by registering for a BCI website profile you are not applying for a BCI membership.

Join the BCI South West England / South Wales Chapter for an informative and engaging free event .

This event promises to be a valuable experience for anyone interested in IT security, cyber exercises, and climate change risks on a BC practitioner’s radar. There will also be the chance to tour the Met Office’s Operations Centre.

You'll also have the opportunity to hear from the Head of Thought Leadership, Rachael Elliot, who will give an update from BCI and provide a brief overview of the main findings from the cyber resilience report. Rachael will also share BCI's thought leadership plans for 2023 - 2024 and beyond.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided, so come and network with like-minded professionals and hear the latest industry thinking. Don't miss out - register now and secure your place. 


10:00 - 10:05 Welcome, Introductions, meeting etiquette etc. - BCI SW Chair

10:05 - 10:35 Introduction to the Met Office approach to business continuity - Paul Raven

10:35 - 11:15 Climate Change - from a BC perspective

11:15 - 11:25 Short break

11:25 - 12:10 John Finch, IG Manager, Plymouth City Council, Cyber Security Breach in the public sector

12:10 - 13:15 Lunch break including Operations Centre tours

13:15 - 14:15 BC Cyber Exercise - Met Office

14:15 - 14:45 BCI Update, Rachael Elliott, Head of Thought Leadership

14:45 - 15:15 Open Forum: Questions from delegates, Future meeting themes, topics, speakers etc.

15:15 - 15:30 Closing comments and thanks. Critique/feedback on the day's activity and requests for the future.

(Kindly note all timings are subject to change)


Additional Information:

  • Car Parking will be available onsite.
  • Photo I.D, Organisation and Nationality details will be required to book visitor registration and gain access to the Met Office site.
  • Registration for this event will close at 10:00am on Thursday 2nd March 2023.

Save the date:
Future Meeting dates: 6th July 2023 & 23rd November 2023
Stay up to date - join the BCI South West Chapter LinkedIn group.


We look forward to welcoming you!


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