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DRI to attend PwC's International Conference on Business Continuity.

New York, NY (September 25, 2013) DRI will be traveling to Costa Rica this September to participate in PwC's International Conference on Business Continuity. The conference will be held at the Radisson Hostel in San Jose, Costa Rica, September 30- October 1.

Participants will discuss and explore global trends and case studies in business continuity. The themes of the conference include:
•Crisis communications
•The transition from the BS25999 to the ISO 22301
•Cloud Computing and its relationship to business continuity

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to hear DRI President Al Berman's speech on trends in supply chain risk mitigation. Berman is a former Global Practice Leader with PwC and will be using this opportunity to reconnect with former colleagues. DRI Director of Global Operations, Chloe Demrovsky, will be applying the principles from Berman’s speech to the case study of the Rama Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh and how it is changing the way companies manage third-party risks.

About DRI International

DRI International was founded in 1988 as a non-profit organization with a mission to make the world prepared. As the global education and certification body in business continuity and disaster recovery planning, DRI International sets the standard for professionalism. There are more than 11,000 active certified professionals worldwide. A DRI credential ensures employers that candidates understand the tenets of business continuity. It is the only certification that requires maintaining a current degree of knowledge through continuing education. DRI International organizes major industry events throughout the world. It offers corporate training programs and partnerships with colleges and universities.
After more than 25 years of service, DRI International remains the oldest, the largest, and the most broad-based organization of its kind in the world.

About PwC
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is one of the world's pre-eminent professional services organizations. As professional advisers PwC help their clients solve complex business problems and aim to enhance their ability to build value, manage risk and improve performance. As business advisors PwC plays a significant role in the operation of the world's capital markets. They take pride in the fact that their services add value by helping to improve transparency, trust and consistency of business processes. In order to succeed, PwC must grow and develop, both as individuals and as a business. Their core values of excellence, teamwork and leadership help to achieve this growth. For more information on PwC, click here.

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