This is a directory of the best backup and disaster recovery events and conferences. We do our best to provide readers with buyer and practitioner resources, including the Solutions Review Buyer’s Guide. Sometimes though, you need extra exposure, the kind you can only get in person.
The editors at Solutions Review have created this list of the year’s most anticipated backup and disaster recovery events to attend. We’ve scoured the web, consulted with conference representatives, and identified where the industry’s top brass will be spending their time. If you are looking for top-notch keynotes, interesting sessions, best practices demos, and legitimate networking opportunities, mark your calendar.
All of the conferences listed are organized by independent analysts, researchers, and media outlets. The backup and disaster recovery events are listed in chronological order and may include additional dates. Clicking More Information directs you to the event home page.
The Best Backup and Disaster Recovery Events and Conferences for 2021
International Conference on Storage Management and Data Protection
Date: January 28-29
Location: New York, NY
Description: The Storage Management and Data Protection Conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Storage Management and Data Protection Conference. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Storage Management and Data Protection.
International Conference on Open Source Backup Software
Date: March 11-12
Location: Miami, FL
Description: The International Conference on Open Source Backup Software aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Open Source Backup Software. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, as well as practical challenges, encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Open Source Backup Software.
Camp IT Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity – Resilient Infrastructure
Date: March 18, November 10
Description: Your system crashing is inevitable! Never mind the reason. The goal is to make sure you have an infrastructure that is as resilient as possible so that it can meet business needs in the event of a disaster. There are steps you can take to maximize your availability and prevent significant downtime. The content of this one day conference will help you in determining the right level of availability protection, how to design, implement, test and get management buy-in for a highly reliable network infrastructure.
Micro Focus Universe
Date: March 23-25
Description: Welcome to Universe 2021, our premier customer and partner event. This year’s focus is on Winning in a Digital Economy, and we will run Universe as a virtual global event. You will be able to register for the regional agenda of your choice (EMEA, AMERICAS, or APJ). Within the virtual event platform, you can learn from Micro Focus experts, see and experience use cases, and hear best practices from our customers and partners around the world.
Date: March 29-April 1
Description: When it comes to business continuity, what worked a year ago will not be effective today. You need fresh resources, new knowledge, and strategic connections to protect your business. As the premier business continuity resource in the U.S., DRJ has in-depth education and technology to ensure you’re equipped for today’s disruptions and tomorrow’s emerging threats. The Spring 2021 agenda is packed with engaging, interactive, and purposeful sessions to give you the skills and tools you need to put business continuity into practice.
Continuity Insights Management Conference
Date: April 26-28
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Description: The 19th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference aims to provide insight, inspiration, and actionable ideas presented by an innovative network of leading business continuity and resiliency experts and practitioners discussing today’s hot-button topics and issues.
Business Continuity Awareness Week
Date: May 17-21
Description: Business continuity works best when employees are engaged and aware of their organization’s plans in case of a crisis; when they know how to behave to mitigate risks and threats; and when they know how to react to certain situations. Business continuity starts with each member of staff, from top to bottom. Therefore, this year’s BCAW theme is ‘Business continuity starts with you’.
BCI World Horizons
Date: June 16-17
Description: BCI World Horizons is a new international, virtual event for business continuity and resilience professionals, which follows on the success of our first virtual event in 2020. BCI World Horizons will take place on Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th June 2021. This new event is particularly aimed at those residing in Australasia, Asia, India, and the Middle East, although we invite all professionals to attend, no matter your location, and access to sessions will be available On Demand.
BCI World Virtual
Date: November 3-4
Description: The BCI World Exhibition is the largest free to attend exhibition dedicated to Business Continuity and Resilience in Europe (and possibly the world). The exhibition floor will be packed with up to 60 vendors showcasing products and services ranging from Cyber Security software, Emergency Communications tools, Workplace Recovery solutions, Risk Management software, Business Continuity Management platforms, Education & Training providers and much more!