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. We have not listed solution provider or vendor-centric user demonstrations. 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.
International Conference on Storage Management and Data Protection
Date: January 30-31
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.
Date: March 1-4
Location: Savannah, GA
Description: Each year DRI International, the leading non-profit that helps organizations prepare for and recover from disasters, hosts an event designed for the business continuity community, by the business continuity community. It addresses the topics business continuity management (BCM) professionals care about most and providing a first-rate educational experience that informs and inspires. We go in-depth on BCM with specialized tracks in topics like healthcare preparedness, cybersecurity, and technology recovery.
International Conference on Open Source Backup Software
Date: March 12-13
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.
Date: March 15-18
Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL
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 2020 agenda is packed with engaging, interactive, and purposeful sessions to give you the skills and tools you need to put business continuity into practice.
World Continuity Congress
Date: April 1
Description: The World Continuity Congress (WCC) is an annual event 1 Day event that gathers hundreds of senior Business Continuity (BC), Crisis Management (CM), Disaster Recovery (DR) and business resilience professionals to exchange ideas, experience, and information. It helps these professionals keep abreast of developments and latest trends relating to business disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The attendees could also look forward to upgrading their skills and knowledge via accompanying masterclasses.
Continuity Insights Management Conference
Date: April 20-22
Location: San Antonio, TX
Description: The 18th 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.
Camp IT Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity – Resilient Infrastructure
Date: May 14, November 10
Location: Chicago, IL
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.
International Conference on Business Continuity
Date: October 8-9
Location: New York, NY
Description: The International Conference on Business Continuity aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Business Continuity. 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 Business Continuity.
Date: November 5-6
Location: Birmingham, UK
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!
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