BS 65000 – Guidance on Organizational Resilience

Date: Thursday 27 November 2014

Location: The Basinghall Suite, Guildhall, London, EC2V 7HH

The launch will be held in the morning followed by a buffet lunch and then an afternoon forum titled "Bringing Coherence to Management Standards to Enhance Organizational Resilience". The forum will consider the relationship between the organisational resilience standard and other management system standards including crisis management, governance, information security and business continuity.

Both sessions and lunch are free of charge but spaces are limited.

The launch will be invaluable to:

  • clarify the nature and scope of resilience
  • explain how to build resilience
  • outline the principles, benefits, attributes and challenges of resilience
  • assess the resilience measures of an organization

The event will be of interest for those responsible for:

  • implementing and evolving resilience internally and externally to the organization
  • strategic responsibility for achieving enhanced organizational resilience







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  • Welcome from City of London – John Barradell, Town Clerk and Chief Executive of the City of London
  • Welcome from BSI – Anne Hayes, Head of Market Development, Governance & Resilience, British Standards Institution
  • BS 65000 Overview by Robert MacFarlane, Civil Contingencies Secretariat and Chairman SSM/1 – Societal Security
  • Putting BS 65000 into standards perspective, Dave Austin, Operational Resilience Limited, and Vice-Chairman SSM/1/6
  • BS 65000 and global developments, James Crask, Senior Manager, PwC
Buffet lunch
13.00   Bringing coherence to management standards to enhance Organizational Resilience
  • There will be three invited speakers followed by an Open Forum
  • Presentation and discussion on a road map for bringing coherence when implementing management standards to enhance organizational Resilience 
16.00   Conclusion and close of meeting

We are pleased to offer this event free of charge.  As places are limited, we would ask you to return your request as soon as possible.  Please note there will be a £50 fee for any cancellations received after 20 November 2014. 

To register, please indicate whether you will attend the morning, lunch and/or afternoon session(s) when replying to Debbie Harvey at