York University
Conference 2019
Coming soon - Information about the 2019 conference which will be held in Scotland

About Us

HEBCoN is a network of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the UK and Ireland who are committed to sharing and promoting good practice in Business Continuity Management (BCM), risk management and emergency planning.

HEBCoN became a professional body in 2007 and has since grown from strength to strength.  Led by an Executive Committee and Regional Chairs, we offer expertise and support to our members in all aspects of business continuity.

Our work is continually developing and our network continually expanding, changing the face of business continuity across Higher Education.

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Why Join HEBCon

Business Continuity Management (BCM) is important to the HEI sector as it ensures the continuity of teaching and research programmes and gives confidence to funding bodies that HEIs take managing risk seriously.

Being a member of HEBCoN allows your institution to tap into a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Business Continuity Management.   Our members are able to access a wide range of benefits, from networking with professionals to attendance at training events and being able to access a library of resources.For more information on joining HEBCoN and membership benefits please click here.

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“An excellent conference. The HEBCoN conference is the best one I go to each year.”

The HEBCoN 2017 conference, sponsored by CriticalArc, was a resounding success.

The 2018 conference  will be held at York University on 21st to 23rd March.

University of Otago

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Latest News



Sometimes it’s handy to have someone to help guide you on your BC journey or help you reach your BC goals. Help is at hand. We are very pleased to announce that we are launching a new mentoring scheme. The scheme is open to all members. 

If you would like to register as a mentor please log in and register via the Members’ Area.

Partnerships and Associations

HEBCoN is very pleased to be in partnership with the BCI.

Business Continuity Institute

Read more about out partnerships and associations with a range of organisations.