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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Conference

Feedback from this years conference:

“An insightful and interesting conference with an excellent programme of speakers addressing important and timely issues facing HE today. Well-organised with plenty of opportunity for networking and the venue was outstanding. Looking forward to next year!”

“.  I have come away from the conference with some really useful knowledge and am looking forward to integrating it into my day-to-day Business Continuity work ”

“An extremely worthwhile conference. As a first-time attendee I was welcomed into the group and had ample time for networking. The content was relevant and extremely useful answering questions but also posing some challenges which is exactly what I was looking for”

The HEBCoN 2022 conference, sponsored by Critical Arc, R3S Global, ISARR and Callmy, was a resounding success.

 

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Latest News

Dr Sarah Gordon will be joining us once again on the 18th of May at 3pm to share some of her insights to the delights of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG).  During this webinar she will explore what ESG truly means and how it has evolved over the past few decades; how governments, regulators, investors, educators and society are approaching the challenges posed by ESG; and finally, how business continuity and risk management provide one of the core mechanisms through which organisations can truly achieve their ESG ambitions.

As always, this presentation will be lively, full of stories and contain multiple practical hints, tips and tools that we can all make use of in the real world.

A Bit About Sarah:

Having completed her undergraduate at the University of Glasgow and PhD at Imperial College London, Sarah then went on to work as a Geologist for Anglo American. She was lucky enough to live and work in Canada, ... Read more