Conference 2022
The HEBCoN Exec team have made the decision to postpone the face to face conference until March 2022 It will now be held on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th March in Liverpool.

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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“A fantastic conference with great speakers and exceptional venue. The HEBCoN conference was excellent this year.”

The HEBCoN 2019 conference, sponsored by CriticalArc and R3S Global, was a resounding success.

The 2020 postponed conference  will be held  in Liverpool at the Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre Hotel on a new date to be announced




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Webinar: Being Travel Wise - risk, insurance, compliance and Covid - slides now on website under resources

Webinar: Being Travel Wise - risk, insurance, compliance and Covid - slides now on website under resources

Karen Scott-Gallagher, Risk, Business Continuity & Insurance Advisor, Kingston University. 

Karen joined the University in 2016 and is based in the Governance & Compliance Directorate. Her role involves advising staff and students on all aspects of insurance from information about claims to guidance on the risks associated with travel. Managing and renewing the University insurance portfolio, assisting with risk registers and business continuity planning.

Karen previously worked for a large insurer as a graduate trainee, completing her ACII and becoming an inspector, the role involved visiting brokers, building relationships and supporting them in developing their book of business with the insurer. She then moved into insurance broking, working in varied brokerages from small businesses to larger brokers with significant clients. She has dealt with a range of business from the personal such as motor and home to large commercial risks and charities. Some of her clients were high ... Read more