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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September Webinar and AGM

September Webinar and AGM

September Webinar- “Covid-19, what now?” Join us for a discussion, facilitated by Jamie Whitford- Robson (Emergency Management and Business Continuity Manager, University of Plymouth), that will touch on the following:

What are Enhanced Response Areas and what do they mean for universities? When do you transition from a Pandemic to Endemic Response? Risk Management in an endemic: Supply chain – How many suppliers will survive Technological – With an increased reliance on digital capability what are we doing to enhance protection from cyber-attacks? Societal – Will we ever return to fully staffed offices, or will a blended approach be the new normal? Concurrent events – How prepared are we to meet the challenges of rising Covid cases at the same time as winter respiratory diseases? What will the impact be on the workforce?

See Jamie’s Biography –