2016 Conference

HEBCoN AGM 2016 Minutes

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HEBCoN Conference Outline 2016

We have a whole range of subjects that were covered and were interesting as well as informative to the delegates. Confirmed speakers ;

  • Lewis Dartnell is a research scientist, presenter and author based in London, UK. He will be opening the presentations at Conference with an interesting, thought provoking and entertaining ‘ How to rebuild our world from scratch’.He graduated from Oxford University with a First Class degree in Biological Sciences and completed his PhD at University College London in 2007. He is currently a UK Space Agency research Fellow at the University of Leicester, working in the field of astrobiology and the search for microbial life on Mars. He also holds a STFC Science in Society Fellowship and is very active in delivering live events at schools and science festivals, working as a scientific consultant for the media, and has appeared in numerous TV documentaries and radio shows. He has won several awards for his science writing and outreach work and regularly freelances for newspapers and magazine articles.
  • Helen Molyneux will be guiding us through the field of Business Impact Analysis, showing us best practice and how to complete the task. Helen has recently been awarded the CIR ‘ Consultant of the Year’ A qualified auditor, research chemist and an expert in International Engineering and Disaster Management.
  • Richard McMaster – He will be delivering an interesting presentation centering around the human factors of a critical incident, emergency management and business continuity. Has 12 years’ experience as a Human Factors practitioner, working on applied research and commercial projects within defence, telecommunications, emergency services, and nuclear domains. He has provided HF support to hardware, software and business process development projects and is comfortable working with specialist and non-technical colleagues alike.
  • Remember the underground electrical fire in 2015 in Central London ? – A three way presentation by three people closely involved in this incident. Two of which are members of HEBCoN. Hear about lessons learnt and discuss with them face to face.
  • A high involvement and relevant activity towards the end of the first day run by R3S Global.
  • A chance to network and relax in the surrounding of Burley Court for the evening of the first day at our evening meal which is sponsored.
  • Day two is taken up by a full AGM and lunch and a presentation before departure.