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Hurricane Irene Lessons Learned - Cloud Trends - Recovery Thoughts

SlideThe NYS Forum Emerging Technologies and Business Continuity Work Groups cohosted a NYS Executive Forum on August 16th in the Huxley Theater of the NYS Museum in Albany, NY.  Presenters came together to share the challenges and lessons learned from the back-to-back effects of the 2011 Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

The NYS Office of Emergency Management, NYS Department of Transportation and the NYS Office of Children and Family Services shared information to help to improve future response and recovery efforts.  Terry Hastings, Director of NYS Office of Emergency Management addressed Governance and Process Guidance and Lessons Learned from Hurricane Irene; Kevin Hunt, NYS Department of Transportation provided a presentation on Utilizing Technology to Enable Response and Recovery; and Dave Johnson, AT&T, addressed Disaster Recovery in the Cloud.

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