F24 Resilience Conference: Dubai

Monday 23rd October 2023,

Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens

At F24 UK, we strive to deliver innovative ways to support all current and future clients, which is why you are cordially invited to join us at to our FREE TO ATTEND Resilience Conference in Dubai.  

Join F24 at Dubai’s prestigious Zabeel House venue for an exclusive free to attend event for crisis managers, emergency responders and business continuity practitioners. An ideal opportunity to network with industry peers and learn about how businesses and organisations stay resilient amidst disruptions, incidents and critical events.

What does the Resilience conference entail? 

Our highly anticipated Dubai event will be open to all our existing and prospective clients. During the morning sessions, we will be joined by some leading names in the business continuity world to deliver presentations around the topic of “Organisational Resilience” with practical insights that will offer real tips on how to improve robustness.

Refreshments will be served throughout the day and lunch is on us also!

Whether you are a current client wanting to interact with this exciting user forum or a prospective client who wants to find out why F24 are European leaders in emergency notifications and crisis management then do take this opportunity to register for this exclusive in-person event, we do hope you can join us.

Register to attend, or to receive a recording of the Dubai event!

F24 Resilience Conference: Dubai Agenda

Time (BST)Session Speakers
Welcome refreshments will be served
09:00Welcome and F24 Introduction
A welcome note from F24 UK Managing Director John Davison, housekeeping, and an introduction to F24
John Davison: Managing Director 
(F24 UK) 
09:05Keynote – Leadership During a Crisis
Rebecca will be reflecting on several case studies to consider the complexities for Leaders at every level during the response to a crisis.
Rebecca Carr: Director for Resilience and Crisis Management
(Deloitte Middle East) 
09:40Transitioning to digital incident management systems within the Oil and Gas Sector
Mark will demonstrate how a transition from traditional to CIM Pro has revolutionised OQ’s ability to analyse and investigate management performance and the way it can be manipulated to meet all their expectations and requirements
Mark Pudwell: Team Leader Fire and Emergency Response
10:10 Tea and Coffee Break
An opportunity for networking
10:30F24 Use Case Presentation: FlyDubai
Richard Drennan: Business Continuity and Emergency Response Manager
11:00Goal of Organisational Resilience and Board Priorities – The Dilemma
Kush will be covering the critical aspect of ROI, how organisational resilience gets impacted with departments working in Silos, the conflict of Roi vs ROP (Return on People), etc and the importance of organisation culture
Kush Srivastava: Crisis & Emergency Response Specialist (Emarat)
11:30 Delivering outstanding 360° Resilience – F24 Solutions Summary
Get an overview of all our SaaS solutions and how they are tailored to your needs with all industries and scenarios in mind. Covering FACT24, CIMPro and TopEase
John Davison: Managing Director 
(F24 UK) 
A lunch buffet will be served to all attendees, along with time for networking
13:00F24 Product Demo: End to End Incident Management with FACT24 CIM and FACT24 ENS+
Matt will present an entry-level introduction to FACT24 ENS+ and FACT24 CIM, the solutions at the core of our FACT24 product suite for Proactive Crisis Management and Emergency Notification
Matthew Davies: Key Account Manager
(F24 UK) 
13:40F24 Product Demo: Why CIM Pro?
Yanesh will deliver an entry-level introduction to CIM Pro: a highly flexible tool allowing you to customise it to your needs and in this session you will get a first glimpse of how a CIM Pro system may be used.

Yanesh Shivshanker: Customer Success Manager
(F24 UK) 
14:20Wrap Up and Close
F24 UK Managing Director John Davison will conclude the Conference with a few words
John Davison: Managing Director 
(F24 UK) 
14:30Networking and Refreshments
An opportunity for delegates to network, with refreshments provided
16:00End of Event

Meet the speakers:

Rebecca Carr: Director for Resilience and Crisis Management
(Deloitte Middle East) 

Rebecca is a Director for Resilience and Crisis Management within Risk Advisory Services for Deloitte Middle East. She has 17 years of cross-sector experience across aviation, oil & gas, education, health, government, charity, finance and international events. Rebecca has responded to several crises both at the strategic and tactical levels, responses include protestors, chemical incident, unexploded ordnance, major flooding and two pandemics (Covid and H1N1).

Mark Pudwell: Team Leader Fire and Emergency Response (OQ)

OQ Exploration and Production Fire and Emergency Response Team Lead since 2021. Mark has 34 years Fire and Rescue experience, including 22 years as an operational Fire Officer and Incident Commander in the UK Local Authority and Aviation sectors, 10 years as a fire and emergency response Instructor and training manager and currently responsible for the OQ E&P FEMA ICS training and the implementation of F24 CIM Pro program.

Richard Drennan: Business Continuity and Emergency Response Manager (flydubai)

Rick started his aviation career with Menzies Aviation before holding roles within Titan Airways and British Airways in the U.K. In 2014 he joined flydubai within their Network Control Centre following his original discipline of Operations Control/Flight Dispatch. Since joining he has progressed and held roles in Airport Services and Safety before being tasked with heading up Business Continuity & Emergency Response for the Organisation.

Kush Srivastava: Crisis & Emergency Response Specialist (Emarat)

Kush Srivastava MBCI, BCCE, ISO 22301 Lead Auditor, CRM, CIF is a global award-winning seasoned Business Continuity, Crisis and Risk Management practitioner and consultant, having been inducted in BCI Hall of Fame in 2019. He has 30+ years of experience in assessing, designing and customising BCMS frameworks. His experience spans across multiple industries and domains such as Utilities, Oil & Gas, Banking, Financial Services, BPO, ITES, Crisis Management and BCP-DR consulting.

Matthew Davies: Key Account Manager (F24 UK)

Matthew is the Account, Service and Migration Manager of F-24 UK and has worked with the company for over 10 years. He consults organisations of all sizes on how to optimise their Emergency Notification and Crisis Management processes through effective use of technology.

John Davison: Managing Director, (F24 UK)

John is the Managing Director for F-24 UK Limited for the past 10 years and is responsible for the recent growth and expansion of the business in the United Kingdom and the Middle East. With over 30 years’ experience in working within the software and resilience services industries John is well positioned to utilise his vast experience in providing value led propositions.

Yanesh Shivshanker: Customer Success Manager (F24 UK)

Yanesh is a Customer Success Manager, part of F24’s Global Customer Success Team. He has on-boarded many clients in the UK and MEA region. Yanesh works closely with clients in various industries such as Oil & Gas, Utilities, Telecoms, Finance, and Aviation to implement and fully utilise our Crisis Management and Emergency Notification solutions.

To sign up for the F24 Resilience Conference: Dubai, please register above, via the form on this page. The F24 Marketing team will get in touch via email with confirmation of registration and will get in touch regarding your dietary requirements and to answer any questions. The event is open to more than one delegate per organisation so if you have any colleagues who would like to attend, then please enter their contact details as well.

Unable to attend the event? Register, and a recording post-event will be sent to you!

We look forward to welcoming you to our Dubai conference!

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