Over time the Resilience Association will provide a resource for:
• Full time resilience professionals;
• Those for whom resilience is a part of their wider role;
• Anyone considering resilience as a career, and;
• Industry players with many years’ experience;
And is planned to become: A place to engage in lively discussion about development of the science and the latest techniques of resilience, and in the broadest sense a place to seek advice and share ideas with other resilience networks, being a place to explore formal and informal career development as a place to consider opportunities and work placements in industry.
A new organisation managed by a Committee, currently registered with the ICO and financed by the committee, requiring sponsorship and advertising within a soon to be launched Monthly Communication.
Examples of events run by the Resilience Association are; Annual Resilience Debate, Alternative Resilience Awards and Annual Resilience Congress, supported by two key initiatives; Women In Resilience Exchange (WIRE) and Young Resilience Professionals Exchange (YRPE).
The Resilience Association will represent the wider resilience community, initially targetting the following subject matter areas:
- Organizational Resilience;
- Business Continuity Management;
- Information Security Management;
- Facilities Management;
- Emergency Planning;
- Crisis Management;
- Disaster Recovery;
- Risk Management;
- Operational Risk;
- Health & Safety;
- Data Management;
- Operational Audit;
Previously the Resilience Association was known as Business and National Government (BANG), where some 3,000 LinkedIn members had joined various Groups; London, Bristol, Greater Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin, New York, Sydney, Qatar. They will be offered free membership for the first year, following its launch in 2021.