Potomac RIMS Chapter Meeting: An Active Shooter in your Office Building

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 11:15 AM - 2:00 PM ET

Meeting Topic/Title: 

An Active Shooter in your Office Building - How to Plan Now to Survive!

Celebrate National Preparedness Month, 2017 by attending an important meeting for Potomac RIMS members and guests with a subject that leads on the front page of every daily newspaper. 

 Learn what to do and what not to do when you are threatened by An Active Shooter in your Office Building and have nowhere to turn. Your preparation ahead of time will get you through this event - and we will use an interactive Tabletop Exercise, based on FEMA standards, as our guide.

Speakers:  Ralph Petti, MBCI, CBCP, GRCP - President Continuity Dynamics, Inc.

Ralph has an insurance industry background having worked for The Phoenix Companies and collaborates with many brokerage and insurance providers, with an emphasis on property management and real estate disaster planning.   As a pioneer in the disaster recovery arena as a Vice President with Sungard, Comdisco and Veritas, Ralph is a certified practitioner who has served the needs of clients in The Americas, Europe, Southeast Asia and has been invited to present to a global forum in South Africa in 2015. He was the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year for 2014 and awarded citations from both a US Senator and US Congressman for his Gulf Region volunteerism. Ralph was selected for Project PREPARE for the International Medical Corps as he conducted pandemic planning in The Republic of Indonesia and The Republic of the Philippines. He keynoted at the HSBC Economic Summit in Mexico City and the Association of Legal Administrators conference in Toronto, in 2013. His team has been involved in recoveries of 600+ disaster events.

Continuity Dynamics, Inc  is a global firm based headquartered in Wilmington, DE that provides risk management solutions in the areas of Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and the critical discipline of Governance, Risk and Compliance, all adhering to global standards. 

Date:  Wednesday 20 September 2017
Agenda:   Meeting: 11:15 am – 2:00 pm
  • Registration Opens: 11:15 am
  • Lunch: 11:45 pm  
  • Presentation 12:15
Location:  Clyde's of Gallery Place 707 7th Street N.W. Washington, DC 20001 (202) 349-3700
Easy access from Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro - Red Line.
Cost and Registration Deadlines
  1. Cost:
    1. All Potomac Chapter Members: Included in Annual Membership fees but requires pre-registration before 16 September 2017. 
    2. Non-member/Guest $50.00 received by 16 September 2017
    3. All Late Registration and at Door $65.00.
  2. Register and Pay safely and conveniently online or register online and pay by check. 
    1. Make checks payable to: Potomac Chapter of RIMS.
    2. Mail Payment to: 5220 Pommeroy Drive, Fairfax, VA 22032-3919
  3. We can accept Credit Cards and Checks at the Door
  4. If you are having problems with the registration link please go to http://potomac.rims.org/events/register to register online.

In the event of a last-minute cancellation, you may send a replacement for yourself.

If cancelled after identified date, payment will be expected.


Clyde's at Gallery Place
707 7th street NW
707 7th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

Pricing Information

Registration Regular Late
Associate of the Society $0.00 $65.00
Student $0.00 $0.00
Educational $0.00 $65.00
Retired $0.00 $0.00
Member $0.00 $0.00
Non-member $50.00 $65.00
Potomac Chapter - Members $0.00 $0.00