Carrara Companies free Disaster Planning and Disaster Recovery Seminar, will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 from 9am – 4pm at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 North Portage Path, Akron, Ohio.

Co-sponsored by Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and presented by Steamatic by Carrara Companies, this seminar is for the professional archivist and records manager, librarian, and/or caretakers of special collections. In addition to disaster recovery specialists and professionals whose focus is business continuity. Program leaders will teach the proper steps to prepare for all types of disasters. The disaster recovery portion of this seminar will help your institution assess damages, and facilitate recovery. Information from the seminar will be helpful at all stages of disaster recovery planning, whether your institution is just beginning to formulate a plan or if your in the process of refining your existing plan.

Discussions will consist of the importance of any business having a disaster recovery plan.  Planning for the things we never want to think about, let alone happen.  Having a plan will drastically improve your recovery time and business interruption.  The last thing you want to be doing is surfing through the yellow pages at 11pm after a disaster happens.  We will also be discussing the different things to plan for.  Recovery tips on different situations.  This seminar will allow some to start the process on having a disaster plan and will allow others to fine tune or update their plan.