ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- iJET Intelligent Risk Systems, a leading provider of global intelligence and business resiliency services, today announced the third webinar in its year-long series, "Survive/Thrive - Navigating the Road to Resiliency." These interactive webinars help multinational organizations institute and advance business resiliency practices and programs within their organizations, especially amidst the ongoing effects of the current worldwide economic downturn.
The latest webinar, "Pandemic Influenza: Where Do We Stand?" will be held on October 22, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. EDT/ 9:00 a.m. PST/ 16:00 GMT. For more information and to register for the event, please visit: www.ijet.com/resiliency-webinar.
"Pandemic Influenza: Where Do We Stand?" will provide participants with the latest update on the spread of the pandemic H1N1 (2009) virus, as well as address the challenges organizations face as flu season approaches in the Northern Hemisphere. Participants of the 60-minute online presentation will learn about:
"Navigating the complexities of the H1N1 virus and its potential impact on 'business-as-usual' is a challenging task for organizations, especially when facing conflicting recommendations from government and industry experts," said Elizabeth Doubleday, Vice President of Marketing at iJET and moderator of the session. "This webinar will equip organizations with up-to-date information and resources necessary to make informed corporate policy decisions and better prepare for an issue that continues to be anything but predictable."
The webinar will include expert insight from the following panelists:
Combining industry expertise from risk management and resiliency specialists with predictive intelligence and real-world experiences from multinational organizations, iJET's webinar series provides insight on an emerging business trend: turning operational threats into a competitive edge, enabling organizations to look beyond surviving crises to thriving when they inevitably occur. The previous webinars focused on proactively managing critical events as well as providing best practices for operating securely in high-risk emerging global markets, respectively, and drew more than 200 attendees interested in avoiding and responding to today's global disruptions.
For more information on the pandemic H1N1 (2009) virus, visit iJET's resource page at www.ijet.com/swinefluresources/index.asp.
About Europ Assistance USA
Europ Assistance USA, headquartered in the Washington, DC metro area, is a part of the multinational Europ Assistance Group and its network of 70 companies, 5,500 employees and more than 850,000 service providers offering assistance services in 208 countries and territories around the globe. For close to half a century, the group has tailored solutions for assisting people wherever they may be and helping them respond to the unexpected throughout their daily lives. Services include emergency medical transportation, medical referrals, case monitoring, claims management, identity theft resolution and data breach response services. Twenty-four hours a day at 36 assistance centers worldwide, multilingual assistance coordinators answer more than two calls per second and handle one assistance case every two seconds. www.europassistance-usa.com
About iJET Intelligent Risk Systems
iJET Intelligent Risk Systems (iJET) is an intelligence-driven provider of business resiliency and risk management solutions to nearly 500 multinational corporations and governments - helping them survive and thrive amidst global threats to their people, facilities and supply chain assets.
iJET's services, team of world-class intelligence analysts and patented Worldcue® Global Control Center technology solutions equip decision-makers and organizations with real-time information to anticipate, respond to and emerge from business disruptions with a competitive edge. iJET's Worldcue solutions provide decision makers with timely, actionable intelligence on potential disruptions and emerging threats to employees, operating assets and suppliers.
For more information, please visit: www.ijet.com/resilient.
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