The Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (DRIE) is a non-profit
association of professionals dedicated to the exchange of information
on all aspects of planning for an emergency or a disruption to normal
operations. DRIE's goal is to provide an accessible, informal, open
forum for the exchange of information and knowledge related to the
many variations of emergency preparedness.
At our quarterly meetings we have presentations on many of the
- Disaster recovery planning;
- Business resumption planning;
- Contingency planning;
- Crisis management;
- Crisis communications;
- Emergency response; and
- Risk and business impact assessment.
DRIE meetings are an excellent forum to network with other business
continuity, disaster recovery and emergency management planners
in an informal and relaxed environment. Meetings are held QUARTERLY,
usually on a Wednesday, in the months of March, June, September
and December (actual dates dependent on venue availability).
Meetings are usually held in the morning with two speakers
presenting. After each meeting, the presentations
are placed on our website with presentations from the most
recent meeting accessible to everyone and previous presentations
in the File Archive of the Members Area.
DRIE Ottawa has special meetings in June, where we offer a full
day of speakers, with lunch and a trade show included, and in December,
where we provide a full, hot buffet breakfast.
Please see our Calendar
of Events for more information on the dates of upcoming
events. Use the Events link to find general Event Registration information.
Become a Member
Membership fees are tax deductible as dues to a professional association,
if paid by an individual rather than a company or organization.
For more information, go to Join DRIE Ottawa.
DRIE Ottawa is a non-profit organization with total revenues of
less than $30,000 per year.
Please contact us if you have
any questions or comments regarding the DRIE meetings, DRIE
Ottawa or the website.
An easy way to pay renewal dues is to respond to renewal e-mail notifications you may have received. These notifications include links to directly pay your dues invoices online, a PDF invoice document, and/or other instructions on how to send payment.
If you would like to have your renewal e-mail notification sent or re-sent to you, please click here.