ATP October Meeting Notice


When: Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Registration begins 8:30 a.m.
    Meeting begins at 9:00 a.m.


Where: OCLC, Inc.
(Smith Board Room.)
 6600 Frantz Rd
 Dublin, OH 43017
 (Plenty of free parking)


Topic:         Disaster Recovery


The Association of Telecommunications Professionals, Inc. is pleased to present its October program to be held at OCLC, Inc. Disaster Recovery is high on the list of topics being discussed by most IT and telecommunications organizations. The October meeting will present Disaster Recovery from the defining and planning stages to a discussion about real life Disaster Recovery implementation experiences.


The meeting will be held at:


OCLC, Inc.

Smith Building Board Room

     (This is on the OCLC East Campus)

6600 Frantz Rd.

Dublin, OH  43017

Parking is free.


This is not the usual OCLC location. The Smith Building is on the East side of the OCLC property. Please proceed straight through the stop sign on the OCLC property to approach the Smith Building.


Chris Caldwell of EMC will discuss both operational and Disaster Recovery implications of tightly integrated systems needing continuous data protection across growing operations and extended distance replication. Over the past 11 years, Mr. Caldwell has worked with companies across the technology industry including managing the Disaster Recovery infrastructure as operations manager for Proctor and Gamble’s global business operations. Mr. Caldwell became a consultant for EMC in 2000 and is currently the EMC Business Development Manager for the Commercial Market. During his time at EMC, Mr. Caldwell has architected numerous infrastructures to accommodate disaster and operational recovery for businesses throughout Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky.


John Miller, IT Manager, for Columbus Children’s Hospital will present the real life experience of planning and implementing the hospital’s Disaster Recovery installation.


The October Meeting is also the Annual Meeting of the ATP, at which new officers and directors are elected, budget and fees for FY 2007 are approved, and other important business of the ATP is transacted. Please plan to attend and make your company’s wishes known regarding these important items.


The meeting fee is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. To pre-register by e-mail, respond to, and include the company name and names of those who will attend. Or, to register by phone, call the ATP HOTLINE at (614) 836-4318. And don't forget, when you pre-register before the deadline (5 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2006), your name is automatically entered in the drawing for a prize. Please register early so that we may have an accurate count for seating and lunch. Your pre-registration assists us in keeping our costs down