Managing Corporate Risks of the COVID-19 Pandemic:

A Business Continuity Planning and Recovery
Webinar Series for the High-Tech Sector

Background

Since its founding in 1978, SESHA has established itself as the premier international organization promoting the effective communication of safety, health and environmental information to the high technology and related industries. SESHA is dedicated to improving safety, health and environmental performance, preventing workplace accidents, and promoting advances in technology through their website resources, webinars, mini-conferences, technical symposia, and exhibitions.

On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.  As of  August 31, COVID-19 has infected more than 25 million individuals and killed over 844,000 worldwide.

Due to the highly interconnected nature of high-tech products and services as well as the complex extended value webs that serve these markets, the global high-technology sector seems to be particularly vulnerable to these non-market disease risks.

During times of uncertainty, scientific, technical and evidence-based knowledge can help companies in the high-tech sector understand, manage, and mitigate non-market risks. 

Webinar Introduction

Because SESHA recognizes that access to reliable information is critical during this difficult time, we have partnered with Vichara Partners to bring you the best information available on how COVID-19 is impacting the high-tech sector. 

Their webinar series features experts from a wide range of fields from epidemiologists, physicians, and public health experts to industry experts, business continuity specialists, risk management professionals, economists and supply chain managers. As an added benefit, SESHA members and fellows will be speaking at several of the webinars.

Topics Covered

The webinars focus on three main content areas:

  • Understanding the Disease – The first two webinars focus on virus pathology, infectious agent transmission, clinical disease impacts, treatment, and vaccines, as well as the broader impacts of the disease to populations, economies, and society.

  • Business Continuity Planning and Recovery for Corporate Risk Managers – Four of the webinars focus on disease risks and impacts to employees, facilities, and supply chains. Approaches to mitigate these risks along with decision-making guidance were shared.

  • Impacts of COVID-19 on High-Tech Markets – One of the webinars focuses on disease impacts to segments of the extended supply chains for materials.

Recordings of the live webcasts are available. 

Our Gift to You

Because we believe you will find the webinar content valuable and we would like to make the opportunity to learn directly from the experts widely available, SESHA would like to provide you and your company with a 25% discount code. Use the code SESHA25 at checkout to receive 25% off your purchase. Please feel free to share this code with anyone you think will find these webinars useful.

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