At the ICPA Annual Meeting in November, during a series of tabletop discussions, participants split up into groups of 10 to 15 people. Each talked among themselves about a series of topics, and the group leader made a written list of their conclusions.
My group of six planners and six suppliers was on a roll. We had lots of good ideas about how to handle safety and security during an emergency. When we moved on to the question of how the events of 9/11 were going to affect supplier co