APICS 2014 Conference

APICS 2014
October 19–21, 2014
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana

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APICS 2014 is the premier event for supply chain and operations management professionals.

Supply chain and operations management professionals are expected to achieve maximum productivity, meet consumer demand, and remain agile amid instability and unpredictability. Each year, the APICS annual conference offers relevant education, best practices and thought leadership to help attendees lead their organizations and reach these goals.

Attend APICS 2014 to:

  • Learn best practices to create more sustainable, resilient, strategic and value-driven supply chains.

  • Engage in hands-on discussions and work with peers to develop solutions to today’s complex problems.

  • Connect with professionals who are shaping the future of supply chain and operations management.

APICS 2014 will attract more than 1, 800 attendees from 40 countries, offering a vast range of learning and networking opportunities. Click here to download the preliminary program. 

A world-class educational program

Our top-notch educational sessions connect the APICS body of knowledge to strategies and tactics that meet and overcome the challenges companies face in the changing landscape of supply chain and operations management.

APICS 2014 Learning Paths 

  • Collaboration and S&OP

  • Operational Efficiency Basics

  • Operational Efficiency Advanced

  • Professional Development

  • Risk and Resiliency

  • Supply Chain Business Analytics

  • Supply Chain Innovation

  • Supply Chain Professional Leadership 

Powerful general sessions

APICS annual conferences feature well-known, dynamic speakers. These respected business leaders, authors and innovators share their knowledge and experiences with conference attendees. 
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Networking opportunities

Connect with peers and industry experts from around the globe and share your industry knowledge at conference receptions, luncheons, career events and much more. 
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APICS 2014 expo

Learn about new products, network with your colleagues and meet industry experts at the APICS 2014 Expo. This is your opportunity to talk with vendors about your specific needs and see firsthand the emerging tools and technologies advancing the field of supply chain and operations management. 
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Facility tours

See the best practices and concepts you learn at APICS 2014 in action when you attend one of our facility tours. 
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APICS 2014 Student Career Fair

The APICS 2014 Student Career Fair is designed to connect employers with today’s most talented and ambitious supply chain and operations management students. Companies at the career fair gain access to qualified candidates, evaluate résumés, collect contacts and conduct on-site interviews. Undergraduate and graduate student attendees will have the opportunity to hear from and interact with recruiters from several participating companies. This is a tremendous opportunity for students to gather valuable information as they launch their careers as supply chain professionals. 
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APICS Affiliation Center

Benefit from professional advancement resources and one-on-one guidance from APICS staff representing membership, certification, APICS magazine and more. 
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This spring, APICS is going green

APICS to launch electronic certificate delivery

This spring, APICS will begin offering free electronic certificates to all qualified designees. This will save paper and provide instant access to APICS certificates.

Upon launch of this new service, which is scheduled for late spring, APICS will notify designees when they pass an exam. This notification will include instructions on how to request any applicable certificate. There will be two delivery options:

  1. Download a free electronic certificate from the individual's account

  2. Request a free hard copy certificate; shipping fees may apply

The following certificates will be available electronically to eligible candidates:

Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM)
CPIM Lifetime
CPIM Maintenance
Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM)
Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
CSCP Lifetime
CSCP Maintenance
Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM)

For additional information on changes to certificate delivery, including FAQs, please visit our website.

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2013-2014 Award Winners

The following are the award wiiners for the APICS Milwaukee 2013-2014 program year.  Please come to the May PDM to help honor our award winners:

Company of the Year - Danfoss

Member of the Year - Bryan Higgins

Student of the Year - Joseph Obligato

Instructor of the Year - Scot Yohr

Outstanding Contributors

University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Waukesha County Technical College

Fred Kindelberger

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