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APICS Unveils Details for APICS 2016 Shanghai Conference

January 26, 2016

CHICAGO – Jan. 26, 2016 – Today APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management, announced details about its regional conference in Shanghai, China. APICS 2016 Shanghai will be held April 14–15, 2016.

APICS 2016 Shanghai brings together over 100 industry thought leaders for two days of discussion, learning and networking. The conference offers insights into how global companies known for supply chain innovation are achieving corporate competitiveness. Participants will gain global perspectives guaranteed to help them take advantage of opportunities in today’s complex world marketplace.

Educational sessions at APICS 2016 Shanghai explore issues impacting supply chain performance and stability, including:

  • Demand planning
  • Forecasting
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Logistics
  • Quality
  • Sales and operations planning (S&OP)

In addition, the keynote presenter at the event will be APICS Chief Executive Officer, Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE. The World Café, one of the most popular sessions each year, will explore the supply chain as a force for good.

Simultaneous translation will be offered as a new feature this year. Also, conference attendees can earn up to 16 certification maintenance points toward the maintenance of APICS CPIM and CSCP designations.

Special early registration pricing is available through 25 March. For more details on APICS 2016 Shanghai, as well as additional registration information, please visit apics.org/shanghai.


APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain management and the leading provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and APICS Supply Chain Operations Reference Professional (SCOR-P) designations set the industry standard. With over 45,000 members and more than 300 channel partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. For more information, visit apics.org.

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