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  • APICS Releases 2016 Events Schedule

    CHICAGO – Jan. 31, 2016 – Today APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain management, released its full agenda of 2016 conferences, seminars, workshops and training sessions. APICS 2016 is the annual flagship conference that provides education sessions spanning the full spectrum of supply chain management, will be held in Washington DC in September. The global event series will also feature regional annual conferences in Chicago, Shanghai and Dubai.

    “APICS is dedicated to developing today’s supply chain talent and improving supply chain performance,” said APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CAE, CPA. “APICS conferences around the world provide professionals in all areas of supply chain with relevant education sessions, access to leading experts, and proven best practices that are designed to solve critical supply chain challenges. We believe that improving supply chain efficiencies through ongoing learning is a strategic imperative for individuals and their organizations.”

    APICS conferences provide relevant and applicable education on today's most pressing topics—including global supply chain management, logistics and operations management in a changing economy, and sales and operations planning. By attending, event participants can learn to achieve maximum productivity, increase functional knowledge, and network with key supply chain, logistics and operations management professionals from across the globe.

    2016 event dates released today include:

    • APICS 2016
      • September 25 – 27, 2016
      • Washington, DC

    In addition, APICS and APICS Supply Chain Council (APICS SCC) will continue the APICS SCC SCOR Professional Training this year. SCOR Professional training provides an in-depth understanding of the latest version of the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model, widely recognized as the global model for supply chain efficiency. There are 15 training sessions being conducted across the globe, in addition to executive briefings that are available for supply chain leaders interested in expanding their knowledge of the benefits of SCOR.

    In addition to its annual events, APICS and APICS SCC offer a series of seminars on supply chain risk management, principles of materials requirements planning (MRP), S&OP and more throughout the year in various locations. To view the complete line up of upcoming conferences, seminars, workshops, training sessions and executive briefings, visit apics.org/events or view the calendar included in the January/February issue of APICS magazine.

    About APICS

    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.

    About APICS Supply Chain Council

    APICS SCC is a nonprofit organization that advances supply chains through unbiased research, benchmarking and publications. APICS SCC maintains the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model, the supply chain management community’s most widely accepted framework for evaluating and comparing supply chain activities and performance. APICS SCC enables corporations, academic institutions and public sector organizations to address the ever-changing challenges of managing a global supply chain to elevate supply chain performance. APICS SCC is part of APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain and operations management. Visit apicsscc.org to learn more.

    Media contact:
    Kris Johnston   
    INK Public Relations
    512.964.0398
    apics@ink-pr.com