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  • Jack Welch to Keynote at APICS 2015 Conference

    Sharing Competitive Industry Insights and Best Practices to Foster Leadership in Supply Chain Professionals

    Chicago, IL. May 7, 2015 –Today APICS, the premier professional association for supply chain and operations management, announced legendary management expert, businessman and best-selling author, Jack Welch as the keynote speaker for the APICS 2015 conference, taking place Oct. 5 – 7, 2015 at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

    As one of the nation’s most successful and respected business leaders and the former CEO of General Electric, Welch’s keynote will focus on proven methodologies and immediately actionable practices needed to win in the most demanding global business environments. Moderated by his wife and notable business journalist, Suzy Welch, Welch’s remarks will focus on best practices for career advancement and how supply chain and management professionals can maximize their skill set.

    “Innovative topics and world-class speakers create an unmatched learning experience,” said APICS CEO, Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CAE, CPA. “We are honored to have a leader like Jack Welch at APICS 2015 to inspire attendees and contribute to our mission of fostering the advancement of end-to-end supply chain management.”

    APICS 2015 is the premier event for supply chain and operations management professionals. It’s designed to provide relevant education sessions that span the full spectrum of supply chain management. For the first time at this event, APICS will feature APICS SCC Supply Chain Reference Model (SCOR) content for attendees. Learning paths at APICS 2015 will include:

    • Collaboration and S&OP
    • Distribution and Logistics Insights
    • Operations Management
    • Risk and Resiliency
    • SCOR for Business Performance
    • Supply Chain Analytics
    • Supply Chain Leadership and Supply Chain Strategy

    Registration for APICS 2015 is now open and early admission pricing is available through June 30. Graduate and undergraduate student members can apply for special educational and networking programs through the APICS Scholars Education Program. There is also programming designed for academic professionals.

    For additional information on APICS 2015 or to learn more about Jack Welch’s keynote, please visit apicsconference.org.

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    About APICS
    APICS is the premier professional association for supply chain and operations 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 41,000 members and more than 250 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. For more information, visit apics.org, join the APICS LinkedIn group at apics.org/linkedin, and follow APICS on Twitter at twitter.com/APICS.

    Media contact:
    Blair Poloskey
    INK Public Relations
    512.382.8983
    blair@ink-pr.com