Academic program

The APICS 2013 Academic Program will take place throughout APICS 2013, September 29-October 1, 2013, in Orlando, Florida, USA. This event enables academics and practitioners to work together to further supply chain and operations management. 

APICS 2013 will integrate academic tracks with education sessions, all reinforcing the conference theme, The Supply Chain Experience: Leveraging the Power of the Customer

The APICS 2013 Academic Program Call for Presentations is now open. Take this opportunity to present your cutting-edge research alongside valuable industry insight. 

>> Submit your presentation for consideration.

Academic Program educational tracks 

  • Business Analytics
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Professional Development
  • Risk and Resiliency
  • Responsiveness
  • Sustainability

Registration to the academic program is $280, exclusively for academic members. Nonmember, full-time academic professionals also may attend. Fee includes a three-day registration to APICS 2013.


Academic Session: George and Marion Plossl Research Fellowship Presentation

Tuesday, October 1
1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m. 
Academic Program
Osceola 1-3

The APICS Educational and Research (E&R) Foundation awards the George and Marion Plossl Research Fellowship to a doctoral candidate for innovative, practical, and insightful dissertation work in operations management. Entrants are doctorate candidates in operations management or a closely related field at fully accredited universities. Attend this session to see the grand-prize-winning project announced and presented. This fellowship, which emphasizes practical, usable research, was named in honor of the late George and Marion Plossl, leading volunteers and longtime supporters of the APICS E&R Foundation.