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: Advancing Global and Virtual Supply Chain Team Performance

Sunday, September 29
4:00 p.m.–5:15 p.m.

Gordon D. Smith, PhD
Clinical Professor of Supply Chain Management | Bauer College University of Houston

Many different companies use global and virtual teams to reduce cost, enhance productivity, and attract wider talent pools. Leaders who achieve superior team performance facilitate heightened return on investment and can more effectively identify future leadership internally. This session presents research on business and technology factors driving global and virtual teams and provides actionable best practices.