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: Intelligent Risk Management for Non-Traditional Products

Sunday, September 29 
1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m
Osceola 4-6

Richmond Kweku Frempong
Lecturer | Koforidua Polytechnic, Ghana

Dennis Kwatia Amoako
Lecturer | Koforidua Polytechnic, Ghana

Businesses that transport non-traditional products to international markets face shipping delays, adverse weather conditions, high cost of aviation and fuel, interruptions in power supply, accidents, capacity problems, and more. This presentation applies data from more than 20 exporters in order to provide attendees with actionable recommendations for significantly reducing risk.