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: Material Requirements Planning at a Family Business in Mexico

Monday, September 30
1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m. 

Nancy Azucena Hernandez Flores
Student | Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez

Enrique Barron Lopez, CPIM
Full-time Associated Professor | Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez

Jesus Gonzalo Palacios
Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez


Learn how a small family business in Mexico was able to reduce material shortages and lessen customer complaints via an Excel-based material requirements planning software program. This session will explain how the solution helps users better handle products with small bills of material and achieve improved purchasing practices.