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: Smart Sequencing—an Innovative Tool for a Simpler Process

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

Jack Kanet, PhD
Niehaus Chair in Operations Management | University of Dayton

Optimized schedules are essential for proper and effective work center sequencing. In this presentation, attendees will learn about recent advancements in the development of sequencing rules. The speaker will detail an Excel-based model that applies several analytical results in order to simplify the process, as well as specific information on how this tool can provide automatically optimized schedules.