About APICS Leadership Summit

Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
Orlando, Florida, USA

The APICS Leadership Summit features sessions to help you advance your APICS partner organization, such as chapter administration, instructor tips and techniques, international partner relationships, leadership, and much more! Each session will give APICS volunteers the opportunity to:

  • learn from experienced APICS volunteers and APICS corporate staff
  • network with other leaders from across the globe
  • study effective chapter and association management strategies
  • discover how volunteer leadership positively affects your professional development.

Who should attend?

APICS channel partner leaders—including chapter leaders, district managers and support staff, scholars, international associate leaders, authorized education providers, and members—are encouraged to attend, network, and share your best practices!

Committed APICS partner leaders ensure a positive future for the organization by educating peers, serving on APICS committees, and acting as APICS ambassadors in their communities and companies.

APICS instructors—attend sessions to help you better teach APICS courses and understand new tools and techniques. 

APICS Scholars and student attendeesunderstand how you can leverage the APICS community to better position yourself for success in supply chain and operations management with sessions focused specifically on meeting students' needs.

Discounted conference registration rates are available

APICS partner organizations have access to five $949 registrations to APICS 2013 and the APICS Leadership Summit. We encourage you to assign those registrations to: 

  • chapter Board of Directors
  • IA/AEP leaders 
  • instructors.

Contact your chapter president or the APICS District and Chapter Services at chaprel@apics.org for RSVP codes to receive the discounted rate

Agenda

11:00 –3:00 p.m.
Leadership Summit Check in
Osceola Foyer


12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Welcome and General Session
Osceola A meeting room
Alma C. Ballard,
2013 Leadership Summit Committee Chair; District Manager | APICS Southeast District

Robert D. Boyle, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, CPA
Chair | 2013 APICS Board of Directors

Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE
Chief Executive Officer | APICS

1:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Break

1:45 p.m.–2:40 p.m.
Learning Sessions

Technology: Working with it, not for it
Osceola B meeting room
Chester H. Frame, CPIM, CSCP
2013 Leadership Summit Committee Member; 2013 Director of Programs | APICS El Paso/Juarez Chapter


If you elect them—support them
Osceola A meeting room 
Gary W. Pezzuti
Recipient | 2012 APICS Voluntary Service Award

Top-down strategic planning: 20/20 vision for 2020!
Osceola 1-3 meeting room
Michael D. Ford, CPIM, CSCP 
APICS Master Instructor Training; Master CPIM Instructor; Master CSCP Instructor

Joni E. Holeman, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP 
Director of Student Affairs | APICS Mid-Atlantic District; Vice President of Education | APICS DC Metro Chapter

Using technology in the classroom to enhance learning
Osceola 4-6 meeting room
Charles V. Nemer, CPIM 
2013 Leadership Summit Committee Member; Past President | APICS Twin Cities Chapter

Career paths for scholars and students in supply chain and operations management
Naples meeting room


International Partner Leader Café Conversations - APICS service delivery to partners
Tampa meeting room

 
2:40 p.m.–2:55 p.m.
Break

2:55 p.m.–3:50 p.m.
Learning Sessions

Seeds for success: A facilitated town hall
Osceola B meeting room
Alma C. Ballard
2013 Leadership Summit Committee Chair; District Manager | APICS Southeast District

The 2013 Leadership Summit Committee Members

Everyone communicates, few connect—what the most effective people do differently
Osceola A meeting room
Kim D. Moore
Independent Certified Coach | John Maxwell Team

Leverage the Natural Strengths of Your Volunteer Leaders
Osceola 1-3 meeting room
Maryanne Ross, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP 
District Manager | APICS Mid-Atlantic District

Sharon Rice 
Executive Director | APICS Foundation

Teaching strategic management of resources (SMR) strategically—a success story
Osceola 4-6 meeting room
Louise Beauchamp, CFPIM 
Vice President of Education | APICS Canadian District; President | APICS Ontario Grand Valley Chapter

Job search for scholars and students in supply chain and operations management
Naples meeting room
Gary W. Pezzuti 
Recipient | 2012 APICS Voluntary Service Award


International Partner Leader Café Conversations - partner service to APICS
Tampa meeting room

3:50 p.m.–4:05 p.m.
Break

4:05 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Learning Sessions

Tower of power
Osceola B meeting room
Debra A. Hansford, CPSM, CPM, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP 
2013 Leadership Summit Committee Member; Director of Technology | APICS Southeast District; Director of Education | APICS Tri-State Chapter

APICS Rebranding Workshop
Osceola 1-3 meeting room
Jennifer K. Daniels
Vice President, Marketing | APICS

The flipped classroom: An innovative way to support active learning
Osceola 4-6 meeting room
Anne Mari Haberkorn, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP 
Dean of IT and Distance Education | Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, Wisconsin

International Partner Leader Café Conversations - partner to partner relationships
Tampa meeting room