Special programs

APICS 2013 offers a number of special programs in addition to the regular conference schedule. These programs are designed to help attendees advance their careers, network with peers, and contribute to the fields of supply chain and operations management.

APICS Leadership Summit

The APICS Leadership Summit, which includes Volunteer Leadership Workshop, helps participants grow their leadership skills and understanding of best practices in chapter management, professional development and instructional techniques. 

  • Saturday, September 28

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Student and Scholar Program

APICS Scholars and student attendees have a number of opportunities to learn, network, and have fun at APICS 2013. 


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. 

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Education for Instructors

Access the vital resources you need to deliver the highest quality instruction, while benefitting from the guidance of experienced staff and instructors who will help you formulate the best path for your ongoing career development.

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Preconference Workshops

APICS will host single-day workshops on Friday, September 27. Attend one of three intensive programs to advance professionally and address your specific business challenges. A separate registration is required. To learn more and register, choose an event below.

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Friday, September 27 | Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center

  • Supply Chain Risk Management Workshop: Identify, Assess, Mitigate, and Manage Risk
    9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

  • Strategic Sourcing Seminar
    9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

  • Principles and Practices of MRP for the Manufacturing Planner
    9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Registration ends September 23, 2013 and registrations will not be taken onsite.