As previously announced, upon completion, Supply Chain Council will be integrated with APICS
's existing operations and Abe Eshkenazi will keep his position as APICS
's CEO with Joseph Francis, executive director of Supply Chain Council, becoming executive director of the APICS
New York City-Long Island chapter will welcome Michael Parker, the VP of Manufacturing of Lockheed Martin, and George Nickel III, formerly of Johnson &Johnson, who both serve on the Manufacturing Executive Leadership Council with APICS
NYC-LI President, Dr.
Cost: $325 for APIC
members; $355 for nonmem- bers.
Six years ago, Cheryl Dalsin, APICS
director of academic outreach and founder of the program, along with a small team from Intel partnered with supply chain professionals from MIT, Michigan State University and Arizona State University to develop and pilot interactive STEM activities for more than 600 students in the Phoenix area.
Sponsored by: APICS
NYC-LI and the Farmingdale State College Foundation
DUTIES: Oversees the APICS
for Business platform that includes supply chain talent development and corporate supply chain performance improvement products and services
The conference also will offer four "emerging trends" sessions on the latest developments in the resource management field, an executive forum on e-commerce leadership, and "APICS
University," a series of sessions for professionals new to manufacturing.
ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT: What impact has strategic planning had on your APICS
Modern: Since our readers may not be familiar with APICS
, tell us briefly about the organization, its scope today and its mission.
For the past 20 years, APICS
has been in partnership with Educational Testing Service to offer the modular series of exams for its two separate certifications.
CEO Abe Eshkenazi said in an interview that there were multiple drivers behind this merger.