Professional Development

note: past events from 2018-2019 are summarized below the next event
Tuesday FEBRUARY 12


Please Join the Piedmont Triad Chapter of APICS professional development joint dinner meeting, Tuesday, February 12, 2018, with NC A&T and UNCGs' Student APICS affiliated chapters, and special recognition of NC A&T's new APICS student chapter!  This February's Student Appreciation Dinner Event will be held at NC A&T's new Student Center (second floor Banquet Room).  Faculty selected winning student papers will be presented by those student authors from NC A&T, UNCG and GTCC.   This is traditionally a big event to allow the Chapter Members to network with prospective Supply Chain candidates from our area schools as they are given the platform to share their insights with Chapter Members and the greater Piedmont Triad community.    More details about the winners and their topics will be added to the event and email event notices.  We all look forward to seeing you at this event!

Proposed Menu: Salad, mashed potatoes, rolls and butter, chicken and another meat selection, green beans, chocolate cake, cookies, assorted Pepsi products, ice tea and water

Proposed Parking will be in the parking garage with no cost parking vouchers provided to attendees.  We will make campus map available.   REGISTER HERE



Past Events 2018-2019 Chapter year

August, 2018 Co-presenters Matt Flowers (Deere-Hitachi) and Erin Welken (John Deere) discussed "SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT AT DEERE-HITACHI AND  JOHN DEERE”.  Topics discussed:  Monitoring industry metrics to identify trends and cyclical changes, Identifying and managing supplier constraints, Keeping tabs on supplier health, Logistics management, Measuring supplier performance, Effective quality management, and Evaluating replenishment strategies.  Part one of 2 part series with ISM-CV (Piedmont chapter)

Sept 11, 2018 "DEERE-HITACHI PLANT TOUR”   Part Two of Two Part series, this is a joint series with ISM-CV (Piedmont Chapter)

Tuesday, October 9, 2018,  MEMBERSHIP NIGHT, Meeting Today’s Supply Chain & Manufacturing Challenges- Choosing the Right Scheduling Approach for Your Operations,  presented by Harold Cavallaro

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Jamie Flinchbaugh, Author of “THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO LEAN”, discussed aspects of the Lean journey for organizations and individual contributors

NOTE: No meeting scheduled for Dec 2018,  January 8,2019 event was cancelled due to venue unavailable.