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APICS Inland Empire Fall Symposium Features Global Innovation Experts

APICS Inland Empire Fall Symposium Features Global Innovation Experts
“Advancing Innovation & Navigating Global Trends”


CLAREMONT, CA – October 22, 2018  APICS Inland Empire Chapter (APICS-IE), the leading association for supply chain and operations professionals, is proud to announce the Fall 2018 Symposium line up of Innovation and Global Trends Experts.  The Symposium is focusing on: “Advancing Innovation & Navigating Global Trends”. The event will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 8am – 11:30am at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California.
The panel features five key executives who have facilitated, experienced and observed innovation in global environments.
“Innovation is so key to growth and remaining ahead of the competitive curve.  We are excited to have these experts share their experiences with us” commented Lisa Anderson, APICS-IE Chapter Leader and President of LMA Consulting Group. The experts come from diverse industries such as: Aerospace and Defense, HealthCare and Manufacturing to Transportation and a national Association.
The panel includes:
  • Cindi Mullane – Senior Director, Supply Chain and Operations, Feit Electric
  • Todd Boppell – Chief Operating Officer, National Association of Manufacturers
  • David Libatique – Deputy Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
  • Kelly Ford – Aerospace/Defense Senior Executive
  • Dr. Yuman Fong, Chairman, Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Media Center
“Each panelist brings a unique perspective to the innovation discussion and how they see a global economy affecting their supply chain and, ultimately, progress. To hear first-hand from experts in a range of industries is essentially, super-collaboration, which would otherwise be difficult to coalesce from a single industry perspective” Ms. Anderson concluded.
The symposium attracts industry professionals from throughout the Inland Empire and Southern California and welcomes students.  The APICS-IE Fall Symposium, “Advancing Innovation & Navigating Global Trends” will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 8:00-11:30 AM at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. Fees to attend are $15 for members, $25 for non-members and students are free. A breakfast buffet is included. Register online


APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate end-to-end supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations set the industry standard. With over 37,000 members and more than 250 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers.

About APICS – Inland Empire
The APICS Inland Empire Chapter (APICS-IE) covers the Inland Empire region of Southern California, which spans the easternmost portion of Los Angeles county and includes San Bernardino and Riverside counties.  The chapter offers educational classes, programs and special events in the hotbeds of manufacturing and distribution activity including Ontario, Riverside and Temecula.  APICS-IE partners with other organizations supporting manufacturing and distribution such as the DMA (Distribution Management Association), neighboring APICS chapters, industry leaders and government officials in support of furthering the region’s workforce development and growth.
Inland Empire Business Journal
The Inland Empire Business Journal (IEBJ) is the official business news publication of Southern California’s Inland Empire region - covering San Bernardino & Riverside Counties.