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Upcoming events

    • 10 Oct 2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • Radisson Hotel Airport Phx. , 427 N. 44th St, Phoenix 85008


    5:30 pm - Registration and Networking

    6 pm - Dinner, Attendee Introductions and Chapter Business Meeting

    7:00 pm - Featured Speaker 


    Radisson Hotel Airport Phoenix
    427 N. 44th St

    Room:  Canyon I + II


    Featured Speaker ~ Jason Yates

    Jason Yates is currently the Global Supply Chain Strategist for the Medical Products Division at W.L. Gore & Associates.  He grew up in Ohio, went to college at Bowling Green State and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and started his career in MRO systems and warehousing with a large pork processing facility in Oklahoma.

    His background is in industries from meat processing to medical devices to bleeding edge technology with companies ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to independent start-ups.  He has worked in warehousing, procurement, inventory management, manufacturing operations, maintenance, supply chain operations, and business development.  He has also spent time as an IT network engineer doing network design, systems selection, implementation, security, and systems champion.  His focus is always on developing capabilities to help companies grow and succeed.

    CPIM certified for over 15 years and an APICS instructor with different chapters.  He also has a CS&OP designation from The S&OP Institute.

    Interactive conversation about Sales & Operations Planning.  From the Basics to the Advanced, including background of what S&OP is to the current state of the art.  Covering what it is, why it is important, the terminology that’s floating around, and maturity levels;  we’ll talk about S&OP Implementations, requirements, risks, and what it really means to be successful.

Past events

12 Sep 2019 September 12, 2019 PDM: Digitization of Supply Chains: Opportunities, Challenges and Realities - A Research Based View
08 Aug 2019 August 8, 2019 PDM: Broadcast Your Value, Not Your Resume!
09 May 2019 May 9, 2019 PDM: PLEASE JOIN US!
11 Apr 2019 April 11, 2019 PDM: PLEASE JOIN US!
14 Mar 2019 March 14, 2019 PDM: PLEASE JOIN US!
20 Feb 2019 Feb. 20 Tour of United States Post Office: REGISTER TO ATTEND!
10 Jan 2019 Jan 10, 2019 PDM: REGISTER TO ATTEND!
08 Nov 2018 Nov. 8 Tour of MD Helicopters : REGISTER TO ATTEND!
18 Oct 2018 Oct. 18 PDM: REGISTER TO ATTEND!
17 May 2018 Happy Hour
08 Feb 2018 APICS Social
25 Jan 2018 APICS Phoenix Chapter - 2018 Supply Chain Preview & Forum
14 Dec 2017 APICS Happy Hour
09 Nov 2017 Nov. 9 PDM: Senior Management Night
11 Oct 2017 How You Structure your Purchasing Department will Pre-Determine Certain Functions
07 Oct 2017 APICS Golf Outing at Continental Golf Club
14 Sep 2017 Blockchain Update and a Case for Core Supply Chain Transactions
10 Aug 2017 First Things First: How No Leads to Yes
13 Apr 2017 Tour Stuffington Bear Factory - Make a Bear
09 Mar 2017 Tour and Volunteer Session at Project C.U.R.E
16 Feb 2017 Tour and Tasting at SunUp Brewing Co
19 Jan 2017 Supply Chain Finance
08 Dec 2016 Joint Session with ASQ
20 Oct 2016 Merger Integration of Health Systems
18 Aug 2016 August Event: Network Design and Transportation
16 Jun 2016 June Event: International Trade and Commodities
11 Feb 2016 February Event: Supply Chain Risk Management
12 Nov 2015 November Event: Managing the Volatile Supply Chain
10 Sep 2015 September Event: Membership Appreciation Night
12 Mar 2015 March Event: Lean Supply Chain Optimization
12 Feb 2015 February PDM: How Lean Startup Can Be Applied in the Enterprise for Career Defining Accomplishments
20 Nov 2014 November PDM: Creating and sustaining the Lean Transformation using operational excellence
19 Oct 2014 APICS 2014 International Conference
16 Oct 2014 October PDM: Navigating a Complex Future
18 Sep 2014 September PDM: Cycle Time Reduction
15 May 2014 May PDM: Senior Management Night
17 Apr 2014 APICS International Conference
12 Apr 2014 Computer Skills for Supply Chain Class in Tucson
10 Apr 2014 April Plant Tour: TechShop
20 Mar 2014 March Plant Tour: Local Motors
19 Mar 2014 Tucson Chapter Senior Management Night: Operational success by matching ERP with best practices.
26 Feb 2014 Tucson Chapter PDM with Lt Col John Gustafson
30 Jan 2014 January PDM: SBDC and Financing Small Business Growth
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