APICS Asia Supply Chain &
Operations 2013

4–5 April 2013
Hyatt Regency Mumbai
Mumbai, India

Today, the most competitive companies are working harder than ever to gain an advantage through supply chain innovation. Success requires looking beyond the goals of “better,” “faster,” and “cheaper.” Strategic supply chain professionals must find new ways to harness the value of the extended supply chain to drive productivity and growth.

The third-annual APICS Asia Supply Chain & Operations event provides you and your team with insights  into how the companies known for supply chain innovation are achieving corporate competitiveness by segmentation, localization and linking supply chain strategy to research and development.

Learning and networking opportunities provide a fresh, global perspective on the ways successful companies are addressing the many supply chain opportunities that exist in today’s complex global marketplace.

Educational program

Group and breakout sessions connect the APICS body of knowledge to strategies and tactics to meet and overcome the challenges companies face. Supply chain and operations thought leaders and professionals from both the West and Asia will explore issues impacting supply chain performance and stability, including

  • Business analytics
  • Collaboration
  • Cost reduction
  • Multilocal operations
  • Outcome-driven innovation

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  • Responsiveness
  • Risk and resiliency
  • Segmentation
  • Supply chain innovation
  • Sustainability

World Café

The 2013 APICS World Café will join professionals from across Asia and the West to focus on how social media add value in organizational functions within and across the enterprise. In this popular group learning environment, participants move from table to table, adding their perspectives to each table’s conversation. The resulting conversation, notes, sketches, and ideas offer unique perspectives and opportunities for continued conversation and learning.


Meet face-to-face with an international contingent of supply chain and operations management experts. Grow your professional network through daily events including lunches and the interactive sessions.

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The Expo

Learn about new products. Network with your colleagues. Meet industry experts. Talk with vendors about your specific needs. See emerging tools and technologies advancing the field of supply chain and operations management.

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