APICS 2004: Something for Everyone

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2004 APICS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION
The APICS International Conference and Exposition, October 10-13, 2004,
in San Diego, California, delivers something for everyone-educational
sessions on a the hottest inventory and supply chain issues,
accommodations to meet all training budgets, and the best networking
event of the year.

ITS is the official housing company for APICS 2004. Book early and take
advantage of the great rates offered at APICS' official conference
hotels by contacting the housing office at (847) 282-2529 or by booking
a room online,
http://www2.expoedge.com/its/0410apisan/11.asp?group=3DNull&FName=3D&LName=
=3D&Title=3D&Comp=3D&Addr1=3D&Addr2=3D&City=3D&State=3D&Zip=3D&Cntry=3D&Pho=
ne=3D&Fax=3D&Email=3D&PaxID1=3D&PaxID2=3D.


Top Ten Cheap Eats
1. 5ifth Quarter
http://www.5ifthquarter.com
(619) 236-1616=20
2. A.J.'s - Shelter Pointe Hotel & Marina
http://www.shelterpointe.com<br>(619) 221-8000
3. Albert's at the San Diego Zoo
http://www.sandiegozoo.org
(619) 685-3200
4. Bali Hai Restaurant
http://www.balihairestaurant.com
(619) 222-1181
5. Crest Caf=E9
http://www.crestcafe.net
(619) 295-2510
6. The Corvette Diner
http://www.cohnrestaurants.com
(619) 542-1476
7. El Indio Mexican Restaurants=97Middletown
http://www.el-indio.com/
(619) 299-0333
8. Kansas City Barbecue
http://www.kcbbq.net
(619) 231-9680
9. Pat & Oscar's
http://www.breadstick.com
(619) 515-0877
10. Point Loma Seafoods
http://www.plsf.com
619) 223-1109

Spouse and Guest Program
Bring your spouse or a guest to enjoy all that San Diego has to offer.
The $179 spouse and guest registration includes admission to the general
sessions, featured speakers, welcoming and networking receptions,
exposition, personal and professional development sessions, and
luncheons; as well as access to the Relaxation Lounge and Internet
CafEs. Spouses and guests must register to attend APICS functions. Learn
more about Spouse and Guest Registration,
http://www.apics.org/Education/Conference/spouseguest.htm.

Don't Miss Your Certification Exam
Are you in the process of obtaining your CPIM or CIRM designation? An
added benefit of attending the conference this year is that you can take
a certification exam or participate in a review session while you're
there. Learn more about Certification Testing,
http://www.apics.org/Education/Conference/certtesting.htm, at
conference.


Already certified?
You will earn 24 professional development points for full conference
registration and attendance. Plus you can earn up to 20 additional
points towards certification maintenance by taking and passing two exams
on-site.

Register by September 10 and Save!
Register online,
http://www.apics.org/Education/Conference/Registration/, download a
registration form,
http://www.apics.org/NR/rdonlyres/DE2FC27D-D552-42E1-953F-8411E3925F15/0/Re
gForm.pdf,
and fax your completed form with payment to (703) 354-8612, or call
APICS Customer Support at (800) 444-APICS (2742) or (703) 354-8851 by
September 10 and save up to $200. Please reference campaign code SKB04A.

FOCUS ZONE
Project Management
http://www.apics.org/NR/rdonlyres/F40D3AF8-AAF6-4C84-95A1-44D7FAFFF348/0/
PreliminaryProgram.pdf
Proven project management techniques are inherently related to
production, quality control, and management in a highly competitive
global marketplace.
Discover proven project management techniques in the following
educational sessions
* Start Up of a World-Class Distribution Center: Hershey's MWDC Project
Kenneth Miesemer, Hershey Foods Corporation
* So You've Just Been Asked to Lead a Project...Now What?
Seth Cohen, PepsiCo
Kate Culbertson, PepsiCo
* Beyond the ERP Implementation: Creating a Sustaining Structure for the
Future
Andy Tade, The Boeing Company
Stephanie Palmer, The Boeing Company
* The Critical Risk Path: A New Way to Evaluate and Manage Project Risk
Karen Vecchio, CFPIM, Syspro Impact Software, Inc.
* Leading a Successful Project<br> Barbara Robies, Playtex Products, Inc.

Just Added! RFID Track
http://www.apics.org/education/conference/RFID.htm
APICS recognizes the need for realistic, cutting-edge training in using
RFID tags, scanners, and the electronic product code. The following
educational sessions will help you get up to speed on this
ground-breaking technology.
* Radio Frequency Identification and the Supply Chain<br> John Pulling, Provia Software
* There's Great Value beyond Compliance=20
Mike Dempsey, RedPrairie Corporation
* Auto ID: The First Intelligent Value Chain
Edmund Schuster, CFPIM, CIRM, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

GENERAL SESSION SPEAKER
Dan Thurmon, President
Motivation Workshop, Inc.
Dan Thurmon shares practical solutions and useful techniques that
motivate people to accomplish more tasks in less time with greater
accuracy and enjoyment. Using juggling as an analogy to effective
workplace coordination, he takes a fresh approach to presenting
tried-and-
 
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