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CPIM Tucson

The new CPIM Part 2

23 January - 10 April 2018



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1 May - 26 June 2018


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4 September - 13 November 2018


CSCP Tucson

Certified Supply Chain Professional

28 July - 6 October 2018

Thank you for those attending our January 24, 2018

Professional Development Meeting and 40th Year Celebration




APICS Senior Director of Professional Development and past president of APICS


Please enjoy the pictures of the event below, and the link to the presentation PDF with links
















Link to Presentation PDF (12.6 MB)



Key2E - Key to Employment for the 21st Century Symposium

February 7, 2018


A Signature Event of the






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The Key to Employment for the 21st Century Symposium has been recognized as an exemplary program and recipient of the 2017 Pathways to Postsecondary Education Legacy Award Exhibits WorkshopsJanuary 24, 2018 Professional Development Meeting and 40th Year Celebration with Bob Collins, CFPIM, CIRM, CSCP, CPLP, APICS Senior Director of Professional Development and past president of APICS Topics: CelebrationAPICS after 60 years and the Tucson Chapter of APICS after 40 years: How will APICS continue to be relevant? Professional Development Feature PresentationWhen Being Smart Isn't Good Enough: Conquering Cognitive Bias in the Workplace Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 5:30 – 8:15 pm5:30 check in and networking6:00 40th year celebration and presentations6:15 meal service7:05 program and feature presentation8:05 concluding activities Register Here Registration: $30College Students: $10 Meal choices: Herb Roasted Chicken Breast Roasted Shallot Demi-GlaceTop Sirloin with Demi-GlaceChef’s Choice Vegetarian Sheraton Tucson Hotel and Suites5151 East Grant RoadTucson, Arizona 85712 Pima Room (banquet entrance at Northwest corner of the Sheraton)Ample parking is available   










































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  Joint ASQ-APICS October Membership Meeting Topic:  Change Control: Changes Initiated by Suppliers @ Golden Corral4380 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711 October 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm 5:30PM to 6:15PM - Social/Dinner 6:15PM to 8:00PM - Presentations Fee: Pay as you come in if you want to eat. Otherwise, you can attend for free to listen in.  Presenter(s): Matt DeVito and Ron Gryniewicz






APICS - SOLON SOLAR site and solar presentation


Date: August 23, 2017                   Time: 5:30 – 8:00 pm


Dress: casual for August outdoors




                First – (outdoors) - Juvenile Court Center – 2225 E. AJO WAY, TUCSON, ARIZONA 85713


               Note: Solon is actually on the south side of Ajo Way, west of Palo Verde.


                Second: (indoors) - Solon offices – 3840 S. PALO VERDE, SUITE 205 TUCSON, ARIZONA 85714


                Note: Solon is actually on the south side of Ajo Way, west of Palo Verde.





Join us as Luke Alm of Solon will lead a short walk around and describe the fixed solar installation. We will then go indoors and get the full presentation of this site that has 1.2 Megawatts of power for 200 homes’ worth of power.











May 17, 2017 - APICS & SALEO 2017 Management Night at the Arizona Inn

   Guest Speaker: Alan Davis,  Strategic Solution Partners, LLC, C-TPAT Practice Leader


                  Topic: SCM and Delivering Security Solutions to Time-sensitive Projects and Business Problems

                            Logistics, Management, and Marketing can help any project be on time and on budget. How

                            do you apply the tools of SCM and Logistics to meet your domestic and international security

                            goals.  Whatever your certification CPIM, CPSM, CSCMP, CSCP, C-TPAT, Lean, PMP, or if

                            you are a SCM professional you should attend to learn about; improving the security of

                            private companies' supply chains domestic and international; managing challenges of

                            international trade; marketing/selling change to senior managers and more.


           Join us for an evening of of education, networking, and surprises. Can you guess Instructor of the Year

           (IOY), Member of the Year (MOY), and Company/Organization of the Year (COY)? Come network with

           peers, competitors, and friends old and new. Help us recognize and reward the people who have earned

           the title Instructor of the Year, Company/Organization of the Year, and Member of the Year.







November Professional Development Meeting


Marcheta Gillespie, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, CPM, Director of Purchasing, City of Tucson,

and past national president of NIGP


Topic: Purchasing in the Public Sector


Wednesday, November 15, 5:30 – 8:15 pm

                                                                5:30 check in and networking

                                                                          6:00 meal service

                                                                          7:00 program


Registration fee: $25

College Students: $10



Herb Chicken, Horseradish Roasted Potatoes, Asparagus, Wild Mushrooms, Cabernet Reduction


Tucson University Park Hotel

880 East Second Street

Tucson, Arizona 85719


Parking is available at the University of Arizona Main Gate Garage after 5:00 pm for $1 per hour








APICS & SALEO Holiday Mixer


      Date/Time: Dec 13 2017  5:30 - 8:00

Location: APICS Tucson Office

                                    2030 East Broadway, Suite 216

            Tucson AZ, 85719


Join us for an end of year celebration to show appreciation to our members and volunteers who helped make this another successful year. Food and beverages will be provided.


Cost: Free                   Register Here





Community Corner


2018 Head over Heels: Women's Business Conference- Scaling Up: Life & Business



















March 15th, 2018

9AM - 2PM

at Desert Diamond Casino



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