New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

APICS - The Association for Operations Management North Shore Chapter 20 and Boston Chapter 10    --   The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) New England Roundtable    --    The Northeast Supply Management Group, A Special Interest Group of ISM®

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2014 New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition

A One-Day Conference

Monday, October 6, 2014

Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center
Marlborough, Massachusetts

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My Purchasing Center interview on NESCON 2013


A Sampling of Photos from the
New England Supply Chain
Conference Proceedings

Monday, October 7, 2013, Marlborough, Massachusetts

2013 Keynote Speaker Jeffrey B. Carr
Corporate President & Economist, EPR

2013 Keynote Speaker Rick D. Blasgen
President & Chief Executive Officer, CSCMP

2013 Keynote Speaker Thomas W. Derry
Chief Executive Officer, ISM

2013 Keynote Speaker Alan G. Dunn, CPIM
2014 Chair-Elect, APICS Board of Directors

2013 NESCON Hall of Fame Award Recipient
Mary Kachinsky, C.P.M., CPSM

Sunday Night Networking Reception

Good venue, Good food

Network with peers...

...and speakers!

Microsoft Office Tools Speaker Donna Papapietro
Principal, Independent Instructional Design & Educational Services

Negotiations Track Speaker Moshe Cohen, MBA
President & Founder, The Negotiating Table

Operations Management Speaker Daniel A. Marino, CPIM
Senior Partner, Marino Associates, LLC

Project Management Track Speaker Roy Anderson
EVP, MetaProcure, a division of Metasys Technologies, Inc.

Supplier Showcase Track Speaker Don Hutcher
Account Executive, Ariba, Inc.

Logistics Track Speaker Judith Taylor, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP
VP, Strategic Projects at NxStage Medical

Engaged audiences...in all six tracks!

Opportunity to visit with Exhibitors

Great information!

Products, services and practical solutions for your organization

Professional membership information

A winner!

Many happy raffle winners!

There's more...

Attend NESCON 2014 and see!


  • Fully leverage your training dollars: 18 workshops in six tracks from which to choose
  • Take advantage of the integrated 3-part professional development tracks as follows:
    • MICROSOFT OFFICE TOOLS FOR BUSINESS: A) Windows 8.1 (w/Update #1) – How to make it work for you! Even if Microsoft isn't fully listening, B) Tips and tricks in Microsoft Office 2013 (and Office 365) – Best Business Features in Outlook E-Mail, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and C) Using Excel Pivot Tables & Other Tools to Make Your Data Work for You (Simplified for Today's Business Environment!). 
    • PURCHASING AND MATERIAL MANAGEMENT: A) Electronic Body LanguageTM & Meeting-itis: The Antidote, B) Dependent Negotiations: Seeking Advantage Through Leveraged Relationships, and C) Sourcing Tools and Systems: Creating Sourcing Strategies through Spend Analysis.
    • OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT: DEMAND MANAGMENT TOOLBOX: A) Demand Driven Blueprint for Planning and Execution in the 21st Century, B) Smart Metrics for Today's Complex Supply Chains, and C) Lead Time Compression & Working Capital Reduction Strategies for a Demand Driven Factory.
    • RISK MANAGEMENT & COMPLIANCE: A) Supply Chain Compliance, B) Innovative Supply Chain Risk Management Best Practices, and C) Taking the Risk Out of Sourcing.
    • LOGISTICS: A) Acceleration: Gaining Competitive Advantage in a Dynamic Transportation Marketplace, B) Intermediate Logistics – CSCMP/Logistics Speaker, C) US-Canada Cross-Border Logistics.
  • Enjoy an immediate ROI on the investment of your time and organization's money
  • Help your organization evolve its supply chain into a true value chain
  • Learn about the latest cutting-edge topics, trends and technology within multiple areas of the supply chain management field!
  • Learn how to translate innovative ideas into immediately workable and practical solutions for you and your organization
  • Enjoy and become transformed by our captivating keynote speakers!
  • Interact with multiple service and product suppliers in our Exhibition Hall
  • Network with your peers and those supporting other areas of the supply chain!
  • Take advantage of the ability to earn 6.25 Continuing Education Hours (CEH's) towards your certification/recertification from both APICS and ISM


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   Conference Documentation:


Presented by
The Next Generation Supply Chain Collaborative

APICS: The Association For Operations Management:
North Shore Chapter 20Boston Chapter 10

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) : New England Roundtable

The Northeast Supply Management Group, A Special Interest Group of ISM®

The Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel is conveniently located in a beautiful section of Marlborough, Massachusetts. Fall is the right time of the year to be in this area! Also, we are close to all of Greater Boston's attractions and easily accessible from both Logan Airport and the Massachusetts Turnpike. The planning committee has arranged for all attendees to receive a special conference rate at the first class Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel for this conference's time period -- both before, during, and after the program. Reserve quickly, so you can be part of the best and most comprehensive Supply Chain conference in the area!

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Web: www.newenglandsupplychainconference.org
General Information: info@newenglandsupplychainconference.org
Exhibitor Services: exhibits@newenglandsupplychainconference.org