Chapter News..PDM Update!!

We have started offering more webinars
In order to make it easier for you to attend some of our educational events, we have started to offer more topics in webinar format. the latest one was a presentation by David Wilkins, So you have an MRP system, now what? This was a great talk on the pitfalls of just installing an MRP system vs really using it. Good discussion. Watch for more webinars coming soon!

Developing the Forecasting Model, Part 2, June 13, Part 3, August 15
As part of our ongoing series on forecasting, Dave Viale presented more on developing the forecasting model. Great discussion and a lot of good information. If you missed this series, watch for other series coming soon!


Networking Evening, May 16

Good company, good food and an overall good time was had by all at the networking meeting held on 05/16. By coincidence and good timing, we had a special guest! Ramona Memmott, APICS Pacific Western Manager attended our event. She presented us with an Outstanding Chapter Award Plaque, Finalist, Level 2.

Join us at our next event. You never know what will happen.



Change for Growth, March 28

This PDM was hosted by our Board Member Neeraj Choudhary and focused on his passion for career growth. Those in attendance got some real food for thought on the topics of

  • Personal growth
  • Looking for opportunities. How does your company stack up?
  • Your projects and team dynamics
  • Thinking about your goals
If you missed this great session, let us know and maybe we can schedule a repeat!

Forecasting followup, Developing the forecasting model, Part I

On April 11 we had a followup to the successful Forecasting PDM presented in Feb. by Dave Viale. Again, a well attended and highly interactive session. If you are interested in content from any of these sessions, please contact Dave Viale at

Forecasting PDM led by Dave Viale on Feb 1

Our first PDM of 2016 was well attended with lots of good discussion and information sharing.  Led by Dave Viale, and held at BD Biosciences, this topic stirred a lot of interest from the group. Dave will be doing a follow up to address some of the questions that came up in this one. So stay tuned.


Chapter Planning Evening

On November 9, BD Biosciences hosted our chapter for an evening of networking and discussion as we heard from our members how we can best meet their needs during the coming year. More details to follow, but here are a couple of pictures of the group...deep in discussion


Business Continuity Planning

On September 21, we held our first free webinar. Our Chapter president, David Wilkins presented an informative session on Business Continuity Planning. Hopefully you were able to attend. If you weren't you can review the slides by clicking this link. We're working on more so plan to join us next time. 

David Wilkins,
Nov 15, 2014, 9:12 PM