The APICS Calgary Chapter produces a newsletter with information about upcoming PDMs, educational offerings, seminars and other events of interest. Newsletters are provided in the convenient PDF format.

Newsletter May 2018 Print

President's Report

Hello APICS Members and Friends,

I would like to wish everyone a happy spring and upcoming summer.

I look forward to seeing everyone at the APICS Calgary AGM scheduled for May 17, 2018 at the RAMADA PLAZA. Please have your nominations in for the upcoming board of directors by May 15, 2018.

We have a exciting speaker Major Sean J. Brinkema, CD who will speak on Disaster Logistics and I know all of you will find it very interesting on how logistics flow in emergency situations.

Have a great summer and see you at the AGM.

Kind Regards,

David McCrea

President APICS Calgary


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2018 APICS Calgary Annual General Meeting

PDM: Disaster Logistics 

APICS Calgary is pleased and honoured to have Major Sean J. Brinkema, CD speak about Disaster Logistics and the incredibly complex and yet necessary logistics required to help clean up and support communities after major disasters

About Major Sean J. Brinkema, CD, is a Logistics Specialist officer currently serving as the Senior Brigade Logistics Advisor and Staff Branch Head (Combat Service Support) with the 41 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters based in Calgary. Major Brinkema is a graduate of the University of Lethbridge (BMngt), holds an MBA and is currently preparing to defend his doctoral thesis on Logistics contracting responsiveness. This is a subject close to Major Brinkema’s heart and career, as he has served in a variety of roles directly in support of operations, including disaster relief both domestically (Kelowna, BC, fires) and internationally (Nepal earthquake; Syrian refugees evacuation).

May 17, 2018
5:30 PM MDT - 8:00 PM MDT

RAMADA PLAZA Calgary Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
3515 26 St NE
Calgary, AB T1Y 7E3


$45.00 Member Admission

$55.00 Guest Admission

$20.00 Student Admission


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Hello APICS Members and Friends,

As a reminder from the APICS Calgary call for nominations email sent out April 13, 2018.

We encourage anyone interested in joining & volunteering on the APICS Calgary Chapter Board of Directors for the 2018/19 season.

Please let us know by May 15, 2018, in order for us to add your name to the roster for the subsequent election at the AGM. Please send your nomination by email to us with "AGM Nomination Request 2018" in the subject line to the APICS Calgary email:INFO@APICSCALGARY.COM

For more information on Board position responsibilities, go to WWW.APICSCALGARY.COM

We look forward to your nominations and continued support.

Thank you.

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Thank you Membership for responding to the Members Survey. As this will help us with planning going forward into the upcoming season.

Here are the results:

1/ Do you believe your APICS membership investment provides you value?

75% of respondents selected average to excellent

25% of respondents was below average

2/ Do you prefer the newsletter or visiting the website?

Newsletter – 57%

Website – 43%

3/ How many of the APICS Calgary events in the past year have you attended?

3 to 5 events - 29 %

1 to 2 events - 14%

None - 57%

4/ If you did attend APICS Calgary events when was the preferred time?

Afternoon - 25%

Evening - 25%

Weekends - 25%

Did not matter - 25%

5/ Which type of APICS Calgary events do you prefer?

Tours - 36%

PDM's - 21%

Networking Events - 22%

Annual General Meeting - 21%

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SCM Class

APICS Calgary Education Future Offerings

Pre-Registering for the following Classes:

CPIM Part 1 Winter 2018

CPIM Part 1 Course

September 15, 2018
9:00 AM MDT - 12:00 PM MDT

SAIT Polytechnic
1301 - 16th Avenue NW
Calgary, AB T2M0L4



CPIM Part 2 Winter 2018

CPIM Part 2 Course

September 13, 2018
6:00 PM MDT - 9:00 PM MDT

SAIT Polytechnic
1301 - 16th Avenue NW
Calgary, AB T2M0L4

CPIM Part 2 Registration Link


APICS CLTD Pre-registration

The CLTD program

September 15, 2018
8:30 AM MDT - 12:30 PM MDT

SAIT Polytechnic
1301 - 16th Avenue NW
Calgary, AB T2M0L4

CLTD Registration Link


APICS CSCP Pre-registration

The CSCP program

September 15, 2018
8:30 AM MDT - 12:30 PM MDT

SAIT Polytechnic
1301 - 16th Avenue NW
Calgary, AB T2M0L4


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Welcome New Members


Welcome New Members to the APICS Calgary Chapter

We look forward to supporting you in your Supply Chain experiences and education. You will find our members are supportive and a fantastic group of people. We look forward to seeing you at our APICS Calgary events and education offerings in 2018/19.



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