Professional Development Meetings (PDM)

APICS Gold Award
 

June 2018 Meeting

Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Location: River Station Restaurant, 1 North Water St., Poughkeepsie, NY (see directions map below)
Social: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Menu Ordering:
6:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Presentation:
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Dinner:
7:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Cost:
N/A; dinner will be ordered from the menu & each attendee will be responsible for their order
Reservation:
RSVP via the registration link (see below)

Our Presentation

Your LinkedIn® Profile Should Tell A Story

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Your LinkedIn® profile tells the story of your professional life, past and present. Does your profile tell a story that will serve you well? In this presentation, John Capron CPIM will take you through the elements of a LinkedIn® profile that you need to address to make your story an interesting read, and one that consistently turns up in talent searches.

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Our PDM Presenter

John Capron CPIM, is a retired operations professional, having built a 43 year career in manufacturing, planning, IT development, and consulting. He’s been a Technical Team Leader, Development Manager and ERP Senior Consultant for the IBM Corporation, an ERP Senior Consultant for Keane, NYNEX, Origin, and Philips. He has also held the following positions at Philips: Materials Manager, Systems Operations Planning Analyst, Production Control Supervisor, Manufacturing Supervisor, and Production Data Analyst. His real introduction to the world of manufacturing began with Georgia-Pacific and Kraft Foods. Along the way, he became quite proficient in production & inventory management, but also recognized that he needed to become highly capable in enabling methodologies & technologies as they became mainstream. His areas of expertise include: ERP, Project Management, Requirements Engineering, Business Process Design, Software Development, Mind Mapping, SEO, Web Design, S&OP, and Structured Analysis.

If you’d like to read the story of his professional life, as told by his LinkedIn® Profile, it can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jhcaproncpim/

 

If you are going to attend this Professional Development Meeting, please fill out and submit this registration request.

Registration Deadline is the End of the Business Day, Monday, 11 June 2018.

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River Station Shrimp Fest Menu

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For Tappan Zee attendees, the River Station Restaurant is right next to the Poughkeepsie Metro-North Station (southside).

Parking options for the River Station Restaurant

  1. Handicapped spots: River Station has two off of North Water Street at the north end of the restaurant.
  2. River Station Restaurant main parking: On the west (river) side of the restaurant off of Main Street.
  3. River Station Restaurant overflow parking: On North Water Street, north of the restaurant past a private home. However, it is often chained off.
  4. Main Street: As signs permit.
  5. Train Station parking garage: You may have to pay.
  6. Train Station parking lot: You won't have to pay, but check the signs. Some spots are reserved for monthly commuters on weekdays. Other spots are reserved for patrons of the shops facing the parking lot.
  7. Rinaldi Blvd: The west (river) side has four-hour free parking until 800p. The east side and median spots are reserved for monthly commuters on weekdays.

Past PDMs

This is a Listing of Our Past PDMs, by Date, with Topics Presented

Date

Speaker Topic

Downloadable File

11 April 2018

Plant Tour of IBM Manufacturing in Poughkeepsie, NY

N/A

14 March 2018

An Analytics-Based Quality Management System

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0

15 February 2018

Robotic Automation

Download
0

8 November 2017

Present For Impact

Download
0

13 September 2017

ISO 9001:2015 - Top Business Management’s Leadership Role to Review and Manage Product and Service Quality Performance in a Planned ‘Management Review’

N/A

14 June 2017

Lean Performance Indicators - A Road Map for Supply Chain and Operations Success

N/A

10 May 2017

FMEA: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis

N/A

12 April 2017

Plant Tour of LSI Industries in New Windsor, NY

N/A

9 November 2016

Agile Software Development: The Case For Replacing The User Story With A Business Story

Download
0

12 October 2016

Plant Tour of VirTis Brand of SP Scientific in Gardiner, NY

N/A

8 June 2016

18 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn® Profile

Download
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11 May 2016

Improve Your Business With Designed Experiments

N/A

13 April 2016

Gold Mining With Kaizen Tools

N/A

9 March 2016

The Marriage of ISO and Lean Six-Sigma

N/A

11 November 2015

Process Behavior Analysis

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16 September 2015

The Dating Game - A Practitioner’s Guide to Supplier Selection

N/A

10 June 2015

Impossible Projects

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13 May 2015

Data-Driven Marketing: What IBM Has Learned Through Its Use Of Data

N/A

8 April 2015

Cycle Counting...What You Know...What You Don't Know

N/A

11 March 2015

Gain Valuable Insights into Your Competitive Edge

N/A

12 November 2014

Tired of Always Getting the Wrong Software for Your Business Operation?

Download
0

8 October 2014

18 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn® Profile

Download
0

17 September 2014

Superior Demand Planning with Statistical Modeling

N/A

11 June 2014

Laboratory Accreditation for Testing Labs (Ask the Assessor?)

N/A

14 May 2014

Student Presentation: Challenges Facing U.S. Industrial Manufacturing in 2014 with a Specific Focus on the Mid-Hudson Valley - Part 2
Main Presentation: Build Success - Manage Your Company Culture

N/A

9 April 2014

Student Presentation: Challenges Facing U.S. Industrial Manufacturing in 2014 with a Specific Focus on the Mid-Hudson Valley - Part 1
Main Presentation: The Idea-Driven Organization

N/A

12 March 2014

Training the Industrial Athlete of the Future

N/A

13 November 2013

Total Cumulative Lead Time - Manufacturing’s Critical Path: What’s the probability that you will deliver on-time?

N/A

18 September 2013

The Master Production Schedule: Master of All Schedules

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12 June 2013

Do You Know the Impact Poor Quality is Having on Your Supply Chain and Its Impact to Your Business?

N/A

8 May 2013

Where is Your De-Coupling Point?

N/A

10 April 2013

Inventory Management: Learning Our ABCs

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13 March 2013

St. Francis Hospital takes the Challenge to Continually Improve Patient Safety and Clinical Quality

N/A

14 November 2012

Sales and Operations Planning: Beyond the Basics

N/A

10 October 2012

Value Stream Mapping (VSM) Continuous Loop Simulation

N/A

19 September 2012

We Can't Fix It If We Don't Know What's Broken...An MRP Exercise

N/A

13 June 2012

Understanding the Fundamentals of MRP

N/A

9 May 2012

Quality Service Skills

N/A

11 April 2012

Navigating Your Career Path...in this rapidly changing world

N/A

14 March 2012

Master Scheduling: The Paradigm

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9 November 2011

Cut Through the Hype – A Fresh Approach to ERP Selection

N/A

12 October 2011

The Match Game

N/A

21 September 2011

The Status of Mount Saint Mary College’s School of Business

N/A

15 June 2011

Visual Tools for Process Improvement in Healthcare

N/A

18 May 2011

Navigating Your Career Path...in this rapidly changing world

N/A

13 April 2011

Resumes & Interviews: How to Organize & Present Your Expertise

N/A

9 March 2011

If You Think Requirements Engineering Is Just For The IT Folks…Think Again

N/A

10 November 2010

Lean For The Office

N/A

13 October 2010

21st Century Manufacturing Not Without The Basics

N/A

15 September 2010

Lean in Healthcare

N/A

12 May 2010

Lean Eyes

N/A

14 April 2010

Take the Mystery Out of Six Sigma

N/A

10 March 2010

Alcoa’s Real-World Experiences Applying Kaizen

N/A

13 January 2010

Value Stream Mapping and Plant Layout

N/A

9 December 2009

Visual Basics

N/A

Past Workshops

This is a Listing of Our Past Workshops, by Date, with Topics Presented

Date

Workshop Topic

20 April 2016

Master Scheduling Workshop

20 April 2016

Sales & Operations Planning Workshop

5 November 2014

Demystifying Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Workshop

14 & 15 May 2014

Lean Sigma Yellow Belt Workshop

9 April 2014

Demystifying Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Workshop - Joint with Tappan Zee Chapter - Held at Tappan Zee Location

10 September 2013

Cycle Counting - The Road to Enlightenment (1/2 day)

10 September 2013

Inventory Optimization - It's Time to Better Manage Inventory (1/2 day)

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