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ASCM CONNECT Virtual was specifically designed to allow for participation and access to world-class thought leadership from anywhere in the world. By expanding the reach across the supply chain global community, ASCM CONNECT Virtual provides access for individuals and organizations to learn best practices, explore new ways of thinking, and obtain endless ideas to optimize their supply chain performance in today’s highly competitive and rapidly changing environment.
Get the latest insights and perspectives from our keynote presenter, Katty Kay, award-winning news anchor on BBC’s “Beyond 100 Days” and coauthor of three New York Times bestsellers including The Confidence Code.
Elevate your knowledge, your career and your organization. ASCM CONNECT Virtual features a lineup of knowledgeable thought-leaders addressing end-to-end supply chain topics. Explore presentations from respected companies such as Deloitte, PwC, Abbott Laboratories and many more!
You’ve come to expect the best from our expo hall when participating in person. In an effort to ensure you have the opportunity to see and engage with the latest offerings from industry-leading organizations and support professionals, we are excited to welcome you this year to the ASCM CONNECT Virtual Solution Center.
Use the ASCM Events App to grow your network and connect globally to the ASCM community. By downloading and creating your profile within the app, you will be able to message other attendees who have chosen to share their contact information as well as create posts and comment on posts left by others.
ASCM Connect Virtual is just the beginning. In addition to 12 hours of carefully curated content over three days, you will receive complimentary access to ASCM CONNECT+. Designed in response to how supply chain has adapted since the global pandemic, ASCM CONNECT+ will provide (5) five 4-hour virtual events centered on newly emerging best practices.
The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) is the global leader in supply chain organizational transformation, innovation and leadership. As the largest nonprofit association for supply chain, ASCM is an unbiased partner, connecting companies around the world to the newest thought leadership on all aspects of supply chain. ASCM is built on a foundation of APICS certification and training spanning 60 years. Now, ASCM is driving innovation in the industry with new products, services and partnerships that enable companies to further optimize their supply chains, secure their competitive advantage and positively influence their bottom lines. For more information, visit ascm.org.
Elevate your knowledge and ensure that your skills are up to date with ASCM CONNECT Virtual. Attendees qualify for up to 12 professional development points toward certification maintenance of your CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, and/or Fellows level certifications. An additional 20 professional development points will be available as part of ASCM CONNECT+, five 4-hour content blocks released through the next year.
Rob van Stratum
MSc, CPIM-F, CIRM, CSCP, CLTD, CPF Master Instructor Supply Chain Education s.r.o.
“I was glad to learn about several subjects, particularly from those who are in similar industries. I appreciate having much of the information on the app to share with others in my company."
Freelance Supply Chain Consultant
"This was my first ASCM conference, and it was by far, one of the best conferences I have ever attended. Many thanks to all of you for a great conference!!!"
"This was my first time attending an ASCM annual conference. I entered with zero expectations, an open mind, and a thirst for knowledge. After having attended all days at the conference, I can confidently say that this is the place to be for a young, and growing Supply Chain Professional like myself. Listening to Industry professionals share their journey, challenges, and insights were my favorite learning experiences! Participating, living and breathing the world of Supply Chain Management through the events, speakers, and peers, reinstated my Career and Industry choice thus far, with many promises for the future of tomorrow. Supply Chain connects the world, and ASCM connects us!"
Operations Management Major University of Cincinnati
“I enjoyed the event and thought that the Student Scholar Program was a great way to gain exposure to the industry and to attend the conference that I wouldn't have been able to without it."
M.D Rafiqul Bari
Executive Director UDC Construction Ltd, Bangladesh
“I enjoyed the full seminar ASCM-2019 with my satisfaction. It helps me and my company for the improvement of the performance. Thanks a lot to ASCM for providing me the opportunity to work as a Mentor with a bright Mentee. I had a good experience visiting the Carpenter Training Center under Facility Tour. I will recommend ASCM to keep more tour programs relating to SCM in its future seminars."
Deputy General Manager Strategy & Supply Chain, Raymond Ltd
"Very well organized; a great learning experience"
Supply Chain Strategist
“Exceeded my expectations especially in the way it was orchestrated, relevance of sessions especially those related to emerging technologies such as Blockchain"
CSCP, CLTD Manager, Strategic Sourcing EDF Renewables North America
“This event is my annual supply chain enthusiasm boost!”
The ASCM CONNECT Virtual app will be your go-to resource, keeping you up to date on the agenda, educational sessions and presenters, as well as providing access to full presentations on demand for up to 30 days following the event.
What if I am having trouble accessing the event?
If you encounter any technical issues with the live stream please contact our support team at ITOps@ascm.org
When does registration close for this event?
Registration for access to the live stream of ASCM CONNECT Virtual closes on Thursday, September 10th, 2020. Registration for access to ASCM CONNECT Virtual on demand will be available through Friday, October 16, 2020.
Will I get credit for attending ASCM CONNECT Virtual Conference?
Attendees of the ASCM CONNECT Virtual conference will receive a total of 12 professional development points during the live event. As part of the registration, attendees will also have access to 20 additional hours with ASCM CONNECT+, a series of smaller events taking place every two months during the next year, for a total of up to 32 professional development hours/points.
Professional development hours/points will count toward certification maintenance of your CPIM, CSCP, CLTD and/or APICS Fellows level certifications.
What if I cannot participate in the live conference?
ASCM CONNECT Virtual will be available on demand for 30 days following the live stream through the ASCM Events app.
Can I share my virtual conference log in with other members of my team?
Individual log ins will be provided to all attendees. In order to access the conference and to be eligible for professional development points toward your certification maintenance, you will need to have your own log in.
Will attendees be able to ask questions or participate during the sessions?
Attendees will be able to submit questions during each session and will be provided a follow-up answer or directed to another resource for additional information.
How will networking work during ASCM CONNECT?
By downloading and creating your profile within the app, you will be able to connect with other attendees (with their permission) in the following ways:
How do I access the ASCM Events App?
If you had downloaded the app during a past event, you will need to delete that app and download our new and improved one. Access to the app will be available the first week of September. You can access the ASCM Events App in the Apple App Store or Google Play. A web browser version of the app will be available closer to the event.
Will I have access to the session recordings and presentation slides?
All conference content, including recordings of educational sessions, will be available in the ASCM Events app. Content will be available on demand for 30 days following the live stream.
Can I transfer my registration to someone else?
All substitutions must be made in writing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to 5 Executive Court, Suite 2, South Barrington, IL 60010. Substitution requests must be submitted on or before August 13, 2020.
What is your cancellation policy?
Requests for cancellation of registration must be made in writing via email to email@example.com or via mail to 5 Executive Court, Suite 2, South Barrington, IL 60010, on or before August 13, 2020. No refunds will be allowed after August 13, 2020. Refunds will not be given for a failure to attend, late arrival, or connection issues. No refunds will be allowed after August 13, 2020.
No refunds or cancellations will be given for membership purchases during registration.
What time zone is ASCM CONNECT Virtual taking place in?
All sessions will be scheduled from 12:00 – 4:00 PM EDT (GMT – 4). To accommodate participants in other time zones and those with other conflicts, all sessions will be available on demand after the close of the event.
What if I am currently registered for the conference in New Orleans but I want to switch to the virtual?
You may choose to transfer your existing registration to ASCM CONNECT Virtual by filling out this form. Transfers and refunds will be processed on or after August 13, 2020. If a hotel reservation was made, it is the responsibility of each attendee to cancel it. If the reservation was booked using our online booking tool you may contact our hotel booking partner via email at ASCM@experient-inc.com or by calling Customer Service at (800) 424-5250 or for International registrants, please call +1 (847) 996-5880.
Registration made after Thursday, September 10th will ONLY have access to on demand viewing starting on Thursday, September 17, 2020
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If you do not have an ASCM/APICS ID, register as guest. Member pricing is only available with ASCM/APICS ID.Register