Meeting/Event Information

September Professional Development Meeting

September 20, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:15 PM

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Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
6461 Transit Road
Depew, NY 14043

on-line registration is now closed. please contact the office at 648-0972 if still interested. We will do our best to accommodate.


We are honored and excited to have Michele Lawrence in Buffalo to present

“What’s in Your Professional Go Bag?”

About the Presentation:

This session will give participants a succinct overview of the most important tools, certifications and designations it takes to advance in operations, supply chain and logistics. You will learn how to pursue the road to success as you consider the lineup of industry hot certs, including APICS certifications. Salary differentials will be presented and real success stories shared. Time management, business writing, organizational tools, Toastmasters, memory joggers, and tools and resources to generate powerful presentations will be outlined in a comprehensive package that provides a wealth of information. You'll leave with a ‘Go-Bag’ that provides a roadmap and the contact information needed to launch your own personal campaign to advance your career and enhance your professional net worth.

About the Speaker:


Michele Lawrence, CPIM, CSCP, CPM, PMP, CSAP, Six Sigma Black Belt
APICS North Shore Chapter President (Massachusetts)

Michele Lawrence has been an active member of APICS for 25 years, holding various Board positions including her current role as Chapter President. Attaining APICS credentials CPIM and CSCP in addition to PMP, CPM, CSAP, Six Sigma Black Belt and certificates in Risk Management and Lean Manufacturing have provided a solid foundation for a successful career. Notable achievements include establishing a manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China, project managing product development from proof of concept through clinical trials to manufacturing integration. Michele’s career has encompassed various industries including Semi-conductor, Computer manufacturing, Medical Device and Pharma. A strong background in Operations, Supply Chain, and Project/Program Management brings a diverse perspective to APICS. Michele is currently a Synovos Site Manager for Pfizer pharmaceuticals.

 About the meal:

Sit down Dinner Choose 1 of 3 entrée’s:

  • Sliced Pork served with a cran-apple chutney
  • Mediterranean Salmon (fresh salmon topped with sautéed spinach, feta and sun dried tomatoes and served with tomato bur blanc).
  • Portabella Mushroom stack (squash, zucchini, asparagus and roasted red pepper)


Including:Minestrone soup, Garden salad, Roasted rosemary baby red potatoes, green beans with roasted red peppers and Cheesecake with Raspberry topping



$30.00 Member

$30.00 Guest

$20.00 Member not in Workforce or Retired

$20.00 Full Time Student Member

$20.00 Full Time Student Non Member


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