The National Association of Purchasing Management Presents Network 2001: Intelligent E-Business and Supply Chain Management in a Changing Marketplace

FOR RELEASE: February 27, 2001

CONTACT: Kristen Kioa
  NAPM Media Relations
  480/752-6276 ext. 3015

(Tempe, AZ)The National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) presents Network 2001: Intelligent E-Business and Supply Chain Management in a Changing Marketplace, June 20-22, 2001, at the Hilton Riverside, New Orleans. This conference offers two and a half days of intensive sessions covering the latest trends and best practices of the supply management profession. Network 2001 is based on two learning paths: E-Business and Supply Chain Management. Follow one path or mix and match to get the optimum from both areas of interest.

This program is for supply managers looking for solutions to integrate technology into their organizations. The sessions also benefit those who have embraced technology but are looking for new ways to leverage existing platforms and processes. Supply managers who want to increase the return on investments and build a stronger organization through a value-add supply chain will benefit from this program as well. Network 2001 is an excellent opportunity to learn and explore, with other knowledgeable colleagues and practitioners, the challenges and solutions of your pivotal role with your organization.

Featured speakers and keynotes at this event include Bruce D. Temkin, group director, North America research and advisory, Forrester Research, Inc., discussing "Collaboration: Building Your Extended Enterprise"; Robert M. Monczka, Ph.D., director strategic sourcing and supply chain strategy development, CAPS Research and distinguished research and NAPM professor, supply chain management, Arizona State University, highlighting "Futuristic View of E-Business and Supply Chain Management Based on Project 10X"; and Pierre T. Mitchell, senior analyst, e-commerce, AMR Research, developing "E-nough is Enough: The Real State and Future of Internet-Based Procurement." In addition to these three keynote speakers, all sessions are directed by leading practitioners or subject-matter experts in the field.

To register for this event, please contact NAPM’s Customer Service Department at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 401, or register online at

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