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Mike O’Donnell

March 12, 2019
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Longbranch Hotel and Convention Center
90 Twixt Town Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Mike O’Donnell, Director, Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP).


Supply Chain Risk Management Seminar


This 4-hour workshop will cover the basics of risk management applied to the supply chain. It will teach approaches to identify, prioritize, and handle risk in an easy-to-use approach. Attendees will start creating their own supplier risk profile during the course and receive all the tools necessary to implement a full program.


Cedar Valley APICS will be hosting this seminar on Tuesday March 12th, at Longbranch Hotel and Convention Center.  


Mike O’Donnell is the director of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program for the Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) at Iowa State University.  He leads CIRAS’ efforts to enhance Iowa’s economy through application of research-based methods to transform performance in manufacturing.  Mike has a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University and an MBA from Iowa State University.  Prior to joining CIRAS, Mike worked in the defense industry in a variety of roles across the supply chain, and led supplier engineering and quality for Australia’s leading small appliance brand. While at CIRAS, Mike has led programs in supply chain management, sustainability, innovation, and economic development.


Location: Longbranch Hotel

                 90 Twixt Town Rd, NE

                Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cost: Individual Cost - $149 for members per person

                                     $169 for non-members per person

          Group of 3 or more - $99 per person

          Groups of 6 or more - $75 per person

          Cost includes seminar material, snacks and beverages

          *To get group rates, please contact Corynn Downs at  

Schedule: 12:30 – 1:00 pm – Check-in/Registration and Networking

                    1:00 – 4:30 pm - Seminar


$149.00 Member Registration

$169.00 Non-Member Registration