February 16, 2021  - APICS  Virtual Plant Tour

Gray Ridge Grading Plant - Listowel, Ontario

Time:  7: 00 pm

Gray Ridge Eggs Inc has been grading and distributing eggs since 1934. Under Bill Gray’s leadership, it has grown to become one of the principal players in the Ontario farm-to-table egg market, supplying eggs to thousands of grocery stores and restaurants under the Gray Ridge Egg Farms, GoldEgg, and Conestoga Farms brands.

Strong partnership with Ontario egg farmers has been vital to fulfilling the mission of providing Ontario families with quality eggs. The egg farmers are hand-picked by Gray Ridge because of their passion for egg farming, their dedication to their hens, and their commitment to producing the highest quality eggs.

The Gray Ridge Eggs plant in Listowel, Ontario grades approximately 70 million dozen eggs annually. This virtual plant tour will give you an inside look at how this is accomplished.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:   Tuesday, February 9, 2021

PLEASE NOTE:  After registration is confirmed, an email will be sent with the ZOOM link to connect to this APICS Professional Meeting


Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - APICS Professional Virtual Meeting - Risk Management

Time:  7: 00 pm

TOPIC:  Protecting the Supply Chain from the Dragon of Uncertainty Creating a High-Performing Work Team

Improving the probability of meeting customer demand

In today's markets characterized by disruptive forces, rapid change, and digital transformation organizations face risks from all directions that threaten the success of their mission.  

In the presence of uncertainty organizations must protect customer value which requires guarding the supply chain from preventable risk.   

In this presentation, we will unpack what is meant by risk, how it relates to uncertainty, and consider strategies you can use to improve the probability of meeting customer demand.

As the wise wizard from Lord of the Rings has said, “It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations” and we intend not to.

Speaker:  Raimund Laqua, PMP, PEng.

Raimund Laqua is founder and Chief Compliance Engineer at Lean Compliance Consulting, Inc. His focus is helping ethical, ambitious companies in highly-regulated, high-risk industries improve the effectiveness of their compliance programs covering safety & security, quality, regulatory and environmental objectives.

Raimund is a professional engineer with a bachelor’s degree in electrical / computer engineering from McMaster University. He has consulted for over 25 years across North America applying his technical knowledge and strategic approach to advance critical processes within: oil & gas, energy, pharmaceutical, medical device, government and technology companies.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:   Tuesday, March 23, 2021

PLEASE NOTE:  After registration is confirmed, an email will be sent with the ZOOM link to connect to this APICS Professional Meeting