Call for Presentations now open for 2008 PMAC National Conference

    TORONTO, Aug. 7 /CNW/ - The Purchasing Management Association of Canada
(PMAC) has issued a Call for Presentations for its 83rd Annual National
Conference, May 21-23, 2008, in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. This
conference is Canada's premier event for supply chain management professionals
- and with 500 delegates expected - the largest of its kind in the country.
    PMAC invites supply chain management experts to submit proposals for
education sessions. Conference presenters will showcase their success,
disseminate best practices, network with leading practitioners and advance the
profession by sharing their knowledge.
    The purpose of PMAC's National Conference is to update members on new
trends in strategic supply chain management and provide the latest
intelligence on emerging general business management issues.
    Submissions from manufacturing to service to public sectors are welcome
across a range of topic areas, including sourcing strategies, complex spend
categories, technology, career development and social responsibility.
Presenters are expected to provide insights on the latest developments in the
field, fresh perspectives on perennial challenges and practical tools, tips
and techniques.
    To submit a proposal, log on to and follow the links to the
2008 National Conference submission form. The deadline to receive the
completed form is 5 pm (EST) on Monday, September 17, 2007.

    About PMAC

    The Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) is the leading
professional association in Canada for supply chain management professionals.
With more than 40,000 members and program participants working in all sectors
of the Canadian economy, PMAC is the principal source of training, education
and professional development for supply chain management professionals in
Canada. The highest achievement in professional supply chain management
education in Canada is the Certified Professional Purchaser (C.P.P.)

For further information:

For further information: Sharon Ferriss, Director, Public Affairs and
Communications, PMAC, (416) 542-9129 or

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