MHI Announces Speakers for the 2016 MHI Annual Conference

MHI is focusing on the theme of accelerating change in supply chains for its 2016 Annual Conference, October 17-19, 2016 in Tucson, Arizona. The Conference will focus on key themes identified by the US Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics and the MHI 2016 Annual Industry Report including:

–Building the Future Supply Chain Workforce
–Omni-channel Fulfillment
–The Impact of Automation and Big Data on Supply Chains
–Investing in Material Handling Solutions for Future Success

The Conference will feature four keynotes and six conference tracks. Each track includes a “class” session with a traditional presenter or panel, and a “lab” session that offers a more interactive, hands-on experience.

Annual Conference Keynote Speakers:
• Jonathan Evans & Marcos Osorno, Skyward
• Buddy Bush, JB Training Solutions
• Vivek Wadhwa, Duke University
• Jason Schenker, President, Prestige Economics

Annual Conference Track Topics:
• U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics
• Supply Chain Workforce
• Material Handling and Supply Chain Technology
• Managing Change
• Leadership
• Marketing in the Supply Chain Industry

“We are excited to announce this line-up of speakers,” said George Prest, CEO of MHI. “They each bring a unique message and outlook to support this year’s theme of accelerating change.”

The conference is open to both MHI members and non-members. “The goal is to bring the industry (members and the supply chain solution users) together to collaborate and develop into a growing community that shares knowledge and addresses current and future manufacturing and supply chain challenges and opportunities,” added Prest.

Click here for more information and registration regarding the 2016 MHI Annual Conference

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