Supply Chain Management

Speakers, papers wanted for material-handling conference


Jan 22, 2009

Organizers of the 2009 Material Handling and Logistics Conference are seeking qualified speakers to deliver presentations at the annual event.

The program content examines a range of topics addressing how to implement, integrate, utilize, and maintain equipment and software. Attendees have indicated that they are looking for information regarding the following:

  • Weathering the tumultuous economy
  • Distribution solutions
  • Labor shortage
  • Sustainability
  • Warehouse layout and design
  • Green initiatives
  • Continuous Improvement

Other topics of interest include trends in material handling, the science of supply-chain and logistics software, new or emerging technologies that have promise in the supply chain, general management topics and national or global issues affecting the supply chain.

All conference presentations must be educational in nature. No company- or product-specific promotion is permitted. To submit your conference programming suggestions, complete this electronic ( form no later than Feb. 16, 2009.

To review 2008 conference programming, visit The deadline for papers is Feb. 16, 2009.