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Diary Date CILT Logistics Conference & Dinner Emerging from the Recession

Find out how to emerge from the recession revitalised, from the experts that know.

CILT Logistics Conference & Dinner: Emerging from the Recession
Thursday 10th June 2010, Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Meriden, West Midlands

The countdown has started for this year’s eagerly awaited CILT Conference. Book now to ensure your place. Top industry figures will reveal their secrets for successfully emerging from the recession at this year’s Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) conference and dinner.

The prestigious CILT Logistics Conference focuses on strategies for success in the new economic environment. Delegates will hear from many leading industry figures on how they’re shaping up for the new challenges – including the bosses of DHL Supply Chain, TDG, Kuehne + Nagel, Norbert Dentressangle Wincanton and CEVA.

CILT Chief Executive Steve Agg says: ‘It’s in the immediate post-recession growth period that many companies actually fail. Learning from industry thought leaders on how they plan to react to growing markets will be invaluable for professionals in our industry.’

Delegates will hear from panellists:

Eric Born, Chief Operating Officer, Wincanton plc

Mike Branigan, Chief Executive, TDG

Graham Inglis, CEO – UK & Ireland and EEMEA, DHL Supply Chain

Leigh Pomlett, Executive Vice President, UK & Ireland, CEVA

Tim Scharwath, President – North West Europe, Kuehne + Nagel

Malcolm Wilson, Managing Director, Norbert Dentressangle.

Confirmed Speakers include:

Jane Burkitt, Supply Planning Director, Pepsico International UK,

Ian Brinkley, Knowledge Economy Programme Director, The Work Foundation – ‘Skills and the 2020 Knowledge Economy’

Nick Gazzard MILT, Leader CILT Sustainable Transport Strategy Group – ‘New ways to beat the barriers to managing costs & sustainability in shared systems’

Dave Lowther FCILT, Operations Services Director, Screwfix Direct – ‘Controlling the cost of fulfillment in a recession whilst maintaining high service levels in a multi channel environment’

John Parkes, Managing Director, IDS Logistics (UK) Ltd – ‘Implementing Value Chain Logistics’

The conference will be chaired by Jim Spittle, Chairman, GS1 (UK).

New Venue

For the first time the event will be held at the Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club. Located 4 miles from Birmingham NEC, Birmingham Airport and International train station, within easy access of the M6/M42 and M40.

Dinner and Networking

The full delegate prices will include a ticket to the Conference Dinner and after-dinner entertainment. Company tables are also available. Networking will be made easier during the event, there will be ample opportunities to network with like-minded professionals and the dinner also provides a great opportunity to meet clients and potential customers

Sponsorship

There are sponsorship opportunities and small stand spaces available in the refreshment area, for further details contact Janet Eady. Email: janet.eady@ciltuk.org.uk. Tel: 01536 740115

Conference delegate brochure sponsored by Freight by Water.

Delegate Fees

Members Price:

Full Package: £350 + VAT

Conference Only: £300 + VAT

Non-Members Price:

Full Package: £450 + VAT

Conference Only: £400 + VAT

Full Package

Full package includes: Conference (inc refreshments and lunch), Conference Dinner pre-dinner drinks reception and dinner, B&B accommodation and free parking

Members & Non-Members Price:

Dinner Only: £125 + VAT per person

Group Discount Dinner Only (Table of 10): £115 + VAT per person

Dinner and Accommodation Only: £290 + VAT per person

Bookings can be made via Tara Fosbrook. Email: tara.fosbrook@ciltuk.org.uk. Tel: 01536 740151.

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