2018 Call for Speakers is Now CLOSED

The submission deadline for The 2018 Supply Chain Conference Call for Speakers has passed. If you are interested in speaking, please contact Kate Rabatsky (kate.rabatsky@rila.org). For more information about the 2018 Retail Supply Chain Conference, click here.

Our speakers provide an invaluable service to the conference's educational program and, in return, speakers receive an unparalleled opportunity to elevate their standing in the retail industry.

The 2018 speakers, and the companies they present, have a story to tell in key areas (but not limited to):

  • Inventory management
  • Transportation
  • Strategic supply chain planning
  • International logistics and sourcing
  • Workforce & labor issues
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Port issues
  • Reverse logistics
  • Technology and innovation
  • Omnichannel
  • Sustainability
  • Retaining top talent
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Developing your people
  • Supply chain transparency
  • Supplier collaboration
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Fulfillment

Submission Deadline: PASSED

If you would like to submit a proposal for the 2018 event being held February 25-28 in Phoenix, AZ please note that the submission deadline has passed. Contact Kate.Rabatsky@rila.org to inquire.

All proposals will be considered by the Supply Chain Conference Steering Committee (representatives of RILA retail and product manufacturer member companies who plan the content and programming for the conference). For more information about the speaker selection process, please contact Kate Rabatsky, at 703-600-2040 or kate.rabatsky@rila.org