The digital era has arrived, and supply chains must adjust. The season’s biggest material handling and logistics event, ProMat, is aiming to help.
This year’s conference will include more than 130 educational sessions — bringing together leading industry experts to share the latest information on manufacturing and supply chain trends, technologies and innovations.
Nearly 1,000 exhibitors from industry, commerce and government will display their supply chain solutions — from traditional, manual equipment to computerized, automated systems and emerging technologies — for attendees to see all segments of logistics equipment and technology in action.
The event, sponsored by material handling and supply chain association MHI, will be held April 8 to 11 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
Keynotes focusing on leading trends, best practices and what's next in best-in-class solutions promise to give attendees actionable insights into making their entire supply chains work more efficiently and profitably.
April 8: Blockchain Technology for Supply Chains
Karim Lakhani, Harvard Business School
April 9: Closing the Supply Chain Gender Gap
Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO, Girls Who Code
April 10: MHI 2019 Annual Industry Report
George Prest, CEO, MHI; Scott Sopher, principal, Deloitte Consulting
April 11: The Three Keys to Business Success — People, Process, Profit
Marcus Lemonis, CNBC's "The Profit" / CEO, Camping World
Key topics include:
•The future of drone delivery
•Real world impact of blockchain, robotics and AI
•Sustainability in the international supply chain
•Next-gen data applications
•The talent gender gap
•Demystifying hype and achieving ROI
•Supply chain of the future
•Getting started with AI and machine learning
"MHI has expanded the educational and networking offerings at ProMat 2019 to provide attendees with the best possible show experience and to connect them with the people, innovations and tools they need to tackle the challenges of today's ever-changing business environment,” said George Prest, CEO of MHI.
For more information on exhibiting or attending ProMat, visit ProMatShow.com.
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