QLD to host major supply chain conference


The QLD Supply Chain and Logistics Conference to be held in Brisbane in August will be the largest event of its kind in the state.

More than 400 delegates are expected to attend the 11th Annual Conference with the theme 2020 Vision: Harmonisation, Innovation, Acceleration.

Speakers include Group Captain Hayden Marshall, Director of Logistic Plans, Royal Australian Air Force, Alan Ducret, General Manager, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Tom Caird, Managing Director, Buker (Australasia), John Warnock, Chief Executive Officer, Australasian Lubricants Manufacturing Company, Craig Lardner, Group Procurement Director, George Weston Foods, Billie Gorman, Head of Strategic Sourcing, Bank of QLD and Dr Warren Staples, RMIT University.

The QLD Supply Chain & Logistics Conference is organised by leading industry associations including the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia, (SCLAA) the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), QUT School of International Business, CIPS Australia, the Australasian Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) and the SE QLD Procurement Network group.

The conference will be held at the Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane from August 26-27.

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