Dematic announces annual conference keynote speakers

Dematic announced that Dan Patrick and Marcus Luttrell will serve as keynote speakers for its 26th annual Material Handling and Logistics Conference.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
May 17, 2011 - MMH Editorial

Dematic, a leading supplier of logistics systems for the factory, warehouse, and distribution center, today announces Dan Patrick and Marcus Luttrell will serve as keynote speakers for the 26th annual Material Handling and Logistics Conference, September 18 - 21 in Park City, Utah.

Patrick is one of America’s legendary sports journalists and a revered member of the national media industry. Involved in the initial launch of ESPN, he will discuss his robust career as a sports anchor/reporter and comment on current sports news. Luttrell, a former Navy SEAL and author of the book, Lone Survivor, will share his harrowing story of how he and three other SEALs journeyed into the mountainous border of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Operation Redwing. An unparalleled motivational story of survival , his story is an incredible account of teamwork, fortitude, and modern warfare.

The Material Handling and Logistics Conference is a unique and intimate three-day educational event. The 2011 Conference offers more than 60 classes, interactive workshops, roundtables, and panel discussions addressing supply chain thought leadership, strategy, best practices, and emerging technologies. Supply Chain Rebound, the theme of the 2011 event, promises to deliver relevant and timely educational programming for those responsible for appropriately calibrating supply chain practices to improve operational performance, customer service, and productivity.

Celebrating a milestone 26th anniversary, the Material Handling and Logistics Conference features a diversified list of dynamic and respected industry speakers that will focus on supply chain practices to immediately impact and improve performance. Attendees will depart Park City with the knowledge and ability to infuse change in their respective supply chains and inevitably increase profitability and shareholder value.

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