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Addressing the Now, Planning for the Future

Addressing the Now, Planning for the Future

Addressing the Now, Planning for the Future

Addressing the Now, Planning for the Future

Addressing the Now,
Planning for the Future

MHLC 2022
SEPTEMBER 11–14
PARK CITY, UTAH

MHLC

MHLC 2022
SEPTEMBER 11–14
PARK CITY, UTAH

MHLC

MHLC 2022
SEPTEMBER 11–14
PARK CITY, UTAH

MHLC

MHLC 2022
SEPTEMBER 11–14
PARK CITY, UTAH

MHLC

MHLC 2022
SEPTEMBER 11–14
PARK CITY, UTAH

MHLC
 Drew Brees

2022 KEYNOTE

Drew Brees

A conversation with the former New Orleans Saints quarterback and Super Bowl XLIV MVP

Agenda At-A-Glance

This 3+ day event is a superb blend of over 30 incredible educational sessions, a dream lineup of keynotes and presenters, and networking.

7:00AM - 3:00PM Golf Outing
Golf Outing
Join us for a fun spirited 18-hole golf outing at one of the newest courses in Utah featuring 550 feet of elevation change with memorable shots and dramatic views. Breakfast is available at 7am at Red Tail Grill prior to a short walk to the course. Golf begins promptly at 8am.
7:30AM - 8:00PM Conference Check-In
Conference Check-In
Check-in is available all day on the Heritage level of the Grand Summit Resort Hotel lobby.
8:00AM - 3:00PM Resort Activities
Resort Activities
Canyons provides scenic gondola rides, breath-taking hikes, an expansive array of mountain bike trails and more.
8:00AM - 3:00PM Sunday Leisure Activities
Sunday Leisure Activities
Experience a bit of what Utah is known for by taking part in a leisure activity. To schedule your adventure activity, please contact All Seasons Adventures at 888.649.9619 or visit allseasonsadventures.com
6:00PM - 9:00PM Welcome Reception Dinner / Conference Kickoff
Welcome Reception Dinner / Conference Kickoff
Feast on a mountain meal, spend time with old friends, and meet new acquaintances at this special event.
8:00PM - 11:00PM Networking/Hospitality
Networking/Hospitality
Meet, mingle and network over your favorite beverage at Red Tail Grill, compliments of our Conference Sponsors.
7:00AM - 7:30AM Breakfast Buffet
Breakfast Buffet
7:30AM - 8:45AM Featured Speaker
Featured Speaker
TBD
8:45AM - 9:00AM Break
Break
9:00AM - 10:00AM Session 1
Session 1
Track 1 - Transform, While Continuing to Perform

The environment is chaotic right now, but companies still need to build for the future while solving for the “now.” This session will show you how to perform while you transform.

Track 2 - Unlocking the Power of AGV's

If you’re looking for real-life stories of how AGV's have been used in the business environment, you’ve come to the right place. This session will showcase several case studies of how the technology is being used in the business world and the results that it delivers.

Track 3 - Effective Change Management

A sequence of steps or activities that move a change from inception to delivery, change management is a core requirement for all successful projects. For best results, companies must also effectively manage expectations, time, ROI and effort; articulate the “how” and “why” of the project, and optimize the overall automation journey.

Track 4 - Avoiding the Supply Chain Technology Hype Curve

Supply chain leaders use Gartner’s “Hype Cycle” to understand the maturity, viability and riskiness of various emerging supply chain execution technologies, and you should too. This session will help you understand if that innovation you’re about to invest in is a fad, or if it’s here to stay.

10:00AM - 10:15AM Break
Break
10:15AM - 11:15AM Session 2
Session 2
Track 1 - Managing a Remote or Hybrid Workforce

The labor shortage is impacting companies across all sectors and the remote/hybrid model has become a favorite for many workers. Learn how to become (and stay) an employer of choice and build a culture that supports these preferences while also cultivating DEI.

Track 2 - Best Practices in Supply Chain Sustainability

Consumers want to buy from companies that operate sustainably, and supply chains are often the catalysts for these initiatives. Learn what your company can be doing now to minimize its carbon footprint and operate more sustainably in an authentic and believable manner.

Track 3 - Crawl, Walk, Run Implementations

The crawl, walk, run implementation process has gained popularity as companies apply automation to their operations. This session will feature several companies that have taken this route plus an organizational structure that attendees can take back and use in their own facilities.

Track 4 - 10 Innovations that Should be on Your Radar Screen Right Now

Logistics is in the middle of a transformative change driven in part by innovative technologies like AI, neural networks, machine learning and IoT. The industry continues to minimize delivery times, make products cheaper, and improve the way it interacts with the environment. Technology will play a role in all of these efforts. This session will highlight 10 key innovations that should be on your radar screen right now.

11:15AM - 11:30AM Break
Break
11:30AM - 12:30PM Session 3
Session 3
Track 1 - Roadblocks to Hiring Employees in the Current Labor Market (and how to overcome them)

Low unemployment rates and a lack of available talent has made things difficult for warehouse and DC hiring managers. Come hear the top roadblocks and the solutions for circumventing them, like weekly/daily pay, educational assistance, benefits, mentoring, sabbaticals and volunteerism.

Track 2 - Achieving End to End Supply Chain Visibility

Long the Holy Grail of any supply chain operation, end to end visibility has become more important than ever over the last few years. You’ll come away from this session with a better understanding of what your supply chain data should be telling you, the top operational metrics to track and how to use these insights for good decision-making.

Track 3 - Project Execution

Track 4 - Putting Digital Twins & Simulations to Work in Supply Chains

True-to-reality simulation of physics and materials, digital twins help companies better understand what solutions will operate best within their environments. Using digital twins and simulations, organizations can also effectively maintain and optimize their solutions. This session will highlight some of the top ways companies can use these advanced technologies to create streamlined, optimized fulfillment environments.

12:30PM - 1:00PM Lunch Buffet
Lunch Buffet
1:00PM - 2:00PM Featured Speaker
Featured Speaker
TBD
2:00PM - 2:15PM Break
Break
2:15PM - 3:15PM Session 4
Session 4
Track 1 - Attracting Next Generation Talent in the Midst of a Labor Shortage

Millennials and GenZers want different things from the work experience. This panel session will explain these key differences, tell why you should be paying attention to them and show you how to attract younger talent.

Track 2 - Practical Digital Transformation

Track 3 - Mitigating Project Risk

It doesn’t take a global pandemic to bring a supply chain to its knees. In fact, supply chain risk is lurking around every corner and companies need good detection and mitigation strategies that help them identify and address these potential threats. This session will highlight some of the newer risks and show you how to best detect and mitigate these issues before they turn into real problems.

Track 4 - Network Design and Strategy

3:15PM - 3:30PM Break
Break
3:30PM - 4:30PM Session 5
Session 5
Track 1 - Grow by Cultivating Employee Success

Learn what training tools are out there, how to best build bench talent from within and what you need to do to best build your team competencies where they are weak.

Track 2 - The Intersection of WMS, WES and WCS

The lines are blurring across these three important pieces of software in the modern warehouse, where WMS, WES and WCS work together to support high levels of throughput, productivity and customer service. Come learn how this blending helps to boost throughput, streamline operations and improve resiliency in the current supply chain environment.

Track 3 - Developing a Roadmap for Success

Track 4 - How Dematic Co-Innovates with its Customers

Co-innovation helps organizations share resources and insights to collectively develop intuitive products, services and solutions that benefit everyone. A big believer in co-innovation, Dematic collaborates with its customers to bring in new perspectives and skills that enable enterprises to anticipate and cater to their customers’ needs faster. This session will highlight some of the best innovations to come out of these collaborative efforts.

6:30PM - 7:30PM Keynote Dinner
Keynote Dinner
Enjoy networking with industry peers and a five star dinner experience followed by an evening with Drew Brees, the former New Orleans Saints quarterback and Super Bowl XLIV MVP.
7:30PM - 8:30PM Keynote Speaker
Keynote Speaker
Drew Brees / A conversation with the former New Orleans Saints quarterback and Super Bowl XLIV MVP
8:30PM - 11:30PM Networking/Hospitality
Networking/Hospitality
Meet, mingle and network over your favorite beverage at Red Tail Grill, compliments of our Conference Sponsors.
7:45AM - 9:00AM Breakfast Buffet
Breakfast Buffet
9:00AM - 10:00AM Featured Speaker
Featured Speaker
TBD
10:00AM - 10:15AM Break
Break
10:15AM - 11:15AM Session 6
Session 6
Track 1 - Managing the Modern Workforce

The future of work is here and it looks a lot different than it did just two years ago. To effectively evolve their leadership styles in response to these changes, companies need a blend of human and automated power.

Track 2 - Is My System Secure?

Cybersecurity is a top of mind issue for all organizations right now as more supply chain system breaches make the news headlines. This session will show why attention to cybersecurity is critical and outlines the steps you can take to make sure your system is secure.

Track 3 - Making the Business Case for Automation

Using automation to modernize legacy systems can be daunting, with decision makers also having to make a solid business case for that investment. This session will give you all the tools you need to be able to sell the automation journey to the C-suite, estimate the TCO, achieve ROI targets and drive long-term value for the organization.

Track 4 - Market Forces Impacting the Supply Chain

Labor constraints, raw material shortages and commodity price increases are just some of the key market forces that are impacting the modern supply chain. If you’re ready to learn about what’s coming around the next corner, come to this session for an industry outlook and insights into how you can best harness the opportunities or address the related challenges.

11:15AM - 11:30AM Break
Break
11:30AM - 12:30PM Session 7
Session 7
Track 1 - Creating the Optimal Online Shopping Experience

Over the next five years Walmart Canada plans to invest $3.5 billion in making the customer online and in-store shopping experience simpler, faster, and more convenient. In this session hear how Walmart will do just that with Micro-Fulfillment. Learn Walmart's drivers for change, why this solution perfectly suited their need, the challenges overcome, and the success factors needed to expand the technology across Canada.

Track 2 - Refurb, Rebuild, Retrofit.

New warehouse space is hard to come by and can be expensive. These realities are pushing more companies to refurb, rebuild and/or retrofit their existing warehouses and DCs with new automation. This session will show you how to tackle these projects with minimal disruption to your operations.

Track 3 - Session information coming soon

Track 4 - Session information coming soon

12:30PM - 1:00PM Lunch Buffet
Lunch Buffet
1:00PM - 2:00PM Featured Speaker
Featured Speaker
TBD
2:00PM - 2:15PM Break
Break
2:15PM - 3:15PM Session 8
Session 8
Track 1 - Session information coming soon

Track 2 - Session information coming soon

Track 3 - Session information coming soon

Track 4 - Session information coming soon

3:15PM - 3:30PM Break
Break
3:30PM - 4:30PM Featured Speaker
Featured Speaker
TBD
5:00PM - 7:00PM Tech Connect Event
Tech Connect Event
Connect with technology and industry thought leaders at the Conference Tech Connect event, compliments of our Conference Sponsors.
7:00PM - 8:00PM Dinner In The Ballroom
Dinner In The Ballroom
Enjoy dinner before donning your all-access pass and heading on over to the outdoor amphitheater for the exclusive Dematic MHLC Concert Series.
8:15PM - 9:30PM MHLC Concert
MHLC Concert
TBD
9:30PM - 11:30PM Networking/Hospitality
Networking/Hospitality
Meet, mingle and network over your favorite beverage at Red Tail Grill, compliments of our Conference Sponsors.
7:30AM - 9:00AM Continental Breakfast
Continental Breakfast

MHLC Concert Under the Stars!

Stay tuned for the announcement of this year's entertainer. You won't want to miss this exclusive concert!