Education Program

Learn about the different education and networking opportunities

Join us at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in sunny Orlando, Florida on August 17-20, 2021. We're bringing you another year of education, exploration, and extras, with new experiences for your entire team. Our education program is filled with keynotes, general sessions, executive insight sessions, breakouts, roundtable and more!

We're in the process of creating dynamic breakout sessions on topics that impact you daily. Our 2021 education program will be announced later this Spring, but in the meantime see what's in the works!

  • A newly designed Expo Experience featuring the Drone Zone and more hands-on opportunities.
  • More education, including micro-sessions, hot topics, and more in the Expo Experience.
  • A social experience in the hall with headshots and networking opportunities.
  • Retailer-led breakout and general sessions featuring a variety of presentations, including case studies, interactive sessions, and more!

2021 is going to be an exciting year! You won't want to miss it!

2021 Schedule-at-a-Glance

  • Tuesday Aug 17, 2021
  • Wednesday Aug 18, 2021
  • Thursday Aug 19, 2021
  • Friday Aug 20, 2021
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Welcome Reception

7:15 AM – 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Conference Kick-off

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM

Opening Keynote

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM

General Session

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Breakout Sessions

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

Plated Lunch

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

General Session

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Expo Experience Open

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Breakout Sessions

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

General Session

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Breakout Sessions

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Expo Experience Reception

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Women in Supply Chain Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Expo Experience Breakfast

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Expo Experience Open

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Day 2 Opening Remarks

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM

Opening Keynote

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

General Session

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Breakout Sessions

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Expo Experience Lunch

1:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Innovation Award Ceremony

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

General Session: Executive Insights

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Breakout Sessions

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

General Session

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Expo Experience Reception

7:45 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM

General Session

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM

General Session

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

General Session

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Closing Remarks

11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Lunch & Distribution Tours [Separate fee and registration required]

All times are Eastern Time. Schedule is subject to change. 

Meet the 2020 Speakers

LINK features retailer-led breakouts and round tables, inspiring Keynotes, general sessions, and startup pitches. See last year's speakers!

Speakers
Executive Insights

Executive Insights

Retailer CEOs and top supply chain execs share their experiences, lessons learned, and thoughts on the future in a Ted-talk style from the main stage.

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Women In Supply Chain

Women In Supply Chain

RILA brings together women and men in supply chain to discuss actionable steps to increase workforce diversity and offers unique networking events.

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Startup Innovation Awards

Startup Innovation Awards

Startup finalists will share their innovations that improve how retailers adapt and integrate components of leading trends into their organizations.

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