The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) today announced an open call for retail and supply chain experts to speak at the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference February 24-27, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. The event is an opportunity to connect with top executives from America's leading retailers and contribute to the industry's best-in-class educational program for retail supply chain professionals.
RILA is seeking leaders to discuss the key challenges and opportunities that exist across the retail industry, as well as the latest trends in supply chain management, including:
- Omnichannel customer experience
- E-commerce fulfillment and last-mile solutions
- Workforce recruitment, retention, and development
- Innovation and emerging technology (artificial intelligence, blockchain, augmented reality, automation, and more)
- Advanced data analytics
- Inventory strategy
- Trade and global supply chain networks
- Reverse logistics
A full list of suggested topics and instructions on how to apply can be found here
. The call for speakers closes on July 13, 2018 at 5pm EST
. RILA is the trade association of the world's largest and most innovative retail companies. RILA members include more than 200 retailers, product manufacturers, and service suppliers, which together account for more than $1.5 trillion in annual sales, millions of American jobs and more than 100,000 stores, manufacturing facilities and distribution centers domestically and abroad.RILA's Retail Supply Chain Conference is the largest and longest-running event in this space, attracting close to 2,000 predominantly higher-level executives in retail each year.