Business School

CILT - 12th Annual Students Conference

Informing students of latest challenges in transport, logistics and supply chain management. Covering Sustainable and Green Transport and Logistics.

Wednesday 24 February 2016
10am

Ensure you book to secure your place. This conference is the 12th Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) annual students' event co-organized by the CILT and the Business School, University of Greenwich.

This established event will bring you a range of eminent speakers from different industry backgrounds with their insights and experiences on sustainable transport and logistics.

The conference provides participating students the opportunity to speak to an audience in preparation for future employment, helping them develop self-confidence.

The theme of this year's conference is on 'Smart Logistics and Transport'. Subjects will include:

  • Commercial electric powered vehicles
  • New delivery technology
  • E-commerce and delivery
  • Contactless technology
  • New technical and managerial developments

Background on sector

This conference will bring you a range of eminent speakers from different industry backgrounds with their insights and experiences on sustainable transport and logistics. Students will have the chance to meet and network with speakers over drinks and nibbles after the final closing plenary session.

Opening Address:

  • HRH The Princess Royal, Patron CILT(UK)

Key Note speakers include:

  • Phil Roe, Vice President Innovation, Strategy & Business Development, DHL (UK)
  • Christopher Featherstone, Systems Engineer, Heathrow POD
  • Jonathan Hill, Business Analyst, Transport for London
  • Dr Steve Shaw - University of York 
  • Dr Louise Bunce - University of Winchester
  • Mark Catley, General Manager – Sales, XPO Logistics

Programme

A full programme can be found here. Please note this is subject to amendments.

Registration

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED.

TO ATTEND, YOU MUST BOOK YOUR PLACE. WITHOUT A CONFIRMATION OF YOUR BOOKING, YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE MORNING SESSIONS WHILST HRH THE PRINCESS ROYAL IS IN ATTENDANCE DUE TO ROYAL SECURITY PROTOCOLS. 

PLEASE BRING A PHOTO ID WITH YOU. NO PHOTOGRAPHY IS ALLOWED. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR FIRST NAME AND SURNAME CORRESPOND TO THAT ON A FORM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ID AS CHECKS WILL BE TAKING PLACE.

When

Wednesday 24th February 2016, 10am - 4pm followed by networking and exhibition, drinks & nibbles

(Registration at 9am to 9.45am, no admittance after 9.45am)

Where

Queen Anne Court, Room QA063, University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London SE10 9LS

Fee

Free for all

Useful links

For further information contact
Conferences and Executive Development team
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8331 9083
Email: businessevents@gre.ac.uk