CILT - 7th Annual Student Conference Business School

Tuesday 25 January 2011
10am - 4pm

This is the 7th year of the CILT Student Conference. HRH the Princess Royal has been a previous speaker at the conference.

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

Keynote speakers inform students of the latest challenges in transport, logistics and supply chain management. Career workshops in this one-day conference also support students to prepare for their future.

Typical job opportunities are introduced and requirements of the job market are discussed. This year conference themes are sustainability and problems and future trends in employment.

Speakers to include:

  • Richard Brown CBE FCILT, Deputy Chairman, Eurostar & Vice President of the CILT(UK)
  • Hugh Summer, Director of Transport, Olympic Development Authority (ODA)
  • Alastair Barbour MILT, Head of Supply Chain, LG Electronics UK Ltd

Workshops

  • CV Writing/Interview Preparation
  • Logistics Employment Opportunities

Awards

One year membership of CILT(UK) for students whose papers are accepted for presentation and cash prizes for winning presentations.

Student Presentations include:

  • Identification of environmental sustainability – strategic patterns for transportation in the Agricultural -food sector
  • Digital Disintermediation – how the growth of e-logistics can save time, money and the planet
  • Issues relating to sustainability for heavy-lift and out-of-gauge equipment deliveries