CILT - Annual Conference 2018

CILT Annual Conference 2018 Programme

This year’s Annual Conference will explore Leading innovation for success


  • Embrace Uncertainty to Achieve Success - Caspar Berry
  • Innovation in Recruiting - How to Get What You Really Really Want - Scott Dance 
  • Innovation - in Service of What? - Chris Ward
  • Innovating for Success in Digital Times - Richard Potter 
  • Blockchain: fad or future? - Nick Weetman.
  • The "Whole Force Approach": Horses for Courses in Defence Logistics - Air Cdre Richard Hill FCILT
  • Energy, Oil and Logistics with Mystic Mog, the Portland Cat - James Spencer
  • The Customer-Lead Supply Chain - Nicky McGroarty 
  • Connecting Stores and the Logistics Network - Emma Dempsey

Workshops will include:

  • Creating the Future, led by Richard Atkinson
  • Future Skills Planning: a View from Westminster, led by Robert Flello FCILT.

Read more about the speakers.

Spark! Session - Interactive session for collaboration on innovation.                        

Last updated: 16/05/18


Activity Zone:

This will feature product stalls where you will be able to check out latest innovations in logistics technology.

This year's exhibitors include:

  1. K Hartwall
  2. PD Ports
  3. Oracle
  4. Zebra Technologies

There will be a quest with prizes for delegates who interact with exhibitors using our new mobile application. Whoever answers all the questions first will win a £100 John Lewis voucher. 

 At the moment there are only six spaces left for Activity Zone exhibitors, apply to showcase your products at the Annual Conference 2018.                                                      

Networking - The event will bring exciting networking opportunities for getting together with operational and manufacturing colleagues.

There will be a bar available throughout the day with complimentary tea/coffee/light snacks as well as lunch in between the workshops.

Depending on the package you've booked, you will be able to join us for pre-dinner drinks and dinner.


Full package includes an overnight stay in the hotel.


Book your 2018 place now.




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