With 2017 expected to be another year of unprecedented change for the logistics industry, embracing and understanding new technology is crucial.
Delegates are invited to attend the SHD Logistics Conference - Transforming Logistics Through Technology - in May to discuss Blockchain, Internet of Things & Big Data. We're pleased to confirm Professor Samir S. Dani, Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, University of Huddersfield, will deliver the following session on 4 May:
Blockchain, Internet of Things & Big Data: shaping tomorrow’s logistics environments
The proliferation of internet enabled devices and the deluge of data from these devices has provided an opportunity to harness information for enabling efficient logistics operations. However this has also brought a number of challenges with it. Traceability and data fidelity will be required to ensure effective use of these technologies.
Learning outcomes include:
• Understanding Blockchain, IoT and Big Data technology trends
• Discussing applications of these technologies within the logistics environment
• Challenges in implementing these technologies
Sessions and other expert speakers:
Autonomous vehicles and future opportunities
Andrew Cameron, Director at Parsons Brinckerhoff
Retail focused click and collect
Richard Ball,Transport Director, Clipper
Ged Keogh Peters, Director Supply Chain Strategy, John Lewis Partnership
Further speakers to be confirmed.
Venue: BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JP (map),
Date: Thursday 4 May 2017
Time: 9.30 - 16.30
Price: £295 + VAT (earlybird special offer of £249+VAT until 31 March 2017)