Industry Notables Set To Lead Supply Chain Strategic Leadership Discussion At The National Logistics & Distribution Conference (NLDC)

NLDC is the Premier Educational Event for Senior Level Supply Chain Executives

ATLANTA – The National Logistics & Distribution Conference (NLDC) announces the roster of distinguished speakers secured to lead NLDC 2013. Presentations and discussions will focus on the theme “Supply Chain Transformation During Challenging Times: The Need for Strategic Leadership.”

NLDC 2013's agenda features a Keynote Address, “7 Trends of Global Tectonics,” by Dr. Fariborz Ghadar, the William A. Schreyer Professor of Global Management, Policies and Planning at Penn State University as well as Founding Director for Penn State’s Center for Global Business Studies; and a Business Keynote Address, “Communicating Change: Syncing up with the CFO,” by Greg Miller SVP and CFO, Genuine Parts Company in Atlanta, Georgia.

Executives speaking at NLDC’s six interactive sessions include Jerry Bowyer, chairman for Bowyer Media in Boston, Pennsylvania; Alan Dabbiere, chairman for AirWatch in Atlanta, Georgia; John Kolar, CEO of Organic Logistics in La Farge, Wisconsin; John Burke, CEO of Armada Supply Chain Solutions in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; Rick McDonald, VP Global Logistics for The Clorox Company in Atlanta, Georgia; and Dee Biggs, director of Customer Logistics, Welch Foods, Inc. in Concord, Massachusetts.

The 2013 National Logistics & Distribution Conference is scheduled for April 15-17 at the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center and Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, Georgia. NLDC 2013 is hosted by Georgia Tech’s Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, recognized as a leader of supply chain and logistics education. The conference is produced by Peach State Integrated Technologies known for providing end-to-end supply chain and material handling systems consulting, engineering, implementation and integration solutions to a broad spectrum of supply chain leaders.

Sponsors for the 2013 NLDC include ARCO National Construction, ATRONIX Engineering, Inc., BEUMER-Crisplant, Liberty Property Trust, Manhattan Associates, Peach State Integrated Technologies, UNARCO, Voxware, and Western Pacific Storage Solutions.

NLDC is an “invitation only” conference for 100 senior-level executives where peers present and discuss innovations for supply chain and logistics challenges. There are no presentations by consultants, service providers or suppliers. For general conference information and to submit a request for an invitation, visit

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