Education Conference

Erika Alexander

Chief Global Operations Officer for Marriott International

Monday, March 28, 8:45 am
Women in Leadership

Join Erika Alexander, Chief Global Operations Officer for Marriott International for an authentic, inspiring, and optimistic discussion about leadership, strategy and excellence. Learn about Erika’s approach to people empowerment, diversity, inclusion and organizational purpose.

Sanjay Gupta

Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN

Tuesday, March 29, 8:45 am
A Conversation with Sanjay Gupta

Preparing for the next pandemic – insights into future health-related disruptions. Join Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN Sanjay Gupta as he discusses the lessons learned from COVID-19 and what nations across the globe and individual firms can do to prepare and be ready for future pandemic and health-related disruptions.

John Paxton and Thomas Boykin

MHI CEO | Deloitte

Wednesday, March 30, 8:45 am
2022 Annual Industry Report

This is your opportunity to be the first to have access to this new report on the supply chain trends and digital technologies that are transforming supply chains. Thomas Boykin of Deloitte will join MHI CEO John Paxton in presenting the report findings. They will be joined by a panel of manufacturing and supply chain thought leaders to discuss the real-world significance of the report findings.

Shaquille O'Neal

NBA Hall of Fame

Wednesday, March 30, 1:00 pm
A Conversation with Shaquille O'neal

Few individuals ever become iconic enough to be known by one name–Shaq. A cultural icon, Shaquille O’Neal is best known for an NBA career spanning nearly two decades and earning him the sport’s highest honors including membership in the NBA Hall of Fame. He electrifies the room with his larger-than-life personality and audiences always give him standing ovations for his motivational keynote speeches.


Student Day at MODEX 2022

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

MHI in partnership with Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), College Industry Council on Material Handling (CICMHE), Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) and the Material Handling Education Foundation (MHEFI) presents Student Day at MODEX 2022 on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.

This interactive event for college, university, trade, technical, specialty and high school students connects them with the best in the industry through real-world discussions with industry experts, guided tour of the show floor and networking with professionals who can support their career growth.

The highlight of the day is the guided tour of the MODEX 2022 show floor, led by industry experts and the opportunity to meet with exhibiting companies who are looking for future employees. Along with gaining a real-world understanding of the products, services, and technologies that enable the supply chain, students will walk away feeling inspired and empowered with a broader network of professionals who can support their career goals.

Sponsored by

MODEX 2022 Student Day Sponsors
Who Can Attend Student Day?

Students 16 years and older may attend Student Day. (Due to insurance requirements, there is a student age minimum. A faculty member is required to attend with students under the age of 18. Students are REQUIRED to dress and act professionally.

Registration Opening Soon

Travel Grants

MHI will award a limited number of schools with travel grants or school stipend to help off-set the cost of travel to MODEX 2022. Funds will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis for schools meeting the requirements. Approvals will be communicated by email. Upon notification of approval, all student names and emails must be submitted by January 17th in order to receive the grant/stipend. Faculty can apply for travel grants of $250 per person up to 9 students and 1 faculty member for schools located 50+ miles away from Atlanta, GA.

Individual university students, not traveling with a professor, who attend a school 50+ miles away from Atlanta, GA can also apply for a travel grant.

School Travel Stipend

Schools located within 50 miles of Atlanta, GA can apply for a $250 travel stipend for the school. To qualify for the stipend, at least 5 students must be registered for the event with a faculty member. Students 16 years and older may attend Student Day. (Due to insurance requirements, there is a student age minimum.) A faculty member is required to attend with students under the age of 18.

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