The Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), a division of MHI, is excited to announce the keynote sessions for its highly anticipated WERC Annual Conference scheduled from June 2-5, 2024, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.
With the intention of encouraging warehousing, distribution, and fulfillment professionals to step away from the day-to-day and refocus, these sessions focus on both professional and personal growth.
Meet the Keynotes
On Monday, June 3, Sterling Hawkins will deliver his keynote “Embrace, Adapt, Inspire | Nurturing a Growth Mindset #NoMatterWhat.” Hawkins is an author, entrepreneur, and founder of the #NoMatterWhat movement. His session will delve into the importance of embracing a growth mindset in an ever-changing world. Attendees will explore tangible methods to move beyond a mere growth mindset, developing a profound belief in their capacity for personal and professional advancement.
A panel will take the stage on Tuesday, June 4 to deliver the keynote “Workforce Toolbox: Gather Actionable Insights, Practical Solutions, and Compelling Techniques that Address Labor Challenges.” Comprised of human resource leaders from the logistics industry, the panel will impart strategies for creating a workplace environment that not only retains top-tier talent, but also propels teams toward enduring success. Prioritizing workforce health and safety will be another focal point of this dynamic conversation.
On Wednesday, June 5, attendees can hear Sean Bott’s “Survive to Thrive” keynote. Drawing from psychology, empathy, and humor, Bott empowers leaders to create a healthy organizational culture, mitigate burnout, and pivot from survival to thriving. From entry level to C-suite, attendees will gain tools to tackle the undercurrent of employee erosion that negatively affects company productivity, undermines change management, and leads to quiet quitting.
Register to Attend the WERC Annual Conference
In addition to the keynote presentations, the WERC Annual Conference provides educational sessions and facility tours that help logistics professionals improve operational efficiencies and solve workforce challenges. The conference also features numerous networking opportunities where attendees can forge important industry connections.
WERC, a division of MHI, is the only professional organization focused on warehousing, distribution, and fulfillment and its role in the supply chain. Through membership in WERC, seasoned professionals and those new to the industry master best practices and establish valuable relationships. Learn more about WERC at werc.org.
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI’s over 900 members include material handling and logistics equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers and third-party logistics providers. MHI offers education, networking and solution sourcing for their members, the members’ customers, and the industry as a whole through programming and events. The association sponsors the ProMat and MODEX expos to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals.