Meet the 2023 MHI Annual Conference Speakers

The top supply chain event of the fall is back with a robust line up of 2023 MHI Annual Conference speakers! Join us at the 2023 MHI Annual Conference October 1-4 in Fort Lauderdale, FL for this interactive thought leadership event for manufacturing, material handling and supply chain professionals that focuses on the technology innovation taking place across the supply chain industry—and the associated workforce challenges highlighted in the 2023 MHI Annual Industry Report.

A variety of topics will be explored by four powerful keynotes and eight education sessions including three education tracks; operational excellence, emerging technologies, and sustainability. By attending, you will gain insight into how the technology innovation is key for your business to survive disruption and build the supply chains of tomorrow.

Meet the 2023 MHI Annual Conference Speakers:

2023 MHI Annual Conference Speakers


The Storm Before the Calm? Waiting for Normalcy in the Material Handling and Economic Outlook for 2024 and Beyond

2023 MHI Annual Conference Speaker: Jason Schenker, Prestige Economics

This year has been full of surprises for the economy, banking, financial markets, and the labor market. Not all of those have been pleasant surprises! Join award-winning economist and futurist Jason Schenker for a lively discussion of the material handling and economic outlook for 2024 and beyond.

Track: Operational Excellence

2023 MHI Annual Conference Speakers


ChatGPT and the Future of AI

2023 MHI Annual Conference Speaker: Gerd Leonhard, The Futures Agency

ChatGPT churns out unique texts that often have a disturbingly human-like quality. Already being utilized in customer service, content production, paper-writing, coding and so on, it appears that generative AI is getting ready to transform the internet as we know it. But their impacts on society could be just as vast, in many good ways and in many quite worrisome ways. How can these tools help us to achieve ‘The Good Future‘?

Track: Emerging Technologies


2023 MHI Annual Conference Speakers

Every Tool’s a Hammer

2023 MHI Annual Conference Speaker: Adam Savage, Tested.Com

In this inspirational and informative presentation based on his book, Every Tool’s a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It, Adam shares with audiences a refreshing and insightful look into his golden rules of creativity. Drawing on his forty plus years of experience as a maker and lessons learned along the way, Adam provides audiences with a toolbox of techniques to achieve personal and professional success.

Track: Operational Excellence


2023 MHI Annual Conference SpeakersRedefining Leadership in an Uncertain World

2023 MHI Annual Conference Speaker: Dr. Sam Potolicchio, Georgetown University

Proposing a mindset refashioning, this session argues that preparation for a rapidly changing world requires us to overcome the greatest resistance to a proper education: our own brain. A true education is the ability to train yourself to lead outside of yourself. Changing your perspective changes your world by allowing you to cultivate the necessary cognitive competitive advantage that will be in high demand in the future.

Track: Operational Excellence

Learn more and view the entire speaker line up! Early bird pricing is available through July 31, 2023. Register today for the lowest rates of the year.