Leadership and Policy Seminar Series

Established in 2003, the ITLS Leadership and Policy Seminar Series benefits from leading national and international experts (CEOs, Visiting Professors etc) speaking on topical transport and logistics issues relevant to business and academia. The seminar series attracts a broad audience from industry, government and academia as well as our own faculty and research students. Seminars are usually one hour long including the presentation and time for Q&A.

Our seminar convenor is Professor Rico Merkert, Chair in Transport and Supply Chain Management, and Dr Jyoti Bhattacharjya. As seminars are confirmed details are listed below.

Seminars are normally held fortnightly on Tuesdays, between March and November (with a break in July), from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Please check the venue details listed under each seminar.

Invitations are sent to our mailing list at least one week in advance. Seminars are free, however, an RSVP is required, so please respond to the seminar invitation.


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Upcoming Seminars for 2018

Value creation through supply chain

Date: 14th Feb 2018 02:00 pm

Speaker: Anisa Makalic, General Manager Retail Supply Chain Caltex

Abstract: Progressive organisations are seeing the supply chain as a key enabler and a driver of their competitive strategy. Executives look for strategic leadership within the supply chain to transform and align capabilities in line with their go-to-market strategy. This presents both challenges and opportunities supply chain leaders.