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Logistics Leadership Conference


Join TMCC and the Frank N. Bender Center for Applied Logistics Management (CALM) for a day of insightful speakers and industry/student networking.

Proceeds will contribute to scholarships for TMCC Logistics students in their pursuit of an Applied Science Degree in Logistics Operations Management.

RSVP Information
Event: Frank N. Bender Logistics Leadership Conference
Date: Thursday, April 30, 2020 - Canceled!
Time: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location: The Grove at South Creek, 95 Foothill Road, Reno   

TMCC Leadership Topics & Speakers

Why Can’t We Just Get Along? How to Communicate with Difficult People

Veronica Frenkel, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CEC, President, Pathways Consulting

This high-energy, interactive session will explore this mystery through a simple, yet powerful tool, the Ladder of Inference, which can help you transform these challenging moments into more productive interactions with better outcomes.

The History of ITS Logistics

ITS Founders Jeff Lynch, Dan Allen, Darryl Bader and CEO Scott Pruneau

Everything we’ve learned in 20 years of running a 3rd party logistics company, from a small start up to a nationally recognized player in the industry—and what comes next for logistics in Northern Nevada.

Reverse Logistics and the Secondary Market: The Unknown $300 Billion Industry

Dr. Ron Lembke, PhD, Associate Professor of Operations Management, University of Nevada, Reno

What happens with the products that get returned to the retailer? You will learn about the size and scope of this key part of the retail supply chain, including best practices.

Emergency Management Logistics

Aaron R. Kenneston, CEM, Washoe County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Program

Are you aware of the hazards facing logistics companies operating in Northern Nevada? Learn about Washoe County’s emergency operations and how the Incident Command System (ICS) Logistics Section enables response activities during a disaster.

Lean Thinking for the New & Experienced Logistics Professional

Mark Anderson, Director, Nevada Industry Excellence

Optimized supply chains are the lifeblood of any operation and can provide a hard-to-duplicate competitive advantage. Learn lean thought processes to help you create that advantage whether you have been in logistics for 20 days or 20 years.

Logistics Conference


Registration includes lunch.

Early Bird Special: During the month of March individual registration is $100. Individual registration increases to $125 during the month of April.

To reserve your spot, please complete the form below.