18th Annual RLA Conf & Expo Las Vegas 2021

The RLA defines reverse logistics as, "all activity associated with a product/service after the point of sale."

September 27, 2021 –
September 30, 2021

United States

Registration Open- Join the RLA for our annual Las Vegas Conference and Expo -In Person September 28-30, 2021 with pre-events starting the evening of September 27 through the morning of September 28. 

RLA’s 2021 Las Vegas Conference and Expo is designed to bring RL professionals together for 3 days of powerful keynote speakers, content-driven panel discussions, and an ample amount of networking opportunities.  Be sure to check out the pre-event activities too, Top Golf (open to all attendees), Academic Roundtable (open to all attendees), OEM & Retailer Roundtable (open to OEM and Retailer attendees only), Women's VIP Luncheon (open to women attendees only).

Monday evening 9/27 and Tuesday morning 9/28
Conference dates/times:
Tuesday, September 28 1-7pm
Wednesday, September 29 7am-7pm
Thursday, September 30 7:30am-12noon


Trish Boehm
Director of Operations
The Home Depot
Tim Brown
Managing Director
Georgia Institute of Technology
Laura Duke
Enterprise Returns
Brad Harris
Director, Circular Economy
Chuck Johnston
Chief Operations Officer
Thomas Maher
SVP, Global Service Parts
Dell Technologies
Becca Meinz
VP, Reverse Supply Chain
Best Buy
Daniel O'Neill
Vice President, Client Solutions
Liquidity Services, Inc.
Nikos Papaioannou
Senior Manager, Amazon Renewed
Julie Ryan
Sr. Manager NA Returns & Remarketing
HP, Inc.
Tony Sciarrotta
Executive Director & Publisher RL Magazine
Reverse Logistics Association
Tevon Taylor
Managing Director Technology Sales
FedEx Services

Event Schedule PDF

Pacific Time

Monday, September 27

6:00 pm Pre-Conference Event- Cell Phone for Soldiers Charity Top Golf

Tuesday, September 28

8:00 am Registration Desk Open- Check-in
9:30 am Pre-Conference Event- Academic and Industry Roundtable
9:30 am Pre-Conference Event- Retailer and Manufacturer only Roundtable
11:00 am Pre-Conference Event- Women in Reverse Logistics VIP Luncheon
1:00 pm Conference Start- Opening Remarks
1:05 pm Chairperson's Opening Address
1:15 pm Keynote Address
2:00 pm Building Support for the Circular Economy Panel Discussion
2:45 pm Afternoon coffee/networking break and raffle drawing
3:45 pm Asset Recovery Panel Discussion
4:30 pm Case Study
5:00 pm RLA Industry Awards
5:30 pm Evening Networking Reception

Wednesday, September 29

7:30 am Networking Breakfast & Event Registration
8:30 am Welcoming Remarks
8:35 am Chairperson's Opening Address
8:45 am Keynote Address
9:30 am Planning for the Reverse Last Mile Panel Discussion
10:15 am Morning networking coffee break and raffle drawing
11:00 am Recycling in Reverse Logistics Panel Discussion
11:45 am Returns from the Consumer Panel Discussion
12:30 pm Networking Lunch Break and Raffle drawing
2:00 pm Circularity of the Apparel Industry Panel Discussion
2:45 pm Point/Counterpoint RL Debate
3:30 pm Dell Technologies Case Study
4:00 pm Networking Break and Raffle drawing
4:30 pm Interactive Champagne Roundtables
6:00 pm Evening Networking Reception

Thursday, September 30

7:30 am Networking Breakfast & Event Registration
8:25 am Welcoming Remarks
8:30 am Wireless and Mobility- their unique challenges in Reverse Logistics
9:15 am Keynote Address
10:00 am Fireside Chat with the RLA Board Members
11:00 am Closing remarks, Conference Wrap-up and final Raffle







Sponsor package

Champagne Roundtables


Sponsor package

Sponsor package

Attendee Tote Bag

Event App

Attendee Badges

Women in Reverse Logistics Luncheon

Evening Reception Sponsorship Sept 28 (Sponsorship1 & 2)

Afternoon Refreshment Sept 28 (Sponsor 1 & 2)

Banner Ad on event app


Title Company Country
Sr. Mgr. of Reverse Logistics Bargain Hunt United States
Procurement Representative Bargain Hunt United States
SVP of Merchandising Bargain Hunt United States
Account Manager BIDFTA.com United States
CEO BIDFTA.com United States
VP Strategy and Transformation EALGreen United States
President & CEO EALGreen United States
VP Business Development Interco – A Metaltronics Recycler United States
President Lakehill Partners - Dallas, TX United States
Business Development Linkedintech Inc United States
Sr. Manager NTT Data United States
Consulting Director NTT Data United States
Consulting VP, Supply Chain Practice Leader NTT Data United States
RLA Advisor Reverse Logistics Association United States
Executive Director & Publisher RL Magazine Reverse Logistics Association United States
Director Operations & Events Reverse Logistics Association United States
RLA Advisor Reverse Logistics Association United States
Operations/Accounting Reverse Logistics Association United States
Chief Revenue Officer ShipStation United States
Consultant TCX Consulting United States
Project Development Manager VT Services United States
President VT Services United States



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