2024 19th Annual RLA EMEA Summit - Amsterdam

June 18, 2024 –
June 20, 2024

Amsterdam
Netherlands

This day and a half Reverse Logistics event allows attendees to benefit from a variety of non-promotional speakers who are presenting on Reverse Logistics case studies, best practices, and additional educational content. There are ample opportunities to meet and network in between industry presentations and panel discussions with other Reverse Logistics Professionals worldwide that attend this event.


Summit dates/Local times:
Tuesday:      June 18, 11:15am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: June 19, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday:    June 20, 8:30am - 2:00pm

  Venue               Schedule

  Speakers          Sponsors

Important Hotel Accommodations info:
RLA has secured A limited quantity of the discounted room for the 2024 EMEA summit at the Marriott Amsterdam.
Please use the below Book-A-Room Link and reserve your hotel room Prior to May 20, 2024


Facility Tour Thursday: Sims' Eindhoven Circular Center

Mandatory Requirements:

    1) Must Finished watching this Safety Video before Entering Sims' Facility
    2) Must wear Closed Toe Shoes
    3) We encourage everyone to wear long trousers, no shorts
    3) Must be on Approved Visitor list from Sims
    4) Valid pictured ID required
Note: Safety Glasses and Vest will be provided during the tour


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                    Day 1 Keynote Speaker
 

                    Day 2 Keynote Speaker

Peyman Balali
CEO
Rapid Solutions International
Richard Bulger
CEO
Bulger Consulting Group
Scot Case
VP Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability
National Retail Federation
Joyce Cruts
VP Supply Chain & Operations
Acer
Mohsin Dar
Head of Product Development & Management
DB Schenker
Menno Dros
SVP Business Unit
OnProcess Technology
Andreas Fibiger
Chairman of the Board
INSIDE SYSTEMS
Jennifer Foxworthy
Head of Certified Renew Partner Program
HP Inc
Regina Frei
Associate Professor
University of Surrey
Yves Gheeraert
Director France, Benelux, Southern Eu & LATAM
Blancco
Padraig Gubbins
Digital Transformation
Intel
Brian Hickert
Director US Business Division
SMS InfoComm Corporation
Michelle James
VP Strategic Industry Programs
CTIA - The Wireless Association
Amanda LaGrange
COO
SERI
Sean Magann
Chief Commercial Officer
Sims Lifecycle Services
Dan Main
Director of Business Development
Bidpath Inc
Joseph Marion
President
ASCDI
Sheldon Miller
CEO
stocs
Mark Monte-Colombo
Director of Home Improvement and Refurbished
eBay
Ralitza Naydenova
Communications & Operations Lead
CEP - Circular Electronics Partnership
John O'Brien
President
Ship Cycle
Morteza Pourakbar
Associate Professor
Rotterdam School of Management
Christopher Rezendes
Chief Customer Officer
OnProcess Technology
Glenn Richey
Harbert Eminent Scholar in Supply Chain Management
Auburn University
Ivan Russo
Full Professor
Verona University
Tony Sciarrotta
Executive Director & Publisher RL Magazine
Reverse Logistics Association
Richard Scott
Program Manager Reverse Logistics
Cisco Systems
Aris Syntetos
Distinguished Research Professor
Cardiff University
Remko van Hoek
Professor
University of Arkansas
Caspar von Daniels
Head of Sustainability
OnProcess Technology
Paul Webb
Multi-Channel Returns Manager
Tesco Group
Sean White
Director - Global Head of Repair Services
DSV

Tuesday, June 18

8:00 am EMEA Summit Event Registration Opens - Badge Pickup - Check-in
8:00 am Exhibitor Setup
11:30 am Welcome Networking Lunch
1:00 pm Welcoming Remarks & Chairperson's Opening Address
1:15 pm Keynote - Make a meaningful Change for Today and Tomorrow
1:45 pm Lifecycle analysis on servers – going from servers to components to precious metals - Sims' Panel Discussion
2:30 pm Network Break / Afternoon Coffee
3:00 pm Circular Economy Laws: EU's Lifecycle Revolution - Ship Cycle's Panel Discussion
3:45 pm The intersection of ITAD and Reverse Logistics - ASCDI's Presentation
4:15 pm Short Break
4:30 pm How ITAD can reduce returns and optimize costs and manufacturing processes - Rapid Solutions' Panel Discussion
5:15 pm From ledgers to legendary: A trailblazing story of digitizing returns - DB Schenker Case Study
5:45 pm Raffle Drawing #1
6:00 pm Evening Networking Reception

Wednesday, June 19

7:30 am EMEA Summit Event Registration Opens - Badge Pickup - Check-in
7:45 am Networking Breakfast
8:45 am Welcome Remarks & Chairperson's Opening Address
9:00 am Keynote Presentation - Global Device Grading Standards - A key to product lifecycle sustainability
9:30 am Spare parts Planning in Reverse Logistics - DSV's Presentation
10:00 am Network Break / Morning Coffee
10:30 am Short update "Going Circular Book"
11:00 am What’s New and Still Needed in Reverse Logistics - Academic Panel Discussion
11:45 am Sustainability - What Strategies are OEM’s Pursuing to Reduce Returns Including Self-help Initiatives - SMS' Panel Discussion
12:15 pm Networking Lunch Break
1:40 pm Raffle Drawing 2
1:45 pm Measuring Sustainability in Reverse Logistics - Stocs' Panel Discussion
2:30 pm OnProcess' Case Study
3:00 pm Network Break / Afternoon Coffee
3:30 pm Interactive Round Table with RLA Board Members
4:30 pm Bidpath / RLA Survey Result - Presentation
4:45 pm Final Raffle, Closing Remarks, & Close of the RLA European Summit
5:30 pm Evening Networking Reception

Thursday, June 20

8:30 am Facility Tour
12:30 pm Bus Return to Event Hotel

Sponsors

Gold (EMEA Summit) Sponsor

Silver (EMEA Summit) Sponsor

Bronze (EMEA Summit) Sponsor

Other

Sponsors


Special Partner Sponsor

Seat Drop

Tote Bag Sponsor

Title Company Country
VP Supply Chain & Operations Acer United States
Chief Executive Officer Antel Solutions Pty Ltd South Africa
VP of ITAD ASCDI United States
President ASCDI United States
Harbert Eminent Scholar in Supply Chain Management Auburn University United States
Director of Marketing Auction Software United States
Senior Manager Bechtle Managed Services Germany
Director of Business Development Bidpath Inc United Kingdom
Director France, Benelux, Southern Eu & LATAM Blancco France
Technical Support Engineer Blancco France
Inside Sales Representative Blancco France
Senior Engineer Bravo Networking Netherlands
CEO Bulger Consulting Group United States
Partnermanager Lifecycle Solutions Byndle B.V. Germany
Pooling and System Integrations Cabka Spain
Chief Product Officer Cabka Netherlands
European Procurement Category Manager Canon Europa N.V. Netherlands
Distinguished Research Professor Cardiff University United Kingdom
Communications & Operations Lead CEP - Circular Electronics Partnership Switzerland
CEO Certus Software GmbH Germany
Engineer Certification and Partner Development Director Certus Software GmbH Germany
CEO Circularity First Denmark
Program Manager Reverse Logistics Cisco Systems Netherlands
Reverse Logistics Cisco Systems Netherlands
Partner Management & Sourcing Lead Cisco Systems Netherlands
Leader, Customer Excellence and Sales Cisco Systems Netherlands
Refurbished Business Operations Manager Cisco Systems Netherlands
Sales manager Close the Loop Belgium
Director of Sales & Marketing Close the Loop Belgium
VP Strategic Industry Programs CTIA - The Wireless Association United States
Director Operations DB Schenker Netherlands
Director Solution Design DB Schenker Netherlands
Director Customer Strategy & Commercials DB Schenker Germany
Head of Product Development & Management DB Schenker Germany
Head of Technology and Semicon Cloud DB Schenker Austria
EMEA Logistics Leader Dell Technologies Netherlands
Global BPO at DHL Supply Chain DHL Belgium
Global Circular Economy BPO Director, Service Logistics DHL Belgium
Director Business Development DP World Netherlands
BD Manager Reverse Logistics DP World Spain
Director - Global Head of Repair Services DSV United Kingdom
Sales Analyst, Repair Services DSV United Kingdom
Product Manager, Remaker & LMS DSV United Kingdom
Senior Marketing Manager DSV United Kingdom
Director, Product Development DSV Netherlands
Senior Innovation Manager DSV Denmark
Lead Business Development Manager Refurbished eBay Germany
Director of Home Improvement and Refurbished eBay United Kingdom
Director Eco Recycling Limited India
Return to 2nd Life Manager Emma Portugal
CEO First America United States
CEO Fixably Finland
CEO FIXIT SA Poland
Director, Services Foxway Circular UK Ltd United Kingdom
Technical Account Manager Foxway Circular UK Ltd United Kingdom
Mr. Frangar Wholesale LLC, DBA El Mejor Precio United States
Mr Global Trade Consortium Australia
Commercial Director GreenIT Ireland
Global Vice President - Technolgy & Consumer Electronics Hellmann Worldwide Logistics United Kingdom
Director of Vertical Marketing & Offering Mgt Honeywell United States
Sales mgr. HP Inc Czech Republic
Sales Account Manager Renew Program HP Inc Czech Republic
HP Renew Sales Account Manager HP Inc Czech Republic
Head of Certified Renew Partner Program HP Inc United States
EMR Sales team lead EMEA HP Inc France
EMEA Returns Program Manager HP Inc Czech Republic
President Hyper Microsystems Inc United States
Global Program Manager IBM Ireland
Co-Founder IDX TV United Kingdom
TV Presenter IDX TV United Kingdom
Marketing & Digital Coordinator IDX TV United Kingdom
Videographer IDX TV United Kingdom
Photographer IDX TV United Kingdom
Chairman of the Board INSIDE SYSTEMS Denmark
CEO INSIDE SYSTEMS Denmark
Digital Transformation Intel Ireland
Intel EMEA/Americas Reverse Logistics Manager Intel United Kingdom
Alliance Manager HaaS iRENT B.V. Germany
Head of Business Development Katoen Natie Belgium
Head of Business Development Katoen Natie Belgium
Director LuteijnMedia Netherlands
Chief Consultat MG Environmental consulting United States
Director Business Development EMEA ModusLink Austria
VP Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability National Retail Federation United States
CEO NEX Limited Great Britain (UK)
Manager NKS-GROUP SP. Z O.O. Spain
SVP Business Unit OnProcess Technology Netherlands
Head of Sustainability OnProcess Technology Netherlands
SVP Strategic Transformation OnProcess Technology United Kingdom
Head of Business Unit OptoFidelity Oy Finland
Repair & Refurbishment Manager Personal Health Philips Netherlands
Sales Director Plusius AB Netherlands
Head of Innovation Qarnot Serveurs France
CEO Rapid Solutions International Poland
Global Account Director Reconext Netherlands
Business Development Director Reconext Netherlands
CEO Remex United States
Marketing Manager Retronix Ltd United Kingdom
Business Unit Coordinator Retronix Ltd United Kingdom
Director of Operations Reverse Logistics Association United States
Executive Director & Publisher RL Magazine Reverse Logistics Association United States
Accounting Manager/Operations Admin Reverse Logistics Association United States
RLA Advisor Reverse Logistics Association United States
RLA Advisor Reverse Logistics Association United States
RLA Advisor - EMEA & APAC Region Reverse Logistics Association Germany
Business Solutions Manager ReverseLogix United States
Associate Professor Rotterdam School of Management Netherlands
Design engineer Searious Business Netherlands
COO SERI United States
Programs Coordinator SERI Belgium
Manager Global Operations Ship Cycle United Kingdom
Logistics Co-Ordinator Ship Cycle United Kingdom
President Ship Cycle United Kingdom
Global Marketing Manager Ship Cycle United Kingdom
Chief Commercial Officer Sims Lifecycle Services United States
Commercial Director Sims Lifecycle Services United States
Head of Business Development - Reuse EMEIA Sims Lifecycle Services Netherlands
Sales Manager - Recycling Sims Lifecycle Services United States
Sr. International Client Director Sims Lifecycle Services United Kingdom
Director US Business Division SMS InfoComm Corporation United States
Plant Director SMS InfoComm Corporation Czech Republic
Business Development Manager EMEA SMS InfoComm Corporation Czech Republic
Director SMS InfoComm Corporation Brazil
CEO stocs United States
Director of Brand, Media and Marketing stocs United Kingdom
Indirect Procurement Manager, Europe and EEMEA Stryker Netherlands
COO Supply Link United States
Supply Link United States
Chief Development Officer Tallgrass United States
Partner Tallgrass India
Multi-Channel Returns Manager Tesco Group United Kingdom
COO The Net Global Lebanon
Managing Director Thraetona Technical Solutions United Kingdom
Owner/Founder Thraetona Technical Solutions United Kingdom
EVP Triage Partners United States
Director, Business Development Triage Partners United States
Professor University of Arkansas United States
Associate Professor University of Surrey United Kingdom
Full Professor Verona University Italy
Project Manager - Global Liquidation Partner Management Wayfair Germany
Global Imperfect Inventory Monetization Director Wayfair Germany
Director of Global Accounts Wisetek Solutions Limited Ireland
Business development Wisetek Solutions Limited Ireland
Service Business Manager Wistron Taiwan
Sales Development Specialist Ynvolve B.V. Netherlands
COO Ynvolve B.V. Netherlands