– John Nofsinger, Chief Executive Officer, MHIA

– Hal Vandiver, Executive Vice President-Business Development, MHIA

– George Prest, Chairman, MHIA

Scheduled topics include:

– The state of the $156 billion material handling and logistics industry

– Trends shaping the material handling and logistics Industry

– ProMat 2009

– Industry initiatives

In its own words, the mission of the MHIA is to advance the interests of the industry, including the movement, storage, control, and protection of materials and products throughout the process of their manufacture, distribution, consumption and disposal.