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SCLAA Queensland to launch 2011 SCL Awards in May

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The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia , Queensland Division is officially launching the 2011 Queensland Supply Chain & Logistics Awards at a breakfast meet on Wednesday, 25th of May, 2011.  

The awards program is organised in conjunction with the Department of Transport and Main Roads, Strategix Training Group, the Transport and Logistics Workforce Advisory Group and apics.  

The keynote speaker for the morning’s event is Jennifer Goddard who will be speaking about the logistics of running a world memory championship in China.  

Jennifer Goddard faced a logistical challenge in October last year when running the World Memory Championships in Guangzhou, China.  

The event comprised of 10 intensive competitions held over three days with 125 competitors from 15 countries, $250,000 in prize money, broadcast live on TV to over 300 million people.  

Jennifer had never met her team members prior to the event with many in the team not speaking English, which posed a huge logistical challenge.  

During the morning of the SCLAA Queensland event, Jennifer will also teach attendees the secret to managing a potential logistical nightmare as well as the 12 steps to Remembering Names and Faces.  

The official launch of the 2011 Queensland Supply Chain and Logistics Awards will have a group of past Queensland SCL Awardees discussing what they have gained from the awards program personally and professionally.  

Panellists will include Cassandra Parisotto, Site Learning and Development Coordinator Human Resources, Newmont Mining Corporation, John Edwards, Managing Director, ProcureNet, Bree Pitcher, Procurement Officer, Business & Financial Services – Supply, Tarong Energy Corporation and James Southwood.  

The Queensland SCL Awards is the Queensland feeder program for the Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards, which will be held on the 11th of November at the Burswood Entertainment Complex in Perth, Western Australia.

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