2024 19th Annual RLA EMEA Summit - Amsterdam

June 18, 2024 –
June 20, 2024


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 - 2:30pm

  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) Must be on Approved Visitor list from Sims
    4) Valid pictured ID required

Download the Mobile EVENT APP on Jun 4th

 Check out Last year's Event

Visit our Testimonials Page for Interviews by IDX TV at the 2023 EMEA Summit Event

                    Day 1 Keynote Speaker

                    Day 2 Keynote Speaker

Event Schedule PDF

Central Europe Time

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 - Panel Discussion
2:30 pm Network Break / Afternoon Coffee
3:00 pm Circular Economy Laws: EU's Lifecycle Revolution - Panel Discussion
3:45 pm OnProcess Case Study
4:15 pm Short Break
4:30 pm How ITAD can reduce returns and optimize costs and manufacturing processes - Panel Discussion
5:15 pm DB Schenker Case Study
5:45 pm Raffle 1 & Evening Networking Reception
7:30 pm ASCDI Genever Tasting & 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 - Presentation
10:00 am Network Break / Morning Coffee
10:30 am Short update "Going Circular Book"
10:45 am What’s New and Still Needed in Reverse Logistics - Academic Panel Discussion
11:30 am Sustainability - What are OEM doing at Design/ Self-help initiatives, Return Prevention Strategies - Panel Discussion
12:15 pm Networking Lunch Break
1:40 pm Raffle Drawing 2
1:45 pm Measuring Sustainability in Reverse Logistics - Panel Discussion
2:30 pm The intersection ITAD and Reverse Logistics - Panel Discussion
3:15 pm Network Break / Afternoon Coffee
4:00 pm Interactive Round Table with RLA Board Members
5:00 pm Survey Presentation
5:10 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
2:00 pm Bus Return to Event Hotel


Gold (EMEA Summit) Sponsor

Silver (EMEA Summit) Sponsor

Bronze (EMEA Summit) Sponsor



Special Partner Sponsor

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 Business Development Bidpath Inc United Kingdom
Director France, Benelux, Southern Eu & LATAM Blancco France
Technical Support Engineer Blancco France
Inside Sales Representative Blancco France
CEO Bulger Consulting Group United States
Partnermanager Lifecycle Solutions Byndle B.V. Germany
Pooling and System Integrations Cabka Spain
Distinguished Research Professor Cardiff University United Kingdom
Communications & Operations Lead CEP - Circular Electronics Partnership Switzerland
CEO Certus Software GmbH Germany
Sales Director Certus Software GmbH Denmark
CEO Circularity First Denmark
Program Manager Reverse Logistics Cisco Systems Netherlands
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
Global BPO at DHL Supply Chain DHL Belgium
Global Circular Economy BPO Director, Service Logistics DHL Belgium
Director Business Development DP World Netherlands
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
Data Scientist, Repair Services DSV United Kingdom
Lead Business Development Manager Refurbished eBay Germany
Director of Home Improvement and Refurbished eBay United Kingdom
Return to 2nd Life Manager Emma Portugal
CEO First America United States
CEO Fixably Finland
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
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
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 Home & Garden Katoen Natie Belgium
Director LuteijnMedia Netherlands
Chief Consultat MG Environmental consulting United States
VP, 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
Chief Customer Officer OnProcess Technology United States
SVP Strategic Transformation OnProcess Technology United Kingdom
Head of Business Unit OptoFidelity Oy Finland
Repair & Refurbishment Manager Personal Health Philips Netherlands
CEO Rapid Solutions International Poland
Global Account Director Reconext Netherlands
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
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
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
Service Business Manager Wistron Taiwan