Call for Participation
North Carolina State University | Raleigh, NC

The deadline to apply to participate is June 15, 2024

Are you teaching or planning to teach material handling, facility layout/design/logistics, operations, or a supply chain-related course? Are you interested in an event-filled week of learning, mentoring, networking, and tours? If so, apply to attend the 2024  Material Handling Teachers Institute (MHTI) sponsored by the College Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE) and hosted by the North Carolina State UniversityThis will be an entirely in-person event.

Designed for faculty and doctoral students with all levels of experience who are directly involved (or will soon be involved) in teaching one of the above-specified fields. The activities at the 2024 MHTI are designed to promote the teaching skills required for undergraduate and graduate-level courses and provide:

  • A wide range of academic and industry presentations and learning modules

  • Mentoring by an experienced expert in the field

  • Plant tours

  • Social activities

  • Opportunity to interact with colleagues and share course designs, teaching methods, case studies, textbooks, software, and more.

Through the generous funding provided by MHI, the onsite expenses of all attendees will be paid, including:

  • Hotel Accommodations for up to 3 nights

  • Meals during the program

  • Onsite transportation

  • All sponsored tours

  • Social events

Attendees are required to pay their airfare and transportation to the hotel, as well as the expenses of a spouse or any accompanying guests.

Participant Requirements: the events of MHTI 2024 will begin around 8:00 AM on Monday, July 22, and end the afternoon of July 24. Participants must agree to attend the entire event to ensure that all attendees benefit from a fully immersive experience. Late arrivals or early departures diminish the quality of the event for all attendees.  International attendees are welcome. Participants are strongly encouraged to arrive on Sunday, July 21. There will be a networking reception in the hotel from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Sunday evening. 

Please apply by June 15, 2024for full consideration at the website below.  Any questions can be referred to Lauren Davis (North Carolina A&T State University) at, the organizer of 2024 MHTI.