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RFID Journal LIVE! 2008 attracts the highest quality speakers, including end users with hands-on experience and an array of RFID experts. We are in the process of adding new speakers and bios, so please check back regularly.

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Mary Ann Allen
Director of Business Development
George Schmitt & Co.

April 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm
Platinum sessions


Nancy Anderson
CEO
Blue Vector Systems

April 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm
Platinum sessions


Larry Arnstein
Senior Director of Business Development
Impinj, Inc.

April 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm
Platinum sessions


Robert Bacon
Program Director
DOD

April 18, 2008 - 3:20 pm
Aerospace/Defense


Jim Begis
Deputy, Asset Management Policy, Office of Travel
GSA

April 16, 2008 - 11:45 am
RFID for Government


Ygal Bendavid
Academic Director
Academia RFID

RFID in Health Care

Ed Benincasa
VP of IT
FN Manufacturing

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Aerospace/Defense


Louis Bianchin
Senior Analyst Program Manager
Venture Development Corp.

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Executive Strategy

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Retail/CPG


Harold Boeck
Professor, Universite de Sherbrooke & Academic Founder
Academia RFID

April 18, 2008 - 3:20 pm
Getting Started

RFID in Health Care

Nick Bondarenco
RFID Deputy Manager
IATA

April 16, 2008 - 11:00 am
RFID in the Airline Industry


David Bourgon
Manager, Airport IT Services
McCarran International Airport

April 16, 2008 - 1:45 pm
RFID in the Airline Industry


Marlene Breakey
Group Director IT, DM & Supply Chain Technologies
Ryder System

Ryder System

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Executive Strategy


J. Kevin Brown
Director, Information Systems
Daisy Brand

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training


Robert G. Brown
Chairman of the Board
Spar Group

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
Retail/CPG


Morris Brown
Program Manager, Material Management
AIAG

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
RFID in the Auto Industry

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID in the Auto Industry


Tony Callaway
Deputy Chief
Travis County Fire Marshal's Office

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID for Government


Dick Cantwell
VP & Managing Director, Internet Business Solutions Group
Cisco

April 17, 2008 - 3:50 pm


Craig Casto
Global Auto-ID and Label Technology Leader
Dow Chemical

April 16, 2008 - 11:00 am
RFID in the Chemical Industry


Jim Caudill
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Strategy
Xterprise

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Anthony Cerino
Independent Consultant

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID in the Airline Industry


Leif Chastaine
VP, Solutions Marketing
Insync Software Inc.

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Getting Started


Brian Chisholm
Development Engineer
Rexam Plastic Packaging

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Executive Strategy


Gary Clancy
Managing Director
Container Technology

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
RFID in the Chemical Industry


Terry Clancy
VP, Global Products & Projects
Checkpoint Systems

April 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm
Platinum sessions


Denton Clark
AIT Manager
Lockheed Martin

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Executive Strategy


Angelo Coletta
RFID Project Leader, Parts Supply & Warehouse Manager
Honda Italia

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
RFID in the Auto Industry


Robert Corvese

GTECH Corporation

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Executive Strategy


Ray Cronin
VP & General Manager, RFID
Intermec Technologies

April 17, 2008 - 5:05 pm


Paul de Blois
Vice President and General Manager
HIDE-Pack

HIDE-Pack

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
RFID in Packaging and Labeling


Daniel Deavours
Director of Research
RFID Alliance Lab

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
RFID in the Chemical Industry


Atul Dhablania
VP of Operations and VP of Hardware Engineering
SonicWALL

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID for IT Service Providers


Chris Diorio
Hardware Action Group Co-Chair
Impinj, Inc.

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
EPC Standards

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
EPC Standards


Kevin Duffy
Senior Vice President
Mojix

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Simon Ellis
Practice Director, Supply Chain Strategies
IDC

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
Executive Strategy


Jean-Pierre Emond
Co-director, IFAS Center for Food Distribution and Retailing
University of Florida

April 16, 2008 - 11:00 am
RFID in the Food Chain


George Everhart
CEO
Alien Technology

April 17, 2008 - 4:30 pm


B. Dwain Farley
CEO
Domino Integrated Solutions Group

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
RFID in Packaging and Labeling


Ann Ferriter
Issue Manager, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
FDA

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
Pharmaceutical


Louis Fleischer
Automation Engineer
Freightliner

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
Supply Chain/Logistics


Debbie Fogg
RFID Projects Manager
Spirit Aerosystems

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
Aerospace/Defense


John Fontanella
VP Supply Chain Execution
AMR Research

AMR Research

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Dean Frew
President & CEO
Xterprise

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Michael George
CEO
OATSystems

April 17, 2008 - 10:15 am


Steve Georgevitch
Supply Chain Manager
Boeing

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
How to Deploy RFID


Majid Ghadiri
Chair and Professor of Electronic & Computer Technologies
Oakton Community College

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
Getting Started


Tobias Goetz
Business Development
SAP

April 18, 2008 - 10:00 am


Steve Halliday
President
High Tech Aid

High Tech Aid

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
EPC Standards


Leslie Hand
Global Retail Insights
IDC

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Retail/CPG


Bill Hardgrave
Director, RFID Research Center
University of Arkansas

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
RFID in the Food Chain

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
Getting Started

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
Retail/CPG


Sudhir Hasbe
Product Manager
Microsoft Corp.

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Ed Hess
Executive Editor
Integrated Solutions Magazine

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
Executive Strategy


David Husak
Chief Technical Officer and Co-founder
Reva Systems

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
EPC Standards


Amjad Hussain
CIO
Handleman Company

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Executive Strategy


Sue Hutchinson
Director of Product Management
EPCglobal North America

April 16, 2008 - 11:00 am
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training

April 16, 2008 - 1:45 pm
RFID in the Chemical Industry

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training


Eric Hyman
Installations Management Program Officer
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
Aerospace/Defense


Roberto Ivon
Director of Technology
Universidad Regiomontana

April 16, 2008 - 11:00 am
RFID for IT Service Providers


Gregory L. Johnston
Executive Vice President, Club Operations
Sam's Club

April 16, 2008 - 4:45 pm


Hun Kang
Executive Director of Investment Promotion
Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ)

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
RFID for Government


John Kessler
Senior Engineer
Avery Dennison RFID

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
EPC Standards


Patrick F. King
Global Electronics Strategist
Michelin

April 16, 2008 - 1:45 pm
RFID in the Auto Industry


Nancy Kingston
Global Solutions Executive, Sensor and Actuator Solutions
IBM

April 16, 2008 - 11:45 am
RFID for IT Service Providers


Ralf Kodritsch
Marketing Manager
NXP Semiconductors

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Alan J. Koenning
Fund Manager, Strategic Enterprise Fund
UPS

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
Executive Strategy


Dr. Venkat Krishnamurthy
Chief Technology Officer
OATSystems

April 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm
Platinum sessions


Anush Kumar
Senior Product Director
Microsoft Corp.

April 16, 2008 - 5:30 pm

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Steve Lederer
IT Project Manager
The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Manufacturing


DJ Lee
Marketing Manager
Avery Dennison RFID

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID in Packaging and Labeling


Mikko Lehtonen
Researcher, Auto ID Lab
University of St. Galen and ETH Zurich

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Pharmaceutical


Michael Liard
Research Director, RFID & Contactless
ABI Research

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Executive Strategy


Mark Lindberg
Vice President
Transformance Advisors and ISCEA Faculty


Peter Linke
Executive VP of Global Sales and Marketing
IDENTEC SOLUTIONS AG

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Chris Maciejewski
IT Program Manager-RFID
Campbell Soup Company

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
How to Deploy RFID


Ken Mangold
Senior Vice President, Information Services
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Supply Chain/Logistics


Lee Mar
Senior Logistics Analyst
Lexar Media

April 18, 2008 - 3:20 pm
Supply Chain/Logistics


Tate Markey
Deputy Fire Chief Marshall
Travis County Fire Marshal's Office

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID for Government


Ray Martino
CTO, Enterprise Mobility
Motorola

April 17, 2008 - 9:30 am


Edwin Matthews
Director Information Technology, Americas
Wilson Sporting Goods

April 18, 2008 - 3:20 pm
Manufacturing


Joe Mawhinney
Director of IS
Durakon Industries

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Manufacturing


Jeanne McCann
Senior Project Manager, RFID & Printed Electronics
Weyerhaeuser

April 16, 2008 - 11:00 am
RFID in Packaging and Labeling


Bob McDonald
COO
Procter & Gamble

April 17, 2008 - 8:45 am


Dennis McGinn
CEO
Performance Analytics

April 16, 2008 - 11:45 am
RFID in the Auto Industry


Stephanie McReynolds
Director of Product Management
Oracle

April 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm


Stephen Miles
Research Scientist
Auto-ID Labs at MIT

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
RFID for IT Service Providers


Brian Millsap
Vice President, CIO
Hampton Products

April 18, 2008 - 3:20 pm
Retail/CPG


Corey Mingerink
Senior RFID Packaging Engineer
Kimberly-Clark

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Retail/CPG


Saleem Miyan
CEO
Wavetrend

April 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm
Platinum sessions


Stephen M. Moody
RFID Program Coordinator
U.S. Army

April 16, 2008 - 11:00 am
RFID in the Food Chain


Mark Moran
Technology Architect
Deere & Company

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
How to Deploy RFID


Mark Morrow
EPC Technology Leader
Procter & Gamble

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Andrew Nathanson
Practice Director, AIDC/RFID Technologies & Retail Automation
Venture Development Corp.

April 16, 2008 - 1:45 pm
RFID in Packaging and Labeling

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID in Packaging and Labeling


Tim Newsom
Manager, Worldwide Marketing Retail & Supply Chain
NXP Semiconductors

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID in Packaging and Labeling


Carlo K. Nizam
Head of Value Chain Visibility and RFID
Airbus

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Aerospace/Defense

April 17, 2008 - 10:15 am


Mike O'Shea
Director, Auto-ID Sensing Technology
Kimberly-Clark

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
Executive Strategy


Guillaume Oget
RFID Solutions Manager
Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP)

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Larren Olson
Director of Materials Business Solutions
Intel

April 18, 2008 - 10:00 am


John Onderko
Senior RFID Packaging Engineer
Kimberly-Clark

April 16, 2008 - 11:45 am
RFID in Packaging and Labeling

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Dr. Madhav Pappu
Senior Business Development Manager
Tyco Electronics

April 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm
Platinum sessions


Justin Patton
RFID Lab Director
University of Arkansas

April 16, 2008 - 1:00 pm
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training

April 18, 2008 - 3:20 pm
How to Deploy RFID


Thomas Pavela
President & CEO
Omni-ID

April 16, 2008 - 11:45 am
RFID for IT Service Providers


Mark Pavuk
Service Assets Supervisor
Holt Cat

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
How to Deploy RFID


KC Pelle
Executive VP
Megatrux

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
Supply Chain/Logistics


Jeff Pelot
CTO
Denver Health Hospital and Medical Center

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
How to Deploy RFID


Michael Peterson
Global Managing Director
Information Mediary Corp.

Information Mediary Corp.

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Randall Peterson
VP, Information Technology
World Kitchen

April 16, 2008 - 1:45 pm
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training


Larry Pietrowski
Co-Owner
Costa View Farms

April 16, 2008 - 1:45 pm
RFID in the Food Chain


Mark Pollock
Director, Global EPC/RFID Initiatives
Kraft

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Kenneth Porad
Associate Technical Fellow
Boeing

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
Executive Strategy


Reik Read
Senior Research Analyst
Robert W. Baird & Co.

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
How to Deploy RFID


David Richards
Director, Business Operations
ASD Healthcare

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
Pharmaceutical


Fredrick J. Riggins
Assistant Professor, Information & Decision Sciences
University of Minnesota

April 18, 2008 - 3:20 pm
Executive Strategy


Antonio Rizzi
Director, RFID Lab
University of Parma

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID in the Food Chain


Mark Roberti
Founder and Editor
RFID Journal LLC

Getting Started

EPC Compliance & Benefits Training

Mike Rose
VP, RFID/EPCglobal Value Chain
Johnson & Johnson

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Pharmaceutical

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
Executive Strategy


Toby Rush
President
Rush Tracking Systems

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID Journal University


Dr. John M. Ryan
Administrator, Quality Assurance Division
Hawaii State Department of Agriculture

April 16, 2008 - 11:45 am
RFID in the Food Chain


Alex Salomon
Managing Director
Evidencia LLP

Evidencia LLP

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Dr. Sanjay Sarma
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Former Chairman of Research and Co-Founder, The Auto-ID Center
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

April 17, 2008 - 4:10 pm


Michael Scheferhoff
RFID Program Manager
Lufthansa Technik

April 16, 2008 - 11:45 am
RFID in the Airline Industry


John Seaner
President, Industry Development
EPCglobal North America

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training


Rajiv Sinha
Technology Manager
Ford Motor

April 16, 2008 - 11:00 am
RFID in the Auto Industry


Pankaj Sood
Founder and Manager
McMaster RFID Applications Lab

April 16, 2008 - 11:00 am
RFID Journal University

April 16, 2008 - 12:00 pm
RFID Journal University

April 16, 2008 - 1:45 pm
RFID Journal University

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
RFID Journal University


Michele Southall
Director of Community Development
EPCglobal North America

April 16, 2008 - 11:45 am
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training


Scot Stelter
Director, Product Marketing
Alien Technology

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Victoria Stephen
Manager, Material Handling Deployment
United States Postal Service

April 16, 2008 - 1:45 pm
RFID for Government


Randy Stigall
Director, Emerging Applications
UPM Raflatac

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
EPC Standards


James L. Stroud
President / CEO
Golden State Medical Supply

April 18, 2008 - 3:20 pm
Pharmaceutical


Jan Svoboda
Sales & Marketing Director
UPM Raflatac

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID in Packaging and Labeling


Patrick Sweeney
President & CEO
ODIN technologies

April 17, 2008 - 10:15 am


Maximo Tejeda
Founder & President
Tejas Tubular Products

April 18, 2008 - 1:40 pm
Manufacturing


Zachary Thom
Customer Supply Chain Analyst, Australia
Unilever

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Executive Strategy


Alan Thorne
Associate Director
Auto ID Labs at Cambridge University

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
RFID in the Airline Industry


Bryan Tracey
VP Engineering, Chief Architect and EPCglobal SAG Co-Chair
GlobeRanger Corporation

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
EPC Standards


Ken Traub
Consultant, Standards Strategy
EPCglobal Inc

April 16, 2008 - 1:45 pm
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training


Milan Turk, Jr.
Managing Director, Global Customer eCollaboration
Procter & Gamble

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Retail/CPG


Dieter Uckelmann
Manager RFID-Application and Demonstration Center, BIBA-IPS
Log Dynamics Lab

April 18, 2008 - 2:30 pm
Supply Chain/Logistics


David Uland
Senior Business Development Manager
WS Packaging

April 16, 2008 - 1:15 pm
RFID in Packaging and Labeling


Richard Ulrich
Solutions Architect
Wal-Mart Stores

April 16, 2008 - 2:30 pm
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
EPC Standards


Victor Vega
Director, Product Manager, IC, & Inlays
Alien Technology

April 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm
Platinum sessions


Leonardo Vitolo
Director of Logistics
LOGyCA

April 16, 2008 - 1:45 pm
RFID for IT Service Providers


Doug Wallace
President & COO
Xterprise

April 18, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Platinum sessions


Robert Waring
Senior Technology Consultant/Chief Technology Office
BP

April 17, 2008 - 3:00 pm
Manufacturing


Martin Wildberger
Vice President, IBM Sensor and Actuator Solutions
IBM

April 17, 2008 - 10:15 am


Rodney S. Wright
Project Manager, Phantom Works
Boeing

April 16, 2008 - 11:45 am
RFID in the Chemical Industry


Michael Young
Senior Director, Technology
Afilias Limited

April 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm
Platinum sessions


Brian Zeigler
Packaging Engineer
The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company

April 16, 2008 - 1:15 pm
RFID in Packaging and Labeling


Dan Zinn
CIO
Florida State Attorney's Office

April 16, 2008 - 11:00 am
RFID for Government

April 17, 2008 - 11:30 am
Getting Started


David Zuwala
Senior Analyst, Manufacturing Systems IT
Dow Corning

April 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm
RFID in the Chemical Industry



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