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April 17, 2008
12:20 pm — Sponsored Sessions

Improving Airline Customer Service With RFID for Baggage Tracking

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This session will highlight the use and benefits of Gen 2 UHF RFID to streamline baggage tracking for airports and airlines, which can improve customer service and reduce expenses associated with lost luggage. The presentation will include a presentation from George Schmitt . & Co. and a presentation from Alien Technology, highlighting customer benefits using RFID for baggage tracking.

Speakers:
Mary Ann Allen, Director of Business Development, George Schmitt & Co.
Victor Vega, Director, Product Manager, IC, & Inlays, Alien Technology

Building an Intelligent Supply Chain Through Discovery Services

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Discovery services can transform secure yet highly visible data exchange across loosely coupled supply chain partners. Secure, selective visibility, enabled by discovery services, is becoming the new imperative in global RFID chains that work across corporate borders. Learn how to leverage this new standard in your enterprise, and listen to use cases from Afilias that demonstrate how discovery services can build a strong ROI in your business.

Speaker:
Michael Young, Senior Director, Technology, Afilias Limited

Enabling Better Business Decisions Using RFID

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Learn how your company can transform an RFID implementation into a decision-making platfrom that speaks to your executive sponsors, and how an events processing platform from Oracle can help actively drive business processes with RFID inputs. This session will showcase real-world examples from retail and supply-chain customers.

Speaker:
Stephanie McReynolds, Director of Product Management, Oracle

Examining Several Leading Manufacturing Case Studies

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Industrial manufacturers face some of the toughest challenges among all potential RFID users. Manufacturers in aerospace, automotive, electronics, heavy equipment and other industries must address complex production schedules, demanding distribution networks, tricky reverse logistics and more. This session will highlight several RFID deployments, with particular focus on a Wi-Fi deployment by Tyco Electronics in one of the company’s distribution centers to address a key business challenge. Learn about evaluations of RFID for current operations and future goals, how and where RFID has been implemented, and the results of these evaluations. Hear real-world, ROI-based success stories, and learn how you can obtain similar benefits.

Speakers:
Dr. Venkat Krishnamurthy, Chief Technology Officer, OATSystems
Dr. Madhav Pappu, Senior Business Development Manager, Tyco Electronics

Case Study: Top Global Retailers Are Evolving to RFID

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The Benefits of RFID are increasingly recognized among the world's leading retailers. Hear how several top global retailers are beginning to evolve from EAS to RFID. Checkpoint Systems has participated in a number of successful retail pilots and is currently launching EAS products that will help retailers take advantage of the benefits of RFID, including tracing and managing inventory, keeping out-of-stocks to a minimum and providing consumers with greater merchandise availability.

Speaker:
Terry Clancy, VP, Global Products & Projects, Checkpoint Systems

UHF Gen 2 for Item-Level Tagging of Retail Apparel

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RFID can offer unique advantages to the retail apparel industry. Learn how UHF Gen 2 solutions will provide benefits that directly address the most critical RFID deployment issues in the apparel industry. Topics include smart-shelves, brand protection, loss prevention and supply chain efficiency.

Speaker:
Larry Arnstein, Senior Director of Business Development, Impinj, Inc.
Takeaways:
• Understanding the benefits of RFID in the apparel industry
• Tips on how to find the right solution fit for your item-level apparel tagging

Case Studies: Improving Production Shipping and Receiving Processes With RFID

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Major corporations are employing RFID in production scenarios to improve the accuracy and efficiency of shipping and receiving operations, both within their own four walls and at remote locations. See how RFID fits into existing enterprise applications, and hear about both the benefits and potential pitfalls of extending automation to the edge of operations in large-scale deployments.

Speaker:
Nancy Anderson, CEO, Blue Vector Systems

How Global Telematics Technologies Combined With Active RFID Deliver an ROI in Track and Trace

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Gain insight into the impact of global track-and-trace technology solutions in the construction, mining and transport industries. Track-and-trace solutions deliver real-time visibility and intelligence on the location, condition, status and other important information of high-value assets for monitoring shipping containers; military, construction and mining personnel in high-risk environments; and such transportation modes as vehicles, cargo ships and rail cars. A multitude of technology solutions are required to deliver end-to-end supply chain visibility and address the challenge of providing high security and reliability in complex global applications. Learn how track-and-trace solutions address application requirements by integrating multiple communications and tracking technologies.

Speaker:
Saleem Miyan, CEO, Wavetrend