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RFID Journal University
This preconference seminar has been our most popular preconference offering for five years. It is designed to provide those new to radio frequency identification with the foundational knowledge needed to begin understanding how RFID can be applied to solve specific business problems, to choose the right option for a specific application and to select the right vendors to achieve a successful outcome.
RFID in Health Care
Harold Boeck, University of Sherbrooke & Academia RFID
Ygal Bendavid, ePoly Center & Academia RFID
This seminar introduces participants to RFID applications in health care. Lecturers will explain the business case, ROI and impact of RFID in the health-care environment. The sessions will include videos of RFID at work in hospitals, as well as valuable industry lessons learned. In addition, participants will receive an Academia RFID certificate of attendance upon completion of the seminar.
RFID in the Auto Industry
This preconference seminar is aimed at auto manufacturers and the aftermarket. It will show how these companies can use both passive and active (battery-powered) RFID systems to improve production, reduce defects and enhance supply chain efficiencies, creating value across the global automotive supply chain.
RFID in the Chemical Industry
With the threat of terrorism and increased competition, chemical companies are eager to use RFID to track and secure shipments of chemicals, streamline the supply chain and better serve their customers. This preconference explains how to use RFID for these applications and many others.
RFID in the Food Chain
This preconference seminar is designed to educate growers, distributors and producers of food and food products, as well as systems integrators and other implementers, about the benefits of using RFID to track the location and monitor the temperature of food as it moves through the supply chain. The seminar explains the current state of RFID technology, and how your organization can deploy it to achieve such benefits today.
RFID for Government
This one-day preconference seminar is designed specifically for municipal, state and federal government agencies looking to understand how they can employ RFID within their operations to reduce costs and to offer better services. The seminar will provide the security and privacy information agencies need to understand before introducing any RFID applications that might affect consumers or businesses.
RFID for IT Service Providers
This one-day preconference seminar is designed specifically for companies that provide information technology consultants and IT hardware, software or services. The aim of this seminar is to educate professionals in the IT sector about how they can add RFID to their current product offerings by understanding the fundamentals of EPC data standards, and how to leverage RFID data. The course will also include information on how to use RFID to track IT assets.
RFID in Packaging and Labeling
This one-day preconference seminar is designed specifically for label converters, packagers, printing companies and others looking to understand the market opportunity for selling RFID labels, and how they can enter the market. The seminar will cover everything from market analysis to the actual manufacturing process. This is a unique opportunity to hear from the experts about inks for printing antennas, chip attachment options, label insertion, quality control and much more.
RFID in the Airline Industry
This one-day preconference seminar is designed specifically for airports, airlines, maintenance companies and others looking to understand how radio frequency identification (RFID) can improve their operations and help reduce costs.
EPC Compliance & Benefits Training
EPCglobal and RFID Journal have teamed up to offer a special preconference seminar to help companies become EPC-compliant and achieve internal and supply chain benefits. This is you're unique opportunity to learn how to encode tags and associate them with the proper items, integrate tagging with back-end systems, use EPC data to drive benefits and hear how early adopters did it.
RFID Journal LIVE! 2008 is produced by RFID Journal, the World's RFID Authority.