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Executive Strategy

Senior executives at companies in every industry are faced with a challenge: how to deploy RFID in a way that reduces costs, improves efficiencies, and helps their company today while enabling it to also meet its long-term goals. Some early adopters will share their secrets for creating a well-thought-out strategy and executing it effectively.




 • Best practices for implementing RFID solutions for supply chain optimization
• Key findings from Monsanto's project
• How the economy will affect RFID project plans, and what it means for your company
• Insights into the pros and cons of investing in RFID during a slowing economy
• Technical evaluation criteria for RTLS in a health-care setting, including applications, installation, interference and a business model
• An understanding of critical implementation factors, such as patient-care disruption during installation, scalability, infrastructure costs, system reliability, ease of use, maintenance and initial operating costs
• How to calculate RFID investments and operating costs
• Using radio frequency identification to improve your business case

April 28, 2009

11:30 am—Breakout Session
Real-World RFID for Supply-Chain Optimization at Monsanto
Senior executives need to understand RFID’s growing importance for supply chain efficiency, inventory accuracy and reverse logistics throughout the lifecycle of each product. Using RFID to enhance its retail replenishment strategy, agricultural company Monsanto can now track its products with unprecedented levels of granularity, utilizing item-level tagging across its enterprise. In this session, the company will share how it employs RFID to make the most efficient and effective use of existing resources and how it developed this strategy.
Speaker:
William Schulz, Global Supply Chain Continuous Improvement/Optimization Lead, Monsanto
Takeaways:
• Best practices for implementing RFID solutions for supply chain optimization
• Key findings from Monsanto's project
Learn How to Achieve ROI in Retail Apparel With UHF RFID
      Sponsored by: NXP Semiconductors
NXP's RFID Solutions: Securing Your Data and Assets
      Sponsored by: NXP Semiconductors
Leveraging RFID as a Recovery Strategy
      Sponsored by: Xterprise
"Unclonable" RFIDs - Elevating Trust in RFIDs to a New Level
      Sponsored by: Verayo
Achieving Product Traceability: From Manufacturing Through Distribution to Product in the Hands of End Customers
      Sponsored by: SAP
Using Real-Time Visibility for Efficient Asset Management
      Sponsored by: CHEP
Learn How Cephalon Is Leveraging RFID to Enhance Shipping Accuracy and Container Traceability
      Sponsored by: OATSystems, a division of Checkpoint Systems
3:00 pm—Breakout Session
RFID Master-Mind Panel: Is Now the Time to Invest in RFID?
The global economy is in bad shape. Sales are slowing and credit is tight. Is now the right time to invest in RFID, a technology that some say is still unproven? Will it really cut costs in the short term and deliver long-term efficiencies? Or is the risk of investing in the technology too great? Our panel of experts has real-world experience with the technology and understands the pros and cons of investing in the current environment. They will share insights that will help your company make an informed decision.
Moderator:
Leslie Hand, Research Director, Global Retail Insights
Panelists:
Liz Churchill, Vice President of Solutions, eProvenance
Frank Lanza, Global Program Director, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP)
Mike Russo, Senior VP, Wells Fargo
Gokhan Sarpkaya, Ph.D., Project Leader, Logistics, Continental Automotive Systems US, Inc.
Takeaways:
• How the economy will affect RFID project plans, and what it means for your company
• Insights into the pros and cons of investing in RFID during a slowing economy
3:50 pm—Breakout Session
McKesson's Evolving View of RFID and EPC - A Strategy for the Future
McKesson has been at the forefront of RFID activity in health care since 2004, and has conducted successful pilots with Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline. The company originally viewed RFID as a means of achieving regulatory compliance for pedigrees. Now, it seeks ways to improve the efficiency and accuracy of its high-volume distribution operations by leveraging serialization and GS1 standards. McKesson is currently undertaking a project with IBM, the objective of which is to identify how trading partners can more effectively manage the cold chain through distribution to customers. In this session, hear about the opportunities RFID presents to organizations, and the challenges executives face when presenting this innovative concept to management for funding.
Speaker:
Ron Bone, Senior VP, Distribution Support, McKesson

April 29, 2009

From Factory to Front Door-Closing the Asset Visibility Gap
      Sponsored by: ODIN
RFID Technology in the Supply Chain: Tomorrow's Supply Chain Technology Today
      Sponsored by: iGPS (Intelligent Global Pooling Systems)
The Business Case for Auto-ID Solutions Within Facilities and Throughout the Supply Chain
      Sponsored by: Savi Technology
What You Don't Know About RFID Might Be Hurting Your Business
      Sponsored by: Motorola
Perishables Traceability: Critical for Today's Supply Chains
      Sponsored by: IBM
Oil & Gas RFID Solution Group: Overview of World RFID Deployments in Oil and Gas
      Sponsored by: Oil & Gas RFID Solution Group Consortium
Active RFID Provides Total Asset Visibility in Large-scale Construction Projects
      Sponsored by: IDENTEC SOLUTIONS AG
1:40 pm—Breakout Session
Evaluating Real-Time Location Systems and Creating Success Criteria From a Technical Standpoint
Much has been said regarding the effectiveness of real-time location systems (RTLS) in meeting resource visibility challenges in health-care and other fields. But RTLSs present specific challenges related to potential interference disruption and ongoing maintenance concerns. In this session, learn how to invest in RFID, as well as how to create success criteria for an RFID hospital implementation, and evaluate such a system from a technical standpoint.
Speaker:
Ray Lowe, Senior Director of Enterprise Clinical Implementation (EHR) and Acute Care Strategy, Dignity Health
Takeaways:
• Technical evaluation criteria for RTLS in a health-care setting, including applications, installation, interference and a business model
• An understanding of critical implementation factors, such as patient-care disruption during installation, scalability, infrastructure costs, system reliability, ease of use, maintenance and initial operating costs
2:30 pm—Breakout Session
Achieving Short-Term ROI and Long-Term Efficiencies
Short-term savings are great, but RFID can also be deployed as a platform on which additional applications can be added to achieve long-term efficiencies. How do companies align short-term tactical projects with longer-term strategic goals? And how do you choose an RFID system that will deliver the most long-term benefits, and not one that will become obsolete in only a few years? Our panel of experts will address these and other critical issues.
Moderator:
Simon Ellis, Practice Director, Supply Chain Strategies, IDC
Panelists:
Jamshed H. Dubash, Independent Consultant, XIO Strategies
Michael Liard, VP of Auto-ID and Data Capture, VDC Research
Ray Lowe, Senior Director of Enterprise Clinical Implementation (EHR) and Acute Care Strategy, Dignity Health
Puneet Sawhney, Global Program Manager, CHEP
3:20 pm—Breakout Session
How to Calculate RFID's Real ROl
In this interactive session, learn best practices and proven methodologies to identify,
quantify and deliver business results from RFID investments. The strategies discussed will be supported by industrial manufacturing case studies. Hard numbers illustrating typical benefit opportunities available will be plugged into an ROI calculator to illustrate those benefits. All participants will receive a copy of the calculator so they can determine their own cost savings from labor, inventory management and other operations.
Speaker:
Toby Rush, CEO and President, Rush Tracking Systems
Takeaways:
• How to calculate RFID investments and operating costs
• Using radio frequency identification to improve your business case


RFID Journal LIVE! 2009 is produced by RFID Journal, the World's RFID Authority.

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