Agenda At A Glance

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 RFID Journal LIVE! Keynotes and General Sessions
7:30 AMMorning Coffee
8:00 AMWelcome and Introduction
8:30 AMJohnson Controls Improves Visibility of Returnable Containers via RFID
Brian S. Kelly, Johnson Controls
9:15 AMRFID Journal Awards Panel: What Leaders Have Learned in the Past 10 Years
Robert Urwiler, Vail Resorts; Richard Jenkins, Marks & Spencer; Dr. James Shuler, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
10:00 AMDelta Improves Maintenance Efficiencies With RFID
Rick Lewis, DELTA
10:45 AMExhibit Hall Opens
 RFID Journal LIVE! 2016 Tracks
 Defense/AerospaceHealth Care/PharmaceuticalInnovationManufacturingPayments/AuthenticationRetail/ApparelSupply Chain/LogisticsTechnology and Infrastructure
11:00 AM
OR Monitors Supplies, Safety Via RFID
Becky Ashin, University of Tennessee Medical Center
The Art and Implications of Innovation: Draft Day or DNA Tag?
Glen Kathler, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
American Woodmark Boosts Manufacturing Efficiency With RFID
Dave Johnson, American Woodmark Corp.; Sam Thomas, American Woodmark Corp.
Nonprofit Organization Uses RFID to Track Inventory
Ruth Koup, Suits to Careers, Inc., Dress for Success South Central PA & Tied to Success
Increasing Passive UHF RFID Read Speed
Dr. Ismail Uysal, University of South Florida
11:50 AM
Solution-Provider Session: Omni-ID and OATSystems, a division of Checkpoint Systems
Su Doyle, OATSystems, a division of Checkpoint; George E. Daddis, Jr. Ph.D, Omni-ID; Bill McBeath, ChainLink Research
Solution Provider Session: Enhanced Security for Vicinity
Miriama Faberova, NXP Semiconductors; Christian Schwar, NXP Semiconductors
Solution-Provider Sessions - GlobeRanger-Fujitsu and Tyco Retail Solutions
Dan Dalton, Fujitsu Frontech North America; Randy Dunn, Tyco Retail Solutions
12:30 PM
3:00 PM
Agilent Improves Inventory Management With RFID
Scott Thull, Agilent Technologies
RFID Reduces Inventory Time and Improves Visibility for Tile Maker
Linda Hanson, Maruhachi Ceramics of America (MCA)
RFID Automates Tool and Equipment Trailers in Remote Locations
Larry Mueller, Armored Diesel Repair & Services; Andrew Hernandez, Armored Diesel Repair & Services
RFID and Inventory Control in the Cloud
Joe Mellet, White Pine Trading
Building a Flexible RFID Data Infrastructure
Ken Traub, Ken Traub Consulting LLC
3:50 PM
Best New Product, Group 1
Thanasis Georgiou, Ph.D, Graphene Security Ltd.; Hugues Blangy, EM Microelectronic; Christian Reuther, MetraLabs GmbH
Best New Product, Group 2
Scott Dalgleish, Phase IV Engineering, Inc.; John T. Armstrong, MonsoonRF, Inc.; Lauri Hyytinen, SMARTRAC N.V.
Most Innovative Use of RFID
Mike Klonsinski, Berntsen International; Steve Hungate, Berntsen International; Ashley Simmons, MBA, MBB LSS (Master Blackbelt Lean Six Sigma), Florida Hospital; Charles Morris, Florida Hospital; Douglas Betts, Ph.D., Reichhold
Best Use of RFID to Enhance a Product or Service
Kurt Hansen, Innovative Timing Systems; Alan J. Brander, TrackCore; James A. Casavant, TrackCore; Scott Thull, Agilent Technologies
Best RFID Implementation
Jean-Marc Lieby, Decathlon; Dr. Akihiro Ohira, Shimane University; Rick Lewis, DELTA
Best New Product, Group 3
Altaf Mulla, Zebra Technologies Corp.; Dean Frew, SML ; Steve Hudson, View Technologies; Chad Gundlach, Tyco Retail Solutions
RFID Green Award
Steve Fisher, Golden Environmental Mat Services; Steve Reid, Golden Environmental Mat Services; Paula Valerio, Flextronics Instituto de Tecnologia; Alexandre Gallaro, Anilhas Capri ; Oszkár Vámosi, Zempleni Z.H.K.
Best NFC Deployment
Pat Sandrin, Evenko
4:40 PM
RFID Blood Test Saves Time and Improves Results
Rahul Bhattacharyya, MIT Auto-ID Labs
RFID Helps DOE Monitor Hazardous Material in Real Time
Dr. James Shuler, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); Chris Pickett, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Preventing Data Breaches With RFID
Charles Robbins, TechR2
 Awards
 Defense/AerospaceHealth Care/PharmaceuticalInnovationManufacturingPayments/AuthenticationRetail/ApparelSupply Chain/LogisticsTechnology and Infrastructure
3:50 PM
Best New Product, Group 1
Thanasis Georgiou, Ph.D, Graphene Security Ltd.; Hugues Blangy, EM Microelectronic; Christian Reuther, MetraLabs GmbH
Best New Product, Group 2
Scott Dalgleish, Phase IV Engineering, Inc.; John T. Armstrong, MonsoonRF, Inc.; Lauri Hyytinen, SMARTRAC N.V.
Most Innovative Use of RFID
Mike Klonsinski, Berntsen International; Steve Hungate, Berntsen International; Ashley Simmons, MBA, MBB LSS (Master Blackbelt Lean Six Sigma), Florida Hospital; Charles Morris, Florida Hospital; Douglas Betts, Ph.D., Reichhold
Best Use of RFID to Enhance a Product or Service
Kurt Hansen, Innovative Timing Systems; Alan J. Brander, TrackCore; James A. Casavant, TrackCore; Scott Thull, Agilent Technologies
Best RFID Implementation
Jean-Marc Lieby, Decathlon; Dr. Akihiro Ohira, Shimane University; Rick Lewis, DELTA
Best New Product, Group 3
Altaf Mulla, Zebra Technologies Corp.; Dean Frew, SML ; Steve Hudson, View Technologies; Chad Gundlach, Tyco Retail Solutions
RFID Green Award
Steve Fisher, Golden Environmental Mat Services; Steve Reid, Golden Environmental Mat Services; Paula Valerio, Flextronics Instituto de Tecnologia; Alexandre Gallaro, Anilhas Capri ; Oszkár Vámosi, Zempleni Z.H.K.
Best NFC Deployment
Pat Sandrin, Evenko
4:40 PM
RFID Blood Test Saves Time and Improves Results
Rahul Bhattacharyya, MIT Auto-ID Labs
RFID Helps DOE Monitor Hazardous Material in Real Time
Dr. James Shuler, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); Chris Pickett, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Preventing Data Breaches With RFID
Charles Robbins, TechR2