June 15-17, 2009 • InterContinental Hotel Festival City • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Main Tracks:

Supply Chain

Supply chain and logistics companies will play a key role in ensuring end-to-end visibility in the supply chain. Some are already tagging products for their customers. Others are examining how they can benefit internally by improving the utilization of containers and chassis with RFID tracking. This track focuses on how you can improve your supply chain operations by using EPC technologies.

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Featured Speakers

Justin
Patton




Dr. Wasim
Raad




Vasihuddin
Khan



What You Will Learn From This Track:
• How to choose the right RFID technology to track tools in your environment
• The benefits of using RFID to track tools
• How hardware and software work together to track assets and monitor patients
• The concept of the smart hospital, and how it will impact the future


June 16, 2009

2:00 pm—Breakout Session
Driving ROI in the Supply Chain

Radio frequency identification is revolutionizing the way organizations throughout the Middle East track the locations and movements of goods and assets, in addition to securing access control to their premises. In this session, learn about the future of RFID in an institutional setting, with a focus on the health-care industry. The King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals is the first university in the region to establish an RFID lab, and the speaker will discuss how RFID technology is being employed not only to cut health-care costs, but also to automate and streamline patient identification processes inside and outside of hospitals.

Speaker:
Dr. Wasim Raad, Head of Smartcard and RFID Lab, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Takeaway:
• How hardware and software work together to track assets and monitor patients
• The concept of the smart hospital, and how it will impact the future
2:50 pm—Breakout Session
Emirates Airlines POC Tracks Cargo Assets with RFID

Emirates SkyCargo, the award-winning air-freight division of Emirates Airlines, has been successfully testing radio frequency identification to track cargo assets since 2005, and has plans for additional uses in the future. In its current form, RFID will assist the airline in reducing costs and improving customer service. In this session, hear about the new ways in which the technology will be applied in the future, and why Emirates wants to expand RFID to other areas of its operations as well.

Speaker:
Vasihuddin Khan, Cargo Systems Analyst, Emirates SkyCargo Systems Development


3:40 pm—Breakout Session
Choosing the Right RFID Tool-Tracking Systems to Save Time and Money

In many industries—automotive, aerospace, oil and gas exploration and production, and even farming—a fully automated RFID tool-tracking systems can eliminate human errors, freeing up workers to perform their primary jobs without worrying about the tools needed to perform the job. In this session, The RFID Research Center at the University of Arkansas will explain how to choose which technology will work best in your operating environment.

Speaker:
Justin Patton, RFID Research Center Managing Director, University of Arkansas
Takeaway:
• How to choose the right RFID technology to track tools in your environment
• The benefits of using RFID to track tools

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

 

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