April 30 to May 2, 2007
Orlando, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
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Industry-Specific Tracks
Retail/CPG Retail/CPG
Health Care/Pharma Health Care/Pharma
Defense/Aerospace Defense/Aerospace
Manufacturing Manufacturing
Transportation/Logistics Transportation/Logistics
Level of Expertise Tracks
Getting Started Getting Started
How to Deploy How to Deploy RFID
Executive Strategy Executive Strategy
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Tools for Putting RFID to Work
RFID Journal Awards
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Demonstration Center
Mike Sullivan Charity
Golf Tournament
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RFID Journal LIVE! 2006


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Mandate Compliance

RFID Journal LIVE! 2007 features sessions focused on the use of radio frequency identification systems for complying with mandates issues by retailers, the Department of Defense and others. In addition, many of the vendors exhibiting at RFID Journal LIVE! offer solutions that will help you comply with mandates. View the exhibitor list.

Tuesday, May 1
  11:30 am—Breakout Sessions
    How to Deploy:
Best Practices—Meeting RFID Mandates While Preparing for Internal
and Cross-Supply-Chain Applications

There's a right way (and many wrong ways) to meet customers' RFID mandates. In this session, some of the leading early adopters of RFID spell out the best practices they developed as they met mandates from their customers and prepared to leverage RFID internally and across their supply chain.
  Carl Gardner, Senior Functional Analyst, DOD, SRA International, Inc.
  Mike O'Shea, Director, Auto-ID Sensing Technology, Kimberly-Clark
  Stephen Miles, Research Scientist, MIT Auto-ID Labs
. Best practices for meeting RFID mandates from customers
. Insights into the mistakes you should avoid
. How to prepare to use RFID mandates to achieve internal benefits
Getting DOD and Boeing Compliance Right

Some goods shipped to the U.S. Department of Defense require an Electronic Product Code (EPC), while others require a Unique Identification number (UID). Boeing has separate tagging requirements. This session shows you how to meet both Boeing and the DOD's tagging requirements in the most effective way.
  Steve Georgevitch, Supply Chain Manager, Boeing
  Kenneth Porad, Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing
  Kathy Smith, Special Assistant for Customer Support, Supply
      Chain Integration, U.S. Dept. of Defense
. An understanding of the DOD's UID and EPC tagging requirements, as well as Boeing's requirements
. Strategies for meeting DOD and Boeing tagging mandates cost-effectively
  3:50 pm—Breakout Sessions
    How to Deploy:
Ten Things You Need to Know About Choosing UHF RFID Readers
and Label Printers

UHF readers differ in performance, ease of use, setup and total cost of ownership—even those based on the same EPCglobal Gen 2 standard. The same is true of RFID label printers. This session explains how to evaluate readers and label printers, and how to choose the right one for your needs.
  John Onderko, Senior RFID Packaging Engineer, Kimberly-Clark
. Benchmarks for evaluating Gen 2 RFID readers and label printers
. A method for evaluating readers and printers
Wednesday, May 2
  12:20 pm—Breakout Sessions
    Getting Started:
Low-Hanging Fruit: How to Get a Quick ROI from RFID

Whether you are facing a mandate or not, there are many applications of RFID that can deliver a quick return on investment. This session looks at a number of applications across industries that will help you get started with an RFID system that delivers benefits right away.
  Sylvanus Bent, CEO Bent Systems
  Daniel Deavours, Director of Research, RFID Alliance Lab
  Gerardo Flores, VP, Business Development, Intelligentz Corporation
  Guillaume Oget, RFID Solutions Manager, Manufacturing & Distribution Industries, Hewlett Packard
  Toby Rush, President, Rush Tracking Systems
. Insights into where the short-term benefits are
. How to deploy a system that will pay for itself and other applications
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