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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 Journal LIVE! preconference seminars provide in-depth information on specific aspects of EPC and RFID technologies. Attendees can choose to participate in one of these sessions prior to the opening of the main conference program. Preconference seminars are available through either the Full Conference Pass or Preconference + Exhibit-Only Pass.

What You Will Learn From This Track:

• How to use RFID to increase workforce efficiency
• Ways to leverage real-time asset tracking to create business benefits

April 16, 2008

11:00 am—Preconference
How to Use RFID to Create A More Efficient Workplace
RFID has proven to be a tool companies can use to create a more efficient workplace in a variety ways, including reducing the time people spend tracking down files, assets, parts, materials and tools, – from, improving employees ability to identify and serve customers. giving those businesses a competitive edge by creating efficiency and continuity. This session will cover the positive effects on RFID and examples of how one enterprise has created a more efficient workplace and gained a competitive edge.
Dan Zinn, CIO, Florida State Attorney's Office
• How to use RFID to increase workforce efficiency
• Ways to leverage real-time asset tracking to create business benefits
11:45 am—Preconference
RFID Use in the US Federal Government
The U.S. General Services Administration is responsible for purchasing goods and services, then supplying them to other federal agencies. Since December 2004, it has supported the efforts of and encouraged other agencies to use RFID to manage personal property and other government assets. This session will explain GSA's policy, exploring how its Federal Acquisition Service is using RFID to support U.S. Department of Defense requirements overseas. Presenters will provide examples of how agencies are using RFID to reduce costs and streamline business processes.
Jim Begis, Deputy, Asset Management Policy, Office of Travel, GSA
1:45 pm—Preconference
Using RFID to Manage Vehicles and Drivers
The United States Postal Service began using RFID for real-time vehicle location, speed, weight and impact sensing, and driver authentication. The implementation has improved efficiencies and has cut costs with operation and maintenance. In this session hear why the USPS chose PIVMS (Powered Industrial Vehicle Management System) as the solution and what challenges they faced with the ideployment.
Victoria Stephen, Manager, Material Handling Deployment, United States Postal Service
2:30 pm—Preconference
How Korea Fosters RFID Development
The Korean central government and local government of Incheon have been cooperating to develop an "RFID cluster" —a center for research, development and manufacturing—in the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) since 2005. Now, the main infrastructure supporting the RFID cluster has been opened. In this session, you will learn how the RFID cluster was created and learn about RFID development projects in the IFEZ and how this cooperation between government and private industry is benefiting Korea.
Hun Kang, Executive Director of Investment Promotion, Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ)
3:30 pm—Preconference
Using RFID to Track Criminal Evidence
Communities invest large sums of money to prosecute criminals, but evidence is sometimes lost, stolen or misplaced, damaging the ability to prosecute. In this session, learn about evidence solutions that offer the versatility to allow both RFID integration and bar-code capabilities, as well as help government agencies know who checked evidence in or out, and where it’s located.
Tony Callaway, Deputy Chief, Travis County Fire Marshal's Office
Tate Markey, Deputy Fire Chief Marshall, Travis County Fire Marshal's Office

April 17, 2008

Improving Airline Customer Service With RFID for Baggage Tracking
      Sponsored by: Alien Technology
Building an Intelligent Supply Chain Through Discovery Services
      Sponsored by: Afilias Limited
Examining Several Leading Manufacturing Case Studies
      Sponsored by: OATSystems
Case Study: Top Global Retailers Are Evolving to RFID
      Sponsored by: Checkpoint Systems
UHF Gen 2 for Item-Level Tagging of Retail Apparel
      Sponsored by: Impinj, Inc.
Case Studies: Improving Production Shipping and Receiving Processes With RFID
      Sponsored by: Blue Vector Systems
How Global Telematics Technologies Combined With Active RFID Deliver an ROI in Track and Trace
      Sponsored by: Wavetrend

April 18, 2008

How RFID-Enabled Applications Are Setting a New Bar for Operational Efficiencies
      Sponsored by: Xterprise
Mojix STAR System: Field Trial Results and New Possibilities for RFID
      Sponsored by: Mojix
Managing and Deploying Assets in Large-Scale Construction Projects
      Sponsored by: IDENTEC SOLUTIONS AG
Enabling RFID Mass Adoption Through the Microsoft BizTalk RFID Platform
      Sponsored by: Microsoft Corp.
How HP Gained Supply Chain Visibility Internally--and for Its Customers
      Sponsored by: Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP)
How to Use RFID as an Anti-Counterfeiting Measure
      Sponsored by: Alien Technology
How End Users Capture Value from RFID
      Sponsored by: NXP Semiconductors
Leveraging RFID Sensors and Printed Electronics in Pharmaceutical Packaging and Cold Chain Logistics
      Sponsored by: Information Mediary Corp.

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