Industry Tracks

The information below is from our 2018 event. The RFID Journal LIVE! team is working on the industry tracks for next year’s conference. Please check back for updates.

RFID Journal LIVE! features eight concurrent tracks on April 11 and 12. Below is a brief description of each track and a link to the sessions in each one. Choose an All Access Pass or a Conference Pass to gain access to any sessions in the eight tracks below.

Below the information on the conference tracks you will find information about the RFID Journal LIVE! keynotes and general sessions, preconference seminars and workshops, post-conference training classes, and co-located IEEE RFID 2018 event.

Eight Concurrent Tracks

Retail and apparel companies have been among the early adopters of RFID technologies, both internally and within their shared supply chains. Many businesses are already seeing benefits, and are prepared to share their insights about those benefits, as well as the implementation issues they needed to address before achieving them.
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Manufacturing companies are employing RFID to achieve major benefits, both in their supply chains and in their factory operations. This track will focus on showing companies how they can cut costs and boost efficiencies by tracking tools, jigs, reusable containers, work-in-process, finished inventory and more.
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Health Care/Pharmaceuticals
In the health-care field, hospitals and other medical facilities are employing RFID to improve patient safety, increase asset utilization with real-time tracking, boost revenue with automated billing and reduce medical errors using track-and-match applications. Learn how RFID is impacting ROI in the health-care environment, while also improving efficiencies.
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Boeing and Airbus are requiring that RFID tags be applied to airplane parts and shipments. This follows the U.S. Department of Defense’s long-standing policy to use RFID to track shipments of most of the goods it purchases. This two-day track will help companies in these sectors to comply with customer requirements, and to use RFID internally to achieve significant benefits.
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Supply Chain/Logistics
RFID technology is improving operational efficiencies in logistics. Learn how companies are improving pick accuracy and auditing all outbound shipments to ensure the right items are delivered. Hear how firms are using RFID to manage reusable containers and other supply chain assets.
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This two-day track will feature case studies of new and innovative uses of RFID technology in a variety of industries. Stay abreast of products and applications that are changing the way in which companies do business, and be the first to see cutting-edge research from labs around the world.
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Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a broad term used to cover technologies that give network connectivity to everyday objects, from wearable computers to common products. How will companies benefit from IoT technologies? What strategies should companies use to take advantage of the Internet of Things, and which technologies will dominate the IoT? This track will answer these and many other questions.
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Technology and Infrastructure
This conference track will take an in-depth look at the elements of an RFID infrastructure, including standards, tags and readers, as well as how they should be set up to capture useful data.
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You can also browse all sessions in all eight tracks.

Other Aspects of the RFID Journal LIVE! Agenda

In addition to the eight conference tracks described above, RFID Journal LIVE! also features these educational elements:

Keynotes and General Sessions
LIVE! has an opening keynote address on April 10, along with a general session presentation, and another opening keynote on April 11, followed by two general sessions. You can view these sessions on the Keynotes page. These sessions are open to all pass holders.

Preconference Seminars and Workshops
LIVE! features eight preconference seminars and workshops on April 10. You can learn about these by visiting the Preconference page. Preconference seminars are open to those with an All Access Pass or a Preconference Pass.

Post-conference Training
We have added two post-conference training classes on April 12. You can learn about these by visiting the Post-Conference page. Post-conference training classes are open to those with an All Access Pass or a Training Pass.

Co-Located IEEE RFID 2018
IEEE is co-locating its RFID technical conference with RFID Journal LIVE! You can learn about this three-day event by visiting the Co-Located Events page. The IEEE RFID 2018 event is open to those with an All Access Pass or a IEEE RFID 2018 Pass.

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