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Tuesday, April 10, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

    Global aerospace company Boeing has deployed a radio frequency identification system for internal manufacturing purposes at four facilities since 2016, using recently released RFID labels. Boeing's deployment of the RFID-integrated label is consistent with the aircraft company's use of passive UHF RFID technology for its own purposes, as well as... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    John Yu
    Senior Manager, Automated Identification
    Boeing

    John Yu is the head of automated identification for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. He is responsible for the strategy and implementation of AIT across Boeing's operations. Leveraging technology, his team is tasked with bringing improved safety, quality and efficiency to Boeing Commercial Airplanes through the automated acquisition and transfer of data....

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    Tuesday, April 10, 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

      A manufacturer of automotive parts is using RFID to provide real-time visibility of returnable containers within its North America manufacturing network. The solution provides visibility into container locations, loop balancing, real-time asset distribution, container asset inventory reports and cycle times. Learn how the firm has achieved an ROI in less... ...read more...
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      Wednesday, April 11, 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

        Speaker(s)
        Mark Roberti
        Founder & Editor
        RFID Journal

        Mark Roberti is a journalist with 25 years of experience covering business and technology. He launched RFID Journal from a spare bedroom in his home in March 2002. Today, it is the leading source of news and analysis about radio frequency identification and its many business applications. More than 200,000...

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        Wednesday, April 11, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

          This year, the Reese's Senior Bowl, an annual all-star football game for graduating college athletes, used radio frequency identification technology during practices and the game to understand player participation, exertion and movement, as well as how practices and team strategies might be improved. Active ultra-wideband (UWB) tags and readers fed... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Phil Savage
          Executive Director
          The Reese's Senior Bowl

          Phil Savage joined the Senior Bowl as its Executive Director in May of 2012 after working in the NFL as a coach, scout and executive for 20 years. As the Director of College Scouting and later as the Director of Player Personnel with the Baltimore Ravens, Savage helped assemble a...

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          Wednesday, April 11, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

            RFID technology can be used for daily cycle counts, replenishment, promotions management, customer engagement and other in-store applications, while delivering value to retailers. The retailer and brand owners panel speakers will address how they are using RFID to achieve operational benefits and lessons learned from their deployments....
            Speaker(s)
            Dean Frew
            CTO and Senior VP, RFID Solutions
            SML

            Dean Frew is Senior VP for RFID Solutions and Chief Technology Officer, SML Group, and Founder of SML Intelligent Inventory Solutions (formerly Xterprise, purchased by SML in 2013). Dean is responsible for driving SML’s RFID strategy, based on his 20+ years of experience delivering RFID solutions to retailers and brand...

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            Wednesday, April 11, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM


            Wednesday, April 11, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

              General Motors has played a pivotal role in the global auto industry for more than 100 years. From the first Buick horseless carriages to technological marvels like the Chevrolet Bolt to the evolution of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions, and zero congestion, its products and innovations have always... ...read more...
              Speaker(s)
              Lloyd Luettke
              RFID - Vendor Tooling Asset Management
              General Motors

              Lloyd Luettke serves as the Tooling Specialist for Vendor Tooling – RFID Asset Management for General Motors. Currently, as a RFID Asset Management team member, Lloyd works directly with the supply base to identify high value GM assets and deploy RFID Beacon tags at their facilities in North America...

              Robert Blankenburg
              GBS Asset Management – Manager – Vendor Tooling
              General Motors

              Bob Blankenburg has more than 34 years of experience in the automotive industry including positions in General Motors’ vehicle assembly plants, manufacturing engineering, product engineering and development, and program management. He currently leads the planning, development, and implementation of RFID solutions for GMs Assets Services – Vendor Tooling as...

              Ronald Mills
              Director of Asset Services
              General Motors

              Ronald Mills serves as the director of asset services at General Motors. Under his leadership, GM has been focused on transforming its vendor tooling management. He previously served as the director of engineering and program management for General Motors Components Holdings (GMCH) from 2009 to 2013. In this role, Ron...

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