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Tuesday, April 02, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

    New to RFID? This optional session for all preconference attendees provides an introduction to the fundamentals of the technology. The differences between the various classes of tags will be explained, including active and passive systems, and the need for additional IT systems to build upon RFID in real-world applications will... ...read more...
    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...

    Tracks:
    • Bluetooth Beacons Workshop
    • RFID and the Future of Intelligent Labels
    • RFID for Airline Baggage Tracking
    • RFID in Warehouse and Inventory Management
    • Strategic RFID Workshop
    • Understanding the Value of RFID and the Future of Intelligent Labels

    Tuesday, April 02, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

    • Room: North 122 C
    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has developed global standards for the use of radio frequency identification tags to track the position of baggage in real time. BY 2020, IATA members will be required to identify every bag as it passes through points of transfer or routing, undergoes security screening... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Andrew Price
    Head, Global Baggage Operations
    International Air Transport Association (IATA)

    Andrew Price runs the baggage department at the International Air Transport Association. Andrew is closely involved in the standard setting activities of IATA, as well as working with many of IATA’s airline members and their baggage operations. Andrew will be speaking about the practical steps that are being taken by...

    Magali Collot
    Project Manager, End to End Baggage
    International Air Transport Association (IATA)

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    Tracks:
    • RFID for Airline Baggage Tracking

    Tuesday, April 02, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

      Lunch for all preconference attendees is provided outside of the conference rooms....
      Tracks:
      • Bluetooth Beacons Workshop
      • RFID for Airline Baggage Tracking
      • RFID in Warehouse and Inventory Management
      • RFID Journal University
      • Special Events
      • Special Events
      • Strategic RFID Workshop
      • Understanding the Value of RFID and the Future of Intelligent Labels

      Tuesday, April 02, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

      • Room: North 122 C
      Delta Air Lines has successfully deployed RFID technology to enable hands-free scanning of baggage throughout the handling process. Delta is the first carrier to fully integrate RFID within its operations, and tracks more than 110 million bags annually. RFID was selected over other potential bag tracking solutions owing to the... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Brandon Woodruff
      Senior Analyst
      Delta Air Lines

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      Tracks:
      • RFID for Airline Baggage Tracking

      Tuesday, April 02, 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

      • Room: North 122 C
      Each year, Delta customers check more than 120 million bags as they travel.  In 2016, Delta became the first airline to roll out RFID bag tags and provide customers with real-time tracking of their bags throughout their travel experience. RFID Global teamed with IBM to lead the design and deployment... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Diana Hage
      CEO
      RFID Global Solution

      Diana Hage is CEO, RFID Global, with a decade of RFID design and deployment experience in the Aerospace industry, having worked with industry leaders Airbus, Boeing and Delta Airlines on global asset tracking initiatives. Diana managed communications, resource hiring and provided program oversight throughout the Delta Air Lines deployment....

      Gary McCann
      Senior Program Manager
      RFID Global Solution

      Gary McCann is a Senior Program Manager at RFID Global and brings 14 years of RFID expertise and 11 years with IBM to his role. Gary spent two years in the trenches leading the Delta Airline Baggage Tracking deployment. Gary managed multiple teams of globe-trotting field engineers and technicians as...

      Pedro Reyes
      Associate Professor
      Baylor University

      Pedro M. Reyes, PhD is an associate professor of operations and supply chain management. Currently in his 16th year at Baylor University, Pedro teaches the global supply chain management and applied supply chain analytics courses and has been actively researching RFID applications in the supply chain for improving global supply...

      Terry Alderson
      SVP Engineering
      RFID Global Solution

      Terry Alderson leads the engineering and solutions architecture team at RFID Global. Terry¹s 16 years at Boeing and 12 years in RFID R&D and systems engineering makes him one of the world¹s foremost experts in deploying RFID solutions in the airline industry. He has designed and installed passive...

      Tracks:
      • RFID for Airline Baggage Tracking

      Tuesday, April 02, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

      • Room: North 122 C
      A commitment to implementing RFID to track luggage requires substantial investments, but the technology can enhance your organization's processes. The initial, costliest investment would be the infrastructure needed to support RFID baggage tracking. A critical thing to remember is that a baggage-handling system cannot outperform the reliability of an RFID... ...read more...
      Speaker(s)
      Mary Ann Allen
      Director or Business Development
      George Schmitt & Company (GSC)

      Mary Ann Allen, Director of Business Development for GSC, a global leader in RFID converting, has used her unique educational and professional experience in Healthcare and Security to assist GSC in penetrating industries such as Aviation, Healthcare, Safety Products, International Courier Service and high value Jewelry with customized RFID solutions....

      Tracks:
      • RFID for Airline Baggage Tracking

      Tuesday, April 02, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

      • Room: North 122 C
      One of the busiest airports in the world, with tens of thousands of bags checked daily, has been applying RFID technology to baggage handling since 2004, and is taking initiatives to further enhance the operation. The RFID system has been in use since September 2017, with a total of 154... ...read more...
      Tracks:
      • RFID for Airline Baggage Tracking

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