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Tuesday, June 25, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: S106AB
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Tuesday, June 25, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room: S106AB
You've probably heard about RFID and what it can do, but there are different types of RFID systems that are appropriate for different applications. This session will explain some of the basic concepts and terms, as well as background on the components of an RFID system and what is needed... ...read more...
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Kevin Berisso, Ph.D.
Director, AutoID Lab
University of Memphis

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Tuesday, June 25, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room: S106AB
RFID can solve inventory accuracy and provide visibility down to the last item. Learn why this capability makes RFID essential for true omnichannel retailing and for being able to meet the demands of today's consumer, who wants to shop any time, on any device and have the goods delivered anywhere....
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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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    Tuesday, June 25, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

      Lunch for attendees is provided outside of the conference room....
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        Tuesday, June 25, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

        • Room: S106AB
        Auburn University and GS1 US will discuss the Chain Integration Project (CHIP)—a study of several brands and retailers exploring the use of blockchain and RFID to solve common retail industry challenges, such as reducing claims and chargebacks, and improving product authentication. They will outline how GS1 Standards are foundational to... ...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Justin Patton
        Director, RFID Center
        Auburn University

        Justin Patton oversees the RFID Lab at Auburn University, a research institute focused on the business case and technical implementation of RFID and other emerging technologies in retail, supply chain and manufacturing. He has participated in most of the seminal business case research for RFID in the United States for...

        Michelle Covey
        VP, Partnerships
        GS1US

        Michelle Covey is the Vice President of Partnerships at GS1 US, where she oversees all external partner relationships and programs designed to support efficient and accurate GS1 Standards implementation for companies of all sizes. Previously, Ms. Covey held multiple executive roles at GS1 US leveraging her more than 20 years of...

        Patrick Javick
        Sr. Director, Partnerships
        GS1 US

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          Tuesday, June 25, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

          • Room: S106AB
          Retailers can use RFID in many different ways – to enable omnichannel retailing, enhance the customer experience, enable visual merchandising, improve store efficiency and more. How do retailers prioritize which applications to tackle first? And how do they approach various RFID use cases to get the best results?  A thoughtful... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Kristen Munroe
          Former Store Operations Lead
          Ralph Lauren North America

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            Tuesday, June 25, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

            • Room: Vista Ballroom S406
            Join Author and internationally renowned consumer futurist Doug Stephens for an amazing tour of the future, where every aspect of the retail experience as we know it will be radically transformed. From online and virtual technology to 3D printing and the internet-of-things, shopping is being redefined. This session takes place in... ...read more...
            Speaker(s)
            Doug Stephens
            Retail Futurist
            Retail Prophet

            Doug Stephens is one of the world’s foremost retail industry futurists. His intellectual work and thinking have influenced many of the world’s best-known retailers, agencies and brands including Walmart, Google, Home Depot, Disney, BMW, Citibank, and Intel. Doug is also listed as one of retail’s top global influencers by...

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              Tuesday, June 25, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

                Reception in Exhibit Hall...
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                  Wednesday, June 26, 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

                  • Room: S106AB
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                    Wednesday, June 26, 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

                    • Room: S106AB
                    Retailers that are winning these days have decided on a strategic IT investment to transform the operations of their company. This session will outline what technologies winners are investing in and why the rich are getting richer when it comes to attracting customers and increasing the repeat business of consumers... ...read more...
                    Speaker(s)
                    Greg Buzek
                    President
                    IHL Group

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                      Wednesday, June 26, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

                      • Room: S106AB
                      To satisfy today’s consumers and to effectively compete, retailers need to be omnichannel ready.  Omnichannel features such as buy online pickup in-store (BOPIS), ship from store (SfS), research online buy in-store (ROBIS), buy online, and buy in-store are essential.  Yet, many retailers struggle to efficiently and effectively offer a true... ...read more...
                      Speaker(s)
                      Dr.  Bill Hardgrave
                      Provost and Vice President
                      Auburn University

                      In 2005, Dr. Bill Hardgrave founded the University of Arkansas' RFID Research Center, which quickly became one of the world's leading centers for examining the business value of RFID. RFID Journal has recognized Dr. Hardgrave as one to watch for his impact on the field of radio frequency identification. He...

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                        Wednesday, June 26, 10:15 AM - 10:50 AM

                        • Room: S106AB
                        Under Armour has set out to implement an RFID solution using a "make it, move it, sell it" deployment strategy. As part of this journey, the company identified how RFID could elevate its world-class supply chain and retail experience through greater visibility of inventory movement. During this session, the Under... ...read more...
                        Speaker(s)
                        Bill Toney
                        Vice President Global RFID Market Development
                        Avery Dennison

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                        John Bowen
                        Senior Manager, Business Process Management, Supply Chain
                        Under Armour

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                        Kathleen Joyce
                        Lead, Global Inventory Control
                        Under Armour

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                        Nicholas Pence
                        Director, Sourcing Services
                        Under Armour

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                          Wednesday, June 26, 10:50 AM - 11:05 AM

                          • Room: S106AB
                          More retailers proven that Item-Level RFID technology brings a significant improvement on their return on investment across the business, daily operations and enhanced customer experience, all these results can be achieved with a simple innovative approach. This session will address how they are using RFID to evolve and revolutionize their... ...read more...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Dean Frew
                          Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP for RFID Solutions
                          SML RFID

                          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, June 26, 11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

                            • Room: S106AB
                            The session is aimed at Brand Owners, and Retailers, who may be interested to learn how flexible inexpensive NFC chips will offer a cost-effective way of Brand Protection and Consumer Engagement during the sales process. Eprint is a set of RFID NFC solutions which are based on ‘Printed Electronics’  flexible, non-silicon... ...read more...
                            Speaker(s)
                            Philip Calderbank
                            RFID Consultant
                            BSN, Innovations in Packaging | RFID

                            Having been involved with RFID since 1994, Philip Calderbank is now considered to be a pioneer in the technology and its various applications. He was one of the first people to propose the use of RFID for tracking textile apparel garments in retail stores and across logistics operations. Prior to...

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                              Wednesday, June 26, 11:20 AM - 12:00 PM

                              • Room: S106AB
                              British retailer Jack Wills is using RFID to improve visibility into its stock movements. After a successful proof-of-concept at two of its stores, the chain—which operates more than 90 locations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Asia, the United States and the Middle East—is expanding the deployment. The firm is utilizing... ...read more...
                              Speaker(s)
                              Gary Tattersall
                              Director of Asset Protection & Risk Management
                              Jack Wills

                              Gary Tattersall is the Director of Asset Protection & Risk Management at Jack Wills, leading the loss prevention, brand protection, inventory control and health and safety teams. Since joining Jack Wills, Gary has been responsible for introducing numerous policies and procedures, providing solutions to reduce loss and mitigate risk globally...

                              Sham Ahmad
                              Loss Prevention and Audit Manager
                              Jack Wills

                              Sham Ahmad is the Loss Prevention and Audit Manager at Jack Wills, responsible for driving shrink and increasing file accuracy across the estate. Since joining the Asset Protection and Risk Management team, Sham has been responsible for the introduction of RFID across the global Estate. Sham’s simplistic approach to...

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                                Wednesday, June 26, 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

                                  Lunch in the Exhibit Hall...
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                                    Wednesday, June 26, 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

                                    • Room: S106AB
                                    Best-selling branded memory supplement Prevagen is using RFID technology to protect their business model, brand integrity and consumers. Quincy Bioscience, the biotechnology company responsible for Prevagen, has implemented a tracking system which can effectively monitor and track their goods. Learn how the firm is successfully using RFID to combat theft,... ...read more...
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Dakota Miller
                                    Director of Loss Control Investigations
                                    Quincy Bioscience

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                                      Wednesday, June 26, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

                                      • Room: S106AB
                                      Stadium AB has successfully carried out an RFID pilot to manage fast rotations of products ranging from kayaks to apparel to shoe laces. Headquartered in Sweden, Stadium AB sells retail sportswear and training clothes, as well as sports-related merchandise and has stores located throughout Europe. For the pilot, the firm... ...read more...
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Johan Stenstrom
                                      Supply Chain Developer
                                      Stadium AB

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                                        Wednesday, June 26, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

                                        • Room: S106AB
                                        Herman Kay, a manufacturer of coats and outerwear for women and men, has deployed an RFID-based tracking system that is leading to measurable improvements in its operations.The company markets its products under Michael Kors, Anne Klein and other brand names.  Learn how the data characterizing each garment is associated with... ...read more...
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Richard Haig
                                        CIO/CTO
                                        Herman Kay

                                        Richard Haig is the CIO and CTO of Herman Kay Co., an outerwear manufacturer that has recently implemented RFID technology at its distribution facility. He has an extensive background in the retail and manufacturing sectors. Rich has BS and MBA degrees in economics and business administration from Wagner College, in...

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                                          Thursday, June 27, 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

                                          • Room: S106AB
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                                            Thursday, June 27, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

                                            • Room: S106AB
                                            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 panelists will address how  RFID is being used to achieve operational benefits and lessons learned from their deployments....
                                            Speaker(s)
                                            Marco Cunha
                                            Supply Chain Director
                                            MO Fashion - SONAE

                                            Marco Cunha has managed supply chain for more than 15 years for several retailers in Portugal. He started his professional life in Continente hypermarket in 2003. He has been the Sports Division Supply Chain Director at Sonae for the past five years and in September moved to the Fashion Division,...

                                            Sham Ahmad
                                            Loss Prevention and Audit Manager
                                            Jack Wills

                                            Sham Ahmad is the Loss Prevention and Audit Manager at Jack Wills, responsible for driving shrink and increasing file accuracy across the estate. Since joining the Asset Protection and Risk Management team, Sham has been responsible for the introduction of RFID across the global Estate. Sham’s simplistic approach to...

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                                              Thursday, June 27, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                              • Room: S106AB
                                              RFID use for fashion and apparel retail in Europe has reached the early majority phase of adoption, according to a decade-long study led by Italy's University of Parma. Findings from the study indicate that RFID deployments for fashion and apparel companies have passed the early adoption stage and are now... ...read more...
                                              Speaker(s)
                                              Dr.  Antonio Rizzi
                                              Full Professor—Industrial Logistics and Supply Chain Management
                                              University of Parma

                                              Since 2005, Antonio Rizzi has been employed as a full professor of logistics and supply chain management in the University of Parma's Industrial Engineering Department. His scientific interests are mainly related to logistics and supply chain management. In recent years, Dr. Rizzi's research has focused on the application of advanced...

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                                                Thursday, June 27, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

                                                • Room: S106AB
                                                Based in South Africa, The Foschini Group (TFG) operates independent chain stores and offers apparel, sportswear, jewelry, technology, accessories and cosmetics, as well as homeware and furniture under 28 brands. With 4,034 outlets in 32 countries and spanning 5 continents, their RFID project ranks among the largest in the world.... ...read more...
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Martin Kurc
                                                Senior Operations Business Process Manager
                                                The Foschini Group (TFG)

                                                Martin Kurc is a Senior Business Process Manager for Markham, Southern Africa’s leading men’s fashion retailer with >420 stores across Africa. As part of his CAN DO attitude he is a “first follower” in design, implementation and rollout of TFG’s custom fit RFID solution for more than 2600 stores across...

                                                Michelle McCann
                                                RFID Project Manager
                                                The Foschini Group (TFG)

                                                Retail professional with +25 years’ experience and international accreditation in Clothing Production Management & Business Analysis. Retail corporate diversity through multiple roles in Strategy Development & Implementation, Project Management, Business Analysis, Merchandise Planning and Management & Production Export Management. Working in various markets from Sub-Saharan Africa, The Middle East...

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                                                  Thursday, June 27, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

                                                    Lunch in the Exhibit Hall...
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