Industry Tracks

Industry Tracks

Below are the conference tracks for RFID Journal LIVE! 2022. Click on the conference track name to see the sessions in that track. We will be confirming speakers and updating the agenda continually, so check back regularly, or sign up for conference updates.

Retail and Apparel (Wednesday, May 18 and Thursday, May 19)
Retail and Apparel companies are employing RFID/IoT to improve in-store inventory visibility and accuracy. Many have moved on to enabling buy online, pickup in store (BOPIS), ship from store, automated checkout and other customer-facing applications. This track will focus on highlighting companies in the retail and apparel sector sharing their case studies of successful deployments.

Manufacturing and Supply Chain (Wednesday, May 18)
This track covers companies that are employing RFID and IoT technologies to achieve benefits in their production facilities and/or in their supply chain operations. This track will focus on real world case studies by companies benefiting from RFID and IoT technologies today.

Manufacturing (Thursday, May 19)
Manufacturing companies are employing RFID and IoT technologies to achieve major benefits, both in their supply chains and in their factory operations. This track will focus on real world case studies by companies that have used RFID and IoT to cut costs and boost efficiencies by tracking tools, material, work-in-process, finished inventory and more.

Supply Chain and Logistics (Thursday, May 19) 
RFID and IoT sensor technologies are 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 and IoT technologies to manage reusable containers, monitor the condition of perishables and achieve substantial cost savings.

Health Care/Pharmaceuticals (Wednesday, May 18 and Thursday, May 19)
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In the health-care field, hospitals and other medical facilities are employing RFID and IoT technologies to improve patient safety, increase asset utilization with real-time tracking, boost revenue with automated billing and reduce the incidence of medical errors using track-and-match applications. In this track, learn how RFID and the Internet of Things are enabling health care providers to track assets, do contact tracing, manage drugs, manage inventory of implantables and consumables and much more.

RFID in the Food Chain (Tuesday, May 17) 
From sensors that measure and report on soil conditions to unique identifiers of harvests and meat products, RFID and IoT technologies have the potential to dramatically improve the way we produce, ship and store food products. This track will focus on case studies by companies across the food chain that are using RFID and IoT technology to cut costs, improve safety and enhance efficiencies.

Defense, Aviation and Energy (Wednesday, May 18) 
Companies in these three critical industries are using RFID in a wide variety of applications, including tracking work in process, tracking replacement parts, managing inventory and improving asset management. This track will feature the latest case studies from leading companies in these industries.

Technical and How-To Tracks

How to Comply with and Benefit From Retailer RFID Requirements (Tuesday, May 17)
More retailers are asking suppliers to put RFID tags on the items they sell. This in-depth, one-day track will help suppliers choose a tag provider and ensure that their tags meet retailer performance requirements, are encoded properly, and have the proper information printed on the tag or label. Whether you are required to tag today or expect to have to do so in the near future, this program will ensure you are ready.

RFID and IoT for Inventory and Warehouse Management (Tuesday, May 17)
In this track, learn how to benefit from deploying radio frequency identification within your warehouse by managing your inventory and coordinating your supply chain. Hear real-world case studies explaining the tangible business benefits of how RFID and IoT can help your organization improve visibility regarding product movements and related transactions, as well as increase efficiencies, lower labor costs, optimize inventory levels, track assets and differentiate your logistic service, in order to gain a competitive advantage.
Technical Workshop: How to Integrate RFID into a Manufacturing Line (Tuesday, May 17) 
By integrating RFID technology into a new or existing manufacturing or packaging line, companies can better track work-in-process, meet customer tagging requirements and help improve visibility and traceability of finished goods. This technical track addresses the critical issues that manufacturers need to be aware of as they deploy RFID on their production lines.

Internet of Things (Wednesday, May 18)
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.

Emerging Technologies (Wednesday, May 18)
RFID and IoT are part of the broader automatic identification data capture market. New technologies are constantly emerging to help companies address their data-capture needs. This track will highlight new technologies or innovations in existing technologies that can address real business issues.

Innovation (Thursday, May 19)
This track will feature case studies of new and innovative uses of RFID and IoT technologies in a variety of industries. Stay ahead 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.

Training Programs

RFID Journal LIVE! 2022 also features two training programs. These are not included with your conference pass. Each requires a separate pass.

Fast-Track RFID Institute Certified Associate Training

Battery-free Bluetooth Tag Training