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Tentative Program - does not have the full set of speakers
Tuesday, October 10, 2006
7:30 AM
8:00 AM
Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM
8:20 AM
Welcome and Opening Talk - UCLA
8:20 AM
8:50 AM
Morning Keynote:  John Wade, VP/CIO, Saint Luke's Health System
'Use of active RFID in the Emergency Department to improve paitent care'
  RFID Executive Forum
8:50 AM
9:50 AM
Session 1: Advanced Technologies in RFID - Research, Innovations, Implementation and Success 
Chair: Salil Pradhan, CTO, HP RFID program, Hewlett Packard

Plenary: Venu Vasudevan, Director, Pervasive platforms and architectures, Motorola Inc.
'Mobility and Sensing Technologies for Healthcare and Wellness'
Taoufik Ghanname, Marketing Manager, NFC, Consumer and Multimedia, NXP Semiconductors
'RFID in Healthcare Saves ... Errors, Cost, Time'
Sachin Maheshwari, Sr. Associate, Opus Capital
'Investing landscape for RFID'
9:50 AM
10:05 AM
Coffee Break
10:05 AM
11:05 AM
Session 2: Logistics, Supply Chain and Transportation: Are we there yet with RFID? Session will Discuss Challenges, Pitfalls, Lessons Learned and Next Steps  
Chair: Mehran Matloubian, President & CEO, Topanga Technologies

Plenary: Cindy Braun, Director RFID, Maersk Logistics
'RFID in Transportation and Logistics'
11:05 AM
12:05 PM
Session 3: Successes from Early Implementations - Retail, Slap and Ship for supply chain, Inventory Management, Warehouse Management  
Chair: Bob Foster, Adjunct Associate Professor, UCLA Anderson School

Plenary: Reinaldo Villar, RFID Program Manager, Hewlett Packard
'HP Brazil end-to-end RFID implementation'
James Peel, Director Global Scouting Operations, BT Group
'BT Auto-ID'
12:05 PM
12:35 PM
Lunch Starts
12:35 PM
12:55 PM
Luncheon Speech:  Rajit Gadh, Professor & Director, UCLA
'RFID -Advances in Technology and Successes in Applications'
12:55 PM
1:55 PM
Session 4: Advanced Applications and RFID Data Utilization in Developing New Products/Processes within the Enterprise - Does this involve development of new Infrastructure / new I.T.?  
Chair: Vaho Rebassoo, CTO, IT Services, Boeing

Plenary: Patrick King, Leader, Global Electronics Strategies, Michelin
'Michelin Group & Intelligent Tires'
Frank Lo Verme, Senior VP of Business Development, Kestrel Wireless
'A Revolution in Retail Security'
Emmanouil Tentzeris, Professor, Georgia Tech
'Paper-based conformal RFID's: Is it the ultimate solution for ubiquitous sensing?'
1:55 PM
2:55 PM
Session 5: RFID Opportunities in the creation of Global Standards for Interoperability, Efficiency, Security, and Privacy  
Chair: Stew Skomra, Director Business Development, QUALCOMM Wireless Business Solutions

Plenary: Richard Bravman, Chairman & CEO, Intelleflex Corporation
'The Next Generation in RFID Solutions'
Doug Farry, Managing Director, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
'RFID Legislative Analysis: A State By State Update'
Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
'Understanding RFID Opposition'
2:55 PM
3:10 PM
Coffee Break
  RFID and Wireless in Healthcare Forum
3:10 PM
4:10 PM
Session 1: Implementation Strategies of RFID in Healthcare, Comparison of RFID Technology with other ID Technologies for Healthcare  
Chair: Ben Quinones, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop LLP

Plenary: Richard Schaeffer, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, St. Clair Hospital
'Implementation Strategies of RFID in Healthcare'
In Mun, VP, Research & Technology, AHMC
'Active RFID for a Hospital'
4:10 PM
5:10 PM
Session 2: Successful Studies and Pilots using RFID in Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, Impact of RFID based Positive Identification in Reducing Medication Errors  
Chair: Taoufik Ghanname, Marketing Manager, NFC, Consumer and Multimedia, NXP Semiconductors

Plenary: Ken Reich, Director of Global Marketing & Public Relations, TAGSYS
'RFID in Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals - Successful Studies & Pilots'
Dave Marzouk, RFID Solution Director, SAP
'Driving Innovation in Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals with SAP Solutions for RFID'
5:10 PM
6:30 PM
Cocktail and Networking
6:30 PM Conference Ends
Conference Program Subject to Change Any Time