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Tentative Program
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
6:00 PM
8:00 PM
Reception and Cocktail Networking
UCLA School of Engineering
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
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:  Mike O'Shea, Global Director, Auto-ID Sensing Technologies, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
'Delivering the RFID Business Case'
  RFID Forum - Enterprise 2.0
8:50 AM
10:10 AM
Session 1: Business Transformation in Retail, Supply Chain and Logistics via RFID 
Businesses today are undergoing rapid transformation as a result of RFID. Retailers are laying out plans for new stores, manufacturers are adding RFID to their shipments, Logistics and 3PL providers are transforming receivables, and, billing. Will this technology result in a complete overhaul of this industry?
Chair: Emily Sopensky, Business consultant, The Iris Company, IEEE RFID

Matt Montour, IT Development Manager, Maersk Logistics
'Maersk RFID'
Jeff Schaengold, Senior RFID Product Manager, Siemens Energy & Automation
'RFID - A vehicle for serialization'
Guillaume Oget, RFID Solutions Manager, Hewlett Packard
'ROI In Manufacturing'
10:10 AM
10:25 AM
Coffee Break
10:25 AM
11:45 AM
Session 2: RFID Technology and its application as a Business Tool for ROI in Utility, Manufacturing and Defense Industries 
New technologies and tools are resulting in changes in industries that have historically been a bit slow to change. RFID is offering businesses new tools to automate their businesses. The panel will discuss how these industries are using this new tool to benefit in the short term, medium term and long term.
Chair: Sylvain Bureau, Professor, ESCP-EAP

Terry Mohn, Enterprise Architect/Technology Strategist, Sempra Energy/The Gas Company
'RFID for logistics in the energy and utility sector'
John Compisi, Director Solutions Consulting- Americas, Savi Technology-A Lockheed Martin Company
'RFID Solutions in Defense Logistics'
Seog-Chan Oh, Researcher, General Motors
'RFID Uses, Challenges, and Strategy in the Automotive Industry'
Marty Holyfield, Sr. Systems Engineer - SEIT, Northrop Grumman Space and Mission System
11:45 AM
12:35 PM
Lunch Break
12:35 PM
12:55 PM
Luncheon Speech:  Rajit Gadh, Professor & Director, UCLA - WINMEC
'Healthcare Quality Management and with RFID and Wireless Technologies - Technology and its Integration into Medical Practice'
12:55 PM
1:15 PM
Luncheon Speech:  Uday Karmarkar, Research Director - CMIE, Professor, UCLA Anderson School of Management
'Technology in Health Care: The BIT Global Research Program'
1:15 PM
2:35 PM
Session 3: Advanced Technologies, New Standards and Integration Methodologies 
As global enterprises adopt RFID, regional differences in frequency spectrum allocation, standards, etc., have been roadblocks to complete global integration. Technology vendors are constantly faced with challenges. The panel will discuss new advances in RFID, new and emerging standards in RFID, unique applications where such new advances.
Chair: Brian Hajime Ogata, Chair, WCA RFID Special Interest Group

Edward Thompson, Director of IP Licensing, HP
'RF Rich Media, a New Near-Field Technology'
Tim Newsom, Global Marketing Retail & Supply Chain, NXP Semiconductors
'RFID's Future in Health and Life Sciences'
Victor Vega, Director, Technical Marketing, Alien Technology Corporation
'UHF RFID Technology Advancements'
Theresa Weiss, Terminal Systems Coordinator, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
2:35 PM
2:50 PM
Coffee Break
  Healthcare Technology Forum - Wireless, RFID and I.T.
2:50 PM
4:10 PM
Session 1: Designing the next generation Hospital with Wireless, Sensor and RFID  
Chair: Ramakrishna (Ram) Akella, Professor & Director, UCSC

Manish Rai, Director of Product Marketing, Motorola
'Wireless and RFID in Healthcare'
David Butler, Chair, HIMSS RFID Special Interest Group
'RFID in Healthcare: Gaining Momentum'
Leonardo Estevez, Wireless Technology Strategist, Texas Instruments
'RFID Authenticated Drugs, Patients, & Records'
4:10 PM
5:30 PM
Session 2: Business Changes in Healthcare Industry resulting from the implementation of Wireless, Mobile and RFID Technologies  

Valeriy Nenov, Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, UCLA
'ICIPS-411: Integrated Clinical Information Phone Service'
Scott Coffin, Director, LMOD Operations, Blue Shield of California
'Advancements in Healthcare: Enhancing the patient experience using mobile solutions'
Conference Program Subject to Change Any Time


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