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Tentative Program
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
6:00 PM
7:30 PM
Reception and Cocktail Networking
UCLA School of Engineering
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
  RFID Executive Forum - Modifying Global Business for Competitiveness
7:30 AM
8:00 AM
Registration / Breakfast
8:00 AM
8:15 AM
Welcome : UCLA
8:15 AM
8:45 AM
Morning Keynote :  Allen Marks, Senior IT Architect, Raytheon
8:45 AM
10:05 AM
Session 1: Advanced Business Concepts and Progress in RFID  

Ray Lowe, Director, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
'Evaluating RTLS systems for hospitals'
Reik Read, Research Investment Banking Baird Venture Partner, Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated
'Evolution of RFID Industry'
Jerry Garrett, Managing Director, Convergence Systems Limited
'Introduction of RFID and Facial Recognition'
Andres Botero, Senior Director, Supply Chain Execution, SAP
'Integrating sensor, auto-ID and mass item serialization capabilities within SAP'
10:05 AM
10:20 AM
Coffee Break
10:20 AM
11:40 AM
Session 2: Technological Innovations and Putting them to Use in an Enterprise  
Chair: Reik Read, Research Investment Banking Baird Venture Partner, Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated

Jim Pilant, Manager, Sempra Energy
'RFID in Utilities Material Management'
Robert Holmes, Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Precision Dynamics Corporation
'Innovative RFID Solutions for Leisure & Entertainment'
Peter Mehring, President and CEO, Intelleflex Corporation
'Extended Capability RFID'
Joseph Ho, Director of Emerging Technologies, Savi Technology, a Lockheed Martin Company
'Savi Active RFID Technology and Application Overview'
  Healthcare I.T. Forum
11:40 AM
12:10 PM
Lunch Starts
12:10 PM
12:40 PM
Luncheon Keynote :  Sheila Shima, Deputy CEO, Health and Mental Health, L.A. County Chief Executive Office
12:40 PM
1:00 PM
Luncheon Speech :  Rajit Gadh, Professor & Director, UCLA - WINMEC
1:00 PM
2:20 PM
Session 1: Technology and the Business of Healthcare Quality – Perspectives on Current and Future Developments  

Charles Kennedy, M.D., Vice President, WellPoint Inc.
'Health Care Value: WellPoint’s Health IT Strategy for Transforming Health Care'
George Panagiotopoulos, Director, Clinical Technology, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
'Integrating Medical Device Data into the EMR to Improve Quality and Safety'
Suresh Choubey, Chief Scientist and Manager, GE Healthcare
'Healthcare Quality Through Research'
2:20 PM
2:35 PM
Coffee Break
2:35 PM
3:55 PM
Session 2: How Informatics and Healthcare I.T. are starting to impact Patient Care, Patient Safety and Operational Efficiency  
Chair: David Butler, Chair, HIMSS RFID Special Interest Group

David Butler, Chair, HIMSS RFID Special Interest Group
'Making Refrigerators Smart: Freeing Nurses from Manual Logs'
Ronald Margolis, Chief Information Officer, The University of New Mexico Hospitals
Scott Cebula, CIO, Huntington Memorial Hospital
'Clinical Communications, Convergence and Mobility: There’s an App for That'
Steven Garske, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
'Healthcare IT Success Story: Children's Hospital LA Case Study'
3:55 PM
5:15 PM
Session 3: Innovations in Healthcare  
Chair: Gene Scheurer, President, CSI Tech

Mark Jacobs, Director of Technology, Wellspan Health
John Wade, President, JCWade and Associates, LLC
Gene Scheurer, President, CSI Tech
'Finding Qualified Consultants for Training and Conversion Projects'
Antonio Jesus Jara Valera, Ph. D Student, University of Murcia
'Internet of things in medical environments'
Conference Program Subject to Change Any Time


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RFID Equipment Sponsors:
Impinj, RSI ID Technologies, Printronix, Symbol, Maxell, Motorola Inc., Zebra, Quantum Route, Inc., Convergence Systems Limited, Magellan Technology (Australia), Confidex, Alien Technology, Intemec, UPM Raflatac, TagSense, Albis Technologies, Metalcraft Inc., Roxtron, Invengo

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