RFID Journal and GS1 in Europe Team UP to Launch EPC Europe Conference, Co-Located With 4th Annual RFID Journal LIVE! Europe Conference and Exhibition

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The event will feature the latest EPC case studies from Metro Group, Rewe Group, the European Pallet Association, the BRIDGE project, Nestlé and others.

RFID Journal, the world's leading media and events company covering radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, announced today a partnership with GS1 in Europe, which will host this year's EPC Europe Conference. The conference will be co-located with RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2008, to be held 4-6 November at the Clarion Hotel in Prague.

The EPC Europe Conference will highlight case studies by early adopters of EPC technology in Europe, including presentations by:

  • Dr. Gerd Wolfram, Managing Director, MGI Metro

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  • Henri Barthel, BRIDGE Project Coordinator, GS1
  • Paul Roberts, Logistics Manager, Nestlé UK
  • Chris Adcock, President, GS1 EPCglobal
  • Stephane Pique, Director of EPC RFID, GS1 in Europe
  • Harry Jacobi, CEO, European Pallet Association
  • Jörg Hirt, Consulting Standards und Projekte, Rewe Group
  • Bruno Lifart, Victorinox

"We are very pleased to work with RFID Journal to showcase EPC success stories at the EPC Europe Conference," says Stephane Pique, director of EPC RFID for GS1 in Europe. "This is a chance for attendees of both events to benefit from hearing how RFID and EPC standards are delivering real value to companies doing business in Europe."

The EPC Europe Conference will be preceded by a special preconference seminar on implementing EPC technologies. Attendees can purchase passes enabling them to attend both events, as well as the combined exhibition.

"This really is a unique opportunity for companies to learn how they can employ and benefit from GS1 and EPCglobal standards and other types of RFID technologies, all in one convenient location--the beautiful city of Prague," says Mark Roberti, founder and editor of RFID Journal. "Companies can see the latest products and learn how they can solve real business problems with RFID today."

For more information please visit the RFID Journal LIVE! Europe Web site at http://www.rfidjournalevents.com/liveeurope/, or contact Attendee Registration at europereg@rfidjournal.com or (631) 249-4960.

About RFID Journal
RFID Journal is the leading source of news and in-depth information about radio frequency identification (RFID) and its many business applications. Business executives and implementers depend on RFID Journal for up-to-the-minute RFID news, in-depth case studies, best practices, strategic insights and information about vendor solutions. This has made RFID Journal the most relied-upon and respected RFID information resource, serving the largest audience of RFID decision-makers worldwide--in print, online and at face-to-face events. For more information, visit http://www.rfidjournal.com.

About GS1 in Europe
GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve supply chain efficiency and visibility. GS1 is driven by more than a million companies that execute more than five billion daily transactions with the GS1 System of Standards, making it the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world. GS1 in Europe, a collaboration of 44 European GS1 member organizations, leads the creation and implementation of harmonised, user-driven solutions for improving the supply and demand chain of European companies. For more information about GS1 and GS1 in Europe, visit http://www.gs1.org and http://www.gs1.eu.

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