Digital Edition • June 8-10, 2021
All-Access Pass Agenda Introductory Pass Agenda
Explore all GS1 Connect: Digital Edition sessions and interactive opportunities, including How to Do Business With... sessions, Trading Partner Roundtables, super sessions, and much more.
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Innovation Expert and Best-Selling Author
In his keynote speech, “Ctrl Alt Delete: Reboot Your Business. Your Future Depends On It,” Joel will discuss how the next five years of business will be about the convergence of five major movements that will require companies to adapt like never before. Learn how to capitalize on this moment in time and understand how to be ready for a future that will move at a much quicker and more real-time pace.
Futurist and Corporate Strategist
During her keynote speech, “Navigating the Big Shift,” Giordano will discuss how exponential advances in connectivity and technology, precarious economic, political and social structures, and an emerging desire for community and connection are causing old economy models to quickly shift to a completely different set of new economy expectations and needs. Learn how to navigate a complex business environment where the rules of success are radically changing.
Our conference is created by industry leaders on our Community Advisory Board. With 60 sessions across seven tracks, here's what you can expect:
Improving supply chain performance and strengthening relationships with consumers are even more critical to foodservice organizations’ success. Leaders will share best practices on supply chain visibility and information transparency, while leveraging GS1 Standards, to address challenges and help build their e-commerce capabilities on a solid foundation of reliable product data and robust attributes.
Accelerated digital transformation requires accurate and complete product information. Hear from leaders in grocery on best practices in sharing accurate data, while leveraging GS1 Standards, to promote trading partner collaboration, optimize operational processes, enhance end-to-end visibility in their supply chains, and drive sales.
The relevance of omni-channel fulfillment and digital transformation continues to grow as the retail landscape evolves, and unique and shifting consumer demands are shaping expectations that require companies to adapt. Hear from retail leaders and learn how they apply best practices, leveraging GS1 Standards, to streamline business processes and provide source-to-consumer product visibility in support of business success.
Visibility in the healthcare supply chain is critical, along with delivering high-quality care, lowering costs, and adapting to new regulations. Hear from leaders in healthcare on how they apply best practices in leveraging GS1 Standards as they address these challenges to share data, promote accuracy, and work more efficiently—all in the service of improved patient safety.
How to Do Business With... Sessions
Get the opportunity to share business process requirements and company-specific initiative updates with the trading partner community to strengthen collaboration. These interactive discussions will help participants better understand how to streamline communications and data sharing between organizations.
Focusing on complete and accurate product data is the common thread driving successful digital transformation and innovation in supply chain and consumer engagement. Hear success stories from tech brands, large and small, and how they work with solution providers to leverage GS1 Standards to address challenges in information sharing, packaging and labeling, analytics, and operational efficiencies while improving the customer experience.
To stay ahead, it's critical to better understand the intersections of standards with emerging technology and business processes. Hear from innovation leaders on digital convergence, image recognition, and emerging carrier technologies; voice commerce and autonomous retail; artificial Intelligence and machine learning; virtual and augmented reality; robotic process automation; digital disruption; circular economy; and Internet of Things/interoperability.
Tune in to watch eight startups, pursuing innovative emerging technologies and solutions, compete for up to $10,000 in cash prizes. Meet the Finalists!
Virtually connect and schedule 1:1 meetings with other attendees and speakers with whom you share business interests, expertise, technologies, or business strengths. Learn More
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