GS1 Connect 2020Las Vegas, Nevada
GS1 Connect: Digital Edition, June 16-17 | Register today for free! >
The opportunity to strengthen your relationships with participating trading partners.
Beginning June 1, you’ll be able to reserve your spot through the mobile app and select the session(s) you’d like to attend. Attendance at each session is limited to a first-come, first-served basis and you must be registered for the conference in order to reserve a spot. Once reserved, go to the survey section of the mobile app, located within the session listing, and submit questions to your roundtable host in advance. All reservations must be made prior by June 12, 2020 at 5:00PM ET.
Explore the list of companies that are hosting virtual roundtables and instructions on how to register below:
Date and Time Tuesday, June 16, 4:00 – 4:30 pm
Dillard's is looking forward to meeting with our Trading Partners to discuss how GS1 standards around images and attributes have enabled us to meet customer demands in this changing environment.
Key Business Topics Images and Attributes; General Discussions around RFID; Speed to Market; Supply Chain initiatives
Company Participants Anita Spence, Director, Vendor Relations; Theresa Bartolin, Manager, Vendor Relations; Grace Evans, Ebiz & Image Support Analyst
Date and TimeThursday, June 18, 2020, 2:00 – 2:30 PM
Dot Foods would like to meet with our customers and supplier trading partners to discuss item synchronization including complete marketing & nutritional data and our data accuracy program.
Key Business TopicsItem Synchronization; Marketing & Nutritional data; Data Quality; EDI
Company ParticipantsJason Dormire, E-Commerce Analyst; Catherine Justice, E-Commerce Analyst; Bailey Keech, E-Commerce Analyst; Liz Niewohner, EDI Analyst.
Gordon Food Service
Date and Time Wednesday, June 17, 3:00 – 3:30 PM
Gordon Food Service is fully engaged with GDSN and we invite our vendor partners to learn more about how we use their data, our expectations and why it's become more important than ever to publish via GDSN. Realizing that accurate and complete product information is vital to a great customer experience, we are actively integrating GDSN-supplied content throughout our systems to our end-user customers.
Key Business TopicsGordon’s GDSN Engagement Campaign; GDSN-Integrated New Item Sourcing and Setup; Item Synchronization; Accuracy and Completeness; Image Requirements.
Company Participants Chad Metz, Merchandising Operations Analyst; Sorangel Gakwandi, Supplier Central Administrator; Kathryn Moore, Project Lead - GDSN and EDI
Date and TimeThursday, June 18, 2020, 12:00 – 12:30 PM
HD Supply would like to meet with our trading partners to discuss current data needs, standards, tools and new data initiatives. We believe industry alignment and feedback allows us all to scale our data and business needs for improved success.
Key Business TopicsImportance of streamlined, accurate data; HD Supply’s New GDSN initiative; Trading Partner feedback and open forum
Company ParticipantsStefani Biggerstaff, Manager, Product Content and Platforms; Laura Brown, Director, Product Data Domain; Bryan Samples, Sr. Director, Information Integrity
Date and TimeWednesday, June 17, 2020, 2:00 – 2:30 PM
Kroger would like to meet with our trading partners to have open discussion around Item submission & attribution, Data curation & accuracy and Omnichannel Initiatives.
Key Business TopicsVendor Communications; Certified Supplier; eCommerce Initiatives; New Fresh Item Setup Requirements
Company ParticipantsMark Quertinmont, Director, Corporate Data Integrity; Chris Capato, Senior Manager, Digital Item Control & Management; Joe Meyer, Item MDM Architect; Robert Boulle, Product Management Lead; Suzanne Warner, Data Analyst, Data Integrity
Performance Food Group
Date and Time Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 1:00 – 1:30 PM
We would like to invite our trading partners to discuss PFG's post-acquisition GDSN strategy, integration between PFG and Reinhart Foodservice, score-carding and image progress.
Key Business TopicsPost-acquisition GDSN Strategy; PFG and Reinhart Foodservice Integration; Score carding; Data Quality and Completeness; Images
Company ParticipantsBrad Best VP, EDM and Process Automation; Brett Streeter, Manager, Data Stewardship; April Moots, Senior GDSN Coordinator
Retail Business Services
Date and TimeTuesday, June 16, 2020, 3:00 – 3:30 PM
We at Retail Business Services invite our trading partners to speak with the Data Governance team including the GDSN Specialist and Coordinators of Item Life Cycle on the topics of attribution and data feeds.
Key Business TopicsThe implementation of GDSN capabilities; How we support the Great Local Brands of Stop and Shop, Giant MARTIN'S, Giant Food, Peapod, Hannaford and Food Lion; Speak with the Data Governance team including the GDSN Specialist and Coordinators of Item Life Cycle on attribution and data feeds
Company ParticipantsJessica Edmondson, Manager of Data Governance; Nicolette Pratt, Data Governance Analyst; Shacarra Almon, GDSN Specialist; Sue Morrow, Item Life Cycle; Karen Bebout, Item Life Cycle
Subway / IPC
Date and Time Tuesday, June 16, 2:00 – 2:30 PM
Dear Valued Supply Chain Partners, We look forward to seeing you at the first-ever GS1 Connect: Digital Edition in June. We are excited to meet everyone and answer your questions on our GS1 Program.
Key Business TopicsReview GDSN updated requirements; ASN/SSCC Implementation; GS1-128 Barcode Implementation for all items; Event Data Quality Audit
Company ParticipantsKathy Ramos, GS1 Traceability Program Manager; Camila Ceballos , GS1 Project Coordinator; Priyanka Rajvanshi, Subventory/GS1 Project Manager
Date and TimeWednesday, June 17, 2020, 1:00 – 1:30 PM
This is your opportunity to discuss managing your new item introductions as we develop a common business process across the UNFI natural and conventional (SUPERVALU) businesses.
Key Business TopicsUNFI/SUPERVALU item integration updates; Global Data Synchronization; GTIN Compliance; Product Images; Expanded Product Attributes
Company ParticipantsGreg Zwanziger, Director Enterprise Item Mgmt & eCommerce Business Development
Wegmans Food Markets
Date and Time Thursday, June 18, 1:00 – 1:30 PM
We’d like to take advantage of this opportunity to answer any questions our suppliers have concerning Wegmans' initiatives, quality item setup and maintenance, data synchronization, EDI, and any other topics that are important to our trading partners.
Key Business TopicsItem Set Up and Maintenance; Consumer Facing Data and Images; GDSN; EDI; Data Quality
Company ParticipantsKathy Welch, Master Data Area Manager/PIM Business Lead; Brian Becker, Master Data Area Manager; Cady McMaster, Master Data Coordinator
Attendance at each session is limited to a first-come, first-served basis. Here’s how to request your spot:
1. Register for the GS1 Connect: Digital Edition conference before 5:00 PM ET Friday, June 12, 2020. On Monday, June 15, 2020, you will receive an email that contains a link with a password to access the event site.
2. Download the conference mobile app on or after June 1, 2020. To download the app, visit your mobile device’s app store (Apple or Android) and search “GS1 Connect Digital Edition.” To download, just use your personal password for downloading any app.
3. In the conference mobile app, reserve your spot to as many Trading Partner Roundtable sessions as you want. Be sure and reserve your spot(s) by June 12, 2020 at 5:00 PM ET.
4. If your reservation is confirmed, you will receive an email from GS1 Connect: Digital Edition GS1Connect@gs1us.org with details for the Zoom session as well as a calendar invite to add to your Outlook/Google calendar.
Submit any questions to your Host in advance of your session under the survey section of the session listing in the mobile app. Be sure and submit your questions no later than June 12, 2020 at 5:00 PM ET.
Due to the Las Vegas event cancellation, we have created GS1 Connect: Digital Edition. Provide your contact information, and we’ll keep you up-to-date about the digital experience.