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Premier On-Demand Package

Access to 40+ sessions* to watch at your pace through February 2023. Best value!

  • 20+ Industry sessions
  • Cross-industry sessions
  • Keynote sessions
  • 8 How to Do Business With… sessions
  • Tech and Innovation sessions
  • GS1 US Startup Lab Pitch Competition 2022

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Industry On-Demand Package

Access to 5-8 industry sessions* to watch at your pace through February 2023.

  • Choose from Foodservice, Grocery, Healthcare, or Retail industry packages
  • Cross-industry sessions

$249

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Industry Packages

Hear from industry leaders as they share best practices on how GS1 Standards can help address product data management and supply chain challenges.

Foodservice Industry Package

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Available for on-demand view through February 28, 2023.

102: It Takes a Village: Achieving Supply Chain Visibility

To make supply chains run like well-oiled machines, there are some key principles and standards that provide the foundation to make it all possible. In this session, we’ll take a close look at how unique identification of products, companies, as well as locations contribute to effective inventory management and traceability. In addition, the same principles will be highlighted in demonstrating how GS1 Standards can support regulatory requirements, product safety expectations, and information accuracy and transparency for consumers.

Speakers:
• Rick Buttner, IPC / Subway
• Marcia Mendez, Walmart
• Liz Sertl, GS1 US
• Gwen Volpe, Fresenius Kabi

303: Sustainability With Smart Farming and Animal Welfare Traceability

Thanks to technology, smart farming and traceability programs are already becoming commonplace among farmers. Learn how digitizing data with EPCIS (Electronic Product Code Information Services) 2.0 enables sustainable agriculture and supply chains by using natural resources on farms more efficiently and responsibly, in turn driving value for farmers, suppliers, and retailers.

Speakers:
• Dr. Al Baroudi, The Cheesecake Factory
• Jeanne Duckett, Avery Dennison Retail Information Services LLC
• Lukas Fricke, VeriFood

305: The Magic of RFID: Capture Value-Added Data by Waving a Wand

Join industry-leading foodservice operators as they demystify the power of Electronic Product Code/Radio Frequency Identification (EPC/RFID) technology and how it captures critical information about products moving through their supply chains. Through their collaboration, learn about the piloting, testing, and implementation of EPC-enabled RFID technology and how it can transform foodservice.

Speakers:
• Dan Bromberg, Wendy’s Quality Supply Chain Co-op
• Thomas Burke, Chipotle Mexican Grill
• Sue Fangmann, McDonald’s Corporation
• Jonathan Gregory, GS1 US

308: New Frontiers in Supply Chain Automation: Parcels, Freezers, and More

The universe of automation continues to expand and evolve to reveal new ways of creating efficiencies in the supply chain. Uniquely identifying products and locations and sharing that data in Global Data Synchronization Network™ (GDSN®) now reaches beyond the traditional supply chain sectors to enable parcel automation and automated freezers. A leading food distributor will share success stories and where they see automation heading next.

Speaker:
• Jeremy Garman, Dot Foods

309: Selling to K-12 Can be as Easy as ABC with GDSN

By understanding the current gaps in the K-12 segment and practical solutions available using standardized data, you can simplify the process of ordering your products for K-12 operators. The School Nutrition Association will explain how to create opportunities for promoting products to menu planners and parents/students by sharing the right product information through GDSN and using GS1 Standards.

Speakers:
• Lori Adkins, School Nutrition Associates
• Chip Goodman, inTEAM Associates, LLC
• Shannon Solomon, Aurora Public Schools
• Beth Wallace, Jeffco Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services

310: Winning Strategies for Sharing Product Content in GDSN and Beyond

In today’s consumer-first world, when customers experience limited or inaccurate product information, it can mean that sale is lost forever. This holds true in foodservice, where distributors struggle to capture complete and accurate information from the manufacturers, both large and small. Join us and learn how to boost your product content program to enhance supply chain efficiency and data quality as well as how to leverage GDSN to deliver a best-in-class purchasing experience.

Speakers:
• David Devlin, UniPro Foodservice
• Jason Gunn, Syndigo

311: Understanding the GDSN Requirements for USDA Foods in School

Learn how brand owners can utilize GDSN to provide product information, including nutrition, allergen, and ingredient information for direct-delivered USDA Foods for the National School Lunch Program. USDA will review the goals and purpose of this new requirement, identify the USDA Foods and desired attributes that need to be entered into GDSN, and discuss the resources that are available to make this process seamless for USDA Foods vendors.

Speakers:
• Angela Brochu, United States Department of Agriculture
• Janell Conway, United States Department of Agriculture
• Sarah Fong, United States Department of Agriculture
• Katie O’Donnell, United States Department of Agriculture

312: Sharing Data within the USDA Branded Foods Product Database

The USDA Global Branded Food Products Database (GBFPD) is the result of a public-private partnership between USDA, IAFNS, GS1 US, 1WorldSync, NielsenIQ Label Insight, and the University of Maryland. The database allows: dietitians to provide specific dietary guidance; researchers to better link dietary intakes to disease measures; and policy makers to develop guidance which promotes public health. Brand owners can control the information that goes into the database through GDSN, and recipients can benefit by using information from the source to support the industry goal of information transparency. Attend this session to learn the value of ensuring your products are represented in the database and steps for engaging.

Speakers:
• Brienna Larrick, the Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences
• Kyle McKillop, United States Department of Agriculture

Grocery Industry Package

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Available for on-demand view through February 28, 2023.

102: It Takes a Village: Achieving Supply Chain Visibility

To make supply chains run like well-oiled machines, there are some key principles and standards that provide the foundation to make it all possible. In this session, we’ll take a close look at how unique identification of products, companies, as well as locations contribute to effective inventory management and traceability. In addition, the same principles will be highlighted in demonstrating how GS1 Standards can support regulatory requirements, product safety expectations, and information accuracy and transparency for consumers.

Speakers:
• Rick Buttner, IPC / Subway
• Marcia Mendez, Walmart
• Liz Sertl, GS1 US
• Gwen Volpe, Fresenius Kabi

401: Ready or Not! The Proposed Rule for Food Traceability Is Coming

Have you begun preparations for the FDA’s Proposed Rule for Food Traceability? Now’s the time to further implement GS1 Standards so your company can record necessary Critical Tracking Events (CTEs) and Key Data Elements (KDEs) to meet regulations, ensure greater food safety, and optimize your supply chain. Successful traceability leverages globally unique identification, standardized master data, and event data. Hear industry experts give a rundown of how they are making preparations.

Speakers:
• Jeffrey Cree, ADUSA Procurement, a company of Ahold Delhaize USA
• Bryan Hitchcock, Institute of Food Technologists
• Steven Mavity, The Bumble Bee Seafood Company

402: Leadership Insights on the New Consumer: Preparing for the Future

It’s no secret that consumer behavior is evolving. Shoppers want more transparency about the products they buy—where it comes from, how it’s made, and what’s in it. To address the evolving consumer, technology must evolve as well. Join us as experts discuss how the supply chain—and the technology that supports it—is changing to align with the new consumer.

Speakers:
• Anne Bernier, Topco Associates
• Cartier Sieck, McCormick & Co.
• Liz Sertl, GS1 US

404: Raising the Score for Quality Data with Verified by GS1

No matter how efficient you think you are, data quality is foundational for a fully optimized operation. Hear how the Kellogg Company set out to cleanse their data, improve processes, and increase education across leadership, and as a result, substantially raised their score and proved the value of multinational solution, Verified by GS1. Hear what they learned, how they benefited, and the steps they are taking to enable global verification.

Speakers:
• Tracie Vroman, Kellogg Company
• Liz Wilson, Kellogg Company

408: Row Crop to Retail: Upstream Unique Identification for Greater Visibility

Row crop agriculture faces unique economic and technical challenges. As a result, tying product information to Global Location Numbers (GLN) has been mostly a manual process. In this session, experts from AgGateway—a global member organization with the mission to drive digital connectivity in international agriculture—will discuss how the development of a plug-in, opensource toolkit, powered by GS1 Standards, helped them better collect product data while enhancing supply chain visibility and crop provenance at time of harvest.

Speaker:
• Brent Kemp, AgGateway

409: Global Traceability From Sea to Sushi

Implementing traceability not only helps increase information transparency for consumers, but it also optimizes supply chain visibility and streamlines business processes. Hear how premium seafood and sushi ingredient supplier Culinary Collaborations overcame substantial roadblocks, such as language barriers, internet connectivity, and a traceability learning curve so they could implement best practices, support electronic traceability, and better encode necessary information, such as batch/lot numbers, best-by dates, variable weight information, and more.

Speaker:
• Renee Perry, Culinary Collaborations

410: The Evolution of the Barcode to 2D: Global Success Stories

Since the first barcode was scanned in 1974, it’s been the globally accepted mechanism of unique product identification. However, the classic barcode is no longer keeping up with today’s growing demands for greater product information transparency, traceability, and authentication. Enter 2D. Hear global companies share stories of their 2D barcode journey and how they are better meeting both supply chain needs and evolving consumer requirements.

Speakers:
• Micheal Ottiker GS1 Switzerland
• Ana Paula Maniero,GS1 Brazil
• Mayurintr Petchad, GS1 Thailand
• Andrew Steele, GS1 Australia
• Amber Walls, GS1 US

Healthcare Industry Package

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Available for on-demand view through February 28, 2023.

102: It Takes a Village: Achieving Supply Chain Visibility

To make supply chains run like well-oiled machines, there are some key principles and standards that provide the foundation to make it all possible. In this session, we’ll take a close look at how unique identification of products, companies, as well as locations contribute to effective inventory management and traceability. In addition, the same principles will be highlighted in demonstrating how GS1 Standards can support regulatory requirements, product safety expectations, and information accuracy and transparency for consumers.

Speakers:
• Rick Buttner, IPC / Subway
• Marcia Mendez, Walmart
• Liz Sertl, GS1 US
• Gwen Volpe, Fresenius Kabi

501: The Next Steps For DSCSA

As the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) continues to drive the pharmaceutical supply chain, everyone—from manufacturers to wholesalers to dispensers—will have to be ready for the 2023 requirements. This session will discuss the current and future state of DSCSA and provide implementation updates, including the upcoming enhanced drug distribution security requirements.

Speaker:
Connie Jung, FDA

503: Maximize Your Data: Maturing Data Governance in Hospitals

Supply chain master data can feel overwhelming to hospitals inundated with challenges. So how can hospitals find the value in it? Hear how an industry-leading hospital is able to utilize data standardization to build a supply chain data governance structure that best serves the clinical practice. Learn about the importance of data governance and walk away with a high-level plan on maximizing your data.

Speakers:
• Kate Hanke, Mayo Clinic
• Gregory Worden, Mayo Clinic

508: Just Beyond the Horizon: Transforming Healthcare Product Recalls

A wave of data is rolling into hospitals and dispensers due to DSCSA requirements—allowing for new opportunities, while also producing new challenges. These challenges led leading healthcare innovators to approach product traceability in a transformational way. Hear how they were able to improve recalls and patient care by automating delivery confirmation, capturing the “perfect order,” and validating the data captured at the dispenser.

Speakers:
• Chris Chandler, Healthcare Transformation Group
• Lloyd Mager, .Med

509: Smarter and Safer Hospitals: When Innovative Technologies Meet Patient Safety

Preparing the cart, searching for correct drugs, and other repetitive tasks within a hospital can take the focus away from the ultimate goal: the care of patients. But by combining traceability with automation, an Italian hospital has succeeded in managing a product from arrival to dispensing. Hear how, by leveraging GS1 Standards, this hospital was able to enable end-to-end visibility and optimized resources to focus on patient safety.

Speakers:
• Adriano Fusco, Antares Vision Group
• Dr. Alberto Sanna, San Raffaele Hospital

510: Balancing Act: Managing the Domestic and International Medical Device Landscape

Unique device identification regulations are popping up all over the globe. But how can manufacturers and healthcare providers balance the variances between these different jurisdictions? In this session, learn best practices on how to reconcile and adapt to these multifaceted landscapes and how to keep the global medical device supply chain healthy with unique identification.

Speakers:
• Dennis Black, BD
• Michael Schiller, Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Mgmt (AHRMM)

511: Industry Insights: DSCSA

With less than 18 months before the November 2023 deadline, industry leaders McKesson and TraceLink share their insights on how the entire healthcare supply chain can prepare for key activities related to the DSCSA. Get the manufacturers, wholesalers, and dispensers playbook to get started with meeting the 2023 deadline.

Speakers:
• Scott Mooney, McKesson
• Elizabeth Waldorf, TraceLink

512: Securing Trust in the Global COVID-19 Supply Chain

As rollouts of the COVID-19 vaccines continue, the need for a protected supply chain and a system of traceability built around globally identified products has grown. In this session, hear about the challenges in the race to have a secure, accurate, and timely supply chain—and the role GS1 Standards can play to build trust in all levels of the supply chain.

Speaker:
• Gaurav Shah, Deloitte

Retail Industry Package

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Available for on-demand view through February 28, 2023.

101: Unlock Contactless Delivery Options With Digitized Data

Several industry associations, dozens of manufacturers, carriers, 3PLs, and retailers are working together to create an operational process that empowers companies to shift from an archaic paperbased delivery process to a digitized supply chain. This enhances safety, increases productivity, and brings transparency to every employee involved in the end-to-end supply chain ecosystem. Hear what common data sets and definitions logistics partners can begin to implement, and what guidelines are recommended to help reduce detention time, waste, and improve operational inefficiencies, all while using proven technology requirements to implement an effective solution.

Speakers:
• Chris Adderton, CSCMP
• Will Chu, Vector
• Don Wermerskirchen, The Coca-Cola Company

102: It Takes a Village: Achieving Supply Chain Visibility

To make supply chains run like well-oiled machines, there are some key principles and standards that provide the foundation to make it all possible. In this session, we’ll take a close look at how unique identification of products, companies, as well as locations contribute to effective inventory management and traceability. In addition, the same principles will be highlighted in demonstrating how GS1 Standards can support regulatory requirements, product safety expectations, and information accuracy and transparency for consumers.

Speakers:
• Rick Buttner, IPC / Subway
• Marcia Mendez, Walmart
• Liz Sertl, GS1 US
• Gwen Volpe, Fresenius Kabi

205: Revitalize Your Go-to-Market With Automated Product Data Validation

The supply chain is the backbone of many modern organizations. But as the market and customer demand for rapid fulfillment evolve, many are struggling to keep up, especially as they become part of an increasingly complex global ecosystem. How can retailers catch product data errors before they impact their go-to-market? How can you ensure product data compliance and completeness upstream of your processes? How can you free your staff from manually cleaning spreadsheets? Real-life examples will provide insights so you can find the answers that best match your needs.

Speakers:
• Mike Krauss, Chantelle Lingerie
• Connie Tortorici, Intertrade Systems Inc.

206: Yes, You Can Reduce Chargebacks With RFID

Minimize the headaches prompted by unresolved claims and the tedious process of reconciling chargebacks. Beyond inventory visibility, optimized back-to-front operations, and flexible fulfillment options, the use of Electronic Product Code-enabled Radio Frequency Identification (EPC/RFID) can also help you do just that. Hear and see how a luxury brand is leveraging its investment in item-level RFID tags and is working collaboratively with its retail partner to reduce chargebacks, saving time, money, and headaches.

Speakers:
• Jonathan Gregory, GS1 US
• Justin Patton, Auburn University
• Anita Spence, Dillard’s
• John Thomas, Ralph Lauren

208: Shifting Direct-to- Consumer Strategies to Please Demanding Consumers

Providing greater flexibility to consumers so they can shop anywhere, anytime with confidence, is built on ironclad best practices by brand owners and retailers. After all, your reputation is on the line with every transaction. You need inventory precision and visibility; customer service armed with information to resolve issues; and a carefully orchestrated network that shares the right data, in the right format, at the right time. Hear the ins and outs of successful direct-to-consumer strategies you can implement with your organization.

Speakers:
• Stan Antonuk, CommerceHub
• Sid Dhawan, Macy’s
• Sabrina Genna, Macy’s

209: Sustainability Opportunities in Packaging Innovation

The unpredictability of transportation has become a major supply chain disruptor. It’s against this backdrop that we will hear success stories about how you can better plan to fill containers and trucks with accurate cubic measures for ocean transport. Speakers will discuss ways to implement continuous improvement in the service of packing containers more efficiently in the future, and ultimately achieving sustainability gains. © 2022 GS1 US All Rights Reserved Additional

Speakers:
• Sarah Jones Fairchild, Swim USA
• Erich Kranz, TradeLink Technologies
• Scott Melkerson, PacD Allport Cargo Services

Premier Package

The Premier Package includes all sessions from all Industry Packages listed above plus the content listed below!

Keynote Presentations

Bob Carpenter, President and CEO of GS1 US: Where Do We Go From Here? Three Dimensions of Adaptability

Bob Carpenter shared trends, insights, and strategies that highlight how GS1 Standards can help you adapt to solve your supply chain business challenges. He explored the three pillars of adaptability: understanding what we can’t control, changing what we can control, and collaborating to strengthen all links. He also discussed mastering your data to use emerging technologies like RFID, AI, and robotics, then dove into why it’s time to get on board with Sunrise 2027 2D barcodes as they enable the barcode to carry much more information for both consumers and trading partners alike. Bob also announced this year’s winner of the GS1 US Startup Lab Pitch Competition, Reach Industries!

Ryan Leak, Chasing Failure: What Our Goals Require Most is the Bravery to Fail

Ryan Leak explored why and how businesses and individuals should embrace failure in their everyday lives. He discussed how the fear of failure will keep you inside a box, stall innovation, and prevent risk-taking, but believes you don’t actually have to get over the fear—just do it scared and take really good notes.

Startup Lab Pitch Competition

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Watch eight startups, pursuing disruptive technology innovations, pitch their ideas that have the potential to leverage GS1 Standards to help create value for our members, solution providers, and partners.

Cross-Industry Sessions

101: Unlock Contactless Delivery Options With Digitized Data

Several industry associations, dozens of manufacturers, carriers, 3PLs, and retailers are working together to create an operational process that empowers companies to shift from an archaic paperbased delivery process to a digitized supply chain. This enhances safety, increases productivity, and brings transparency to every employee involved in the end-to-end supply chain ecosystem. Hear what common data sets and definitions logistics partners can begin to implement, and what guidelines are recommended to help reduce detention time, waste, and improve operational inefficiencies, all while using proven technology requirements to implement an effective solution.

Speakers:
• Chris Adderton, CSCMP
• Will Chu, Vector
• Don Wermerskirchen, The Coca-Cola Company

102: It Takes a Village: Achieving Supply Chain Visibility

To make supply chains run like well-oiled machines, there are some key principles and standards that provide the foundation to make it all possible. In this session, we’ll take a close look at how unique identification of products, companies, as well as locations contribute to effective inventory management and traceability. In addition, the same principles will be highlighted in demonstrating how GS1 Standards can support regulatory requirements, product safety expectations, and information accuracy and transparency for consumers.

Speakers:
• Rick Buttner, IPC / Subway
• Marcia Mendez, Walmart
• Liz Sertl, GS1 US
• Gwen Volpe, Fresenius Kabi

Premier Package Exclusive Sessions

Our premier package features exclusive content so be sure to check out these exciting sessions!

How to Do Business With… Sessions

Available for on-demand view through February 28, 2023.

801: How to Do Business With Sam’s Club

Join us for an update on our transition to our new Item Management system, Item Data Management (IDM). You’ll get an update on our transition progress, upcoming system development, and what is expected of you in item enrichment, GDSN adoption, and GS1 Standards.

Speaker:
 Cherise Allison, Sam’s Club

802: How to Do Business With Frosty Acres

Learn what key product attributes distributors need from suppliers and why data accuracy impacts everything from improving traceability to brand integrity to winning new business. Frosty Acres Brands, a national sales, marketing, and foodservice purchasing cooperative, will share how it works with independent distributors and suppliers to produce sustainable growth and member business wealth.

Speakers:
• Mallory Montgomery, Frosty Acres
• Jared Piatt, Frosty Acres

803: How to Do Business With Target

Shopping habits have dramatically changed since Target last held a “How to Do Business With…” session at the GS1 Connect conference. Has your product data and content put you in a position to win with those changing shopping habits? Come hear how complete, accurate, and timely product data and content can help you win with Target’s guests.

Speakers:
• Jason Lavik, Target
• Craig Peroutka, Target

804: How to Do Business With UniPro

Learn how manufacturers, operators, and distributors can leverage the buying power of the world’s largest food distribution cooperative, UniPro Foodservice. Topics include UniPro’s requirements for sharing attributes, understanding your supplier data scorecard, and the benefits of using Global Trade Item Numbers® (GTINs®) along with data accuracy to grow sales. UniPro is dedicated to implementing industry and company-level solutions that leverage global GS1 Standards that benefit all through greater supply chain visibility, efficiency, safety, and collaboration.

Speaker:
• David Devlin, UniPro Foodservice

805: How to Do Business With Meijer

Join American supercenter Meijer in a presentation about what specific steps vendors can follow to onboard their products with Meijer. You’ll get an overview of their Product Information Management (PIM) System, along with some job guides, FAQ sheets, a Getting Started cheat sheet, and a demo of how to navigate the new User Interface (UI).

Speaker:
• Joel Isanhart, Meijer

806: How to Do Business With Peapod Digital Labs

In this session, you’ll learn how American retail grocer Peapod Digital Labs is incorporating new ways of item ingestion, digital content/images and what that means for business partners as we continue to enhance our Master Data Management systems. You’ll get a Product Master Data overview, a look at Ahold’s Stibo System for GDSN and manual entry, and insights on what’s coming next for them.

Speaker:
• Shannon Fuller, Peapod Digital Labs

807: How to Do Business With Wakefern

In this session, you’ll hear from the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States, Wakefern, about the digital content requirements for data sync and the common publication errors and issues to avoid to ensure alignment with GS1® image standards and best practices.

Speakers:
• Mike Durning, Wakefern Food Corp.
• Rebecca Nichols, Wakefern Food Corp.

808: How to Do Business With Sysco

In this session, you’ll hear from multinational food distributor Sysco about next-generation data capabilities and the product content requirements that support evolving customer needs for a better user experience. You’ll also get insights on how Sysco ensures accurate data through a data acquisition strategy and the importance of the GDSN in making its program efficient and sustainable.

Speakers:
• Vijay Jayaraman, Sysco
• David Tollett, Sysco
• Mark Wilcox, Sysco

Innovation Track Sessions

Available for on-demand view through February 28, 2023.

602: How Small Businesses Innovate to Support Consumer Wellness

Join us as we explore wellness small businesses, a $1.5 trillion industry that is constantly evolving due to consumer access to product information and expert guidance through digital channels. Because of the pandemic and according to McKinsey research, today’s consumers view wellness across six dimensions: health, fitness, nutrition, appearance, sleep, and mindfulness. We’ll discuss how the combination of strategy, technology, and GS1 Standards can be used to scale business, foster loyalty, and succeed with consumers.

Speakers:
• Andreas Andrea, Bala
• Austin Brown, Tennecanna
• Sonya Hernandez, Recover Restore Gro LLC
• Melanie Nuce, GS1 US
• Graham Sorkin, The Functional Chocolate Company

604: Discover the Future of Authenticity With Biobased Barcodes

Enter the future with biobased barcodes, in this session where we will learn about a new approach to traceability. We will look to genetic technologies to address modern challenges such as supply chain security, food safety, authenticity, and beyond. We hope to shed light on what is still a mysterious novelty for many and to enlighten others on what the possibilities are for biomolecular taggants that leverage GS1 identifiers.

Speakers:
• Chris Ryan, Aanika Biosciences
• MeiLin Wan, Applied DNA Sciences

605: Talking and Tackling Technology Trends

In this trends session, hear from top leaders in industry as they explore thought-provoking perspectives on emerging trends like the metaverse, consumer digital behavior, and how technology will impact the way we interact with physical spaces in the future.

Speakers:
• Frank Beard, Standard AI
• Dr. Janet Salmons, Vision 2 Lead
• Bob Czechowicz, GS1 US

Tech Track Sessions

Available for on-demand view through February 28, 2023.

701: Hyperlocal Micro-Fulfillment—The Future of Grocery eCommerce

Consumers are no longer interested in same-day grocery delivery; they want their orders to arrive at their doorsteps within the hour. Tracking technologies, along with hyperlocal micro-fulfillment centers, allow retailers to control the shopping experience, moving fulfillment closer to their customers. Brands and retailers can now know where their products are, who’s using them, the temperature around them, when they need replenishing, detecting buying patterns and brand preferences, and many more insights. Join this session to hear about the intersection of GS1 Standards and emerging technology, and how the two can help retailers thrive in this new eCommerce world.

Speakers:
• Curt Avallone, Takeoff Technologies, Inc.
• Patrick Javick, GS1 US
• Steve Statler, Wiliot

702: Is True End-to-End Traceability Possible in the Food Supply Chain?

The impact of Section 204(d) of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is imminent on restaurants, food brands, and processors having to prove their ability to conduct withdrawals and recalls at an accelerated pace. Traceability is impossible without the producers digitizing and/or serializing their products at the beginning of the supply chain. Hear how solution providers are enabling standardized approaches to help small and large producers overcome the technical challenges in achieving safety, transparency, and sustainability in the food supply chain on a global scale.

Speakers:
• Jayson Berryhill, Wholechain
• TJ Gupta, TagOne
• James Urquhart, GS1 US
• Dean Wiltse, Mojix

703: How to Optimize Your Upstream Data

Swimming upstream is not an easy task. However, increased focus on your upstream data can enable visibility downstream allowing manufacturers and retailers to work smarter, faster, and better together. As you design products, source material, produce and distribute goods, a single source to manage all the data and processes is essential. Attend this panel discussion to hear how Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), PIM and Digital Asset Management (DAM) come together to form the single source of truth for managing all aspects of the product from initial development right through to product recycling.

Speakers:
• Eric Linxwiler, CBX Software, Inc.
• Janet Mongia, Stibo
• Patrick Pilz, Centric
• Amy Reiter, GS1 US

*Sessions are subject to change