Conference Program

Back together again in San Diego! Join us at GS1 Connect 2022 for two days of in-person networking and learning about all things supply chain.
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Track Sessions

Supply chain leaders and innovators sharing industry insights and implementation best practices of GS1 Standards

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Trading Partner Roundtables

Informal 30-minute sessions to facilitate collaborative trading partner discussions on the use of standards-based best practices

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How to Do Business With….

Learn how to do business with a selection of leading companies in these on-demand sessions

Sessions Descriptions

Our conference is created for industry, by industry. Members of our Community Advisory Board representing a cross-section of GS1 Standards users help identify topics and speakers of the highest interest to our communities. Whether it’s supply chain efficiencies, master data management best practices, or business process improvements with the use of GS1 Standards, supply and demand sides of business will be at the table—and the podium—to share actionable insights.


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Topics: Visibility, RFID, Traceability, Supply Chain Optimization, E-Commerce

As a foodservice manufacturer, distributor or operator, how do you make your supply chain run efficiently? What are the fundamentals needed to identify, capture and share product information seamlessly with trading partners? How do you meet growing consumer expectations for rich and accurate information in order to increase sales and brand loyalty? These are the topics we will delve into focusing on supply chain visibility and actionable insights to help your business optimize operations. The Foodservice Track at GS1 Connect 2022 is designed by industry for industry to help stakeholders apply best practices in information transparency, inventory management, and end-to-end traceability.


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Topics: Complete Product Information, Accurate Data, Operational Processes, End-to-End Visibility

Have you been able to digitize your supply chain in the midst of unprecedented circumstances and disruption? How have companies adapted to the changing consumer demands for more product information, inventory visibility, and flexibility in fulfillment options? What key learnings drive success in supply chain performance that rely on the use of GS1 Standards? These are just some of the questions industry leaders will answer with best practice recommendations to help drive full supply chain visibility. The Grocery Track at GS1 Connect 2022 is designed by industry for industry to help stakeholders apply best practices in sharing accurate data, promoting trading partner collaboration, and optimizing operational processes.


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Topics: Omni-Channel Fulfillment, Digital Transformation, Consumer Demands, Source-to-Consumer, Product Visibility

Is “back to basics on product identification” the right strategy for keeping pace with evolving technology? How can you maintain or develop a leading edge for success in omni-channel fulfillment? Why are RFID and other technologies for sharing extended product attributes no longer a “nice to have” for staying competitive? Retail partners and brand owners will share valuable insights to help organizations large and small win customers and sales. The Retail Track at GS1 Connect 2022 is designed by industry for industry to help stakeholders apply best practices in the use of GS1 Standards to streamline inefficient business processes and provide source-to-consumer product visibility in support of business success.


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Topics: High-Quality Care, Product Sharing, Data Accuracy, Efficiency, Patient Safety

What lessons could be applied to the future of healthcare supply chains from the last two years of unrivaled circumstances? How do you capitalize on the tremendous opportunities for efficiency with globally unique product and location identification to meet regulatory requirements and beyond? What are the pillars of high-quality data that healthcare companies can adopt for supply chain visibility? Questions like these will be the focal points of discussion with best practice recommendations you can take back to your organization for inspiration and action.  The Healthcare Track at GS1 Connect 2022 is designed by industry for industry to continue leveraging GS1 Standards to enable resiliency—all in the service of improved patient safety.

How to Do Business With...

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Topics: Business Requirements, Initiative Updates, Collaboration, Streamlined Communication, Data Sharing

How to Do Business With… Sessions will provide companies the opportunity to share business process requirements and company specific initiative updates with their trading partner community to strengthen collaboration. These presentations  how to streamline communications and data sharing between organizations.


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Topics: Accurate Product Data, Digital Transformation, Supply Chain Innovation, Consumer Engagement, Information Sharing, Packaging and Labeling

Hear solution providers provide examples and case studies of how they leverage GS1 Standards to solve business challenges.


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Topics: Emerging Technology, Digital Disruption, Interoperability, AI, Autonomous Retail, Circular Economy, IoT

Innovation topics focus on digital convergence and are designed to connect the dots for attendees to understand the intersection of standards with emerging technology and business processes. Of specific interest are computer vision and advanced data carriers and sensors; voice commerce and autonomous retail; artificial intelligence and machine learning; augmented reality; robotic process automation; digital identity; circular economy; and Internet of Things.

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Co-Located Meetings

Come back soon for details on co-located meetings where we offer additional opportunities to discuss key priorities and progress.

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Startup Lab Pitch Competition

Eight startups pursuing innovative emerging technologies and solutions will compete for cash prizes up to $10,000.

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Networking Events

After two years of virtual connections, get ready to say hello in person at our welcome reception, networking events, and wellness activities.

Conference Fees

Get inspired by industry leaders who will share supply chain and product data management best practices needed to adapt to daily changes in our world. Our conference will feature more than 40 live sessions PLUS on-demand “bonus” content in six tracks with plenty of time for networking, trading partner collaboration, and “ask the experts” discussions.

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All-Inclusive Pass

  • Track sessions
  • Keynote/General sessions
  • Trading Partner Roundtables
  • Exhibit hall
  • Welcome and networking receptions

Save 15% until March 31
$1,658 $1,950

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GS1 Connect 2022 On-Demand Selections

Coming soon! For those who can’t attend the live experience, we will curate various packages of recorded sessions to be available after conference.

Full package: $349

Industry package: $249

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Pre-Conference Education Take a Deeper Dive With GS1 US University

Take your skills and knowledge to the next level with our 101 and 102-level courses on how to identify, capture, share, and use information along the supply chain. Learn in an interactive environment directly from GS1 Standards experts!