Conference Program

Back together again in San Diego! Join us at GS1 Connect 2022 for three days of in-person networking and learning about all things supply chain.
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Created by industry for industry, the conference agenda is packed with best practices and success stories of leveraging standards for streamlined operations. Join us to collaborate, network, and gain actionable insights for your business.  Here’s a quick glance at what you can expect. 

Track 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.

Foodservice

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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.

Grocery

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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.

Retail

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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.

Healthcare

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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 show how to streamline communications and data sharing between organizations.

Tech

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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.

Innovation

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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

See below 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 totaling $23,000.

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Networking Events

After two years of virtual interactions, come 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

Registration closing June 1, 2022

  • Track sessions
  • Keynote/General sessions
  • Trading Partner Roundtables
  • Exhibit hall
  • Welcome and networking receptions
  • Full Access to On-Demand selections
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be included

$1,950

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Cancellation Policy

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GS1 Connect 2022 On-Demand Selections

For those who can’t attend the live experience, we will curate various packages of recorded sessions to be available after the conference. Check back on June 13 to purchase!

Full package: $349

Industry package: $249

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!

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User Group Meetings

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1WorldSync User Group 

Date: June 7, 2022

Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT

Reserve your spot for free during registration

Join 1WorldSync for their Annual User Group meeting to connect and network with peers, key industry leaders, and innovators of omnichannel commerce across various industries. Sessions include brand and retailer panel discussions, user-led sessions, and a look at what’s ahead for 1WorldSync solutions.

Co-Located Initiative Meetings

Joint Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative and GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative Member Meeting

Date: June 7, 2022

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PT

Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative and GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative Members Only

Reserve your spot during registration

The 2022 Joint Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative and GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative Member Meeting is an exclusive event, limited to initiative members only. The member meeting provides an opportunity to network directly with their trading partners across the two industry channels while discussing industry challenges and collectively identifying ways to leverage GS1 Standards as part of the solution.

GS1 Healthcare US Industry Initiative Joint Data Quality and Pharma GDSN Workgroups

Date: June 7, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PT

GS1 Healthcare US® Initiative Members Only

Reserve your spot during registration

The Data Quality & Value of Trusted Data and the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) in Pharma Workgroups will hold a joint working session to continue discussions on the pursuit of data quality and data accuracy leveraging the Global Trade Item Number (GTIN). With GTINs recognized as the primary identifier for medical device and pharmaceutical products, trading partners can focus on data completeness, data governance, and best practices for sharing information about products. The healthcare industry can then benefit from efficient, timely, consistent, and trusted data between partners. The meeting is open to Workgroup companies who have signed the GS1 US IP Policy and members who have signed the Workgroup Opt-In, as well as guests who have attended less than three prior Workgroup meetings.

 Session objectives include:

• Core and vital attribute alignment for Healthcare
• Draft a Data Quality Roadmap for Healthcare stakeholders

GS1 Healthcare US Rx Secure Supply Chain Workgroup

Date: June 7, 2022

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PT

GS1 Healthcare US Initiative Members Only

Reserve your spot during registration

The Rx Secure Supply Chain Workgroup provides guidance on how to use GS1 Standards to address requirements in the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). This face-to-face meeting will focus on DSCSA serialization milestone requirements in preparation for item-level traceability in 2023. The meeting is open to Workgroup companies who have signed the GS1 US® IP Policy and members who have signed the Workgroup Opt-In, as well as guests who have attended less than three prior Workgroup meetings.

Cross-Industry RFID Discussion Group

Date: June 7, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT

GS1 US Industry Initiative Members Only

Reserve your spot during registration

The Cross-Industry RFID Discussion Group meets quarterly to compare use cases and best practices for Electronic Product Code (EPC®)-enabled Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) implementations across various industry segments. This face-to-face meeting will continue the conversation by providing a hands-on technology demonstration, an overview of various use cases across industry segments, and a discussion about the business value found in EPC-enabled RFID implementations. Technical knowledge is not required to attend.

Cancellation Policy

Please remember to cancel your registration by April 15, 2022, should your plans change and you are unable to attend the conference. Send an email to [email protected] advising of your cancellation. Cancellations will be accepted minus the $100 cancellation fee until April 15, 2022. Once we receive your cancellation, the refund will be applied within five (5) business days. No cancellations/refunds are allowed after April 15, 2022. Substitutions within the same company will be accepted but must be submitted via email to [email protected] no later than May 20, 2022.