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Inventors & experts to gather at symposium on RFID/Auto ID
Oct '08
World-wide inventors and leaders in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), bar coding, and other automatic ID technologies will gather at Merrimack College (North Andover, MA) for a symposium organized by AIDC 100 (Automatic Identification and Data Capture).

WHAT: Evolution of an RFID Revolution

This day-long event will feature renowned speakers as they share actual business problems, solutions, and application examples such as automatic ID technology usage with national security issues, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, transportation, energy, and more. To register, visit AIDC100.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 (8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)

Symposium Speakers:
Tagsys RFID (Cambridge, MA), Shipcom Wireless (Houston, TX), Radianse (Andover, MA), Reva Systems (Chelmsford, MA), Symbol/Motorola (Rockville, MD), SAVI/Lockheed Martin (Mountainview, CA), American Apparel (Los Angeles, CA), Dow Chemical Co. (Nationwide locations), and Hewlett Packard (Palo Alto, CA).

Discussion Panels:
RFID research analysts will speak on the state of automatic technology and forecast where the industry may be headed. Panelists include: ABI Research (Oyster Bay, NY), Venture Development Corp. (Framingham, MA), R.W. Baird & Co. (Milwaukee, WI).

Discussion on RFID programs in higher education, and student and graduate success in the field. Panelists include: Merrimack College (North Andover, MA), University of Texas (Austin), and M.I.T.

Symposium attendees will also tour Merrimack College's newly established state-of-the-art RFID/automatic ID technology lab - one of the few colleges in the country with such equipment for study.

Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College
(315 Turnpike St., North Andover, MA 01845)

Why Attend?
For those interested in learning how CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, system engineers, designers and business managers view the potential of RFID technology and its benefits across present and future enterprises will find this conference enlightening and educational. AIDC technology continues to grow and deliver significant improvements in commercial and government enterprises. The use of barcode identification of goods, product and valued assets continues but is being steadily challenged by RFID technology.

Merrimack College

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