Schedule:

Sunday, June 20
6:00 pm Hotel reception and Cocktails
   
Monday, June 21
7:00 am - 8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:00 am Welcome to RPI & Opening Remarks by
Professor Sunderesh Heragu, RPI
9:00 am - 10:20 am Track and Trace - Part I:
Logistics, Retail, Manufacturing, Food,
Automotive, Pharmaceuticals, etc.
10:20 am - 10:45 am Coffee Break
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Current Technology Review:
Chip-based RFID: Applications and Limitations
Chip-less RFID: Applications and Limitations
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch - Sage Dining Hall (RPI)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Standards in Tagging and Tracking:
ID Codes by Industry
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Tea Break
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Workshop 1:
Demonstration of various Chipless Technologies
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Workshop 2:
Managing your Track and Trace data
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Open Discussion
6:30 pm Cocktail Reception (The Desmond)
   
Tuesday, June 22
8:30am - 9:00am RF Backscatter and Multipath Reflections
9:00am - 9:40am RFID Reading:
State-of-the-Art and Challenges
Product Identification Number Design
Chaotic Number Theory applied to Identification
9:40am - 10:40am Parallel Workshops (2)

Workshop 1: Technology

  • Reader Design and Sensors
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Machine Readability

Workshop 2: Media

  • Paper and Plastic Media
  • Laminates, Small labels
  • RF Thermal Ribbons and Holograms
10:40am - 10:50am Coffee Break
10:50am - 12:00pm Workshops Continued
12:00pm - 1:15pm Lunch - Sage Dining Hall
1:15pm - 3:00pm Track and Trace - Part II:
Warehousing, Packaging, and Document Control
3:00pm - 3:15pm Tea Break
3:15pm - 5:00pm Summary Panel Discussion
  • Prof. Om Nalamasu, RPI (Moderator)
  • Prof. Sunderesh S. Heragu, RPI
  • Arthur St. Onge, St. Onge Co
  • Mort Greene, INKODE
  • Prof. Roos, IFT, Universit´┐Żt Stuttgart
  • Denis Ritchie, CEO Scannertek
  • Prof. Sten Wandel, Lund University
  • Igi Laroux, CEO Securamunde
  • Anton Mayer, CEO GigaTag
  • Dr. Somnath Sengupta, Paratek
7:00pm Dinner at the Desmond
   
Wednesday, June 23
7:30am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 10:30am Applications:

Barcodes and Beyond
Number System Design
Identification Theory

10:30am - 10:45am Coffee Break
10:45am - 12:00pm Open Forum:
Goals for Establishing Chipless RFID and Other Identification Technologies Consortium at RPI
End of conference
(optional box lunch and campus tour)

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