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AIM Summit - Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Reservations
9:00 AM – 12:00
UID Suppliers Alliance (USA) (Exclusive for USA Alliance Members Only)
A committee within AIM North America, the UID
Suppliers Alliance (USA) is a group of automatic identification technology
(AIT) suppliers dedicated to raising the awareness and adoption of UID and
other AIT Policies within DoD agencies and the DoD contractor community.
12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
AIM – AIM NA Board Meeting
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
AIM Chapter Meeting (Invitation Only)
Welcome Reception – AIM & MHI
Monday, September 30th
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Welcome / 40th
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Turning It Around During
challenging times. How do you overcome negative odds in a radically changing
market? This session is packed full of critical strategies and change
management tactics that will prepare you for tomorrow, today. Mr. Hall will provide
you optimistic and realistic approaches to compete in a rapidly changing
Speaker: Doug Hall, CEO Focus
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Top industry analysts, representing different segments
of the market, gather to share their insights and observations on the evolution
of the bar
code, RFID, RTLS and mobile computing industry and where leading companies are
finding ROI. Gain a realistic view of the
market data that you'll need to forecast your company's strategic plans for
2014 and beyond.
Speakers: Michael Liard, VDC Research; Ann Grackin, Chain Link Research
11:30 AM – 1:15 PM
Industry Awards Luncheon
Join the entire AIM organization for an experience
honoring you -- the leaders and innovators of the Automatic Identification and
Mobility industry. Join your peers as we celebrate an exciting year of
accomplishments; honor the recipients of the AIM and AIM North America Industry Awards, and look ahead to great
things throughout 2014.
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
Growing Your Business in
Looking to expand your
business in China? Learn what you’ll
need to know about market trends and the development of barcode and the AIDC
marketplace in China. Get an insider’s analysis
on how AIM members – from the US and worldwide – integrate into Chinese markets
and why they can find it difficult to do business, promote solutions and sell
their products in China.
Speaker: Shi Yu, CEO of Beijing REN JU ZHI HUI Technology Co. Ltd.
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Identification Solutions are Impacting Key Government Sectors
Now more than ever it is important to understand how
automatic identification is being implemented in real time to solve real
government problems. Join leaders from three key government sectors for an
interactive presentation about how governments are being impacted by technology
and what challenges (our business opportunities) lay ahead.
Speakers: Rob Leibrandt, Senior Market Manager, Camcode; Greg Redick, President, Potomac
Redan; Stan Skocki, Partner, The Normandy Group
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
The Watchful Guardian
Discover how Argonne National Laboratory, winner of AIM’s
2013 RFID Case Study Competition, used AIDC technology to assist the U.S.
Department of Energy (DOE) in modernizing its management of the life cycle of
nuclear materials throughout the DOE Complex while enhancing long-term safety,
safeguards, and security, through the development of an integrated RFID / RTLS system.
Brian Craig, Sr. Software Engineer
Specialist, Argonne National Laboratory
3:45 PM – 4:30 PM
AIDC Marking Technology –
Trends, Solutions & the Future
With the advancement of
polymer sciences and new electronic solutions the possibilities of marking
materials never thought possible have finally arrived. Marking 1200 F degree
steel slabs indirectly with a label to directly marking the head of a pin with
a 2-D barcode are now reality. Combine this with software solution suites that
can now enable asset visibility in many new areas and industries. Find out what
else is in store and the advancements in marking technology solutions.
Ducharme, FLEXcon; John Schneider, ITW Corporate; JT Mackey, Monode; Laura Henderson, Teklynx
4:30 PM – 5:15 PM
Trends in Automotive
Learn about automotive AIDC
buying trends from international industry leaders. Discover the key points that
make the AIDC technology valuable inside the automotive supply chain from the
Speakers: Mike Stover, Advanced Identification, Inc.; Alan Yarcusko, Bridgestone; Kent Fahrion, Honda; Keith Falkenhagen, Motorola
5:15 PM – 5:30 PM
Reception – AIM & MHI
Join AIM and MHI members for a joint networking event featuring Jim Morris – real-life inspiration of the ESPY & SI award winning
film "The Rookie,” starring Dennis Quaid.
Tuesday, October 1st
8:00 AM – 12:00
Unique Device Identification (UDI) Committee
The AIM NA Unique Device
Identification (UDI) Committee was developed to address industry concerns with
the FDA’s recent UDI proposed rule and offer the FDA expertise, guidance and
best practices on the use of AIDC (automatic identification and data capture)
technologies supporting both UDI and Standardized Numerical Identification
(SNI) initiatives, before they are final.
1:00 PM – 5:00
Technical Symbology Committee (TSC)
The Technical Symbology Committee (TSC) provides
critical guidance and standards for the uses of bar code technology.
Wednesday, October 2nd
8:00 AM – 12:00
Internet of Things (IoT) Committee
AIM's Internet of Things (IoT) committee
provides a forum for our members to understand this rapidly changing landscape,
and enables members to help lay the foundation for a smarter, more efficient
world through use of Automatic Identification and Mobility technology.
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
RFID Experts Group (REG)
The RFID Experts Group (REG) works to provide
technical guidance and a foundation of realistic expectations to the
global audience about RFID.