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GS1 Connect 2017 Co-Located Events

GS1 Connect 2017 Co-Located Events


2018 Events Agenda:

User Group Meetings

1WorldSync Annual User Group Meeting

Monday, June 4, 2018, 11:00am - 5:00pm. 

This event provides the 1WorldSync community with invaluable networking time with trading partners and insightful sessions led by industry leaders from the Foodservice, CPG Retail, Hardlines & Healthcare industries. Join us to discover the latest trends and highlights revolving around ways to take your business forward leveraging product content as a strategic asset.

Includes 1WorldSync User Group, followed by Power of 1 Award Networking Reception (time: TBA) 

FSEnet+ User Group Meeting

Monday, June 4, 2018, 1:00pm - 5:00pm. 

The FSEnet+ User Group promises to be an engaging discussion of what we’ve accomplished in 1H 2018 as well as what is in store in the second half of the year. This interactive event will preview our Product Roadmap and focus on new initiatives FSEnet+ is bringing to its recipient and supplier communities.

LANSA User Group Meeting

Monday, June 4, 2018, 9:00am - 10:00am. 

The annual LANSA User Group session is open to companies leveraging LANSA’s solutions to connect to 1WorldSync. Topics include product roadmap, tips/techniques and future product enhancements in addition to providing a networking opportunity for the LANSA user community. 

OpenText User Group Meeting

Monday, June 4, 2018, 3:00pm - 5:00pm. 

The OpenText User Group/Roundtable session is open to companies leveraging OpenText’s solutions to connect with their trading partners. Topics include OpenText Active Catalogue product roadmap, the partnership with GS1 US on images and extended attribute program, review of adoption metrics and data quality. In addition, this session provides a networking opportunity for the OpenText user community. Marina Bigsby – Product Manager, Patrick Moynihan – Director of Engineering and Don Wiener – Director of North American Retail will be presenting and participating in this session.


Co-Located Industry Meetings

HTG Summit

Monday, June 4, 2018, 3:00pm - 5:00pm. 

The Healthcare Transformation Group (HTG) is comprised of five healthcare systems, who work collaboratively to transform the healthcare supply chain, enhance patient care, and drive the adoption of GS1 Standards with their suppliers. At the 2017 HTG summit three workgroup were commissioned around Data Quality, Point of Use Consumption, and Transactions. This session will allow the workgroups to meet face-to-face and is open to any conference attendees interested in advancing the workgroup’s efforts.

(The Healthcare Transformation Group does not require conference registration)  

GS1 US Joint Open Industry Meeting


Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 7:00am - 8:30am. 

Join us for the cross-industry plenary to hear how their organizations are collaborating with GS1 US and other stakeholders in focused industry initiatives. Learn about industry priorities, initiative goals and activities, and hear how member companies are driving deeper adoption of GS1 Standards in apparel/general merchandise, foodservice, grocery, and healthcare. This session will bring a cross-industry perspective to common business process challenges showcasing the power of a standards-based approach to solving them regardless of product type or industry affiliation. Gain valuable insights on data quality and governance; traceability and serialization; product information and content acquisition; item-level inventory visibility; seamless omni-channel fulfillment and e-commerce implementations; and EPC-enabled RFID technology.

Open to All Conference Attendees. 

GS1 US Industry Initiative Member Meetings

GS1 Healthcare US Rx Secure Supply Chain Workgroup Meeting

Monday, June 4, 2018, 9:00am - 5:00pm

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 and those who have attended less than three prior Workgroup meetings.

GS1 Healthcare US Initiative Open Meeting: Workgroup Update GDSN / GLN / Point of Care Scanning 

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

The GS1 Healthcare US® Initiative is focused on driving patient safety and operational efficiency through the use of GS1 Standards. To support this, two of the workgroups have been focused on operationalizing the use of the Global Data Synchronization Network™ (GDSN®) and Global Location Number (GLN) standards in healthcare. This session will be a review of their efforts and the open discussion on current findings and outcomes. Come join the discussion on these two important initiatives.

Open to All Conference Attendees.

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

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

The 2018 Joint Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative and GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative Member Meeting is an exclusive event, open to initiative members only. It provides members the opportunity to network directly with their trading partners across the two industry channels to discuss industry challenges and how we can collectively leverage GS1 Standards as part of the solution. The agenda will focus on foodservice and retail grocery initiative goals, workgroup activities, and accomplishments in key areas, such as delivering product data and images for consumer transparency, traceability, operational efficiencies, and data quality. This session will also offer a workshop to allow members to collaborate on current industry strategies and future opportunities.

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

GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative Open Meeting

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

The GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative is focused on allowing trading partners to follow their products from source-to-consumer—ensuring that the right item, is in the right place, at the right time, as it moves through the supply chain and across retail channels. Our members include more than 100 industry leading retailers, suppliers, manufacturers, brand owners, and solution providers as well as industry associations and academia. Working collaboratively, via user-driven Workgroups, our members help to develop standards-based industry guidelines, best practices, case studies, and alignment on future opportunities for unlocking further value from the use of GS1 Standards. In this session, we will provide an update on the Initiative’s current work, as well as hear from subject matter experts on a wide variety of topics related to the best-practice application of standards and industry guidelines. All members of the apparel and general merchandise community are welcome to attend.

Open to All Conference Attendees.   


Why attend?

Co-located industry meetings, member meetings and solution provider user groups at GS1 Connect provide: 

    • Maximized exposure and networking opportunities
    • Insight on industry standards & findings
    • Exclusive, 1-on-1 meeting with industry leaders

Interested in hosting a co-located event at GS1 Connect 2018? Contact GS1Connect@GS1US.org.