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RFID Journal LIVE! 2013 to Feature More Than 50 New End-User Case Studies from a Speaker Lineup of Industry Leaders

The eleventh annual conference and exhibition will provide attendees with more than 75 hours of education.

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — RFID Journal announced today that RFID Journal LIVE! 2013 (, the world's premier conference and exhibition focused on radio frequency identification (RFID) and its many business applications, will feature more than 50 end-user case studies.

This year's LIVE! event will be held from Apr. 30 to May 2, 2013, at the Orange County Convention Center, located in Orlando, Fla. Companies and organizations such as American Apparel, Carrier, Florida Hospital, Jockey International, Johnson & Johnson, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the Veterans Health Administration will share new case studies at the event.

Among the speakers who have committed so far are:

  • Rogers Ascef, Brazilian Air Force
  • Todd Boyle, Rockwell Collins
  • Martin Brunworth, Veterans Health Administration
  • Felipe Ivan Campos, Liverpool
  • Betsy J. Cohen, Seminole County Government
  • Todd Frantz, Florida Hospital
  • Abhay Joshi, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
  • Dr. Ravi Margasahayam, NASA
  • Fernando Ferreira Matos, TAP Maintenance and Engineering
  • Tracy Minter, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Andrew Monday, U.S. Transportation Command
  • Thomas J. Pizzuot, Johnson & Johnson
  • Adrienne Shepardson, Phar.D., University of Maryland Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy
  • Dr. James M. Shuler, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Stacey Shulman, American Apparel
  • Balaji Suresh, Carrier

Attendees can choose from four industry-specific and four how-to conference tracks:

  • Defense/Aviation
  • Health care/Pharmaceutical
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail/Apparel
  • RFID Deployment Strategies
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Technology and Infrastructure
  • Visibility/Traceability

The conference will also feature nine in-depth preconference seminars and workshops:

  • Item-Level Retail and Apparel Workshop
  • Managing Medical Devices With RFID
  • NFC Workshop
  • Pharma Serialization: Compliance and Beyond
  • RFID Journal University
  • RFID for IT Professionals
  • RFID for Warehouse and Inventory Management
  • RFID in Harsh Environments
  • Security and Access Control

Additionally, the conference will feature four new post-conference seminars:

  • Advanced RFID Concepts
  • Benchmarking UHF RFID Readers and Tags
  • RFID and the Internet of Things: Delivering Data, Connectivity and Communication
  • Strategic RFID Workshop

Moreover, LIVE! 2013 will include fast-track training, the RFID Journal Awards and a co-located event, IEEE RFID 2013, as well as exhibits and demonstrations conducted by the industry's leading technology firms. For more information, visit

About RFID Journal
RFID Journal is the leading source of news and information regarding radio frequency identification (RFID) and its many business applications. Business executives and implementers depend on RFID Journal for up-to-the-minute RFID news, in-depth case studies, best practices, strategic insights and information about vendor solutions. This has made RFID Journal the most relied-upon and respected RFID information resource, serving the largest audience of RFID decision makers worldwide — online and at face-to-face events. For more information, visit

For more information, contact:
Sonja Valenta
Director of Marketing
RFID Journal
(212) 584-9400