Events, Forums, Seminars and Conferences


December 2, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
Estimated Duration
GDSN Major Release 3.x, Advanced
Live Webinar

GDSN will be deploying a non-backward compatible release in the near future. This session will provide some details of the changes to be implemented and the latest status of the release.
December 3, 2014, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (EST)
GDSN Major Release Implementation Workshop
Lawrenceville, NJ

In this hands-on workshop, participants will be guided through the steps needed to prepare for the Global Data Synchronization NetworkTM (GDSN®) non-backward Major Release 3.X scheduled to be rolled out in 2016. The workshop will focus on the detail of the data changes and how they are intended to operate, including more than 200 new attributes, hierarchy withdrawal, deprecation of some attributes, and other data migration requirements. Worksheets and tools created by the GS1 US GDSN Standards Maintenance Group will be used to provide examples and demonstrations of how the changes will affect data synchronized between data pools and trading partners. Workshop participants will gain a thorough understanding of the changes and a checklist to help them prepare their organization for a seamless transition. All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance
December 11, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
Estimated Duration
Introduction to GDSN intermediate to Advanced (Part 2)
Live Webinar

This webinar provides an overview of the attributes required for successfully synchronizing with the GDSN. It will include a review of the key attributes and their definitions, including attributes being recommended by industry groups such as GS1 Healthcare US, and the GS1 US Foodservice Initiative. Plus, you’ll have an opportunity to ask the webinar leader questions specific to your business!
December 18, 2014
RFID Adoption Webinar
2:00-4:00 PM (ET)
Leveraging EPC-enabled RFID for Omni-Channel Success: To help you get started in managing your everyday RFID implementation needs, GS1 US is pleased offer this free two-hour deep dive webinar.


January 13, 2015
NRF 2015
10:30-11:30 AM, Room 1E7-10 in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
New York, NY

GS1 US and a Panel of Industry Leaders will host a roundtable discussion on “Monetizing Consumer Demand with Predictive Analytics and Real Time Inventory Visibility.”  As omni-channel retail becomes a force that cannot be ignored, consumers are increasingly sharing their valuable “individualized” opinions and purchasing habits via social media, product reviews, and online visits/purchases. Top retailers and brands will discuss their experiences in creating more efficient, agile supply chains using GS1 Standards, which provide the foundation for identifying, capturing and sharing product data and enable the real-time visibility needed to tap into these rich information sources and effectively leverage more customer-centric strategies. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how retailers and brands are using predictive analytics to gain deeper insight into customer behaviors, consumer trends and the forces of loyalty and purchase—to help them make more informed business and supply chain decisions.
January 22, 2015
Collaboration Workshop - The Essential Component for Successful Business Planning
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Central Time)
Chicago, IL

Collaboration has moved to center stage as companies realize that profitable growth demands effectively leveraging the combined strength of their enterprise and trading partner network. This one day Collaboration workshop utilizes the business processes and techniques found in Collaborative Planning, Forecasting & Replenishment (CPFR®). It teaches leading edge collaborative techniques and provides best practices on how to properly approach, select, and do business with a trading partner. It will provide instruction on how to define your organization’s business pain points and wrap effective processes around your objectives. Through collaboration you will learn how to use better information to increase profits, reduce costs and improve efficiency.