Events, Forums, Seminars and Conferences

SEP
9
September 9, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
Best Practices and Guidelines for Efficiently Exchanging Product Images and Data Attributes for Omni-Channel Success
Live Webinar

Join our free webinar (on September 9th) and learn how suppliers and retailers are getting products online faster using GS1 US guidelines. Hear first-hand from GS1 member companies how they are successfully implementing GS1 product images and data attributes guidelines to optimize image and attribute sharing for web-based retail.  This webinar will help you learn how you can:
  • Streamline image and product attribute sharing and eliminate many of your existing manual/labor intensive processes 
  • Get products online sooner 
  • Optimize product imagery and attribute processes to enhance speed-to-market product availability 
SEP
9
September 9, 2014, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
GS1 Fundamentals Course
Classroom, Dayton, OH

Learn how GS1 Standards help you identify products, improve business processes, and reduce costs.
  • Overview Of The GS1 Company Prefix
  • Identifying Products Using The Global Trade Item Number (GTIN®)
  • Barcode Basics
  • Barcode Advanced
  • Application Identifiers
  • Using the Serial Shipping Container Code
SEP
10
September 10, 2014, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (EST)
Package Measurement Rules & GTIN Allocation Rules Certificate Course
Classroom, Dayton, OH

Accurate data is an essential component of a visible, secure, and sustainable supply chain. By attending, you will receive information and guidance on interpreting and applying:
  • GDSN Package Measurement Rules, which form the foundation for accuracy of physical dimensional data (i.e., weights and dimensions).
  • GTIN Allocation Rules, which form the basis on whether or not a new GTIN needs to be assigned based on changes to an existing product, promotions, or new product introduction.
SEP
11
September 11, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
EDI Update
Live Webinar

In this session you’ll get an update on EDI standards activities, learn about recent and future business process enhancements to data standards, and discuss how business processes can be improved by using X12 EDI. Plus you’ll have an opportunity to ask the webinar leader questions specific to your business.
SEP
16
September 16, 2014, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
GS1 US Data Quality Workshop 
GS1 US Chicago Office 
120 S. Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606

In this workshop GS1 US experts will guide you through the GS1 US National Data Quality Program including the necessary steps needed to establish or enhance a data quality program for your organization within a standards-based framework. Topics include an overview of the concept of an effective data quality framework, the GS1 US National Data Quality Program, the 5-point best practice guidance for new item setup, and a review of the GS1 GTIN Allocation Rules and GDSN Package Measurement Fundamentals.
SEP
17
September 17, 2014
Complimentary Training Sessions for GS1 Standards Implementation in Healthcare
GLN Implementation Workshop: Designed for data managers, electronic data interchange (EDI) professionals and other frontline supply chain managers responsible for implementing GS1 Global Location Numbers (GLN) in their organizations. Learn the basics of GLN Construction; GLN Hierarchy construction and working with the GLN Registry while also getting useful information around how to get started using GLN’s.
Time: 8:00 AM -10:00 AM (CST)

GTIN/FDA UDI Implementation Workshop: Designed for healthcare provider and medical device supplier material managers, packaging engineers, master data managers, and other healthcare supply chain professionals responsible for GTIN & FDA UDI implementation. This session will focus on the labeling portion of the FDA UDI requirements and will cover the FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) system, GS1 GTINs and GS1 barcodes. Learn directly from GS1 Healthcare US experts.
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM (CST)

GDSN/FDA Global UDI Database (FDA GUDID) Implementation Workshop: Designed for healthcare provider and medical device supplier master data managers, e-business managers, those managing and sharing product master data, and other healthcare supply chain professionals with front-line responsibility for implementing the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) and/or the FDA Global Unique Device Identification Database (FDA GUDID) in their organizations. This session will focus on FDA GUDID Guidance, what is GDSN, using GDSN to provide information to the FDA GUDID and supply chain partners, and how to join the GDSN. Learn directly from GS1 Healthcare US experts.
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CST)
SEP
17
September 17, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
GDSN Package Measurement Rules
Live Webinar

Noncompliance with GDSN® Package Measurement Rules can result in inaccurate information being communicated to your customers and this could mean costs to correct errors, catalog disparities, and lost sales. Learn how the Global Data Synchronization Network™(GDSN®) Package Measurement Standards help you give your customers the accurate product information that they need.
SEP
21
September 21-24, 2014
CSCMP Annual Conference
San Antonio, TX

GS1 US will be attending the CSCMP Annual Conference Sept 21-24 in San Antonio, TX.  Please reach out to Patrick Javick pjavick@gs1us.org if you or your colleagues would like to learn more about the upcoming events within the Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative.
SEP
22
September 22-23, 2014
Day 1: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
Day 2: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
GS1 Standards Certificate Course
Classroom, Lawrenceville, NJ

Learn how GS1 Standards help you identify products, improve business processes, and reduce costs.
  • Basics and Principles of the GS1 System
  • Application Identification
  • GS1 Application Identifier (AI) Definitions
  • Application Rules and Management Practices
  • Data Carriers
  • Symbol Placement Guidelines
  • AIDC Validation Rules
  • GS1 Standards Glossary of Terms
SEP
23
September 23, 2014, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
GS1 Fundamentals Course
Classroom, Lawrenceville, NJ

Learn how GS1 Standards help you identify products, improve business processes, and reduce costs.
  • Overview Of The GS1 Company Prefix
  • Identifying Products Using The Global Trade Item Number (GTIN®)
  • Barcode Basics
  • Barcode Advanced
  • Application Identifiers
  • Using the Serial Shipping Container Code
SEP
24
September 24, 2014, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (EST)
Package Measurement Rules & GTIN Allocation Rules Certificate Course
Classroom, Lawrenceville, NJ

Accurate data is an essential component of a visible, secure, and sustainable supply chain. By attending, you will receive information and guidance on interpreting and applying:
  • GDSN Package Measurement Rules, which form the foundation for accuracy of physical dimensional data (i.e., weights and dimensions).
  • GTIN Allocation Rules, which form the basis on whether or not a new GTIN needs to be assigned based on changes to an existing product, promotions, or new product introduction.
SEP
24
September 24, 2014, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
New Virtual Workshop: GTIN/FDA UDI/GDSN/FDA UDI Database/GLN Implementation
Live Webinar

A condensed version of the live workshops for healthcare.
SEP
24
September 24, 2014, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (CDT)
GS1 US Data Quality Workshop
1WorldSync Training Center
1706 SW Commerce Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712

In this workshop GS1 US experts will guide you through the GS1 US National Data Quality Program including the necessary steps needed to establish or enhance a data quality program for your organization within a standards-based framework. Topics include an overview of the concept of an effective data quality framework, the GS1 US National Data Quality Program, the 5-point best practice guidance for new item setup, and a review of the GS1 GTIN Allocation Rules and GDSN Package Measurement Fundamentals.
SEP
25
September 25, 2014, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative Open Industry Meeting
Live Webinar

During this open industry meeting for the Retail Grocery Initiative, we will briefly review the status of the initiative. GS1 US has partnered with FMI and GMA to present the objectives of the initiative as defined by industry stakeholders in an effort to obtain executive-level validation and support. Our goals at this meeting are to share the update on executive approval, review the final strategy of the initiative, and discuss next steps for operationalizing the initiative. Join us as we continue to build the GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative as defined by the industry. 
OCT
1
October 1, 2014, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
GS1 US Data Quality Workshop
Courtyard by Marriott Liberty Station
2592 Laning Road
San Diego, CA 92106

In this workshop GS1 US experts will guide you through the GS1 US National Data Quality Program including the necessary steps needed to establish or enhance a data quality program for your organization within a standards-based framework. Topics include an overview of the concept of an effective data quality framework, the GS1 US National Data Quality Program, the 5-point best practice guidance for new item setup, and a review of the GS1 GTIN Allocation Rules and GDSN Package Measurement Fundamentals.
OCT
6

October 6-10, 2014
GS1 Global Standards Event
Rome, Italy

Collaborate with industry partners, discover innovative business solutions and advance development of the GS1 System of standards.

Feature Topics of the Week:

  • More Effective Demand Fulfilment in Omni-channel
  • GS1 Transport & Logistics Workshop
  • Apparel, Fashion and Footwear Workshop
  • Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN)
  • Standards Development University


OCT
9
October 9, 2014
Complimentary Training Sessions for GS1 Standards Implementation in Healthcare
GLN Implementation Workshop: Designed for data managers, electronic data interchange (EDI) professionals and other frontline supply chain managers responsible for implementing GS1 Global Location Numbers (GLN) in their organizations. Learn the basics of GLN Construction; GLN Hierarchy construction and working with the GLN Registry while also getting useful information around how to get started using GLN’s.
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)

GTIN/FDA UDI Implementation Workshop: Designed for healthcare provider and medical device supplier material managers, packaging engineers, master data managers, and other healthcare supply chain professionals responsible for GTIN & FDA UDI implementation. This session will focus on the labeling portion of the FDA UDI requirements and will cover the FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) system, GS1 GTINs and GS1 barcodes. Learn directly from GS1 Healthcare US experts.
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM (EST)

GDSN/FDA Global UDI Database (FDA GUDID) Implementation Workshop: Designed for healthcare provider and medical device supplier master data managers, e-business managers, those managing and sharing product master data, and other healthcare supply chain professionals with front-line responsibility for implementing the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) and/or the FDA Global Unique Device Identification Database (FDA GUDID) in their organizations. This session will focus on FDA GUDID Guidance, what is GDSN, using GDSN to provide information to the FDA GUDID and supply chain partners, and how to join the GDSN. Learn directly from GS1 Healthcare US experts.
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
OCT
15
October 15, 2014 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
New Virtual Workshop: GTIN/FDA UDI/GDSN/FDA UDI Database/GLN Implementation
Live Webinar

A condensed version of the live workshops for healthcare.
OCT
16
October 16, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
GTIN Allocation Rules
Live Webinar

By attending, you’ll get an in depth look at GTIN Allocation Rules and the business applications for different industries, as well as how these rules are changing. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask the webinar leaders questions specific to your business!
OCT
22
October 22, 2014, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CST)
GS1 Fundamentals Course
Classroom, Chicago, IL

Learn how GS1 Standards help you identify products, improve business processes, and reduce costs.
  • Overview Of The GS1 Company Prefix
  • Identifying Products Using The Global Trade Item Number (GTIN®)
  • Barcode Basics
  • Barcode Advanced
  • Application Identifiers
  • Using the Serial Shipping Container Code
OCT
23
October 23, 2014, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CST)
Package Measurement Rules & GTIN Allocation Rules Certificate Course
Classroom, Chicago, IL

Accurate data is an essential component of a visible, secure, and sustainable supply chain. By attending, you will receive information and guidance on interpreting and applying:
  • GDSN Package Measurement Rules, which form the foundation for accuracy of physical dimensional data (i.e., weights and dimensions).
  • GTIN Allocation Rules, which form the basis on whether or not a new GTIN needs to be assigned based on changes to an existing product, promotions, or new product introduction.
OCT
28
October 28, 2014 at 1:45 PM (EST)
Food Recalls and Traceability Summit
Alexandria, Virginia

Leverage Unique Identification to Improve Trace-Back Capabilities

Traceability can become impossible when organizations have a challenge accessing data to support a product’s life cycle. This session will focus on how supply chain visibility can be leveraged to improve trace-back capabilities.
Speaker: Michele Southall, Implementation Services Director, GS1 US
NOV
2
November 2-5, 2014
RVCF Annual Fall Conference
Scottsdale, Arizona

Stop by the GS1 US booth and talk with our Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative team members about the “always-on, always-open” omni-channel consumer experience. Come learn more about how standards-based Item Level Electronic Product Code (EPC)-enabled Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is enabling leading retailers to drive pinpoint precision in their inventory accuracy—driving real-time visibility and efficiency from source-to-consumer.
Register for the RVCF Fall Conference and receive 10% off when you use “RFIDUser” in the promotional code field.”
NOV
2
November 2, 2014, 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM (MST)
RFID Adoption Workshop (Held in conjunction with the RVCF Annual Fall Conference, Nov 2 – 5, 2014)
Scottsdale, Arizona

Get hands-on education and best-practices knowledge from leading retail trading partners—leverage RFID technology to deliver omni-channel success within your organization. The GS1 US RFID Adoption Workshop is an introductory, hands-on educational opportunity to help you learn how to successfully deploy an Electronic Product Code (EPC)-enabled RFID program at your organization. It covers RFID basics, how to build the business case for implementation, process and technical considerations for developing and executing a deployment plan, and roundtable discussions with leading retailers that are actively implementing RFID with suppliers across multiple product categories. GS1 US, working in collaboration with supply chain stakeholders and incorporating their insights and expertise, has developed many tools and resources to help you get engaged, educated and involved. Through the support of industry partners, GS1 US has integrated learnings, best practices, standards knowledge and technical expertise to offer this free one-day workshop education and support—to help you get started in managing your everyday RFID implementation needs. Register Now
Register for the RVCF Fall Conference and receive 10% off when you use “RFIDUser” in the promotional code field.
NOV
4
November 4, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
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.
NOV
6
November 6, 2014, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)
RFID Adoption Workshop
Toronto, Canada (GS1 Canada Offices)

Get hands-on education and best-practices knowledge from leading retail trading partners—leverage RFID technology to deliver omni-channel success within your organization. The GS1 US RFID Adoption Workshop is an introductory, hands-on educational opportunity to help you learn how to successfully deploy an Electronic Product Code (EPC)-enabled RFID program at your organization. It covers RFID basics, how to build the business case for implementation, process and technical considerations for developing and executing a deployment plan, and roundtable discussions with leading retailers that are actively implementing RFID with suppliers across multiple product categories. GS1 US, working in collaboration with supply chain stakeholders and incorporating their insights and expertise, has developed many tools and resources to help you get engaged, educated and involved. Through the support of industry partners, GS1 US has integrated learnings, best practices, standards knowledge and technical expertise to offer this free one-day workshop education and support—to help you get started in managing your everyday RFID implementation needs.
NOV
13
November 13, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
Introduction to GDSN Basics (Part1)
Live Webinar

This webinar will start with an introduction to the GDSN. By attending, you’ll gain an understanding of how data synchronization works. You’ll also hear about the benefits of GDSN and how you can get your company on board. Plus, you’ll have an opportunity to ask the webinar leader questions specific to your business!
NOV
20
November 20, 2014
Complimentary Training Sessions for GS1 Standards Implementation in Healthcare
GLN Implementation Workshop: Designed for data managers, electronic data interchange (EDI) professionals and other frontline supply chain managers responsible for implementing GS1 Global Location Numbers (GLN) in their organizations. Learn the basics of GLN Construction; GLN Hierarchy construction and working with the GLN Registry while also getting useful information around how to get started using GLN’s.
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)

GTIN/FDA UDI Implementation Workshop: Designed for healthcare provider and medical device supplier material managers, packaging engineers, master data managers, and other healthcare supply chain professionals responsible for GTIN & FDA UDI implementation. This session will focus on the labeling portion of the FDA UDI requirements and will cover the FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) system, GS1 GTINs and GS1 barcodes. Learn directly from GS1 Healthcare US experts.
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM (EST)

GDSN/FDA Global UDI Database (FDA GUDID) Implementation Workshop: Designed for healthcare provider and medical device supplier master data managers, e-business managers, those managing and sharing product master data, and other healthcare supply chain professionals with front-line responsibility for implementing the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) and/or the FDA Global Unique Device Identification Database (FDA GUDID) in their organizations. This session will focus on FDA GUDID Guidance, what is GDSN, using GDSN to provide information to the FDA GUDID and supply chain partners, and how to join the GDSN. Learn directly from GS1 Healthcare US experts.
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
DEC
11
December 11, 2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
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!