Events, Forums, Seminars and Conferences

 

MAR
31
March 31, 2015 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Ask the Experts Webinar: Getting Started with GS1 US
FREE
New to barcodes? Need help getting started with U.P.C.’s? Join us for this free interactive webinar.
  • Discover how the GS1 Company prefix is the key to identifying your products
  • Learn how to create UPC-A barcodes
  • Understand how product and packaging variations require different barcodes
APR
2
April 2, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (ET)
Educational Webinar: GDSN Major Release 3.X - Advanced
$195
This session will touch on how the changes in the GDSN Major Release 3.X will affect data synchronized between data pools and trading partners, how validations will be executed by product type, what improvements and changes you can expect in the nutritional area, packaging structure, and type, as well as components.
APR
7
April 7, 2015 
GS1 US Data Quality Workshop
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (CT)
Chicago, IL
$625 (Group discounts available)

In this workshop GS1 US experts will guide you through the GS1 US 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 a review of the pillars of an effective data quality framework, an overview of the GS1 US National Data Quality Program, and guidance for starting a data governance program. Industry Experts will be available throughout the workshops to share their experience with the development and implementation of data governance programs within their organizations in preparation for the GS1 US National Data Quality Program.
APR
8
April 8, 2015 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CT)
Package Measurement Rules/GTIN Allocation Rules Certificate Course
Chicago, IL
$400
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.  
APR
8
April 8, 2015 
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (CT)
Foodservice Package Measurement & Scorecard Workshop
Chicago, IL
$625 (Group discounts available)

The Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative recognizes accurate data is an essential component of our supply chain. During this foodservice specific workshop, you will:
  • Receive information and education on how to apply the Package Measurement Rules for foodservice items, the foundation of physical dimensional data.
  • Understand the application of GTIN Allocation Rules for the Foodservice Industry.
  • Learn the Foodservice Industry Scorecard process.
APR
9
April 9, 2015
GS1 US GDSN Major Release Implementation Workshop
9:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CT)
Chicago, IL
$625 (Group discounts available)

In this hands-on workshop, participants will be guided through the steps needed to prepare for the Global Data Synchronization Network (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.
 
APR
9
April 9, 2015
Ask The Experts: GTIN Basics
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
FREE
Now that you have a Company Prefix, you may be wondering how to get started identifying your products and labeling them with barcodes. Before you can generate the barcode, the identification number—in this case a GTIN—needs to be assigned. This webinar starts with a brief overview of the GTIN. By attending, you'll learn about GTIN structure, how to build a product hierarchy, and GTIN assignment.
APR
13
April 13, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative Webinar
FREE

Join us for this free monthly webinar:
  • To learn how your peers collaborating in the GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative are addressing the most important industry challenges based on a common standards-based system to identify, capture and share accurate and timely product information
  • To hear updates on how industry stakeholders are working together in three key areas: product information and images, supply chain visibility and operational efficiencies 
  • To understand what benefits you can gain from getting involved in this industry-wide initiative and what tools and resources are available to get you started
APR
15
April 15-17, 2015
RFID Journal LIVE!
San Diego, CA

Join GS1 US at RFID Journal LIVE
  • Apr. 15 › GS1 US Item Level RFID Workgroup Update (11:30 AM - 12:15 PM PT)
  • Apr. 15 › Learn more about the GS1 US Tagged Item Performance Protocol (TIPP) Guidelines in Gaining Optimal RFID Performance by Implementing Tagged Item Performance Protocol (3:30 - 4:15 PM PT)  
  • Apr. 16 › General Session Keynote: Item-Level RFID in Retail: Getting to Mass Adoption (8:30 - 9:15 AM PT)
APR
15
April 15, 2015 
2:00 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative: Get Ready…The Time Is Now!
FREE

The “business of food” is changing fast...join us to hear about standards in the foodservice industry.
APR
16
April 16, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Educational Webinar: GTIN Allocation Rules
$79
The GS1 GTIN Allocation Rules (determination of when a new GTIN is required and when it is not) provide guidance when a change to the pre-defined characteristics of an item are changing in a way that is relevant to the trading process. By attending this webinar, 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
APR
21
April 21, 2015 
GS1 US Data Quality Workshop
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (CT)
Dallas, TX at Dean Foods
$625 (Group discounts available)

In this workshop GS1 US experts will guide you through the GS1 US 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 a review of the pillars of an effective data quality framework, an overview of the GS1 US National Data Quality Program, and guidance for starting a data governance program. Industry Experts will be available throughout the workshops to share their experience with the development and implementation of data governance programs within their organizations in preparation for the GS1 US National Data Quality Program.
APR
22
April 22, 2015 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Ask the Experts Webinar: Getting Started with GS1 US
FREE
New to barcodes? Need help getting started with U.P.C.’s? Join us for this free interactive webinar.
  • Discover how the GS1 Company prefix is the key to identifying your products
  • Learn how to create UPC-A barcodes
  • Understand how product and packaging variations require different barcodes
APR
22
April 22, 2015 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CT)
Package Measurement Rules/GTIN Allocation Rules Certificate Course
Dallas, TX
$400

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.  
APR
22
April 22, 2015 
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (CT)
Foodservice Package Measurement & Scorecard Workshop
Dallas, TX
$625 (Group discounts available)

The Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative recognizes accurate data is an essential component of our supply chain. During this foodservice specific workshop, you will:
  • Receive information and education on how to apply the Package Measurement Rules for foodservice items, the foundation of physical dimensional data.
  • Understand the application of GTIN Allocation Rules for the Foodservice Industry.
  • Learn the Foodservice Industry Scorecard process.
APR
23
April 23, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Educational Webinar: GTIN Advanced
$79
Do you already have a basic understanding of how to identify your products with GTINs? If you answered "yes," you're ready to take the next step with our advanced webinar. In this webinar, you'll take a deeper dive and learn about GTIN-14 structure, how to build a package hierarchy, industry specific GTINs, and the most common GTIN mistakes. We'll also briefly touch on GTIN Allocation Rules, determination of when a new GTIN is required and when it is not.
APR
28
April 28, 2015
Collaboration Workshop - The Essential Component for Successful Business Planning
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)
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.
APR
29
April 29, 2015
Free Webinar: Learnings and Trends for Efficiently Exchanging Product Images and Data Attributes for Omni-Channel Success
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Eastern Time)

This webinar tutorial is intended to help you 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. Learn how you can streamline image and product attribute sharing and eliminate many of your existing manual/labor intensive processes; get products online sooner; and optimize product imagery and attribute processes to enhance speed-to-market product availability.
APR
30
April 30, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Educational Webinar: GDSN Major Release 3.X - Advanced
$195
This session will touch on how the changes in the GDSN Major Release 3.X will affect data synchronized between data pools and trading partners, how validations will be executed by product type, what improvements and changes you can expect in the nutritional area, packaging structure, and type, as well as components.
MAY
1
May 1, 2015
RFID Adoption Workshop Invitation Only
Toronto, Canada (At the Offices of GS1 Canada)
Free RFID Adoption Workshop:  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. We encourage you to consider attending one of our regional 2014 RFID workshops. Attendees will receive step-by-step guidance on what is required for a successful RFID deployment. Additionally, representatives from leading retailers will be on-hand to provide insight on specific trading partner requirements.
MAY
3-6
May 3-6, 2015
RVCF Spring Conference
Teaneck, NJ

GS1 US will be at the RVCF Spring Conference. Join Melanie Nuce and Patrick Javick at the supplier-only “Resources, Initiatives and Standards-based Solutions for Better Business Processes, supported by GS1 US” session. Bring your thoughts on the ways GS1 US can help you identify your business challenges and opportunities; we look forward to hearing your ideas!
MAY
6
May 6, 2015
NEECOM Conference
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
Westborough, MA at the Doubletree Hotel
Event Registration Required

Join Melanie Nuce, GS1 US VP of Apparel & General Merchandise, at the “Creating Synergies to Connect to the Connected Consumer” session at the New England Electronic Commerce (NEECOM) Users’ Group Conference. To ensure complete Omni-Channel preparedness to meet the limitless expectations of the consumer, retailers and their trading partners need to communicate synergistically to effectively manage the entire supply chain. This session will cover the operational best practices that facilitate a seamless, always-on and always-open customer experience, as well as provide the four ways the retail industry can create data synergies to ensure Omni-Channel success.
MAY
7
May 7, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Educational Webinar: GDSN Major Release 3.X - Advanced
$195
This session will touch on how the changes in the GDSN Major Release 3.X will affect data synchronized between data pools and trading partners, how validations will be executed by product type, what improvements and changes you can expect in the nutritional area, packaging structure, and type, as well as components.
MAY
11
May 11, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative Webinar
FREE

Join us for this free monthly webinar:
  • To learn how your peers collaborating in the GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative are addressing the most important industry challenges based on a common standards-based system to identify, capture and share accurate and timely product information
  • To hear updates on how industry stakeholders are working together in three key areas: product information and images, supply chain visibility and operational efficiencies 
  • To understand what benefits you can gain from getting involved in this industry-wide initiative and what tools and resources are available to get you started
MAY
12
May 12, 2015, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CT)
GS1 Fundamentals Course
Chicago, IL
$500

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
MAY
13
May 13, 2015 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CT)
Package Measurement Rules/GTIN Allocation Rules Certificate Course
Chicago, IL
$400

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.
MAY
14
May 14, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Ask the Experts Webinar: Intro to RFID
FREE
Omni-channel retail is here to stay and will be the key to future business growth. RFID is foundational for delivering a successful omni-channel strategy to delight your customers in every product category.In this webinar we will cover the benefits and fundamentals of incorporating the RFID data carrier into your processes using GS1 Standards. Topics covered will include basic definitions and business uses, how to encode an EPC tag, how to form read events, and how to share RFID information within your organization or among trading partners
MAY
20
May 20, 2015 
2:00 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative: Get Ready…The Time Is Now!
FREE

The “business of food” is changing fast...join us to hear about standards in the foodservice industry.
MAY
21
May 21, 2015
Free Webinar: Point-of-Sale (POS) & Data Analytics
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Eastern Time)

A free training webinar. Retailers and Suppliers are invited to attend. Learn how your business can begin to use the new POS/Data Analytics Guideline to meet the inventory demands of the omni-channel shopping experience. Brand owners and retailers will learn best practices to more efficiently collaborate and seamlessly share POS data.
MAY
21
May 21, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Educational Webinar: Barcode Advanced
$195
In Barcode Basics, you gained an understanding of the GS1 Company Prefix, which forms the base for creating all identification numbers of the GS1 System of Standards, one of which is the Global Trade Item Number, or GTIN. In this webinar, you’ll get a technical overview of the EAN/UPC, ITF-14, GS1-128, GS1 DataBar, GS1 DataMatrix, GS1 QR Code, and GS1 Composite Code symbologies.
MAY
31
May 31 - June 4, 2015
GS1 Connect 2015 
Austin, TX
Register before March 31 for special 15% Early Bird savings

GS1 Connect 2015 celebrates its 15th anniversary in the vibrant and growing city of Austin, Texas at the brand new JW Marriott. This year’s conference continues the tradition of excellence as the leading trading partner collaboration event where industry stakeholders, data standards users, and experts gather to share practical ideas and industry-tested best practices for leveraging GS1 Standards in supply chain operations. Join us for five days of conference events including How to Do Business With... Sessions, Trading Partner Roundtables, Solution Provider Exhibits, GS1 US University pre-conference education, and industry-specific user-driven conference sessions that will keep your business ahead of the curve.
MAY
31
May 31, 2015
GS1 US GDSN Major Release Implementation Workshop 
12:30 PM - 6:00 PM (CT)
Co-located with GS1 Connect in Austin, TX
Select workshop date of your choice from pre-conference options when you register
$625

In this hands-on workshop, participants will be guided through the steps needed to prepare for the Global Data Synchronization Network (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.
JUN
1
June 1, 2015
RFID Adoption Workshop
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Central Time)
GS1 Connect 2015 (Austin, TX)
Free RFID Adoption Workshop:  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. We encourage you to consider attending one of our regional 2014 RFID workshops. Attendees will receive step-by-step guidance on what is required for a successful RFID deployment. Additionally, representatives from leading retailers will be on-hand to provide insight on specific trading partner requirements.
June
5
June 5, 2015
GS1 US Data Quality Workshop
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (CT)
Co-located with GS1 Connect in Austin, TX
$625

In this workshop GS1 US experts and industry leaders will guide you through the necessary steps needed to establish or enhance a data quality program for your organization within a standards-based framework. Topics include a detailed overview of the GS1 US National Data Quality Program and best practice guidance for implementing the three pillars of an effective data quality framework: data governance, education/training, and attribute audit.
June
5
June 5, 2015
GS1 US GDSN Major Release Implementation Workshop 
7:30 PM - 1:00 PM (CT)
Co-located with GS1 Connect in Austin, TX
Select workshop date of your choice from pre-conference options when you register
$625

In this hands-on workshop, participants will be guided through the steps needed to prepare for the Global Data Synchronization Network​™ (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.
JUN
8
June 8, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative Webinar
FREE

Join us for this free monthly webinar:
  • To learn how your peers collaborating in the GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative are addressing the most important industry challenges based on a common standards-based system to identify, capture and share accurate and timely product information
  • To hear updates on how industry stakeholders are working together in three key areas: product information and images, supply chain visibility and operational efficiencies 
  • To understand what benefits you can gain from getting involved in this industry-wide initiative and what tools and resources are available to get you started
JUN
11
June 11, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Ask the Experts Webinar: Intro to EDI
FREE
EDI “bridges the gap” between companies and systems and uses message standards to ensure everyone uses a common language. X12 EDI transaction sets continue to be the backbone for electronic commerce for many within the GS1 US community. 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.
JUN
17
June 17, 2015 
2:00 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative: Get Ready…The Time Is Now!
FREE

The “business of food” is changing fast...join us to hear about standards in the foodservice industry.
JUL
9
July 9, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Ask the Experts Webinar: Intro to SSCC
FREE
SSCCs are used to identify logistics units, such as cases, cartons, pallets, or air cargo containers of trade items as they travel through shipping and receiving. When used in conjunction with electronic business transactions, the SSCC acts as a license plate, identifying the contents of the logistics unit. In this live webinar you’ll learn what a Serial Shipping Container Code is, what an SSCC is used for, key attributes of the SSCC, business benefits of using SSCCs and how the is SSCC formed
JUL
14
July 14, 2015 
GS1 US Data Quality Workshop
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (ET)
Mooresville, NC at Lowe's
$625 (Group discounts available)

In this workshop GS1 US experts will guide you through the GS1 US 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 a review of the pillars of an effective data quality framework, an overview of the GS1 US National Data Quality Program, and guidance for starting a data governance program. Industry Experts will be available throughout the workshops to share their experience with the development and implementation of data governance programs within their organizations in preparation for the GS1 US National Data Quality Program.
Jul
16
July 16, 2015 
Free Webinar: EDI Best Practices
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Eastern Time)

A free training webinar. Retailers and Suppliers are invited to attend. 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.
AUG
13
August 13, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Ask the Experts Webinar: Create GLNs
FREE
The Global Location Number (or GLN) is the GS1 identifier used to identify physical locations as well as legal and functional entities. GLNs are typically used in eCommerce transactions and may be applied to shipping labels and physical locations, such as dock doors. They facilitate tracking and identification at each step in the supply chain. This webinar will start with a brief overview of the GLN and the different types of locations. By attending, you'll get an in depth look at how to create GLNs and how GLNs are used.
AUG
13
August 13, 2015 
Free Webinar: Internet of Things
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Eastern Time)

A free training and thought leadership webinar. Retailers, Suppliers and Solution Providers are invited to attend. By utilizing big data concepts to develop game changing insights, new business processes and strategies to innovate and compete more effectively, the retail industry can leverage GS1 Standards to create enormous value. Technology is connecting products and customers each day. This webinar will discuss the latest advancements in omni-channel strategy and technology, as retailers and brands work together to add new dimensions for attracting and serving the individual needs of the digital-savvy consumer—both in-store and within the supply chain.
AUG
24
August 24, 2015 
GS1 Standards Certificate Course
Lawrenceville, NJ
$700
Registration Coming Soon

Familiar with or have more than 6-month experience using GS1 Standards? Join us for this course covering the GS1 General Specifications which is the core standards document of the GS1 System. Our team of experts will be available to answer your questions on using the GS1 Standards and provide advice on how to improve supply chain efficiencies, cut costs, and improve relationships with your customer and trading partners.
AUG
25
August 25, 2015, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (ET)
GS1 Fundamentals Course
Lawrenceville, NJ
$500
Registration Coming Soon

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
AUG
26
August 26, 2015 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (ET)
Package Measurement Rules/GTIN Allocation Rules Certificate Course
Lawrenceville, NJ
$400
Registration Coming Soon

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
10
September 10, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
Ask the Experts Webinar: GTIN Basics
FREE
Now that you have a Company Prefix, you may be wondering how to get started identifying your products and labeling them with barcodes. Before you can generate the barcode, the identification number—in this case a GTIN-12—needs to be assigned. This webinar starts with a brief overview of the GTIN. By attending, you'll learn about GTIN structure, how to build a product hierarchy, and GTIN assignment.
SEP
15
September 15, 2015, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CT)
GS1 Fundamentals Course
Dayton, OH
$500
Registration Coming Soon

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
16
September 16, 2015 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CT)
Package Measurement Rules/GTIN Allocation Rules Certificate Course
Dayton, OH
$400
Registration Coming Soon

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
TBD
September, 2015
RFID Adoption Workshop
Toronto, Canada (At the Offices of GS1 Canada)
Free RFID Adoption Workshop:  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. We encourage you to consider attending one of our regional 2014 RFID workshops. Attendees will receive step-by-step guidance on what is required for a successful RFID deployment. Additionally, representatives from leading retailers will be on-hand to provide insight on specific trading partner requirements.
SEP
30
September 30, 2015 
GS1 US Data Quality Workshop
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)
Atlanta, GA at The Coca-Cola Company
$625 (Group discounts available)

In this workshop GS1 US experts will guide you through the GS1 US 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 a review of the pillars of an effective data quality framework, an overview of the GS1 US National Data Quality Program, and guidance for starting a data governance program. Industry Experts will be available throughout the workshops to share their experience with the development and implementation of data governance programs within their organizations in preparation for the GS1 US National Data Quality Program.
OCT
1
October 1, 2015 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (ET)
Package Measurement Rules/GTIN Allocation Rules Certificate Course
Atlanta, GA
$400

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
6
Oct 6, 2015
Collaboration Workshop - The Essential Component for Successful Business Planning
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CT)
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.
OCT
14
October 14, 2015
Free Webinar: RFID Adoption
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Eastern Time)

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.
OCT
20
October 20, 2015, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CST)
GS1 Fundamentals Course
Chicago, IL
$500

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
21
Oct 21, 2015 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CT)
Package Measurement Rules/GTIN Allocation Rules Certificate Course
Chicago, IL
$400
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
22
October 22, 2015 
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (CST)
GS1 US Supply Chain Visibility Workshop
Chicago, IL
$625 (Group discounts available)

This workshop is designed to assist your organization to:
  • Learn the steps needed to identify, capture and share product information for supply chain visibility to support a variety of business processes
  • Understand the definitions and uses of Key Data Elements (KDEs) and Critical Tracking Events (CTEs) as they relate to various supply chain roles
  • Gain a thorough understanding of how GS1 Standards are applied in a process flow and how they support supply chain visibility during a product’s life cycle

All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided

NOV
11
November 11, 2015
RFID Adoption Workshop
RVCF Fall Conference (Phoenix, AZ)
Free RFID Adoption Workshop:  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. We encourage you to consider attending one of our regional 2014 RFID workshops. Attendees will receive step-by-step guidance on what is required for a successful RFID deployment. Additionally, representatives from leading retailers will be on-hand to provide insight on specific trading partner requirements.
NOV
19
November 19, 2015
Free Webinar: Tagged Item Performance Protocol Guideline Training
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Eastern Time)

A free training webinar. Retailers and Suppliers are invited to attend. Learn how your business can begin to use the new TIPP Guideline to meet the inventory demands of the omni-channel shopping experience. Retailers will learn how to use TIPP to set performance levels for their use case using a simple tagged-item grade and suppliers will learn how to use TIPP to meet grade levels from multiple retailers.