Healthcare Conference Track

Whether you are in the pharmaceutical, medical device or hospital provider sector, adapting to your healthcare supply chain and understanding the true cost of care can be incredibly complex. For healthcare industry professionals, delivering high quality patient care while lowering costs and adapting to new regulations are the priority. Inventory, and its identification and location information, needs to be traceable, accurate, shareable and aligned with compliance regulations.

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Join us at GS1 Connect® 2018 to learn from peers, trading partners and GS1 Standards experts about hot topics such as: how to deliver safety at point of care, support outcome-based medicine and effectively managing your electronic healthcare records. 


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Healthcare Track Sessions

  • The UDI Story: How will it be used?
  • UDI Around the Globe
  • DSCSA Pharmaceutical Blockchain Pilots: Manufacturer and Wholesaler
  • GDSN in Pharma
  • The HTG Initiative Report Out
  • FDA Regulatory Update: DSCSA
  • The Provider View of DSCSA, GLN and EPCIS
  • Provider Journey on Point of Use Capture, Lessons Learned
  • The U.S. Pharma Industry: Preparing for DSCSA Interoperability with EPCIS Conformance Testing
  • Healthcare Collaboration Capstone Event
  • GS1 Healthcare US® Initiative Open Meeting – GDSN® / GLN Workgroup Update

Cross-Industry Topics

  • Blockchain: Applying the Technology for Business Transformation
  • Accelerate Your Business Processes with Quality Data
  • GS1 US Joint Open Industry Meeting: Applying Industry Insights to Everyday Business Process Challenges
GS1 Connect 2017 Trading Partner Roundtables


  • Meet with over 45 Exhibitors.
  • "Ask the Experts" in 1:1 sessions
  • Visit the GS1 US Industry Zones 
  • Attend the Networking Event
  • Meet with GS1 US Member Support
  • Visit Experience Zones and Demos


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GS1 US University

Explore beginner to advanced pre-conference educational opportunities and post-conference certificate courses and workshops. 

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Co-located Events

Make the most out of your travel budget with pre-conference industry meetings. 

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Industry Community Advisory Board Members

  • John Terwilliger, Abbott Laboratories
  • James Phillips, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health
  • Kevin Capatch, Geisinger Health System
  • Dylan Lippincott, Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.
  • Kevan MacKenzie, McKesson Corporation
  • Carl Gomberg, Premier, Inc.

Check out the complete list of all GS1 Connect 2018 Community Advisory Board (CAB) Members

Register before the Early Bird ends on March 30, 2018 to save 15%!