Global Forum by the numbers

Global Forum is our annual event to advance GS1 global strategy, to inspire innovation and to strengthen GS1 staff around the world.









Tuesday Plenary

Ö. Özgür Tort

Migros & Consumer Goods Forum

Özgür will share how industry & GS1 are together transforming commerce, one GTIN at a time.

Tuesday Plenary

Bhanu Narasimhan

Google Shopping

Bhanu will speak about the drivers of digital transformation & GS1's exciting future.

Thursday Plenary

Prof. Moji C. Adeyeye

Nigeria NAFDAC

Moji will share how global standards make access to safe medicines possible in Africa.

Thursday Plenary

Tom Woods

The World Bank

Tom will talk about the power of global standards to enable traceability of medicines.

See highlights of Global Forum 2019

Experience the passion of Global Forum through the eyes of participants. Revisit the Market Place Expo and be inspired as you plan for Global Forum 2020!

See the Programme

Along with great plenary sessions, industry speakers and networking activities, 6 engaging workshop tracks of 50+ sessions will cover all top GS1 strategic objectives. 

The benefits and value are enormous and so impactful to drive us forwards.
Chiang Fein Goh, GS1 Malaysia
A very exciting, awesome learning experience with rich knowledge of standards, implementation and execution.
Myriam Nafula Opicho, GS1 Kenya
I’m in awe by the sheer scale of the forum. I am personally energized by the generous knowledge sharing that defines my role with a sense of purpose
Raj Burman, GS1 UK
Seeing all the talent and diversity within GS1 is truly enriching, inspiring and motivating.
Anna van Stuijvenberg, GS1 Canada
A great event to get to know each other in the GS1 family and to get an insight about what other countries and regions are doing.
Marcus Arnoczky, GS1 Switzerland

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