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 Who may attend? GS1 Global Forum is exclusively reserved for GS1 Member Organisations' staff, board members and invited guests from partnering organisations and sponsors.

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GS1 is partnering with industry to meet the demands of today’s digital world and to “future-proof” our organisation. Join this track to hear the latest on the strategic initiatives of this transformational work: GCP Registry, Activate, Verified by GS1, Global Data Model and the future of data sharing.

Retail is transforming and GS1 is there to serve the industry in meaningful ways. Sessions in this robust track include Marketplaces, Apparel, CPG, Fresh Foods, General Merchandise and Transport & Logistics.

Safer, more efficient care starts with a simple scan. Learn about all the latest opportunities and developments for GS1 in healthcare.

There are more opportunities than ever in these growing sectors. Learn about the latest GS1 Global LEI Service developments, as well as what’s happening in Technical Industries.

Become more efficient and effective in your daily GS1 work. These sessions will help you develop GS1 expert knowledge and skills.

Join us to explore GS1’s work in Traceability, Blockchain, RFID, GS1 Digital Link, Innovation and the future of Registries. Learn more about how GS1 is preparing for a future where the identification of everything makes anything possible.

Leading the future of GS1 are our governing boards and GS1 MO leaders. Board meetings are restricted access, only for board members and their guests. Presidents & CEOs session is also restricted access as a board function.

09:00 - 10:30
  • Newcomers session

    Everyone was a newcomer once! We have all had that same overwhelmed feeling when looking around the GS1 Forum for the first time, trying to understand all of the pieces and parts that make up the GS1 community. The goal of this session is to provide you a brief introduction to GS1, the GS1 Forum, share tips and tricks by experienced GS1ers and finally meet and assist you during week to maximise your GS1 Forum experience. The Newcomers’ session is a great opportunity to start building and expanding your GS1 network!
    Open to all | Target Audience: MO Staff, New to GS1 Forum | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Greg Rowe, Scott Gray, Tim Marsh, Kelly Lerch, Sara Cavallucci, GS1

09:00 - 10:30
  • Digital Transformation introduction

    Join this information session to learn how GS1 is partnering with industry to meet the expectations of today’s digital world and understand what is underway to help “future-proof” our organisation. This session will address strategic initiatives including; the GS1 Company Prefix Registry, Activate, Verified by GS1, Global Data Model and the Future of Data Sharing.
    Restricted: MO only session | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Audrey Kelly, GS1

09:00 - 10:30
  • Meeting the needs of the Fresh Foods sector – GS1 today and tomorrow

    Doing business in the Fresh Foods sector has changed - driven by product demand from increasing numbers of health-conscious consumers and improved access to safe, fresh products through global trade. The value of GS1 standards for identification and data sharing has never been more important. In this session MOs will share success stories and best practices for industry engagement in this important sector. Global sector news and how GS1’s work on standards, the Global Registry, Activate, the Global Data Model – and more – fit together will also be shared with attendees.
    Restricted: MO only session | Target Audience: Retail- fresh foods | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Elena Tomanovich, Steven Keddie, Kevin Stark, Tim Marsh, Markus Mueller, GS1

09:00 - 10:30
  • How is GS1 delivering on its promise to provide the digital basics to Technical Industries?

    Join us for an overview of major activities and successes with a specific focus on Defence, Energy, Maritime, Mining and Railways. Case studies and examples of progress this past year will be shared by the GO team and MOs.
    Open to All | Target Audience: Technical industries, Transport & Logistics, Retail-general merchandise | Session Type: Interactive | Knowledge level: 1st hour is fit for beginners, 2nd hour is a deep-dive into the subject and experts exchange
    Session Leader(s): Enzo Blonk, GS1

09:00 - 10:30
  • GS1 in Maritime and Ports - Closing the traceability gap for shippers and receivers

    Maritime mode transports more than two times as much cargo as all other modes of transport combined anywhere in the world -- international, domestic and regional. This means NO supply chain can ignore getting a better grip on the flow of goods shipping over the maritime mode.
    This interactive session will focus on ways GS1 standards are implemented in maritime supply chains to close the traceability gap for both shippers and receivers. With the addition of support for globally unique IMO vessel number in EPCIS, we are now able to easily map ALL traceability milestones from seller to buyer. In this session we will also cover how MOs may seize this opportunity to drive adoption of GS1 standards in their region for all value chains relying on this important sector.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Jaco Voorspuij, GS1

09:00 - 11:30
  • Board Committee for Standards (BCS only)

10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00
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10:30 - 11:00
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10:30 - 11:00
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10:30 - 11:00
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11:00 - 12:30
  • Is the GS1 value proposition enough to serve both authorities' & industry's needs?

    Join this interactive session on product identification and authentication trends and challenges when authorities are involved in developing requirements. The GS1 system, including standards for identification, data sharing, data capture and registry platforms, offers real value and MOs who are successfully engaged with governments will share their experience.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Elisabeth Board, Francesca Poggiali, GS1

11:00 - 14:00
  • Activate MO implementation

    This interactive session will focus on the options available to MOs to achieve Activate commercial-grade by December 2022. This workshop will feature MO experience and best practice sharing and will also provide attendees with the opportunity to assess their MO’s implementation readiness. This session includes a working lunch. 
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Audrey Kelly, Joe Horwood, GS1

11:00 - 12:30
  • AIDC and Digital Link "What's possible"

    Want to understand how GS1 Digital Link works? Curious about the concept of a single barcode solution? Join us to witness a live demonstration of the future of barcoding and discover how AIDC & GS1 Digital Link play a role. Together with industry experts, we will showcase how different kinds of 1D and 2D barcodes can be generated and scanned in retail and healthcare environments. You will see for yourself how GS1 Digital Link enables a single data carrier to support both B2B and B2C functions and also works at the point of sale! Is it the future of data sharing or the future of on-pack coding? You decide...but we think this session will show you a bit of both.

    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Steven Keddie, Phil Archer, Pete Alvarez, GS1

     

  • Blockchain ecosystems and GS1

    Blockchain technology continues to generate interest among supply chain stakeholders. Companies large and small are making investments to experiment and implement data sharing solutions that leverage distributed ledgers. GS1 is active in a number of areas in order to ensure our users think about data sharing with blockchain technology in an efficient and effective manner and enhance, not risk, interoperability. We will review these activities, discuss what users are in search of with blockchain and discuss how GS1 can position itself effectively to help industry continue to move beyond the hype.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Tim Marsh, GS1

12:30 - 14:00
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12:30 - 14:00
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12:30 - 14:00
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12:30 - 14:00
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12:30 - 14:00
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12:30 - 14:00
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12:30 - 14:00
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14:00 - 15:30
  • Opening Plenary

    Join us for a warm welcome from Miguel Lopera, GS1 President & CEO; Kathy Wengel, Worldwide VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Johnson & Johnson, GS1 Management Board Chair; and Tim Smucker, The J.M. Smucker Co., GS1 Chairman Emeritus. The highly prestigious Everyone makes a Difference Awards will be presented.

14:00 - 15:30
  • Opening Plenary

    Join us for a warm welcome from Miguel Lopera, GS1 President & CEO; Kathy Wengel, Worldwide VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Johnson & Johnson, GS1 Management Board Chair; and Tim Smucker, The J.M. Smucker Co., GS1 Chairman Emeritus. The highly prestigious Everyone makes a Difference Awards will be presented.

14:00 - 15:30
  • Opening Plenary

    Join us for a warm welcome from Miguel Lopera, GS1 President & CEO; Kathy Wengel, Worldwide VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Johnson & Johnson, GS1 Management Board Chair; and Tim Smucker, The J.M. Smucker Co., GS1 Chairman Emeritus. The highly prestigious Everyone makes a Difference Awards will be presented.

14:00 - 15:30
  • Opening Plenary

    Join us for a warm welcome from Miguel Lopera, GS1 President & CEO; Kathy Wengel, Worldwide VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Johnson & Johnson, GS1 Management Board Chair; and Tim Smucker, The J.M. Smucker Co., GS1 Chairman Emeritus. The highly prestigious Everyone makes a Difference Awards will be presented.

14:00 - 15:30
  • Opening Plenary

    Join us for a warm welcome from Miguel Lopera, GS1 President & CEO; Kathy Wengel, Worldwide VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Johnson & Johnson, GS1 Management Board Chair; and Tim Smucker, The J.M. Smucker Co., GS1 Chairman Emeritus. The highly prestigious Everyone makes a Difference Awards will be presented.

14:00 - 15:30
  • Opening Plenary

    Join us for a warm welcome from Miguel Lopera, GS1 President & CEO; Kathy Wengel, Worldwide VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Johnson & Johnson, GS1 Management Board Chair; and Tim Smucker, The J.M. Smucker Co., GS1 Chairman Emeritus. The highly prestigious Everyone makes a Difference Awards will be presented.

14:00 - 15:30
  • Opening Plenary

    Join us for a warm welcome from Miguel Lopera, GS1 President & CEO; Kathy Wengel, Worldwide VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Johnson & Johnson, GS1 Management Board Chair; and Tim Smucker, The J.M. Smucker Co., GS1 Chairman Emeritus. The highly prestigious Everyone makes a Difference Awards will be presented.

15:30 - 16:00
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15:30 - 16:00
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15:30 - 16:00
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15:30 - 16:00
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15:30 - 16:00
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15:30 - 16:00
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15:30 - 16:00
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16:00 - 18:00
  • Solution Provider MO best practices

    A session by MOs for MOs to share best practices on how to engage with solution partners.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Rosalie Clemens, Tim Marsh, Aaron Miller, Sophie Molle, GS1

  • HR Community - Networking and best practice sharing

    The purpose of this session will be to bring together our Global HR Community at the GS1 Global Forum. Join us to meet fellow HR colleagues working across GS1 GO/MO offices, or join us if you are interested in learning more about HR topics impacting our organisation.
    During this session, we will pre-select some MOs, or GO practices to share , feature and discuss. The practices will likely be those in direct support of our GS1 strategy and transformation such as culture change, employee engagement and talent management. This is an opportunity for us to learn more about how to build on our core capabilities, and embed new ideas into our people practices.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Robyn Burke, Patricia Alhadeff, GS1

16:00 - 17:30
  • Ten facts about the GS1 Global Data Model everyone needs to know

    Ten industry experts. Ten interesting stories. Ten minutes each. Join us for this interesting new format and learn about the ten most important facts about the Global Data Model. In this session you will hear from industry and GS1 experts how the model has been developed, how the business case has evolved, what we learned from the pilots and how the GS1 and GDM community can use it to drive the Global Data Model adoption.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Markus Mueller, Nicolas Frerejean, GS1

16:00 - 18:00
  • Big bets on small business: How MOs accelerate growth

    With the rise of e-commerce marketplaces and the need for unique product identification, small and micro brands have become a significant growth driver for GS1 MOs. These businesses represent the majority – in some cases up to 95% – of new GS1 members.

    In this session, you will hear how GS1 is rising to the challenge. To meet their demand for ease and simplicity, we must change our approach to serve this community—by simplifying their experience, helping them discover GS1 in new places and communicating the value of globally-unique identification. Find out how other MOs are embracing this change and add your voice to the conversation!
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries, all levels. | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Siobhan O'Bara, GS1 US; Lisa Sandberg, GS1

16:00 - 18:00
  • Bridging the digital gap in the Construction industry the GS1 way

    Want to learn more about how GS1 helps solve the digital gap in the construction industry? In this session, hear about how GS1 standards help the construction industry in regulation compliance, traceability and circular economy fulfilment. Highlights from local MO initiatives with this promising industry will also be shared, so you can build on best practices in your country and region.
    Open to All | Target Audience: Retail- general merchandise, Transport & Logistics, Technical Industries | Session Type: Informative | Knowledge level: 1st hour is fit for beginners, 2nd hour is a deeper-dive into the subject and experts exchange
    Session Leader(s): Enzo Blonk, GS1

16:00 - 18:00
  • Auto-ID Labs - Foundational and applied research to further GS1's mission

    The Auto-ID Labs network was created to foster foundational research in the early days of RFID technology. Today, these six international Labs not only produce new research in areas such as blockchain, sensors, and IoT, but also support collaborative programs to apply GS1 standards in new applications. Come to learn more about their current work and explore ways you can get more involved with MIT, University of Cambridge, ETH Zürich/University of St. Gallen, Fudan University, KAIST, and Keio University. Don’t miss an additional opportunity to connect with these experts at the Global Office Innovation Booth during the Marketplace Expo!
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Kevin Stark, GS1

16:00 - 18:30
  • Training - AIDC FUNdamentals 1

    What's in the numbers, our GS1 Identification keys, GTIN, GLN, SSCC ..etc how to get it right. This session is aimed at GS1 Member Organisation staff who need to get hands-on training on our GS1 System This FUNdamental session will focus on:

    • Foundations of GS1 System
    • GTIN structure and management
    • Barcode printing

    At the end of this session you will get a certificate on the basics of the GS1 system.

    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Nora Kaci, Neil Piper, David Buckley, GS1

16:00 - 17:30
  • Boosting the power of GS1 storytelling with social media and PR

    Social media has dramatically changed how we consume information and create and share content. It’s crucial to bring the emotional element to the forefront, showcasing how GS1 can make a difference on how people work and live. With this in mind, we’ll explore how to boost the power of GS1 storytelling to make the most out of social media and more traditional communication tools such as media interviews. We will also analyse best strategies to engage all staff in sharing and creating content for social media. MOs will share key learnings and external speakers will contribute insights from the social media industry.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Carlos Carnicero Urabayen, Elizabeth Board, GS1

19:30
  • Executive Committee to the Board Dinner (Board only)

08:30 - 09:30
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation today

    Today’s companies need to keep pace with complex demands from consumers, trading partners and regulators, all of whom require more—and better—data. Whether in the physical or digital world, commerce is increasingly more dependent on the globally-unique and persistent identification of products in order to do business seamlessly. In this plenary, we will hear from inspiring business leaders who are changing the landscape of commerce, one GTIN at a time.

    Speaker:
    Ozgur Tort, CEO of Migros and Co-Chair Consumer Goods Forum

08:30 - 09:30
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation today

    Today’s companies need to keep pace with complex demands from consumers, trading partners and regulators, all of whom require more—and better—data. Whether in the physical or digital world, commerce is increasingly more dependent on the globally-unique and persistent identification of products in order to do business seamlessly. In this plenary, we will hear from inspiring business leaders who are changing the landscape of commerce, one GTIN at a time.

    Speaker:
    Ozgur Tort, CEO of Migros and Co-Chair Consumer Goods Forum

08:30 - 09:30
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation today

    Today’s companies need to keep pace with complex demands from consumers, trading partners and regulators, all of whom require more—and better—data. Whether in the physical or digital world, commerce is increasingly more dependent on the globally-unique and persistent identification of products in order to do business seamlessly. In this plenary, we will hear from inspiring business leaders who are changing the landscape of commerce, one GTIN at a time.

    Speaker:
    Ozgur Tort, CEO of Migros and Co-Chair Consumer Goods Forum

08:30 - 09:30
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation today

    Today’s companies need to keep pace with complex demands from consumers, trading partners and regulators, all of whom require more—and better—data. Whether in the physical or digital world, commerce is increasingly more dependent on the globally-unique and persistent identification of products in order to do business seamlessly. In this plenary, we will hear from inspiring business leaders who are changing the landscape of commerce, one GTIN at a time.

    Speaker:
    Ozgur Tort, CEO of Migros and Co-Chair Consumer Goods Forum

08:30 - 09:30
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation today

    Today’s companies need to keep pace with complex demands from consumers, trading partners and regulators, all of whom require more—and better—data. Whether in the physical or digital world, commerce is increasingly more dependent on the globally-unique and persistent identification of products in order to do business seamlessly. In this plenary, we will hear from inspiring business leaders who are changing the landscape of commerce, one GTIN at a time.

    Speaker:
    Ozgur Tort, CEO of Migros and Co-Chair Consumer Goods Forum

08:30 - 09:30
  • Plenary: Empowering the digital transformation today

    Today’s companies need to keep pace with complex demands from consumers, trading partners and regulators, all of whom require more—and better—data. Whether in the physical or digital world, commerce is increasingly more dependent on the globally-unique and persistent identification of products in order to do business seamlessly. In this plenary, we will hear from inspiring business leaders who are changing the landscape of commerce, one GTIN at a time.

    Speaker:
    Ozgur Tort, CEO of Migros and Co-Chair Consumer Goods Forum

08:30 - 09:30
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation today

    Today’s companies need to keep pace with complex demands from consumers, trading partners and regulators, all of whom require more—and better—data. Whether in the physical or digital world, commerce is increasingly more dependent on the globally-unique and persistent identification of products in order to do business seamlessly. In this plenary, we will hear from inspiring business leaders who are changing the landscape of commerce, one GTIN at a time.

    Speaker:
    Ozgur Tort, CEO of Migros and Co-Chair Consumer Goods Forum

09:30 - 10:00
Coffee Break
09:30 - 10:00
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09:30 - 10:00
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09:30 - 10:00
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09:30 - 10:00
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09:30 - 10:00
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09:30 - 14:30
  • Executive Committee to the Board (w/private lunch)

10:00 - 12:00
  • Building global standards through local industry participation

    Do you want your voice—and your local industry members’ voices—to be heard? Join us for an interactive session to learn about the great new tools that give Member Organisations and their members the power to influence global standards from the local level. Hear from several Member Organisations championing the local perspective in global standards – and how you can do the same. By the end of this session, you’ll know how you can add value to your members and play a vital part in GS1’s core: Standards Development.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Cindy Grell, Greg Rowe, GS1

  • Global Training Network

    Join our new Global Education & Training Network:

    • Come to dicover our exciting Education & Training Programme and get involved.
    • Get new tools and hear best practices from GS1 MOs worldwide. 

    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Nora Kaci, GS1

  • Global & EU policy makers' views on the value of product authentication & event data

    Join this session to hear directly from EU authorities and policy makers from intergovernmental organisations about how they see product authentication and event data as being beneficial for increasing safety, structuring high quality consumer information for different purposes, fighting against illicit trade and counterfeit, better managing border processes and recovering taxes.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Francesca Poggiali, Elisabeth Board, GS1

10:00 - 12:00
  • UDI Certification Programme - a mandate for all MOs

    The U.S. and the European Union have regulations for the identification and registration of medical devices: the Unique Device Identification (UDI) system. Many other countries (e.g., China, South Korea, Saudi Arabia) have started, or are continuing to work on a similar system. The goal of this certification programme session is to assist MOs in expanding their knowledge of how to use GTINs to support a harmonised implementation of UDI requirements worldwide. Participants will understand how to provide the needed support to existing and new members. As per GS1 Policy on UDI, at least two staff members per MO have to be certified. There will be a test at the end of this session.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: Healthcare | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Géraldine Lissalde-Bonnet, Peter Alvarez, Coen Janssen, Laure Pontis, GS1

10:00 - 12:00
  • Verified by GS1: Progress and plan ahead for the Industry

    Thank you to all industry partners who have participated to the Verified by GS1 programme so far! The solution was deployed as of the end of June 2019, and is now present across eight markets: Brasil, India, Germany, US, Belgium, Mexico, Netherlands and France. This session will provide an update to all on the status of the project and show the plans ahead for 2020.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Stephanie van Rossum, Cameron Greene, GS1

10:00 - 12:00
  • Global initiatives: How do they impact Apparel & General Merchandise sectors?

    We’ve all heard about Verified by GS1, the GS1 Registry Platform, the Global Data Model project and understand the importance of traceability to industry. But how will all of these initiatives impact the Apparel and General Merchandise sectors specifically? In this session, Global Office subject-matter experts from Industry Engagement and Data Services will share updates on the newest GS1 offerings and explain the distinct opportunities that they present.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: Retail- general merchandise, apparel | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Lena Coulibaly, Markus Mueller, Aaron Miller, Darren Edels, Tim Marsh, GS1

10:00 - 12:00
  • LEI refresher training

    The LEI Programme Team will provide a refresher training for all LEI Registration Agents. Topics covered: Updates in the CRM, new data quality (DQ) rules that need to be observed by Registration Agents, and changes to our lei.direct website that have an impact on the Registration Agents' operational work. The training will also focus on areas that Registration Agents find most challenging.
    Restricted: LEI Registration Agents only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative | Level of Knowledge: Advanced knowledge required.
    Session Leader(s): Rosalie Clemens, Nicolas Scholl, Gabriel Conzaga, GS1

12:00 - 13:30
Lunch
12:00 - 13:30
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12:00 - 13:30
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12:00 - 13:30
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12:00 - 13:30
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12:00 - 13:30
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13:30 - 15:30
  • Customer service at GS1: Building our future together

    Customer service is an important part of the overall GS1 strategic objectives. Our common goal is to deliver an exceptional customer experience despite continuous change of needs, expectations and trends. Join us to:

    • Learn how to work together to provide 1st class service
    • Leverage our strengths: As a worldwide community we have a unique opportunity to leverage our specialities and learn from each other.
    • Hear other MOs share their customer service best practices
    • Achieve the objective together.

    Let's discover how much we can achieve together. Collaboration is the key, unity and diversity are our strengths.

    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Sara Cavallucci, Naoki Van Acker, GS1

13:30 - 15:30
  • GS1 standards in the pharmaceutical clinical trial supply chain

    Learn about the newly developed implementation guidelines for identification and barcoding of investigational products (AIDC) and electronic messaging communication in the clinical trials supply chain. During this session, the role of AIDC and electronic messaging in this environment will be discussed, as will the current implementation status and benefits of migration to a global standard.
    Open to all | Target Audience: Healthcare | Session Type: Informative | Level of knowledge: Beginner session - assumes some knowledge of GS1 AIDC and EDI standards
    Session Leader(s): Greg Rowe, GS1; Valerie Marchand, GS1 France

13:30 - 15:30
  • Get ready for deploying Verified by GS1!

    GS1 MOs: this is YOUR session to get to know all about Verified by GS1 and the steps you need to complete to get onboard! With the support of the eight GS1 MOs who have deployed Verified by GS1 between end June and November 2019 -Brasil, India, Germany, US, Belgium, Mexico, Netherlands and France- we will provide an update to all on the status of the project and show the plans ahead for 2020. We are looking forward to engaging with you for the next waves!
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Stephanie van Rossum, Chris Liu, Cameron Green, GS1

13:30 - 15:30
  • Two for one! Launching a joint Apparel & General Merchandise MO Interest Group

    Join us at the kick-off of the newest MO sector “Interest Group” for Apparel and General Merchandise. In this session, we will establish a foundation for future partnership—a peer-to-peer forum where MOs can share real-world success stories and best practices for industry engagement in these very diverse sectors. Themes and news from the National Retail Federation (NRF) trade show will also be shared with attendees.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: Retail - apparel, general merchandise | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Lena Coulibaly, GS1

13:30 - 15:30
  • RFID back in vogue

    An interactive look at what's new and exciting in RFID as well as other emerging Radio Frequency technologies. Business case and pilots will be shared.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Speaker(s): From Decathlon and RAIN Alliance
    Session Leader(s): Claude Tetelin, Steven Keddie, GS1

15:30 - 19:30
  • Market Place Expo

    Market Place Expo is the greatest networking opportunity of GS1 Global Forum as well as the place to be inspired by bright ideas and fascinating success stories from GS1 MOs and partners from around the world. All are welcomed to attend! Cocktail reception starts at 17:30.

15:30 - 19:30
  • Market Place Expo

    Market Place Expo is the greatest networking opportunity of GS1 Global Forum as well as the place to be inspired by bright ideas and fascinating success stories from GS1 MOs and partners from around the world. All are welcomed to attend! Cocktail reception starts at 17:30.

15:30 - 19:30
  • Market Place Expo

    Market Place Expo is the greatest networking opportunity of GS1 Global Forum as well as the place to be inspired by bright ideas and fascinating success stories from GS1 MOs and partners from around the world. All are welcomed to attend! Cocktail reception starts at 17:30.

15:30 - 19:30
  • Market Place Expo

    Market Place Expo is the greatest networking opportunity of GS1 Global Forum as well as the place to be inspired by bright ideas and fascinating success stories from GS1 MOs and partners from around the world. All are welcomed to attend! Cocktail reception starts at 17:30.

15:30 - 19:30
  • Market Place Expo

    Market Place Expo is the greatest networking opportunity of GS1 Global Forum as well as the place to be inspired by bright ideas and fascinating success stories from GS1 MOs and partners from around the world. All are welcomed to attend! Cocktail reception starts at 17:30.

15:30 - 19:30
  • Market Place Expo

    Market Place Expo is the greatest networking opportunity of GS1 Global Forum as well as the place to be inspired by bright ideas and fascinating success stories from GS1 MOs and partners from around the world. All are welcomed to attend! Cocktail reception starts at 17:30.

15:30 - 19:30
  • Market Place Expo

    Market Place Expo is the greatest networking opportunity of GS1 Global Forum as well as the place to be inspired by bright ideas and fascinating success stories from GS1 MOs and partners from around the world. All are welcomed to attend! Cocktail reception starts at 17:30.

19:30
  • Board Committee for Standards/Data Excellence Board Dinner

08:30 - 10:00
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

08:30 - 10:00
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

08:30 - 10:00
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

08:30 - 10:00
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

08:30 - 10:00
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

08:30 - 10:00
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 14:00
  • Data Excellence Board (with lunch)

10:30 - 12:30
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

10:30 - 12:30
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

10:30 - 12:30
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

10:30 - 12:30
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

10:30 - 12:30
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

10:30 - 12:30
  • Regional Forums

    Each region will have a session: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin American, MEMA, North America.
    Restricted: For MO staff from each region respectively, or by invitation only.

12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: MO flash talks

    Join us to hear brief presentations from two MOs about their exciting work:

    • Presented by GS1 Germany: Shopper Experience/ Category Management
    • Presented by GS1 China: GS1 Standards promote cross-border clearance. This talk will focus on GTIN application in customs clearance through collaboration between GS1 China and China Customs. The speaker will be Mrs. Xie XiaoOu, head of International Data Cooperation Office, Product Development & Marketing Department, GS1 China.
12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: MO flash talks

    Join us to hear brief presentations from two MOs about their exciting work:

    • Presented by GS1 Germany: Shopper Experience/ Category Management
    • Presented by GS1 China: GS1 Standards promote cross-border clearance. This talk will focus on GTIN application in customs clearance through collaboration between GS1 China and China Customs. The speaker will be Mrs. Xie XiaoOu, head of International Data Cooperation Office, Product Development & Marketing Department, GS1 China.
12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: MO flash talks

    Join us to hear brief presentations from two MOs about their exciting work:

    • Presented by GS1 Germany: Shopper Experience/ Category Management
    • Presented by GS1 China: GS1 Standards promote cross-border clearance. This talk will focus on GTIN application in customs clearance through collaboration between GS1 China and China Customs. The speaker will be Mrs. Xie XiaoOu, head of International Data Cooperation Office, Product Development & Marketing Department, GS1 China.
12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: MO flash talks

    Join us to hear brief presentations from two MOs about their exciting work:

    • Presented by GS1 Germany: Shopper Experience/ Category Management
    • Presented by GS1 China: GS1 Standards promote cross-border clearance. This talk will focus on GTIN application in customs clearance through collaboration between GS1 China and China Customs. The speaker will be Mrs. Xie XiaoOu, head of International Data Cooperation Office, Product Development & Marketing Department, GS1 China.
12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: MO flash talks

    Join us to hear brief presentations from two MOs about their exciting work:

    • Presented by GS1 Germany: Shopper Experience/ Category Management
    • Presented by GS1 China: GS1 Standards promote cross-border clearance. This talk will focus on GTIN application in customs clearance through collaboration between GS1 China and China Customs. The speaker will be Mrs. Xie XiaoOu, head of International Data Cooperation Office, Product Development & Marketing Department, GS1 China.
12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: MO flash talks

    Join us to hear brief presentations from two MOs about their exciting work:

    • Presented by GS1 Germany: Shopper Experience/ Category Management
    • Presented by GS1 China: GS1 Standards promote cross-border clearance. This talk will focus on GTIN application in customs clearance through collaboration between GS1 China and China Customs. The speaker will be Mrs. Xie XiaoOu, head of International Data Cooperation Office, Product Development & Marketing Department, GS1 China.
14:00 - 15:00
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation into the future

    We’ll explore the drivers of digital transformation around the world and how GS1 will be relevant in a future where everything that can be connected will be connected.

    Speaker:
    Bhanu Narasimhan, Director, Product Management - Google

14:00 - 15:00
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation into the future

    We’ll explore the drivers of digital transformation around the world and how GS1 will be relevant in a future where everything that can be connected will be connected.

    Speaker:
    Bhanu Narasimhan, Director, Product Management - Google

14:00 - 15:00
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation into the future

    We’ll explore the drivers of digital transformation around the world and how GS1 will be relevant in a future where everything that can be connected will be connected.

    Speaker:
    Bhanu Narasimhan, Director, Product Management - Google

14:00 - 15:00
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation into the future

    We’ll explore the drivers of digital transformation around the world and how GS1 will be relevant in a future where everything that can be connected will be connected.

    Speaker:
    Bhanu Narasimhan, Director, Product Management - Google

14:00 - 15:00
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation into the future

    We’ll explore the drivers of digital transformation around the world and how GS1 will be relevant in a future where everything that can be connected will be connected.

    Speaker:
    Bhanu Narasimhan, Director, Product Management - Google

14:00 - 15:00
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation into the future

    We’ll explore the drivers of digital transformation around the world and how GS1 will be relevant in a future where everything that can be connected will be connected.

    Speaker:
    Bhanu Narasimhan, Director, Product Management - Google

14:00 - 15:00
  • Plenary: Empowering digital transformation into the future

    We’ll explore the drivers of digital transformation around the world and how GS1 will be relevant in a future where everything that can be connected will be connected.

    Speaker:
    Bhanu Narasimhan, Director, Product Management - Google

15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:30
  • Marketing workshop

    Join this workshop to learn and share marketing best practices from across the globe.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Nicolas Frerejean, Lisa Sandberg, GS1

  • Exploring new and innovative ideas for engaging with your communities

    Looking for creative community engagement methodologies and tools? Many GS1 MOs have been exploring innovative techniques to engage their local communities in new ways: Innovation Café, Startup Competitions, Hackathons, Gamification and more! Come hear from GS1 colleagues on what made these new approaches successful and what they learned along the way.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Kevin Stark, Sara Cavallucci, Naoki Van Aker, GS1

15:30 - 17:00
  • Healthcare GTIN Allocation Rules

    GS1 Healthcare is in the process of a thorough update to the GTIN Allocation Rules for healthcare. The update includes clarification of the rules based on the implementation experience of the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries and regulation introduced since its initial creation. Closer alignment with the GTIN Management Standard language where possible and rule structure. Support for the Clinical Trials application standard. Join this session to learn what is new, what has changed and how it will impact you and your membership.
    Restricted: Open to all | Target Audience: Healthcare | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Peter Alvarez, Neil Piper, Greg Rowe, GS1

15:30 - 17:30
  • Future of data sharing

    Attendees will have the opportunity to explore our future vision for increasing trust in data and in data sharing. We’ll explore how data will be managed in the future, how the GS1 Registry Platform will be enabled to connect to relevant sources of data (at any level of identification granularity) and how the data models and terms used for data and the sharing of data will be more globally relevant and understandable. Join us to explore a future where consumers will be able to talk to objects and where claims of identity, ownership and origin will be cryptographically verified.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Robert Beideman, Cameron Green, Phil Archer, Kevin Dean, Susie McIntosh-Hinson, GS1

15:30 - 17:30
  • Marketplaces: A global catalyst for growth

    An open, interactive session where topics relevant to Marketplaces will be explored. Learn about Marketplaces and their vast ecosystem including the important role integrators / solution providers play. Understand GS1’s unique value proposition to Marketplaces around identification of products and why that is so crucial in the digital world. Learn more about the challenges Marketplaces have with combating counterfeit product. Hear about the latest Marketplace trends.
    Open to All | Target Audience: Retail - apparel, general merchandise, CPG, fresh foods; Transport & Logistics; Technical Industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Aaron Miller, Darren Edels, GS1

15:30 - 17:30
  • LEI MO Interest Group Meeting

    McKinsey and GLEIF released new research results showing that widepread adoption of the LEI could unlock an estimated US$ 2-4 billion through productivty gains across the banking sector. How and where can the GS1 LEI Programme grow through deeper engagement with the banking industry? What do we need to know about banks' onboarding processes and counterparty identification needs in order to support them with their customer lifecycle management? In this session, MOs will share their experiences with that industry. - In addition, we will explore the LEI programme's future as possible issuer of Digital Verifiable Credentials.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Rosalie Clemens, Gabriel Gonzaga, Nicolas Scholl, GS1

15:30 - 17:30
  • Exploring new and innovative ideas for engaging with your communities

    Looking for creative community engagement methodologies and tools? Many GS1 MOs have been exploring innovative techniques to engage their local communities in new ways: Innovation Café, Startup Competitions, Hackathons, Gamification and more! Come hear from GS1 colleagues on what made these new approaches successful and what they learned along the way.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Kevin Stark, Sara Cavallucci, Naoki Van Aker, GS1

15:30 - 18:00
  • GS1 FUNdamentals 2 - Training, continued

    The GS1 System and its use in your business: This session is continuation of the first session - here, we will go further into the GS1 system, our new services and solutions. Real cases and concrete examples of the GS1 standards in action will be shared.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Nora Kaci, Neil Piper, David Buckley, GS1

16:00 - 18:30
  • Presidents & CEO Session

19:30
  • Networking Dinner

    Join us for an action-packed evening of networking in a fun environment. Come to celebrate, enjoy delicious cuisine and make new friendships. We hope to see YOU on the dance floor!
    Attendees: Everyone
    Venue: Tour & Taxis, 3, rue Picard, B-1000, Brussels
    How to get there: 19:30 transport busses will be available next to the Square Brussels Meeting Center on Mont des Arts. Don't forget to wear your badge! Dress code is casual.
    Return busses: First bus leaves at 23:00, last bus leaves at 01:30. Busses run back and forth between this time.

19:30
  • Networking Dinner

    Join us for an action-packed evening of networking in a fun environment. Come to celebrate, enjoy delicious cuisine and make new friendships. We hope to see YOU on the dance floor!
    Attendees: Everyone
    Venue: Tour & Taxis, 3, rue Picard, B-1000, Brussels
    How to get there: 19:30 transport busses will be available next to the Square Brussels Meeting Center on Mont des Arts. Don't forget to wear your badge! Dress code is casual.
    Return busses: First bus leaves at 23:00, last bus leaves at 01:30. Busses run back and forth between this time.

19:30
  • Networking Dinner

    Join us for an action-packed evening of networking in a fun environment. Come to celebrate, enjoy delicious cuisine and make new friendships. We hope to see YOU on the dance floor!
    Attendees: Everyone
    Venue: Tour & Taxis, 3, rue Picard, B-1000, Brussels
    How to get there: 19:30 transport busses will be available next to the Square Brussels Meeting Center on Mont des Arts. Don't forget to wear your badge! Dress code is casual.
    Return busses: First bus leaves at 23:00, last bus leaves at 01:30. Busses run back and forth between this time.

19:30
  • Networking Dinner

    Join us for an action-packed evening of networking in a fun environment. Come to celebrate, enjoy delicious cuisine and make new friendships. We hope to see YOU on the dance floor!
    Attendees: Everyone
    Venue: Tour & Taxis, 3, rue Picard, B-1000, Brussels
    How to get there: 19:30 transport busses will be available next to the Square Brussels Meeting Center on Mont des Arts. Don't forget to wear your badge! Dress code is casual.
    Return busses: First bus leaves at 23:00, last bus leaves at 01:30. Busses run back and forth between this time.

19:30
  • Networking Dinner

    Join us for an action-packed evening of networking in a fun environment. Come to celebrate, enjoy delicious cuisine and make new friendships. We hope to see YOU on the dance floor!
    Attendees: Everyone
    Venue: Tour & Taxis, 3, rue Picard, B-1000, Brussels
    How to get there: 19:30 transport busses will be available next to the Square Brussels Meeting Center on Mont des Arts. Don't forget to wear your badge! Dress code is casual.
    Return busses: First bus leaves at 23:00, last bus leaves at 01:30. Busses run back and forth between this time.

19:30
  • Networking Dinner

    Join us for an action-packed evening of networking in a fun environment. Come to celebrate, enjoy delicious cuisine and make new friendships. We hope to see YOU on the dance floor!
    Attendees: Everyone
    Venue: Tour & Taxis, 3, rue Picard, B-1000, Brussels
    How to get there: 19:30 transport busses will be available next to the Square Brussels Meeting Center on Mont des Arts. Don't forget to wear your badge! Dress code is casual.
    Return busses: First bus leaves at 23:00, last bus leaves at 01:30. Busses run back and forth between this time.

19:30
  • Networking Dinner

    Join us for an action-packed evening of networking in a fun environment. Come to celebrate, enjoy delicious cuisine and make new friendships. We hope to see YOU on the dance floor!
    Attendees: Everyone
    Venue: Tour & Taxis, 3, rue Picard, B-1000, Brussels
    How to get there: 19:30 transport busses will be available next to the Square Brussels Meeting Center on Mont des Arts. Don't forget to wear your badge! Dress code is casual.
    Return busses: First bus leaves at 23:00, last bus leaves at 01:30. Busses run back and forth between this time.

09:00 - 10:00
  • Plenary: Inspirational leadership: the power of global standards for access to safe medicines in Africa

    Inspirational leadership and collaboration have always been foundational to driving change to improve patient safety. Hear from four passionate experts representing donor organisations and health authorities working with GS1 across Africa.

    Speakers:

    • Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye (“Moji”), Director General, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
    • Tom Woods, Chairman, Global Steering Committee for Quality Assurance, The World Bank
09:00 - 10:00
  • Plenary: Inspirational leadership: the power of global standards for access to safe medicines in Africa

    Inspirational leadership and collaboration have always been foundational to driving change to improve patient safety. Hear from four passionate experts representing donor organisations and health authorities working with GS1 across Africa.

    Speakers:

    • Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye (“Moji”), Director General, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
    • Tom Woods, Chairman, Global Steering Committee for Quality Assurance, The World Bank
09:00 - 10:00
  • Plenary: Inspirational leadership: the power of global standards for access to safe medicines in Africa

    Inspirational leadership and collaboration have always been foundational to driving change to improve patient safety. Hear from four passionate experts representing donor organisations and health authorities working with GS1 across Africa.

    Speakers:

    • Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye (“Moji”), Director General, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
    • Tom Woods, Chairman, Global Steering Committee for Quality Assurance, The World Bank
09:00 - 10:00
  • Plenary: Inspirational leadership: the power of global standards for access to safe medicines in Africa

    Inspirational leadership and collaboration have always been foundational to driving change to improve patient safety. Hear from four passionate experts representing donor organisations and health authorities working with GS1 across Africa.

    Speakers:

    • Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye (“Moji”), Director General, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
    • Tom Woods, Chairman, Global Steering Committee for Quality Assurance, The World Bank
09:00 - 10:00
  • Plenary: Inspirational leadership: the power of global standards for access to safe medicines in Africa

    Inspirational leadership and collaboration have always been foundational to driving change to improve patient safety. Hear from four passionate experts representing donor organisations and health authorities working with GS1 across Africa.

    Speakers:

    • Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye (“Moji”), Director General, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
    • Tom Woods, Chairman, Global Steering Committee for Quality Assurance, The World Bank
09:00 - 10:00
  • Plenary: Inspirational leadership: the power of global standards for access to safe medicines in Africa

    Inspirational leadership and collaboration have always been foundational to driving change to improve patient safety. Hear from four passionate experts representing donor organisations and health authorities working with GS1 across Africa.

    Speakers:

    • Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye (“Moji”), Director General, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
    • Tom Woods, Chairman, Global Steering Committee for Quality Assurance, The World Bank
09:00 - 10:00
  • Plenary: Inspirational leadership: the power of global standards for access to safe medicines in Africa

    Inspirational leadership and collaboration have always been foundational to driving change to improve patient safety. Hear from four passionate experts representing donor organisations and health authorities working with GS1 across Africa.

    Speakers:

    • Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye (“Moji”), Director General, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
    • Tom Woods, Chairman, Global Steering Committee for Quality Assurance, The World Bank
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:30
  • GS1 Standards Development Certification Programme: Presentation/facilitation skills - Part 1

    This classroom training will bring you the basics of presentation skills and how to interact with a multi-cultural audience, plus effective meeting practices and interpersonal skills for leading groups. Attendees will learn how to apply these skills into future group meetings, resulting in consensus-based agreements.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Greg Rowe, John Ryu, GS1

  • GS1 Master Data Services Certification guidelines for cost recovery

    Master Data Services is a key element when Member Organisations are managing data quality on behalf of brand owners and ensuring good quality data across the supply chain. The purpose of this session is to socialise the cost recovery model, structure, terms and conditions for providing GS1 Data Quality Certification for Member Organisations, who currently have or are seeking Master Data Services (MDS) or Brand Owner (BO) Certification from GS1 Global Office Data Quality team. This session will educate the MOs on the guidelines and phased payment approach for the GS1 Certification audit services performed on-site or remotely by the GS1 GO Data Quality Auditor.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Lorraine Knight, GS1

  • The Culture Map: Working across the invisible boundaries of business

    In this interactive session, participants will be provided with a field tested model for decoding how cultural differences impact international business. Through the use of the analytical framework, you will increase cross-cultural awareness, and create a shared, neutral language to discuss work styles with each other and improve team communication and collaboration. You will gain practical, actionable solutions for use in navigating effectively in a global, virtual world. **Registration in advance is required for this workshop, as participants will receive a link in advance to complete their personal profile and country map, to bring to the session.


    About Prof. Redrupp: As a global nomad and bicultural person who grew up in nine countries and worked on three continents, Simone-Eva Redrupp is an adjunct professor at INSEAD along with Erin Meyer, the author of The Culture Map. They have been friends and have worked together for over 15 years. Visit https://www.erinmeyer.com/book/ to learn more about the book.

    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Prof. Simona Eva Redrupp, INSEAD, Robyn Burke, GS1

10:30 - 12:30
  • Healthcare Providers, implementation issues solved?! Issues MOs face on implementation with HC providers

    On supporting healthcare providers implementing GS1 standards and barcode scanning, MO's face several implementation issues. Where to start? Can processes for medication be copied for medical devices? How to link the logistics to the clinical work? What if the IT-systems do not all support GS1 standards? How to monitor quality for ROI? What if implementing actually seems to add work? What if not all incoming products are identified correctly? What if products have multiple barcodes?
    The full benefit of a GS1 implementation adds value beyond compliance. This interactive session will support in understanding some of the implementation issues.
    Open to All | Target Audience: Healthcare | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Els van der Wilden, GS1

10:30 - 12:30
  • GS1 Traceability - Our global collaboration to enable ecosystem interoperability

    Traceability business processes that use GS1 standards serve as the foundation for industry to achieve supply chain visibility, product data transparency and ecosystem interoperability. This fun and interactive exposition will highlight our work around the world to progress traceability with GS1 standards. The expo is an opportunity for MOs to get a rapid view into full-chain traceability and experience industry use cases in action. Our MO colleagues will showcase presentations and demonstrations of traceability in action.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Tim Marsh, Kevin Stark, Aya Abdelazis, GS1

10:30 - 12:30
  • Last mile - the complete solution

    The growth of e-commerce has led to increasing numbers of shipments, smaller order sizes, significant cost of returns – and consumers who demand fast, convenient deliveries. Join this session to hear how GS1’s Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC) has been adopted by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) to uniquely identify parcels and drive transparency throughout the delivery network. We will also share how MOs are driving adoption of a harmonised transport label beyond the European market.These are now available and they also support the GS1 ID Keys. So now we can offer both current and future GS1 members a complete solution for end-to-end visibility down to the individual item level.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Jaco Voorspuij, GS1

12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: The Culture Map: Cultural agility

    During this lunch and learn, participants will be introduced to a research based analytical framework to navigate through cultural differences and understand cultures foreign to your own. Learn about the connection between cultural conditioning and its impact on communicating, persuading, leading, time orientation and trusting. The focus will be on how to practically apply the concepts to increase your self-awareness and improve cross-cultural communications agility.


    About Prof. Redrupp: As a global nomad and bicultural person who grew up in nine countries and worked on three continents, Simone-Eva Redrupp is an adjunct professor at INSEAD along with Erin Meyer, the author of The Culture Map. They have been friends and have worked together for over 15 years. Visit https://www.erinmeyer.com/book/ to learn more about the book.

    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Prof. Simona Eva Redrupp, INSEAD, Robyn Burke, GS1

12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: The Culture Map: Cultural agility

    During this lunch and learn, participants will be introduced to a research based analytical framework to navigate through cultural differences and understand cultures foreign to your own. Learn about the connection between cultural conditioning and its impact on communicating, persuading, leading, time orientation and trusting. The focus will be on how to practically apply the concepts to increase your self-awareness and improve cross-cultural communications agility.


    About Prof. Redrupp: As a global nomad and bicultural person who grew up in nine countries and worked on three continents, Simone-Eva Redrupp is an adjunct professor at INSEAD along with Erin Meyer, the author of The Culture Map. They have been friends and have worked together for over 15 years. Visit https://www.erinmeyer.com/book/ to learn more about the book.

    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Prof. Simona Eva Redrupp, INSEAD, Robyn Burke, GS1

12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: The Culture Map: Cultural agility

    During this lunch and learn, participants will be introduced to a research based analytical framework to navigate through cultural differences and understand cultures foreign to your own. Learn about the connection between cultural conditioning and its impact on communicating, persuading, leading, time orientation and trusting. The focus will be on how to practically apply the concepts to increase your self-awareness and improve cross-cultural communications agility.


    About Prof. Redrupp: As a global nomad and bicultural person who grew up in nine countries and worked on three continents, Simone-Eva Redrupp is an adjunct professor at INSEAD along with Erin Meyer, the author of The Culture Map. They have been friends and have worked together for over 15 years. Visit https://www.erinmeyer.com/book/ to learn more about the book.

    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Prof. Simona Eva Redrupp, INSEAD, Robyn Burke, GS1

12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: The Culture Map: Cultural agility

    During this lunch and learn, participants will be introduced to a research based analytical framework to navigate through cultural differences and understand cultures foreign to your own. Learn about the connection between cultural conditioning and its impact on communicating, persuading, leading, time orientation and trusting. The focus will be on how to practically apply the concepts to increase your self-awareness and improve cross-cultural communications agility.


    About Prof. Redrupp: As a global nomad and bicultural person who grew up in nine countries and worked on three continents, Simone-Eva Redrupp is an adjunct professor at INSEAD along with Erin Meyer, the author of The Culture Map. They have been friends and have worked together for over 15 years. Visit https://www.erinmeyer.com/book/ to learn more about the book.

    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Prof. Simona Eva Redrupp, INSEAD, Robyn Burke, GS1

12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: The Culture Map: Cultural agility

    During this lunch and learn, participants will be introduced to a research based analytical framework to navigate through cultural differences and understand cultures foreign to your own. Learn about the connection between cultural conditioning and its impact on communicating, persuading, leading, time orientation and trusting. The focus will be on how to practically apply the concepts to increase your self-awareness and improve cross-cultural communications agility.


    About Prof. Redrupp: As a global nomad and bicultural person who grew up in nine countries and worked on three continents, Simone-Eva Redrupp is an adjunct professor at INSEAD along with Erin Meyer, the author of The Culture Map. They have been friends and have worked together for over 15 years. Visit https://www.erinmeyer.com/book/ to learn more about the book.

    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Prof. Simona Eva Redrupp, INSEAD, Robyn Burke, GS1

12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: The Culture Map: Cultural agility

    During this lunch and learn, participants will be introduced to a research based analytical framework to navigate through cultural differences and understand cultures foreign to your own. Learn about the connection between cultural conditioning and its impact on communicating, persuading, leading, time orientation and trusting. The focus will be on how to practically apply the concepts to increase your self-awareness and improve cross-cultural communications agility.


    About Prof. Redrupp: As a global nomad and bicultural person who grew up in nine countries and worked on three continents, Simone-Eva Redrupp is an adjunct professor at INSEAD along with Erin Meyer, the author of The Culture Map. They have been friends and have worked together for over 15 years. Visit https://www.erinmeyer.com/book/ to learn more about the book.

    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Prof. Simona Eva Redrupp, INSEAD, Robyn Burke, GS1

12:30 - 14:00
  • Lunch and learn: The Culture Map: Cultural agility

    During this lunch and learn, participants will be introduced to a research based analytical framework to navigate through cultural differences and understand cultures foreign to your own. Learn about the connection between cultural conditioning and its impact on communicating, persuading, leading, time orientation and trusting. The focus will be on how to practically apply the concepts to increase your self-awareness and improve cross-cultural communications agility.


    About Prof. Redrupp: As a global nomad and bicultural person who grew up in nine countries and worked on three continents, Simone-Eva Redrupp is an adjunct professor at INSEAD along with Erin Meyer, the author of The Culture Map. They have been friends and have worked together for over 15 years. Visit https://www.erinmeyer.com/book/ to learn more about the book.

    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Prof. Simona Eva Redrupp, INSEAD, Robyn Burke, GS1

14:00 - 15:30
  • GS1 Standards Development Certification Programme: Presentation/facilitation skills - Part 2

    This classroom training will bring you the basics of presentation skills and how to interact with a multi-cultural audience, plus effective meeting practices and interpersonal skills for leading groups. Attendees will learn how to apply these skills into future group meetings, resulting in consensus-based agreements. (continued from the morning session)
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Greg Rowe, John Ryu, GS1

  • Learn to think agile

    Have you ever heard about Agile? Have you ever been part of an Agile team?
    If you have not experienced yet what a strong Agile mindset can bring to your projects, join this session!
    Examples of GS1 projects where Agile practices have been used will be shared.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Sara Cavallucci, Nora Kaci, Simona Scaringi, Cameron Green, GS1

  • Unauthorised numbers: best practices and guidelines for MOs

    Unauthorised Numbers are numbers that are not allocated to users directly by GS1. These numbers might be copied or invented GS1 keys, be created using the country prefix of an existing MO or by using reserved company prefixes. The introduction of Unauthorised Numbers into the supply chain undermines the global investment into the GS1 system and creates issues that need to be approached in a harmonised way. In this workshop, we will discuss the the issues arising from Unauthorised Numbers, how they impact the GS1 system and what MOs can do to address and combat the issue of Unauthorised Numbers.
    Restricted: MO staff only | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Rebecca Jalleh, GS1; Elina Lukas, GS1 UK

  • Embark on the customer journey, Hosted by GS1 in Europe

    GS1 in Europe has launched a European project in 2018-2019. This has resulted in some practical how to guides on several topics such as customer journey mapping, persona concept, collecting and analysing data and a welcome package. During this workshop the European project team will share their knowledge and experience which will enable you to start or improve the customer journey within your MO.

    Open to all | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Christina Wergens, GS1 Sweden; Henk-Jan Timmerman, GS1 in Europe; Daniela Springs, GS1 Austria

  • IT managers best practices

    Join us for an interactive session where we will share and discuss the latest innovations in IT tools, apps and more. Hear what works, what doesn't and how you can prepare for the future. Discover best practices from Global Office and MOs around the world.

    Restricted: MO only Session | Target Audience: MO IT managers with advance IT knowledge | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Maneesh Naganand, George Simos, GS1

14:00 - 15:30
  • Solution Providers: GS1 key partners in Healthcare to improve patient safety

    Join us for the following informative topics:

    • Version 2 of Solution Provider webpages: Launch and simple take aways to bring back home- GS1 Netherlands and UK together to develop a strong solution partners programme
    • First steps of a beginner MO: yes you can!
    • Health informatics: another angle to explore?

    Open to All | Target Audience: Healthcare | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Sophie Molle, Christian Hay, GS1

14:00 - 15:30
  • Future of On-pack Coding Strategy update

    The proliferation of barcodes and other types of identification on products and things causes confusion to consumers and stakeholders who expect a seamless experience of connecting products and things to relevant experiences in the digital world.

    To clear the confusion and enable seamless commerce with great consumer satisfaction, GS1 GO and MOs have come together with a vision: provide a forward-looking approach to consistently, efficiently implement on pack coding (barcodes, tags, etc.). Built on GS1 standards and based on MOs’ research, three workstreams are identified:

    • Awareness & Education: Empower MOs by providing resources for all stakeholders, such as use cases and solutions to achieve interoperability and scalability.
    • New Stakeholder Engagements: Forge connections with marketing departments and solution partners enabling ways of connecting with consumers and understanding what’s possible for AIDC technologies.
    • Standards & Technology: Identify standards and guidance needs for the future as well as assessing emerging technologies.

    Join us to discover resources available to you now, how the strategy relates to the Digital Link Standard and how it will future proof GS1.

    Restricted: MO only session | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Informative
    Session Leader(s): Steven Keddie, Kevin Stark, GS1

     

14:00 - 15:30
  • GS1 services for the digital world

    Real-time access to reliable data from a trusted source is becoming a pre-condition for managing Value and Supply Chains. In this interactive session, we will discuss the deployment of the GS1 Transport & Logistics strategy with a focus on GLN and SSCC-based registry services, Slot Booking and Tracking Service that provide the trusted reliable data the industry will rely upon. In this context, we will discuss projects FENIX, SMILE, collaborations with FIATA and Maritime Supply Chain stakeholders, and will hear best practices from several MOs in this area. You will leave this session with a better understanding of GS1 strategic initiatives to engage industry with digital services and armed with best practices to guide your regional plans.
    Open to All | Target Audience: All industries | Session Type: Interactive
    Session Leader(s): Jaco Voorspuij, GS1

15:30 - 16:00
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  • Closing Plenary

    Join us to hear from our CEO, Miguel Lopera, as he shares insights from the GS1 Executive Committee of the Board and we'll hear from GS1 regional MO CEOs about what's happening in their regions. Market Place awards will also be announced. Don't miss the exciting closing plenary!

16:00 - 17:00
  • Closing Plenary

    Join us to hear from our CEO, Miguel Lopera, as he shares insights from the GS1 Executive Committee of the Board and we'll hear from GS1 regional MO CEOs about what's happening in their regions. Market Place awards will also be announced. Don't miss the exciting closing plenary!

16:00 - 17:00
  • Closing Plenary

    Join us to hear from our CEO, Miguel Lopera, as he shares insights from the GS1 Executive Committee of the Board and we'll hear from GS1 regional MO CEOs about what's happening in their regions. Market Place awards will also be announced. Don't miss the exciting closing plenary!

16:00 - 17:00
  • Closing Plenary

    Join us to hear from our CEO, Miguel Lopera, as he shares insights from the GS1 Executive Committee of the Board and we'll hear from GS1 regional MO CEOs about what's happening in their regions. Market Place awards will also be announced. Don't miss the exciting closing plenary!

16:00 - 17:00
  • Closing Plenary

    Join us to hear from our CEO, Miguel Lopera, as he shares insights from the GS1 Executive Committee of the Board and we'll hear from GS1 regional MO CEOs about what's happening in their regions. Market Place awards will also be announced. Don't miss the exciting closing plenary!

16:00 - 17:00
  • Closing Plenary

    Join us to hear from our CEO, Miguel Lopera, as he shares insights from the GS1 Executive Committee of the Board and we'll hear from GS1 regional MO CEOs about what's happening in their regions. Market Place awards will also be announced. Don't miss the exciting closing plenary!

16:00 - 17:00
  • Closing Plenary

    Join us to hear from our CEO, Miguel Lopera, as he shares insights from the GS1 Executive Committee of the Board and we'll hear from GS1 regional MO CEOs about what's happening in their regions. Market Place awards will also be announced. Don't miss the exciting closing plenary!