ECCC readies seminar on RFID and bar code basics

by Canadian Shipper

The Electronic Commerce Council of Canada’s seminar on RFID and bar code basics is set for Wednesday October 20, at the Toronto Congress Centre.

The all-day event is packed with informative sessions, including an opening session focusing on sharing the efficiencies of barcodes and RFID "the history and development of these two key Automatic Identification technologies may be more similar than you think" and sessions detailing bar code printing, labeling, scanning and imaging as well as bar code quality and verification.

The afternoon session takes Automatic Identification beyond bar codes with an introduction to RFID. The afternoon sessions will also include a seminar on the Electronic Product Code and the EPC network, and an introduction to EPC tag data standards.

The list of speakers includes:

Nigel Wood, Director Industry Relations, Electronic Commerce Council of Canada. Wood is a recognized expert in eCommerce with over 30 years experience in information technology. He has assisted in the development of EDI and bar code implementation guides for the Canadian grocery, pharmaceutical, foodservice and automotive aftermarket industries.

Bob Moroz, founder and President of R. Moroz Ltd. Moroz has over 25 years of experience in the bar coding and automatic identification industry. In the past year alone, he has been involved in the implementation of over 40 RFID systems and is a recognized expert in both bar coding and RFID. In addition he is a member of the Canadian Advisory Committee that reviews all ISO standards pertaining to Automatic Identification, Bar Coding and RFID.

Bruce Philpot, the former Managing Director for the Center for Automatic Identification at Ohio University and former Director of Education Services at the Uniform Code Council. In that capacity he co-authored UCC documentation revolutionizing the explanation of numbering structures and bar code symbologies. Philpot has presented AIDC papers at major industry events and trade shows including AIAG, Auto-Tech, SCAN-TECH, Frontline Solutions, and Ohio University’s AIDC Technical Institute.

To register contact Diana Sciarra at 416-510-8039, ext 2225

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